Monthly Archives: August 2017

September Programs at the Library

Preschool Story Time for children, ages three and four, will be held on Mondays from 10:30 to 11:00 am and 1:00 to 1:30 pm in the Oakland Public Library’s story gallery starting Monday, September 18th, and ending December 11th. This fall season will feature special sessions focusing on music and […]

Being Mortal

Atul Gawande. Being Mortal. New York: Thorndike Press, 2014. As reviewed by Ted Odenwald Dr. Gawande’s study is both a challenge to the medical profession and an alert to patients and their families. He states that advances in medications and technology have “…turned the process of aging and dying into […]

Dog Park Committee Member Search

Greetings Fellow Dog Park Supporters! Over the last few weeks and months, I have talked extensively with numerous individuals and business owners about the dog park fundraising efforts. The good news is that real progress is being made to continually raise awareness, get donations of time and labor, raise funds, […]

August Special Events at the Library

August Special Events at the Oakland Public Library (Children’s Dept.) Bowl-a-Rama will be held on Thursday, August 3rd from 3:45 to 4:30 pm in the Children’s Dept. of the Oakland Public Library. A variety of bowling games will challenge Oakland children, ages 5 & up. Small prizes will be awarded. […]