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The Oakland Public Library subscribes to a large number of online databases to help you find specialized information online. Most databases require a library card and PIN number for access. You can browse the list of library databases at our Articles & Databases page.
Downloadable E-Books and Audiobooks
Oakland Public Library cardholders can download e-Books and Audiobooks from the convenience of their homes through the Oakland e-Port. Books can be read on a wide variety of devices including the Barnes & Noble Nook, Sony Reader, Amazon Kindle, and Apple iPad. Learn more about getting started with the Oakland Library e-Port here, or visit the e-Port directly.
Oakland Public Library librarians have created a number of subject guides to help you get started with your online research:
- Affordable Care Act/Covered California
- Job Search Resources
- Family History and Genealogy
- Business Information Online
- Information for Buying a Car
- Government Information