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This new collection honors the diverse histories of this North Oakland neighborhood. Listen to stories from long-time residents, area historians, and performances by neighborhood musicians!

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Come meet with representatives from 25+ companies at the Main Library!

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Join us for a bilingual performance that includes traditional songs and music from Mexico and Central America! 

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OPL's E-Resources Committee would like to share a couple of online resources available to OPL cardholders that can get them ready to learn!

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