Summer Reading Celebration - 510 Families

Summer Reading Celebration

Don’t miss the 15th Annual Summer Reading Celebration with the Oakland Public Library! Meet your friends in the sunny gardens at OMCA and enjoy performances, games, crafts, and more. Bring the whole family for this summer bookstravaganza.

Enjoy thrills with the Circus of Smiles acrobatic performers, face painting, giant chess, and more. Try your hand at art activities, have your caricature drawn, and even get a free book.

Listen to Kamishibai, Japanese street theater and storytelling, by the Oakland Public Library and a fabulous storytime by local performers Drag King Vera and Drag Queen Coco Buttah, and enjoy a good read in the sun.

Suggested donation for general admission: $5 per person. There is an additional $5 charge for special exhibition Queer California: Untold Stories. No advance online tickets are available for First Sundays. Your contribution helps OMCA provide access to other visitors in the community.

The Summer Reading Celebration meets in the OMCA Gardens.


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Date(s) - 08/04/19
11:00 am - 3:00 pm


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