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Oakland youth poet laureate

The OYPL program is an unprecedented citywide effort to celebrate literacy through poetry and connect young writers to far-reaching opportunities. Deadline to apply is Feb. 1.

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The Lawyers in the Library program is a free information and referral program that is being held virtually. 

Winter Reading Challenge

Winter Bingo is a fun family literacy game recommended for kids ages 0-12. Visit your local branch to pick up your card, or download one here! 

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16 locations are available for no-contact sidewalk pickup service and mobile printing. Indoor areas remain closed.

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Looking for something great to read? Fill out this form and let one of our amazing librarians do the work for you!

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Now, anyone who lives or works in Alameda County can be tested for FREE at any of Oakland’s testing sites. Ahora cualquier persona que viva o trabaje en el Condado de Alameda puede hacerse la prueba GRATUITAMENTE en cualquier de los sitios de prueba en Oakland.

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