Save Oakland Libraries – “Read-In” Monday, June 20 at Oakland City Hall

June 16, 2011

In the face of a major budget crisis, Oakland is considering closing 14 of its 18 libraries, including Golden Gate on the Emeryville border. Other locations to be closed are Asian, Brookfield, Cesar Chavez, Eastmont, Elmhurst, Lakeview, Martin Luther King, Melrose, Montclair, Piedmont, Temescal, West Oakland, AAMLO, and the Tool Lending Library.

Monday, June 20, Save Oakland Libraries is having a 14-Hour Read-In in front of City Hall (1 Frank Ogawa Plaza) before the Oakland City Council presents its budget recommendations on Tuesday, June 21.

Guest readers, including some local celebrities, will read in 15-minute intervals continuously from 6 am to 8 pm. There will also be a children’s storytime and other activities to be announced.

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