Daily Archives: January 24, 2017

February Special Events Library

February Special Events at the Oakland Public Library (Children’s Dept.)      The Oakland Garden Club will be visiting the Library on Thursday, February 9 from 3:45 to 4:30 p.m.  Oakland children, ages 5 & up, will be making a valentine surprise for their favorite person.  The program will be held […]

Alexander Hamilton

Ron Chernow. Alexander Hamilton. New York: Penguin Books, 2004. As Reviewed by Ted Odenwald Thanks to Lin-Manuel Miranda’s smash hit, “Hamilton,” the biography which inspired that play has resurfaced as a must-read (or re-read) work. Ron Chernow’s methodical research and incisive analysis has produced a vivid portrait of the life […]