Our 20th anniversary raffle sales are being held over through Wednesday. So you have a couple days left to go buy your tickets! Each ticket costs $5, or you can get 5 tickets for $20. You can win one (or more!) of our 17 prizes…and each prize is worth at least $75. All the [...]
To celebrate our 20th anniversary at the Bookmark Bookstore we are having a raffle, featuring over $1,500 in prize packages. Tickets are only $5, and you can get 5 tickets for $20. Check out this flyer to see just some of what we have to offer, and for more information about all our of 20th [...]
It’s our 20th Anniversary, and we are celebrating our two decades in Old Oakland all week!
To start off with, everyone is a member this week! That means all purchases bought this week (Monday through Sunday) are 20% off, which is the rate that members get year round.
Speaking of memberships, we are lowering our normal [...]
Posted: November 5th, 2012 under Fundraisers, Oakland, Old Oakland, Sales, Store News, events.
Tags: 20th, anniversary, appreciation, Bookmark, Bookstore, customer, FOPL, Free, Friends, kids, Library, Oakland, Old, Sale
We are currently in need of several volunteers to staff our store. The shifts last about 3 hours, and besides the good feeling you get inside from volunteering…you also get 50% off all the books! Here are the shift openings:
Wednesday – 2:30-5:30
Friday – 12:30-3:00 & 2:30-5:30
Monday – 12:30-3:00
Sunday – 10:30-2:00
Besides these in-store position openings, we [...]
The Bookmark Bookstore is turning 20 years old this November, and to celebrate two decades in Old Oakland, we have several in-store promotions planned for November 5th – 11th. These include:
• A 20% discount on all book purchases throughout this week (November 5-11). The Bookmark will extend the FOPL member discount to everyone [...]
Posted: October 30th, 2012 under Oakland, Old Oakland, Sales, Store News, events.
Tags: anniversary, birthday, Bookmark, Bookstore, FOPL, Free, Friends, kids, Library, membership, Oakland, Old, promotion, raffle, Sale
A little over a week ago, an incredibly thoughtful and well-written piece about the Bookmark Bookstore appeared in the Oakland Tribune covering items like our fall sale, our upcoming 20th anniversary and events associated with that and the history of our building and block, which was called the Dunn Block and was built in 1878. [...]
Posted: October 16th, 2012 under Bookmark Supporters, Old Oakland, Sales, Store News, events.
Tags: 20th, allen, annalee, anniversary, birthday, block, Bookmark, Bookstore, dunn, FOPL, Friends, Library, Oakland, Old, Sale, tribune
THE BOOKMARK BOOKSTORE CELEBRATES 20 YEARS IN OLD OAKLAND, NOVEMBER 5 – 11, 2012
The Friends of the Oakland Public Library (FOPL) is inviting the public to join them in celebrating the 20th anniversary of its flagship store, The Bookmark, in Old Oakland during the week of November 5 – 11, 2012. Established in 1992 [...]
Posted: October 15th, 2012 under Old Oakland, Sales, Store News, Uncategorized, events.
Tags: 20, anniversary, birthday, book, Bookmark, Bookstore, FOPL, Free, Friends, kids, Library, Oakland, Old, raffle, years
Today is the first day of our fall sale, so that means it’s Member’s Preview Day! Members of the Friends of the Oakland Public Library and the Bookmark Bookstore will get a 50% off discount on everything purchased in the store today. If you are a big-time book buyer, that would make today a great [...]
October and November are going to be very busy months at the Bookmark Bookstore…starting off with our semiannual sale kicking off this Thursday! Thursday is Member’s Preview Day with a 50% discount for members of the Friends of the Oakland Public Library. Friday the whole store is on sale for everyone at a 30% discount, [...]
Posted: October 9th, 2012 under Downtown Oakland, Fundraisers, Old Oakland, Sales, Store News, events.
Tags: 20th, anniversary, author, Bookmark, Bookstore, celebration, Downtown, Event, FOPL, Library, Oakland, panel, Sale
10/4/2012 It’s our last First Friday of the year, and it’s going to be a special one. We will be premiering a two-month art show by Anthony Holdsworth, voted best artist in East Bay Express in 2012. On view will be The Oakland Global Warming Triptych, which were censored by the [...]
Posted: October 4th, 2012 under Bookmark Supporters, Downtown Oakland, Oakland, Old Oakland, Store News, events.
Tags: Anthony, art, Bookmark, Bookstore, Downtown, first, FOPL, friday, Holdsworth, Library, non-profit, Oakland, Old, Show