November 29, 2012
We had a fantastic time on November 14th at our 20th Anniversary Birthday Bash! To start off, we had a nice crowd of Bookmark Bookstore volunteers and FOPL board members show up, and everyone seemed to enjoy the food from Cosecha, pies from Pietisserie and wine from Persicope Cellars. Below you will [...]
Posted: November 29th, 2012 under Old Oakland, Store News, events.
Tags: 20th, anniversary, author, bash, birthday, Bookmark, Bookstore, celebration, cosecha, FOPL, Library, Oakland, Old, panel, party
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 [...]
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 was Oakland’s 160th birthday…so happy birthday Oakland! We sure hope some of you were able to come to the celebration downtown and eat some cake! Oakland’s birthday party continues tonight during First Friday and the Art Murmur, which has grown to include Old Oakland and Jack London Square (see our previous post for more [...]