News, Events & Exhibits
|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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|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: 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|
|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. 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 Hours||
• The Library building closes at
|Online Exhibit||12/20/2016 - 12:47|
Learn what you can do in the Library MakerSpace.
|Event||12/07/2016 - 14:12|