Event: ALA Spectrum Button Making Day

Spectrum Meetup: Button Making Day

Saturday, July 28th 12pm

You are invited to an afternoon of button making and ice cream to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the ALA Spectrum Scholarship! Join us on July 28th at 12pm at Fenton’s Ice Cream Nut Tree in Vacaville, and we’ll get some ice cream to go fuel our button making endeavors. Button maker, button supplies, and button designs will be provided. You are also welcome to make your own buttons!

Fenton’s Creamery is located in: Nut Tree Plaza

1669 E Monte Vista Ave. Vacaville, CA 95688

For more information on supporting the Spectrum scholarship, visit:

https://www.crowdrise.com/spectrumscholarship/fundraiser/rachel-keikostark

And/or:

https://www.crowdrise.com/spectrumscholarship/fundraiser/chriskyauk

 

 

 

 

 

Event: Paranormal & Occult Library Tour @ Adocentyn Research Library

Join your fellow Baynet members for a unique library tour in the East Bay!

RSVP Here:

The Adocentyn is a Paranormal and Occult library/Archive & research center houses one of the largest collections of Witchcraft, Paranormal, Paganism, Occult, Cryptozoology, UFO and Spiritualist books in the country. A small reading room is available for public use, and they have thousands of rare books and unique reference titles to choose from.

The Library draws upon the sizable private libraries of several board members and it hopes to one day become the premier Paranormal research center in the Western US. The Collection started small, with a collection of about 13,000 books but had exceeded its shelf space and is looking to relocate to a larger facility.

The tour will be led by Curator, Donald Hudson ‘Don’ Frew , who has been representing Wicca in interfaith work since 1985 and has served on the Executive Committee of the Berkeley Area Interfaith Council, on the Board of Directors of the Interfaith Center at the Presidio, in the Assembly of the World’s Religious & Spiritual Leaders at of the Parliament of the World’s Religions, and on the Global Council of the United Religions Initiative. He is the founder & Director of the Lost & Endangered Religions Project.

Frew has broached regular cooperation with law enforcement agencies and skeptic’s organizations, confronting the “Satanic Hysteria” of the 1990s. Since 1985 Frew has worked with San Francisco police Inspector Sandi Gallant as a consultant on the occult, growing over the years to collaborate with law enforcement agencies around the country. Frew served as an occult expert/consultant on the McMartin Preschool Trial, the Leonard Lake serial killings, and the Matamoros murders, among others.

[EVENT] An evening with Joyce Carol Oates at the Lafayette Library

Where: Lafayette Library 3491 Mt Diablo Blvd, Lafayette, CA 94549
When: Wednesday April 11 at 7pm

The Simpson Family Literary Project Committee invites you to an evening with Joyce Carol Oates on Wednesday, April 11, at 7pm at the Lafayette Library and Learning Center Community Hall. The esteemed author will do a reading from her new book, discuss the important role of libraries throughout her life, and end the evening with an open discussion when audience members will be able to ask questions. Registration is required by March 30th at http://www.tinyurl.com/LAFapr11 and the event is free. Seating is limited so please consider registering early if you would like to attend. Refreshments will be served.

Joyce Carol Oates has expressed a deep regard for libraries and library staff who have played an important part in her life from the time she was a child and throughout her adulthood. We are honored to be able to share this important evening with Librarians and Library Staff from around the Bay Area and beyond.

“Dear Librarians…Always I feel a surge of affection and an excited intellectual interest as I enter such shrines to the printed word staffed by invariably kindly, helpful, warmly friendly and engaged individuals”.

Joyce Carol Oates

The Simpson Family Literary Project Committee

[EDIT]Highlight, Promote, Communicate: Graphic Design for Librarians Book Talk by Dr. Diana K. Wakimoto

Highlight, Promote, Communicate: Graphic Design for Librarians

Book Talk by Dr. Diana K. Wakimoto

 

March 16, 2018

2:30-3:30 pm

California State University, East Bay

University Libraries Biella Room (LI 2126)

 

Do you create flyers, bookmarks, handouts, or newsletters for your library?

Ever wonder how you could design these for better visual communication?

In this book talk, Dr. Wakimoto discusses how librarians, who are often the de facto graphic designers for their libraries, can use design concepts and best practices for more effective visual communication. Part art, part science, all about solving problems and communicating, she argues that graphic design is one of the most important aspects of librarianship. Drawing on examples from her recently published book, Easy Graphic Design for Librarians: From Color to Kerning, and common library graphic design projects, Dr. Wakimoto explains what works, what doesn’t, and simple ways to improve communication that anyone—not only librarians—can implement.

Easy Graphic Design: From Color to Kerning is now available via ALA Editions

 

Transportation Information to Cal State East Bay:

Map and Parking Information is available here: http://www.csueastbay.edu/about/visitor-information/maps-campus-locations/hayward-campus-map/index.html

The closest general parking lot to the library is Lot A.

A free, campus shuttle is available from Hayward BART to campus. Shuttle information and schedule are available here: http://www.csueastbay.edu/parking/files/docs/hayward-bart-to-csueb.pdf

[EVENT]Highlight, Promote, Communicate: Graphic Design for Librarians Book Talk by Dr. Diana K. Wakimoto

Highlight, Promote, Communicate: Graphic Design for Librarians

Book Talk by Dr. Diana K. Wakimoto

 

March 16, 2018

2:00-3:30 pm

California State University, East Bay

University Libraries Biella Room (LI 2126)

 

Do you create flyers, bookmarks, handouts, or newsletters for your library?

Ever wonder how you could design these for better visual communication?

In this book talk, Dr. Wakimoto discusses how librarians, who are often the de facto graphic designers for their libraries, can use design concepts and best practices for more effective visual communication. Part art, part science, all about solving problems and communicating, she argues that graphic design is one of the most important aspects of librarianship. Drawing on examples from her recently published book, Easy Graphic Design for Librarians: From Color to Kerning, and common library graphic design projects, Dr. Wakimoto explains what works, what doesn’t, and simple ways to improve communication that anyone—not only librarians—can implement.

Easy Graphic Design: From Color to Kerning is now available via ALA Editions

 

Transportation Information to Cal State East Bay:

Map and Parking Information is available here: http://www.csueastbay.edu/about/visitor-information/maps-campus-locations/hayward-campus-map/index.html

The closest general parking lot to the library is Lot A.

A free, campus shuttle is available from Hayward BART to campus. Shuttle information and schedule are available here: http://www.csueastbay.edu/parking/files/docs/hayward-bart-to-csueb.pdf