Oakland Public Library Presents Third Annual Black Culture Fest

This February, the Oakland Public Library (OPL) invites the public to its third annual Black Culture Fest: A Celebration of the African Diaspora.

This February, the Oakland Public Library (OPL) invites the public to its third annual Black Culture Fest: A Celebration of the African Diaspora. OPL’s Black Culture Fest features a variety of dynamic virtual and in-person events for all ages, curated book and music lists, blog posts, exhibits, and more. 

OPL Presents: Black Culture Fest: A Celebration of the African Diaspora, Feb. 2022

The public can find links to all events at oaklandlibrary.org/blackculturefest. Most events require registration, which can also be done on our website.

Online events offered during Black Culture Fest include:

In-person events offered during Black Culture Fest include:

Exhibits during Black Culture Fest include:

  • Black Superheroes in Comics: a large banner of comicbook heroes past and present at the Eastmont Branch Library,  7200 Bancroft Avenue
  • Celebrating Black Artists: a 4-panel collage of works by famous African American painters and artists at the Rockridge Branch Library entryway, 5366 College Avenue
  • We Also Served:  African Americans in the Military: a showcase of oral narratives, photographs, military uniforms, veteran's visual art, and other memorabilia at the African American Museum & Library at Oakland, 659 14th Street

Find featured blogs, staff recommendations, and videos on our website at oaklandlibrary.org/blackculturefest throughout the month of February.

About OPL
The Oakland Public Library is a part of the City of Oakland in California and has been in existence since 1878. Locations include 16 neighborhood branches, a Main Library, a Second Start Adult Literacy Program, the Oakland Tool Lending Library, and the African American Museum and Library at Oakland (AAMLO). The Oakland Public Library empowers all people to explore, connect, and grow.

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