All library locations will be closed on Monday, January 15th, for Martin Luther King Jr. Day. On Tuesday, January 16th, all library locations will be closed except for the Main Library and the Brookfield and Eastmont Branches.
Poetry in the Griot Tradition: Oakland and West African Poets in Dialogue
Join us for a poetry reading celebrating an exchange between Oakland and West Africa.
- Sara Biel
- Karla Brundage
- Zakiyyah Capehart
- Tyrice Deane
- Mimi Gonzalez
- Makeda Hooper Mayfield
- Marcus Lorenzo Penn
- Wanda Sabir
- Tamaris Usher
And start a poetry exchange yourself with a West African!
The West Oakland to West Africa (WOWA) Poetry Exchange Workshop starts every Saturday beginning September 30th, 2017 from 1 to 2pm.