Library branches will be closed on Monday, January 20 for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. The African American Museum & Library at Oakland (AAMLO) will remain open regular business hours (10 AM - 5:30 PM) on January 20 for its annual film festival.
Documentary Film Series: Reel Injun
Join us at the Dimond Branch for a series of documentary films on Wednesday evenings. Snacks will be provided and a brief discussion will follow each film.
January's film is Reel Injun, a 2009 Canadian documentary film directedby Cree filmmaker Neil Diamond, Catherine Bainbridge & Jeremiah Hayes exploring the portrayal of Native Americans in film.
February 5th Film: Chisholm 72: Unbought and Unbossed, a documentary on Brooklyn-based Congresswoman Shirley's Chisholm's 1972 presidential bid.
March 18th Film: She's Beautiful When She's Angry, A documentary film about the birth of the women's liberation movement in the 1960s.