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
  • Andrew Racle, Vice-Chairperson
  • Ain Bailey
  • Victoria A. Barbero
  • Daniel Belay
  • Ruby Bernstein
  • David Bolaños
  • Roy Chan
  • Shanthi Gonzales
  • April Harper
  • Lesley Mandros Bell
  • Susanne M. Perkins
  • Jeanine Shimatsu 
  • Noelle Tu Duong

Library Advisory Commission meetings

Library Advisory Commission meeting
Wednesday, May 31, 2006 - 1:15pm
Agenda       Minutes
Library Advisory Commission meeting
Monday, May 22, 2006 - 1:15pm
Agenda       Minutes
Library Advisory Commission meeting
Monday, March 27, 2006 - 1:00pm
Agenda       Minutes
Library Advisory Commission meeting February 27th, 2006
Monday, February 27, 2006 - 5:00pm
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Library Advisory Commission meeting
Monday, January 30, 2006 - 1:00pm
Agenda       Minutes
Library Advisory Commission meeting
Monday, November 28, 2005 - 1:15pm
Cancellation notice.
Library Advisory Commission meeting
Monday, October 31, 2005 - 1:15pm
Agenda       Minutes
Library Advisory Commission meeting
Monday, September 26, 2005 - 1:15pm
Agenda       Minutes
Library Advisory Commission meeting July 25th, 2005
Monday, July 25, 2005 - 5:00pm
Agenda       Minutes
Library Advisory Commission meeting
Monday, July 25, 2005 - 1:15pm
Agenda       Minutes