End of Summer Reading 2019 Celebration

End of Summer Reading Celebration at Oakland Public Library

Don’t miss the 15th Annual Summer Reading Celebration at the Oakland Museum of California with the Oakland Public Library from 11am to 3 pm!

Meet your friends in the sunny gardens at OMCA and enjoy performances, games, and crafts! Bring the whole family for this summer bookstravaganza


· Enjoy laughs and thrills with the Circus of Smiles acrobatic performers

· Play chess, giant Jenga, & other games

· Listen to Kamishibai stories by the Oakland Public Library

· Attend a fabulous storytime by local performers Drag King VERA and Drag Queen Coco Buttah

· Try your hand at art activities

· Get your face painted

· Get a free book (while supplies last) and so much more!


Presented in partnership with the Oakland Public Library and the California Historical Society.

OMCA Festivals are made possible in part by generous support from the Oakland Museum Women’s Board and the Koret Foundation.

Supporters of the 2019 Summer Reading Program are: Friends of the Oakland Public Library, Fentons Creamery, Hellman Foundation, Kenneth Rainin Foundation, The Bernard Osher Foundation, and the William G. Gilmore Foundation.


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