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The Oakland Public Library and the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) are partnering to offer free tax assistance to residents at select libraries during the 2020 tax season.

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Macmillan Publishing, one of the country’s biggest publishers, launched a library eBook embargo--a limitation on public library eBook acquisition--on November 1, 2019. 

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For the ninth year, the Oakland Public Library and an alliance of community partners welcome Oakland poets between the ages of 13-18 to enter into the 2020 Oakland Youth Poet Laureate community.

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Anyone - at any age - can get an Oakland Public Library card. Library cards are free and are available at all our locations.

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