We have a special collection of children’s books on CD now on display at the Bookmark Bookstore. One table in the front of the store is devoted entirely to them, but since we had between 200-300 titles donated all together, we can’t display them all at one time (feel free to ask the store manager [...]
…this time including the Bookmark Bookstore! Julie Waldman’s quilts are on display already, and they look fantastic. We also have a huge display of crafting books ready to be bought by any crafty shopper at a 20% discount, as the whole store is on sale! So drop by anytime between 5-9 to check out the [...]
Posted: August 3rd, 2012 under Downtown Oakland, Oakland, Old Oakland, Sales, Special Collections, Store News, events.
Tags: art, Bookmark, Bookstore, first, FOPL, friday, julie, Library, Oakland, Old, quilt, waldman, walk
In honor of our (very first) First Friday event being a quilt show, we will have a large display of crafting books for sale during the show. And to top it off, the crafting books and everything else in the store will be 20% off during those hours (5-9pm). And of that isn’t incentive enough [...]
The Bookmark Bookstore has been getting noticed in the press lately! In the May 17th article by Stephanie Wright Hession for the San Francisco Chronicle, the Bookmark Bookstore is bullet point #2 in her list of good places to visit in Old Oakland. You can read a copy of that article here.
Our fabulous Alice in [...]
Our Alice in Wonderland week at the Bookmark Bookstore is off and running! You can celebrate Alice Liddell’s birthday by stopping by the bookstore to bid on one of our silent auction items or by purchasing an Alice-related book. You have until Saturday to take part in the silent auction of our Alice figurines and [...]
5/10/2012 Just a quick post to let you know that the Alice in Wonderland figurines and the Victorian dollhouse that will be up for auction later this month are now on display at the Bookmark Bookstore. See the previous post for more details.
So come on down to the store and take a [...]
4/16/2012 Our Alice in Wonderland week is coming up! Starting Sunday May 20th and lasting until Saturday the 26th, we will have several Alice in Wonderland themed items up for sale and silent auction. The two silent auctions will include one elaborate doll house and a set of Alice in Wonderland figurines. Come celebrate Alice [...]
To celebrate Alice Liddell’s 160th birthday, the Bookmark Bookstore is holding an Alice in Wonderland themed silent auction this May! More details to come on the items up for sale…
Alice in Wonderland and Friends!
Can you help identify the provenance of these charming figures?
Description: 8-14 inches tall; made of plaster, found in Oakland, CA and donated to the Friends of the Oakland Public Library.
If you have information, please contact The Bookmark Bookstore’s manager at (510) 444-0473 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Bookmark Bookstore (and the Friends of the Oakland Public Library) invite you to an event associated with the recent donation of books from the personal library of long-time Oakland resident Jessica Mitford.
Decca & Friends: Jessica Mitford’s Personal Library
Beginning November 2, 2011 at 10:30 AM at the Bookmark Bookstore
Sponsored by the Friends of [...]
Posted: October 31st, 2011 under Bookmark Supporters, Featured Books, Fundraisers, Oakland, Oakland Public Library, Sales, Special Collections, Store News.
Tags: Bookmark, Bookstore, charity, Decca, Exhibit, FOPL, Jessica, Library, Mitford, non-profit, Oakland, Sale