All library locations will be closed on Monday, September 1st for the Labor Day holiday. The Main Library, AAMLO and the Brookfield, Eastmont, Piedmont Avenue and Golden Gate branches will be open on Tuesday, September 2nd. All other library locations will be closed that day.
From Blacks to Brown and Beyond
Professor Robert S. Oden of California State University: Sacramento will discuss his latest book, Blacks to Brown and Beyond: the struggle for progressive politics in Oakland, California, 1966-2011. A former Oakland resident and Black Panther Party member, Professor Oden will examine Oakland’s political power shifts from the mayoralty of Lionel Wilson in the 1970s to the present. A question and answer period will follow his presentation.