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Jamie Turbak has served OPL in various capacities since 2001.

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A new year is fast approaching. For many of us, this is often a time for setting intentions and making changes in our lives.

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Join a community of young Oakland poets.  Apply to the Oakland Youth Poet Laureate Program for your chance to win a $5,000 college scholarship.

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The Oakland Public Library regularly receives gifts of books and non-book material from our patrons.  If you are interested in donating, or interested in receiving donated books, click here.

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On June 5, 2018, Oakland voters passed the Oakland Public Library Preservation Measure. Learn more here. 

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