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The Temescal Branch is celebrating its 100th birthday with a month long celebration. Drop by for "Centennial Saturdays" and be sure to mark your calendar for the all day block party on December 8.

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Clear your November calendar: this month is packed with tempting new novels and story collections.

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The Oakland Public Library regularly receives gifts of books and non-book material from our patrons.  If you are interested in donating, or interested in receiving donated books, click here.

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On June 5, 2018, Oakland voters passed the Oakland Public Library Preservation Measure. Learn more here. 

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