Microphone Mechanics

A Celebration of Black Excellence: Drum Making Workshop Oakland based Hip Hop artist Jahi, from Microphone Mechanics, will present contributions African Americans and Africans have made on the world through various known and unknown inventions. Drum making and rhythmic expression will accompany this session with a focus on building legacy. Jahi has over 20 years…
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Celebrate Black History Month

Kitchen Demo With Bryant Terry Bryant Terry is a James Beard Foundation Leadership Award-winning chef, educator, TED Talk alumnus, and author renowned for his activism to create a healthy, just, and sustainable food system. He is currently the Chef-in-Residence at the Museum of the African Diaspora (MoAD) in San Francisco where he creates programming that…
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Curious About Arm Knitting?

Who Isn't? Arm knitting is a hot knitting trend gaining popularity in the past few years, and for good reason. Arm knitting uses adorable super chunky yarns, allowing you to create your own oversized scarves, hats and throws. What's more, arm knitting fast! Most projects can be completed in around an hour, so there is…
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Finish High School at the Library!

Get the high school diploma you’ve always dreamed of with Career Online High School. Career Online High School (COHS) is an innovative online high school program that enables out-of-school youth and adults to earn an accredited high school diploma while gaining real-world career skills. COHS delivers competency-based instruction, 100% online, in a highly supportive learning…
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Don’t Forget to Vote!

Tuesday, November 7 is Election Day In an election, every voice is equally powerful—don't underestimate your vote. Voting is the great equalizer. - Maya Angelou Lift Every Voice The 2017 United States elections will be held on Tuesday, November 7, 2017. Local elections will take place in thousands of communities on November 7 and affect…
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Register to Vote

You Have Until October 23 to Register to Vote for the November 7 Election In an election, every voice is equally powerful—don't underestimate your vote. Voting is the great equalizer. - Maya Angelou Lift Every Voice Every year millions of Americans find themselves unable to vote because they miss a registration deadline, don’t update their…
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National Voter Registration Day

September 26, 2017 In an election, every voice is equally powerful—don't underestimate your vote. Voting is the great equalizer. - Maya Angelou Lift Every Voice Every year millions of Americans find themselves unable to vote because they miss a registration deadline, don’t update their registration, or aren’t even sure how to register. Don't let that…
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Even G-Dragons Have Birthdays

Happy Birthday Kwon Ji-yong! Fans of K-Pop will know G-Dragon as the breakout megastar of Korea's superstar boy band Big Bang. Born August 18, 1988, Korea's biggest pop star will turn 29 this month, marking a new era of a life lived in the limelight. Currently appearing in this second world tour, Act III: M.O.T.T.E, is…
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Total Eclipse of the Sun

Eclipse Across America For the first time in 99 years, a solar eclipse will be visible throughout all of North America. Anyone within the path of totality - a term which describes the phenomenon where the moon blocks out the sun completely, and only the sun's corona can be seen - will see a rare total eclipse of the sun…
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