We apologize for the recent disruption of service, and are pleased to report that the power has been restored to the Main Library. We have returned to our normal Monday schedule: the Main Library and Brookfield and Eastmont Branches are now open. All other locations will resume normal operations on Tuesday, January 23. We appreciate the community's support and patience over the past few days.
Author Tamim Ansary Coming to Montclair Branch Library
On Tuesday, May 2, 2017, at 6:30 p.m., noted writer Tamim Ansary will discuss his memoir, Road Trips: Becoming an American in the Vapor Trail of the Sixties, at the Montclair Branch Library, 1687 Mountain Boulevard, in Oakland. In his latest book, Ansary continues his story from his previous work, West of Kabul, East of New York, as he describes several iconic journeys he took as a recent transplant from Afghanistan during the 1960’s and 1970’s.
Ansary is also the author of a novel, The Widow’s Husband, and the non-fiction titles Destiny Disrupted: A History of the World through Islamic Eyes and Games Without Rules, The Often Interrupted History of Afghanistan. Copies of Road Trips will be available for purchase and signing at this free event, courtesy of A Great Good Place for Books.
For more information, please contact the Montclair Branch Library, (510) 482-7810; www.oaklandlibrary.org. This program is being co-sponsored by the Oakland Public Library and the Friends of the Montclair Branch Library.