Here’s an announcement from the Friends of the African American Museum and Library at Oakland:
*Please note that there is free parking for this event at the City Center West Garage located at 1250 Martin Luther King Jr. Way (across from AAMLO between 12th & 14th Streets). And please rsvp before the event as there is [...]
Today is the last day of the Bookmark Bookstore’s 20th anniversary events. You still have time to rush down to the bookstore to purchase a raffle ticket for $5 before 5:00pm today. Each ticket enters you in a drawing to win one of 17 fantastic prizes, most of which are gift certificate bundles to local [...]
There are tons of fun things to do and see tonight for First Friday in Old Oakland. We are not having an art reception at the bookstore this month, but Anthony Holdsworth’s artwork from our October First Friday will stay up for another month. So make sure you make it to the Bookmark Bookstore before [...]
There are a couple of events going on today in Old Oakland to celebrate Halloween…
Pumpkin Extravaganza – Saturday, October 27, Noon – 4:00 p.m.
MOCHA, 538 Ninth Street, Suite 210.
Enjoy artsy fun for the whole family including carving pumpkin creatures
and caricatures galore. Bring a pumpkin or buy a pumpkin to decorate.
Scoop, carve, paint and glue your [...]
Posted: October 27th, 2012 under Downtown Oakland, Old Oakland, events.
Tags: Bookmark, books, Bookstore, carving, Downtown, FOPL, Friends, halloween, hella-ween, hellaween, lilbrary, mocha, Oakland, Old, pumpkin, run, used
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 Visiting the Bookmark Bookstore to see our First Friday art reception for Anthony Holdsworth should only take a short amount of time, so what else should you do while you are in Old Oakland? Well, here’s a rundown of First Friday & Art Murmur events going on for you to use as a guide…
Posted: October 4th, 2012 under Downtown Oakland, Oakland, Old Oakland, events.
Tags: Anthony, art, Bookmark, Bookstore, first, FOPL, friday, Holdsworth, Library, murmur, Oakland, Old, popuphood
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
8/7/2012 There are several ways to celebrate National Night Out in Old Oakland. What is National Night Out you ask? From the City of Oakland’s website:
National Night Out is the nation’s night out against crime. Sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch, residents are encouraged to join with their neighbors to have [...]
…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 [...]