All library locations will be closed on Monday, May 27 for Memorial Day.
National Poetry Month Celebration: Words of Resilience
Words of Resilience is an annual collaborative event between author/poet DeMareon Gipson and the Main Library of Oakland Public Library. The event showcases how poetry can be used as an act of self care and will consist of poetry performances, a panel discussion and an interactive writing exercise for attendees. Featured poets include Donte Clark, Raina Leon, Thea Matthews, and Etecia Brown. Learn more on the event page on FB.