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All patrons and staff will continue to follow Alameda County health orders, and service will be adjusted as necessary to accommodate.

Oakland Youth Poet Laureate

Myra Estrada has been named the 2021 Oakland Youth Poet Laureate, winning a $5,000 college scholarship after competing with six other Finalists.

Read Watch Do

People of all ages can participate in reading challenges, online activities, and performances, May 29 - July 31.

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Oakland Public Library is now offering mobile checkout with the cloudLibrary app. Virtual library cards are also available to library patrons.

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Patrons will be able to access modified library services including browsing, checkout, and computer use during limited business hours.

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General information about COVID-19 vaccine planning and administration.

Tax Attorney at the Library

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

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