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:

  • Victoria A. Barbero, Chairperson
  • Andrew Racle, Vice-Chairperson
  • Ain Bailey
  • Reginald Constant
  • Kerrick Goodman-Lucker
  • Nidhi Khosla
  • Dr. A. Aurea Lewis
  • Laura Liang
  • Ken Lupoff
  • Lesley Mandros Bell
  • Sarah McClung
  • Rosa Montgomery
  • Susanne M. Perkins 
  • Rebekah Randle
  • Charles Sanchez

Library Advisory Commission meetings

Advocacy Committee 12/12/13

Thursday, December 12, 2013 - 6:15pm
Agenda      

Library Advisory Commission 11/25/13

Monday, November 25, 2013 - 5:15pm
Agenda       Minutes

Library Advisory Commission 10/28/13

Monday, October 28, 2013 - 2:45pm
Agenda       Minutes

Advocacy Committee 10/16/13

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 - 4:45pm
Agenda      

Library Advisory Commission 9/30/13

Monday, September 30, 2013 - 5:30pm
Agenda      

Advocacy Committee 9/18/13

Wednesday, September 18, 2013 - 6:15pm
Agenda      

Advocacy Committee 8/21/13

Wednesday, August 21, 2013 - 6:15pm
Agenda      

Library Advisory Commission Retreat 8/17/13

Saturday, August 17, 2013 - 8:30am
Agenda      

Library Advisory Commission 7/29/13

Monday, July 29, 2013 - 4:45pm
Agenda       Minutes

Library Advisory Commission 6/24/13

Monday, June 24, 2013 - 5:15pm
Agenda       Minutes