Current Exhibits

Where: Main Library
When: Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - Saturday, November 3, 2018
Dave Stewart, Tony La Russa, and Carney Lansford

The Oakland History Room has mounted an exhibit to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Oakland Athletics franchise. Since their earliest days here, the A’s have endeared themselves to fans by offering up a unique brand of play, style, show business, and team management. The exhibit features books, photos, trading cards, souvenir booklets, news clippings, and lots of memorabilia.  

The exhibit will run from August 1-November 3, 2018.


When: Tuesday, October 2, 2018 - Wednesday, October 31, 2018
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-dedicated to the memory of Anthony Torres- artist 1973-2017

Sarah Stricherz is a Bay Area native who lives in Oakland.  She studied Art in college, including drawing, painting and sculpture.  She likes to paint with oil, acrylic and gouache.  Her artwork features primarily Bay Area themes such as San Francisco and Oakland cityscapes and seascapes.  In her works, she tries to represent the beauty of the architecture and natural environment.  She also likes to paint flowers because of the variations in colors.  


When: Saturday, September 8, 2018 - Wednesday, October 31, 2018
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Please join us to view the newest quilts made by the talented African American Quilt Guild.  Their work will be on display in the beautiful Lakeview Library for September and October.

You can find out more about the quilters and their group at