When: Sat., April 2, 1 p.m. 2011
After working for more than sixty years at local bookstores, including Cody's, Sather Gate, and Books Inc., Northern California Children's Booksellers Association Otter Award-winner Shirley Masengill passed away in February. A memorial event at one of her former workplaces, Laurel Bookstore (4100 MacArthur Blvd., Oakland), on Saturday, April 2, includes refreshments and a "Shirley story hour." 1 p.m., free. LaurelBookstore.com.