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.
World Kamishibai Day
Join the world community of interactive paper theater performances!
Originating in Japan after the turn of the century, kamishibai flourished there before World War Two.
Now kamishibai (paper theaters) are used by story readers and story tellers around the world.
All ages welcome, stories selected for today are best for ages 3 to 7 years old.