April 5, 2013
We are kicking off our First Friday season with a show by two local artists:
The Story decides its Expression: New works by Consodyne Buzabo and Annette N. StearnsThe reception lasts from 6-9pm, and both artists will be in attendance. Since this First Friday coincides with our spring sale, all bookstore purchases will be [...]
February 19, 2013
We are looking for a special book lover to join our volunteer staff and help out with a unique project – book redonations. We get so many books donated to us at the Bookmark Bookstore, and we can’t use them all, due to condition or lack of space to store them. But [...]
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
The Fall Sale is going on at the Bookmark Bookstore! All books, audiobooks, cd’s, records, dvd’s and videos (everything!) are on sale for everyone (including non-members) today through Sunday. Here are the details:
Friday = 30% Off
Saturday = 40% Off
Sunday = 50% Off
We are also keeping the bookstore open late over the weekend, so we will [...]
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
Mark Your Calendar for the Fall 2011 Bookmark Bookstore and the Friends of the Oakland Public Library Book Sale, October 6-9.
50% OFF for FOPL members only on Members’ Preview Day – Thursday, Oct. 6th. This makes it a great day for non-members to sign up and take advantage of the reduced prices!
And for all book lovers:
30% OFF - Friday, Oct. [...]
Anthony Holdsworth, the artist behind the artwork of the Bookmark that you see on this site, is holding his Holiday Exhibition this weekend! Check out his prints and paintings at reduced rates on December 18th & 19th from noon until 5pm at his studio, which is at 351 Lewis Street in Oakland.
Also, Anthony is holding [...]