April 17th, 2013
Deadline to apply is this Friday!! From the Youth Speaks website:
Do you dream in poetry or write rhymes that move people? Do you know a young person whose talent jumps off the page? Apply to become the City of Oakland’s “Youth Poet Laureate” for 2013.
The winning poet will earn a $5,000 educational scholarship and [...]
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 we are celebrating Plaid Friday at the Bookmark Bookstore! Plaid Friday is a local movement to encourage shoppers to shop at small, independent businesses on the Friday following Thanksgiving. People who want to take part just need to throw on some plaid and hit some of the stores listed on the Plaid Friday Facebook [...]
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
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
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
Old Oakland is bursting at the seams with First Friday events, including one at the Bookmark Bookstore! We will be hosting a volunteer showcase for three of our in-store volunteers – Phyllis Couillard, Alex Sodari & Richard James. Come check out the art opening, music by D. Edward, chips & salsa from Tatuyo and brownies [...]
Did you know that 10 of our Oakland Library branches are feeding kids free lunch this summer? If not, you can read a great article from the Oakland Tribune about here right here. On August 8th, CBS also ran a story – you can view it here.
From OPL’s website:
Dates: June 18 – August 17, 2012