In honor of National Poetry Month, we'd love to share some staff talent. Enjoy these poems written by OPL staff. (Alphabetical by poet's first name.) Dancing
10 Great Reasons to Read Fiction in April 2022
By christythomasMarch 31, 2022
Wondering what new novels and story collections are arriving this month? Here are 10 great ones you'll want to get your eyes on.
Modeling Kindness and Acceptance
By D Nichole BrownMarch 31, 2022
As a parent, I am always looking for teachable moments, even when watching television. By watching others my son learned how to be kind and to be accepting of differences.
Willis O’Brien : Oakland’s own animation pioneer
By emilyfosterMarch 29, 2022
There are many famous movie stars from Oakland, but none will ever be as big as King Kong.
Ficción por autoras hispanohablantes menores de 45 años
By rocioorietaMarch 24, 2022
En el Mes de la Historia de las Mujeres disfruta de la ficción desde la mirada de estas escritoras.
By wendychenMarch 11, 2022
10 Great Reasons to Read Fiction in March 2022
By christythomasMarch 10, 2022
While the weather gets hot, then cold, then back again, one thing we can count on: March is springing with great new fiction! Here are ten novels arriving this month.
By D Nichole BrownMarch 4, 2022
My youngest son woke up this morning very nervous. He complained of stomach pains and didn't eat much breakfast, claiming he wasn't hungry. So of course I used an at-home COVID test to see if he was ok. While waiting the standard 15 minutes for the results he asked me, "If I am positive, does…
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