All library locations will be closed on Monday, September 1st for the Labor Day holiday. The Main Library and the Brookfield, Eastmont, Piedmont Avenue and Golden Gate branches will be open on Tuesday, September 2nd. All other library locations will be closed that day.
Oakland, the City that Changed the Face of Sports
Local historian Paul Brekke-Miesner will discuss his new book Home Field Advantage: Oakland, the City that Changed the Face of Sports. Join him as he explores the many milestones in sports established by Oakland athletes, discuss the reasons why the city created such an amazing sports legacy, and read from his book. A slide show will accompany this presentation.