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.
MLK Branch Library to Re-open August 18
Oakland, CA – The Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library, located at 6833 International Blvd, will reopen on August 18, 2012, after the completion of repair work that began late December 2011. The recent renovations include:
- New automatic front door entry
- Upgraded ADA accessible public restrooms
- New, open Lobby
- New Book security system
- New Lighting throughout
- Additional computers
- New Interior and Exterior Paint
- Upgraded Electrical and Cabling
This was the second in a two-phase upgrade of the branch. Phase I was completed in January 2008 and included new carpeting, bookshelves, service desks, public furniture, and bookdrop.
A party will be held at the branch on September 1. More details will be announced soon.
For more information, please visit www.oaklandlibrary.org or call Jane Lopez at (510) 238-3479.
# # #