Upcoming Exhibits

Where: Main Library
When: Wednesday, August 28, 2019 - Friday, November 29, 2019
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A new art show on the TeenZone Art Wall featuring youth art submissions for the poster for the 3rd Annual 2020 Conference, a week-long empowerment and capacity-building experience for high school students held in Oakland.  

Where: Main Library
When: Thursday, August 1, 2019 - Monday, September 30, 2019
Oakland firemen 1909

Over the course of its history, Oakland has weathered many dramatic fires that have altered lives and landscape. To commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Oakland Fire Department the Oakland History Room has mounted a new exhibit featuring historic photographs, documents, written histories, news clippings, and reports.

When: Thursday, August 1, 2019 - Saturday, August 31, 2019
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Travel through four centuries of African American History, Culture, and Art, 1619-2019: Key Books in the AAMLO Collection. Through 100 published books, you can witness the 400 year development of black life since the landing of the first captive Africans in English-speaking North America in August 1619.

When: Saturday, September 7, 2019 - Thursday, October 31, 2019
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Please join us to view the newest quilts made by the talented quilters from the African American Quilt Guild.  Their work will be on display at the beautiful Lakeview Branch Library for September and October.  This year's theme is "places" - places you've been or places you may want to travel.

You can find out more about the quilters and their group at www.aaqgo.org.