Special Library Events for February 2020


All four events are at the El Cerrito Library. Free to the public, thanks to Friends!

Library Events February 2020

Soul of a NATION-FEB 10,6pm

Soul of a Nation “celebrates art made by Black artists…when issues of race and identity dominated and defined both public and private discourse.”

Join us for a presentation on this internationally acclaimed exhibition with a docent from the de Young Museum, and a focus on Bay Area artists.

Teen & Tween Writing Club -FEB 11, 3:30 PM

Join other writers ages 10 and up to work on creative efforts of all kinds in a supportive, stimulating, and fun environment!

Write based on a given prompt, freewrite as inspired, or do your own thing. Share you work with the group or just write or journal quietly. All genres welcome & no experience required. Snacks will be provided!

Led by local writer, educator & editor, Rachel Rosekind.

After School Craft: Valentines! – Feb 13, 3pm

Kids & Teens, come by the library after school for some fun Valentine’s Day themed crafts! Whether you want to make a card for your friends or family , or want to celebrant anti-valentines day with some heartbreak art, we’ll have something for everyone! Best for ages 5 and up, but little ones welcome with a parent or guardian to assist.

Folktales & Fables – Feb 22, 2pm

Join us for a special Storytime with storyteller extraordinaire Muriel Johnson featuring rhythmic, interactive folktales from the African diaspora. Get ready to hear stories involving clever animals and adventurous people. Best for kids and their families.

El Cerrito Poet Laureate Dani Gabriel Writing Workshops at the Library 7/17 & 8/14

Dani Gabriel, the City of El Cerrito Poet Laureate, will lead two poetry Writing Workshops at the El Cerrito Library at 5:00 pm on Wednesday, July 17 and August 14.

“Join El Cerrito Library and Poet Laureate Dani Gabriel for poetry writing workshops, where you will have the space, and time, to write. Our drop-in workshops will allow you to explore your creative writing side with writing prompts, free writes, and voluntary sharing.”

Dani Gabriel Writing WorkshopThese programs are brought to you by the Friends of the El Cerrito Library and the El Cerrito Arts & Culture Committee.