Collins Memorial Library

Literary Valentines

Everyone is encouraged to enter the Collins Library Literary Valentines contest! Win the Most Romantic, Most Literary, or Most Sweet category!  Have fun. Entries are due February 10th by 5:00 pm. 
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Blind date with a book in the Popular Collection

Just in time for Valentine’s Day!  Come celebrate with Tina Fey, Judd Apatow, Han Solo, and many more!

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Quilts With a Sense of Place, Stitched in Oakland

Wildfires were burning across California as Marion Coleman began “Firestorm,” her quilt about the flames that ravaged the Oakland and Berkeley Hills in 1991...  READ MORE...

Surviving and Thriving: AIDS, Politics, and Culture Exhibit, February 8, 2016 to March 14, 2016

The title: "Surviving and Thriving" comes from a book written in 1987 by and for people with AIDS that insisted people could live with AIDS, not just die from it. This exhibition presents their stories and more.  READ MORE...