Bay Area Library and Information Network is proud to present:
What: A tour of the Bernard E Witkin Alameda County Law Library with Mark E. Estes, Law Library Director, followed by a no host social dinner/cocktail hour at Pacific Coast Brewing Company.
When: 3:30 pm Wednesday, March 10th, 2010
Where: The Bernard E. Witkin Alameda County Law Library is located at 125 12th Street (on 12 St. between Oak St. and Madison St.),Oakland, CA. 94607. The Pacific Coast Brewing Company is located at 906 Washington Street Oakland, CA 94607
The Alameda County Law Library serves the Alameda County Legal community and its citizens. Founded in 1891, the Alameda County Law Library is one of 58 county law libraries that serve the people of the state of California. Each county law library functions as a separate governmental entity within its county and derives the bulk of its income from civil filing fees.
The law library provides free access to the judiciary, state and county officials, members of the bar and residents of the county. It offers access to subscription legal research databases in the library, provides MCLE classes and rents conference rooms.
3:30-5:00 pm – Mark Estes will give a brief talk about the library and give a tour of the facility.
5:00-5:30 pm – Attendees are free to explore the library on their own.
5:30-6:00 pm – Walk to The Pacific Coast Brewing Company (approximately 10 blocks). There is also public transit on 12th Street.
6:00 pm – Dinner and social hour with other BayNet members.
Please see the Pacific Coast Brewing Company’s website:
From I-880 San Jose, Fremont, Hayward, Oakland International Airport Northbound
Continue on I-880 North to the Oak Street exit. At the light turn right and drive up Oak five blocks to 12th Street. The Library is at 125 12th St (on 12 St between Oak St and Madison St).
Follow I-580 to the I-980 connector and continue on to I-880. Exit on Jackson Street, t urn left at the first light and drive up Jackson to 13th Street and make a right turn. The Library is at 125 12th St (on 12 St between Oak St and Madison St).
From I-80 San Francisco, San Mateo
From the Bay Bridge/Berkeley-Emeryville area, follow directions to I-580 to the I-980 connector to I-880. Exit on Jackson Street, turn left at the first light and drive up Jackson to 13th Street and make a right turn. The Library is at 125 12th St (on 12 St between Oak St and Madison St).
Exit at the Lake Merritt station on 9th and Oak Street. The Library is three blocks east of the BART station at 12th and Oak Streets.
The County parking garage, Alcopark, is located on Jackson Street between 12th Street and 13th Street. The rate is $6.00 per day.
From I-580 and I-80, follow instructions above. From I-880 South, follow directions to 12th and Jackson Streets. Parking garage is on Jackson Street between 12th and 13th Streets.
Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday March 5th, 2010.