All library locations will be closed on Monday, January 15th, for Martin Luther King Jr. Day. On Tuesday, January 16th, all library locations will be closed except for the Main Library and the Brookfield and Eastmont Branches.
“For the Advancement of Women:” The Women’s Club Movement in Oakland
Oakland has a proud history of women’s organizations that led the way in advancing the city’s cultural and philanthropic life. Kathleen DiGiovanni, Oakland Public Librarian, will celebrate Women’s History Month with a talk on the women’s club movement in Oakland, including the venerable Ebell Society, neighborhood women’s clubs like Rockridge, Montclair, and Fruitvale, the Fanny Jackson Coppin Club, and the Linden Street YWCA.