Author Reading & Book Signing |You’re Doing What? Older Women’s Tales of Achievement and Adventure, edited by Marjorie Penn Lasky

Thursday | February 7 | 7PM 

In this entertaining and moving anthology, women of different races, classes, and sexual orientations describe their challenges and choices. Contributors reading will include Elizabeth Chafcouloff, Judith Saldamando, and Rochelle Gatlin. Join us for a lively conversation and refreshments!

Odd Mondays | Books, Bitters, & Chocolate! A Valentine’s Party

 Monday | February 11 | 7PM

Sunday | February 17 | 11:30AM

Bring the little ones for a special reading and book-signing with J.R. Krause, the author/illustrator of this heartwarming picture book. It’s a tale of friendship featuring a boy and a dragon! Join them on this dazzling nighttime journey about friendship, facing fears, and helping others. Perfect for ages 4–8.


Bookworms Club | One-Third Nerd by Jennifer Choldenko

Friday | February 22 | 6PM

Enjoy our book club and pizza party for readers 8–12, which meets once a month! We welcome back acclaimed Bay Area author Gennifer Choldenko, who will discuss her new middle-grade novel One-Third Nerd. RSVP required at


Odd Mondays | Antarctica in Fiction & Fact

Monday | February 25 | 7PM

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Join authors Erika Atkinson, Lucy Jane Bledsoe, and UC Berkeley professor Kurt Cuffey as they read from their works on Antarctica and climate change affecting the continent.

Book Launch | She’s Got This! Essays on Standing Strong and Moving On by Write on Mamas

Thursday | February 28 | 7PM


Write on Mamas is a supportive group of women (and men) who write! Boldly and unapologetically told, the essays in this collection exemplify strength and resilience as these writers take their truths public. Seven contributors will read: Nancy Devine, Colleen Gonzalez, Harriet Heydemann, Jilanne Hoffmann, Li Miao Lovett, Gloria Saltzman, and Kaitlin Solimine. Refreshments will be served.