Library Advisory Commission

The Library Advisory Commission reports and makes recommendations to the Oakland City Council on Oakland Public Library policies; provides citizen oversight of Measure Q tax funds; and advocates on behalf of OPL programs and services.  

The Commission consists of 15 seats, appointed by the Mayor and Council.  

The public is welcome to attend the Commission’s meeting which are held on the last Monday of the month at 5:15 p.m. in the Brad Walters Community Room at the Main Library, 125 14th St.  

Call the Director's office, 238-3281, to confirm meetings in case of cancellation or change-of-venue.  Please note that meetings are rescheduled when observing a holiday.

Library Advisory Commission Members:

  • Kathryn Sterbenc, Chairperson
  • Rebekah Randle, Vice-Chairperson
  • Ain Bailey
  • Victoria A. Barbero
  • Traci M.S. Griffin
  • April Harper
  • Ken Lupoff
  • Lesley Mandros Bell
  • Rosa Montgomery
  • Susanne M. Perkins
  • Andrew Racle 
  • Charles Sanchez
  • Noelle Tu Duong

Library Advisory Commission meetings

Library Advisory Commission 5/21/12

Monday, May 21, 2012 - 5:00pm
Agenda       Minutes

Library Advisory Commission 3/26/12

Monday, March 26, 2012 - 5:00pm
Agenda       Minutes

Library Advisory Commission 1/30/12

Monday, January 30, 2012 - 5:00pm
Agenda       Minutes

Library Advisory Commission 11/14/11

Monday, November 14, 2011 - 5:00pm
Agenda      
Cancellation notice.

Library Advisory Commission 9/26/11

Monday, September 26, 2011 - 5:00pm
Agenda       Minutes

Library Advisory Commission 7/25/11

Monday, July 25, 2011 - 5:00pm
Agenda       Minutes

Library Advisory Commission 6/20/11

Monday, June 20, 2011 - 5:00pm
Agenda       Minutes

Library Advisory Commission 5/23/11

Monday, May 23, 2011 - 5:00pm
Agenda      
Cancellation notice.

Library Advisory Commission Special Retreat 4/25/11

Monday, April 25, 2011 - 5:15pm
Agenda       Minutes

Library Advisory Commission Retreat 4/2/11

Saturday, April 2, 2011 - 8:30am
Agenda       Minutes