News, Events & Exhibits

alert img Maintenance-related network, web outages March 22 and 23

The Library's web services will not be avaibale between the hours of 9 p.m. and 2 a.m. on Wednesday, March 22, and Thursday, March 23.

News 03/20/2017 - 15:21
bird img Spring Recess Hours

Library building hours vary from Friday, March 17 through April 1. Check the hours before you plan a visit. Have a great spring break and César Chavez Day!

News 03/14/2017 - 16:10
Clementi img Concert Event: Muzio Clementi Compositions played on Historic Clementi Instrument

Victoria Neve and Inara Morgenstern perform a program of music by Muzio Clementi on the historic Clementi fortepiano.

Event 02/27/2017 - 16:00
rosie the riveter img LABOR ARCHIVES AND RESEARCH CENTER ANNUAL PROGRAM

The Labor Archives annual program on February 24th will feature guest speaker Fred Glass, author of From Mission to Microchip: A History of the California Labor Movement, an organizing update from Jobs with Justice, and a musical performance by Oakland’s own Missin’ Cousins.

Event 02/15/2017 - 10:19
Oscars icon img J. Paul Leonard Library at the Oscars

Film footage from the Bay Area Television Archive is featured in 3 of the 5 films nominated for the Oscar award of Best Documentary Feature this year.

News 02/13/2017 - 13:01
Extra-Illustration icon img Extra-Illustration: From Marginalia to Scrapbooks

This exhibition highlights alternative uses for books by individuals interested in the interactive practice of extra-illustration.

 

Exhibit 01/27/2017 - 15:37
type img PRESENTING TALLONE: ITALY’S BEST MODERN READING EXPERIENCE

The Frank V. de Bellis Collection in collaboration the Italian General Consulate in San Francisco and the Italian Cultural Institute present a mini-exhibit of Tallone fine print books typeset by hand and letterpress-printed.

Exhibit 01/09/2017 - 14:52
Martin Luther King Jr. icon img Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Weekend Hours

The Library building will close Friday, January 13 at 5pm.

The Library building will be closed Saturday, January 14 through Monday, January 16.

News 01/09/2017 - 14:39
Winter Recess img Winter Recess Hours

• The Library building closes at
5pm, Wed., Dec. 21
• The Library building will be open
8am - 5pm, Thur. - Fri., Dec. 22 - 23
• The Library building will be closed
from Sat., Dec. 24 - Mon.,  Jan. 2
• The Library building will re-open at
8am, Jan. 3

Online Exhibit 12/20/2016 - 12:47
Light bulb img MakerLounge

Learn what you can do in the Library MakerSpace.
Fri., Dec. 9, 1 - 4 PM, Library 260

Event 12/07/2016 - 14:12