Friday | August 17 | 6-7PM
Bookworms | Once Upon a Time Machine: Greek Gods & Legends with Andrew Carl

Our club (and pizza party!) for readers 8-12 gathers the third Friday of every month. Experience the legends of Ancient Greece like never before when they’re reinvented with a sci-fi twist! Join editor and writer Andrew Carl as he talks about reimagining our favorite stories. RSVP required here.


Thursday | August 23 | 7-8PM
Shanta Nimbark Sacharoff | Cooking Together: A Vegetarian Co-Op Cookbook

Don’t miss this inspiring—and mouthwatering!—evening with our good friend Shanta, as she dishes on the riches of vegetarian cooking, followed by a chutney demonstration. There will be samples!

Monday | August 27 | 7 pm
Odd Mondays | Celebrating 17 Years

Although Judith Levy-Sender and Ramon Sender are retiring as organizers of the Odd Mondays community reading series, the series will continue under the stewardship of Rick May, who will be toasting Judy and Ramon as they discuss the history of Odd Mondays and read from their own work. Come join the celebration!

Sunday | September 9 | 11 am
Picture Book Launch Party! | Jim Averbeck | Trevor

What happens when a yellow canary tries to make friends with a lemon? Succumb to the undeniable power of friendship with the launch of our dear Folio friend and A Word for Sophia author Jim Averbeck’s new picture book!

Monday | September 17 | 7 pm
Odd Mondays | Cara Black, Wilfredo Pascual & Eveline Landau Kanes | Writing with a Sense of Place


Join Odd Mondays’s new organizer Rick May, as he welcomes mystery tour-de-force Cara Black, the singular essayist Wilfredo Pascual, and incomparable poet Eveline Landau Kanes about the role of setting in their work.

Friday | September 20 | 6 pm
Bookworms | Love, Penelope with Joanne Rocklin

Our club (and pizza party!) for readers 8-12 gathers the third Friday of every month. If you love the Golden State Warriors, Oakland, or…your parents, you won’t want to miss Joanne Rocklin’s heartwarming new story. RSVP required.

Thursday | September 27| 7 pm
Mary Jo McConahay | The Tango War: The Struggle for the Hearts, Minds and Riches of Latin America During WWII