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Writing and Publishing Panel

Sat., Aug. 2, 1-2:30 p.m.
510-482-7844
Panel of local writers including Lucy Jane Bledsoe, Cedric Brown, Ericka Lutz, and Renee Swindle explain the process of writing and publishing. free
Oakland Public Library, Dimond Branch 3565 Fruitvale Ave., Oakland (map)

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Derek McCulloch

Sat., Aug. 2, 3-5 p.m.
510-652-6642
Signs his new book, Displaced Persons. free
The Escapist Comic Bookstore 3090 Claremont Ave., Berkeley (map)

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Last Word Reading Series

Fri., Aug. 8, 7 p.m.
510-841-6374
Readings by authors Ralph Dranow, Carla Kandinsky, and Cyrus Armajani. Free
Nefeli Caffe 1854 Euclid St., Berkeley (map)

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Ghost Month reading

Sun., Aug. 10, 3-4 p.m.
510-548-2350
Author Ed Lin reads from his latest novel, Ghost Month. Free
Eastwind Books of Berkeley 2066 University Ave., Berkeley (map)

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James Penner, "Timothy Leary: The Harvard Years"

Sun., Aug. 10, 3 p.m.
510-653-9965
Author James Penner reads and signs his book,the first collection of Leary’s writings devoted to the years he spent researching psychedelic drugs at Harvard University’s Psychology Department. Free
Diesel, A Bookstore 5433 College Ave., Oakland (map)

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Family Storytime

, Saturdays, 10:30-11 a.m.
510-238-7344
With stories, songs, rhymes, and play for all ages. free
Oakland Public Library, Lakeview Branch 550 El Embarcadero, Oakland (map)

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Toddler Storytime

, Saturdays, 10:30 a.m.
510-535-5623
Stories, songs, and finger plays for children under 3 years old. free
Oakland Public Library, Melrose Branch 4805 Foothill Blvd., Oakland (map)

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Toddler Storytime

, Saturdays, 10:30-11:30 a.m.
510-238-3134
Stories, songs, and finger plays for children under 3 years old. free
Oakland Public Library, Main Branch 125 14th St., Oakland (map)

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Bilingual Family Storytime

, Saturdays, 11-11:30 a.m.
510-238-3400
Stories and activities for the whole family, presented in English and Mandarin. free
Oakland Public Library, Asian Branch 388 9th St., Ste. 190, Oakland (map)

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Bay Area Poets Coalition Open Reading

, First Saturday of every month, 3-5 p.m.
510-841-8330
free
Strawberry Creek Lodge 1320 Addison St., Berkeley (map)

Write for Your Life

Mondays, 9-11:45 a.m.
510-525-0302

There are far worse ways to spend a Monday than doing some writing as meditation. Write for Your Life happens every Monday morning at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Berkeley (1 Lawson Rd., Berkeley), with participants writing in response to a reading at the top of the session. Reading aloud to the group is optional. 9:15-11:45 a.m., free. 510-524-2858 or UUCB.org

free
Unitarian Universalist Church 1 Lawson Rd., Berkeley (map)

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Preschool Storytime

, Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m.
510-615-5725
With read alouds, songs, and rhymes for ages 3 to 5. free

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The East Bay Mystery Readers' Group

, First Tuesday of every month, 7 p.m.
510-832-4438
Visit website for monthly titles.
Walden Pond Books 3316 Grand Ave., Oakland (map)

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Family Storytime

, Tuesdays, 7 p.m.
510-482-7844
With stories, songs, and rhymes for all ages. free
Oakland Public Library, Dimond Branch 3565 Fruitvale Ave., Oakland (map)

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Toddler Storytime

, Wednesdays, 10:15 a.m.
510-597-5011
Stories, songs, and finger plays for children under 3 years old. free

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