Labor Day and Admission Day holiday closures: All library locations will be closed on Monday, September 7 and Wednesday, September 9. The Main Library and the Brookfield and Eastmont branches will be open on Tuesday, September 8; all other locations will be closed that day.
Author Talk: Oakland in Popular Memory
Matt Werner will read from his new book Oakland in Popular Memory, about artists putting a new "there" in Oakland. Artists interviewed in the book include Ise Lyfe, Chinaka Hodge, and several young Oakland artists, musicians, and writers. Additionally, Matt will talk about how he printed and hand-bound the books locally.
Matt Werner is the author of Papers for the Suppression of Reality and Oakland in Popular Memory, both published by Thought Publishing. His writing has been published by Oakland Local, McSweeney’s, and theRumpus.net.