The African American Museum and Library at Oakland is dedicated to the discovery, preservation, interpretation, and sharing of historical and cultural experiences of African Americans in California and the West for present and future generations.
The reference library supports the archives and museum. Materials may only be used in the library.
659 14th Street
Monday: 10:00am to 5:30pm
Tuesday: 10:00am to 5:30pm
Wednesday: 10:00am to 5:30pm
Thursday: 10:00am to 5:30pm
Friday: 12:00pm to 5:30pm
Saturday: 10:00am to 5:30pm
Upcoming AAMLO Events
Join us for wonderful programs showcasing African American culture and history.
Jul 31st | 10:00am - Nov 30th | 5:30pm
Sep 30th | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Black in the Bay Blog Posts
Read these original articles on the Bay Area's rich history of African American life and culture.
Articles on Black History
Watch Past AAMLO Events
Enjoy rich AAMLO programming from the comfort of home.