October 14 Event Postponed. The Friends of OPL’s event has been postponed due to the devastating North Bay fires. We extend our heartfelt support to those impacted by the ongoing disaster and encourage all who wish to help evacuees and those who have lost everything. A new date for this event will be announced. Thank you. (Posted 10/11/17.)

The Bookmark is 25!

The Friends of the Oakland Public Library invite you to join in celebrating this landmark birthday at an Open House on October 14, 2017!

Tentative Schedule of Activities:

Noon: Story time (ages 2-6)

1 p.m.: Face painting (all ages!)

2 p.m.: Youth Poet Laureate performance (all ages, but youth 10+ are especially invited to attend)

3 to 4 p.m.: Store closed to prepare for evening events

4 to 7 p.m.: Literary-themed cocktails, music, and food! (adults only)

The evening event has a suggested donation of $20 to support the Oakland Public Library.

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Bookmark Bookstore Fall 2017 Sale Dates Announced: October 19-22, 2017

Thursday 10/19 – Members’ Preview – 50% off. Membership may be purchased on the day of the sale for $25 per year, $15 for seniors and full-time students.

Discounts for all book lovers are as follows:
30% off – Friday 10/20
40% off – Saturday 10/21
50% off – Sunday 10/22
Special sale hours: Mon-Sun -10:30 – 5:30

For more information call (510) 444-0473 or visit http://bookmark.fopl.org/

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