Attention - Beginning December 1st, Oakland Public Library will no longer mail hold pickup/cancellation notices. In order to receive information about your holds, please make sure we have your current email or phone number. This change is more environmentally friendly and will reduce mailing costs. Thank you for your cooperation.
Help Your Child Get Ready to Read
Oakland children's librarians suggest ways to help children learn to read. Sets of ideas are geared to specific age groups, from babies through kindergarteners. There are also hints for parents or tutors working with beginning readers.