Learn to knit or crochet and be inspired by others! Ages 8 and up and all skill levels welcome!
Find What You're Looking For
Come and explore the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM).
Meet scientists and representatives from science organizations:
Workers from the Alameda County Registrar of Voters will be on hand to answer your questions and register voters on Tuesday, August 21st, from 11-1pm. Please call for more information 510-981-6280 or visit our website.
From autoharps to zithers, Jim Carter's Amazing Musical Instrument Petting Zoo has it all! Come bang the bodhran slowly or grab a glockenspiel. Let the music take you everywhere! All ages. Summer Reading, June 15-September 1.
Come celebrate the release of Aaron Southerland’s third graphic novel, SolForce: Alpha Kale! All ages welcome.
Aaron Southerland, from Brooklyn, NY, currently works as a freelance art teacher & cartoonist in the Bay Area! He is the creator of the graphic novels Strawberry Dough & SolForce. More at www.baomerch.com.
Ask a Lactation Specialist at the Library!
- Currently breastfeeding*?
- Expecting a baby?
- Taking care of a breastfeeding baby?
- Noticing other people breastfeeding?
- Got questions?
August is Breastfeeding Awareness Month!
Teens: write book reviews - get brownies!
That's right - free delicious brownies for book loving teens. Just give a review of any book, movie or music for our teen reviews page and get a brownie. You can bring reviews already written or take turns recording a review to be transcribed later. Every review you do gets you another brownie.
Find examples on our website.
3rd floor Community Meeting Room.
What's hiding behind the labels we use?
Many of us ask if we measure up- and if we even matter- in today's anxious, changing world. This new play invites you to wonder, dance and laugh beyond appearances into a mystery of Something Else. Prepare to be surprised when you join Oakland actress Susannah Wood, who presents her original exploration of identity and belonging.
Join us as Virgie reads from her new book "You Have the Right to Remain Fat.” Growing up as a fat girl, Virgie Tovar believed that her body was something to be fixed. But after two decades of dieting and constant guilt, she was over it―and gave herself the freedom to trust her own body again.
Mrs. Dalloway's Book Store will be on site to sell Ms. Tovar’s books.