All library locations will be closed on Monday February, 18, and all locations except Eastmont, Brookfield, and the Main Library will be closed on Tuesday, February 19, for President's Day.
Book signing with author Juliana "Jewels" Smith
In honor of Women's History Month, the African American Museum & Library at Oakland welcomes educator, writer, and organizer Juliana "Jewels" Smith for a book signing and meet and greet with the author. Born and raised in the Bay Area, Ms. Smith's creative work is driven by her experience as a grassroots organizer and educator. In 2011, while teaching at community colleges she wrote and created (H)afrocentric: the Comic to encourage dialogue on some of the most pressing issues of the day. Smith calls (H)afrocentric a feminist version of The Boondocks and sees the comic as liberatory science fiction.
Please join us for a book signing and meet and greet with the author on Saturday March 26, 2016 from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.