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OPL staff shares organizations, resources, and books that help work for a more equitable future.

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Oakland has a rich legacy of racial justice. As library workers, we hold a shared vision for our community to be strong and informed -- and we have the power to shape this together.

Summer Reading 2020

Starting now, people of all ages can register to participate in our annual Summer Reading program. We’ll have free virtual activities and programs throughout the summer to keep the entire family engaged, entertained and motivated to reach their reading goals.

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Join us Friday, June 5 at 7 p.m. on Facebook Live! The winner will take home a $5,000 college scholarship.

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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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Our physical buildings are closed until further notice. But, that doesn't mean you can't use your library card from home. 

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The kids are home, so is our staff, so we're bringing the fun to you!

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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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