Labor Day and Admission Day holiday closures: All library locations will be closed on Monday, September 7 and Wednesday, September 9. The Main Library and the Brookfield and Eastmont branches will be open on Tuesday, September 8; all other locations will be closed that day.
Eli Brown, author of Cinnamon & Gunpowder
Join local writer Eli Brown, author of Cinnamon & Gunpowder, his swashbuckling new novel of culinary romance and piracy on the high seas published by Farrar, Strauss and Giroux, one of the nation's most prestigious literary imprints.
He will read from his work, talk about his work on his urban farm in Alameda and be available for audience interaction for the afternoon as part of the Temescal Branch library's on-going series of Saturday salons featuring important contributors to Oakland's cultural landscape.
For a preview of what you might enjoy, click here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8sc_giPUIT4