May 17th, 2013
We have several volunteer staff opportunities at the Bookmark Bookstore. Currently, if you’d like to volunteer in the store, we have openings at:
We are also looking for a volunteer to help out with a special book redonation project. Since we can’t use all the books donated here at the store, we [...]
May 6th, 2013
Myrtle’s Monthly Creation for the month of May is celebrating Oreo cookies, and 25% of each sundae sold this month will go to the Friends of the Oakland Public Library. This is the 5th year that Fentons Creamery is donating proceeds from the special Myrtle’s Monthly Creation to the library, so thank you [...]
May 3rd, 2013
Just another reminder about tonight’s First Friday art reception for Josh Vidal at the Bookmark Bookstore (from 6-9pm). There will be drinks, music, snacks and dessert, and the artist will be there too! While you are in the neighborhood, make sure you check out the other First Friday and Art Murmur venues in [...]
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 [...]
The Spring 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, [...]
April 4th, 2013
Today is the first day of our spring 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 [...]
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 [...]
March 21st, 2013
The Bookmark Bookstore will once again be hosting First Friday art receptions! We are very pleased to announce that we have some new volunteer help with this particular project. Starting in April, First Friday will be led by Olivia Carter. Welcome Olivia!! (And thank you!)
Now on to our April First Friday Announcement!
February 27, 2013
We currently have two in-store volunteer positions open at the Bookmark Bookstore.
Friday: 12:30-3:00pm & Saturday: 10:00am-1:00pm
If you are interested in helping out at the bookstore and are available at either of those times, please do let us know (write, email or drop in!).
We are also on the prowl for a volunteer to help [...]
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.
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