All library locations will be closed on Monday, May 25th, for Memorial Day. On Tuesday, May 26th, all library locations will be closed except for the Main Library, African American Museum and Library at Oakland, and the Brookfield and Eastmont Branches.
Celebrate National Poetry Month with PEN Oakland's Poetry Event: Environmental Poetry for the Soul
PEN Oakland and the Rockridge Branch Library invite the public to a free event to celebrate April, National Poetry Month. This event: Environmental Poetry for the Soul will feature several poets, including Mary Mackey, Joan Gelfand, Al Young, Kim McMillon, Genny Lim, Sharon Doubiago, Claire Ortalda, and Floyd Salas. They will explore how we as humans treat Mother Earth, and what we need to do to heal our planet, through poetry.