Oakland History Mini-Series - Fall 2020
Check Your Shelf Oakland History: Archiving the Pandemic
Dorothy is the interview subject in this final episode of the Oakland History Miniseries.
Check Your Shelf Oakland History: William Wong
Dorothy Lazard interviews Oakland journalist William Wong. His books Oakland's Chinatown and Yellow Journalist.
Check Your Shelf Oakland History: Cheryl Fabio
Dorothy Lazard interviews Oakland filmmaker Cheryl Fabio, whose works include Evolutionary Blues: West Oakland's Music Legacy.
Check Your Shelf Oakland History: Oakland Heritage Alliance
Dorothy Lazard interviews the editorial crew of the Oakland Heritage Alliance (OHA).
Check Your Shelf Episode 4: Other Duties As Assigned
On May 4, 2020, Oakland Public Library staff began handing out food, supporting COVID-19 testing sites, and other duties.
Check Your Shelf Episode 3: Your Library At Home
In this episode, we explore ways you can still access Your Library from home with your Oakland Public Library card.
Check Your Shelf Episode 2: Hello, AAMLO
February is Black History Month. To celebrate, get an inside look at the African American Museum and Library at Oakland - AAMLO for short.
Check Your Shelf Episode 1: Public Detectives
In Episode 1, Paul and Amy talk to Dorothy Lazard about the Oakland History Center, then explore reference questions.