Beginning the week of April 19th the library will be offering OPL Express, including computer use, at many library locations.
Computers are not currently available at:
- Asian Branch
- Lakeview Branch
- Montclair Branch
- Piedmont Avenue Branch
Computer reservations are available for 1 hour.
OPL will abide by all local health guidelines. Here’s what to expect on your visit:
Patrons over the age of two must wear a face mask according to county health orders. The Library will provide face masks to those who do not have one available.
Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by a responsible caregiver.
Eating and drinking will not be permitted inside the library at this time.
Hand sanitizer will be available at entrances
Sanitizing wipes will be available for patrons to sanitize shared surfaces
Capacity will be limited
Social distancing must be maintained according to county health orders
Windows and doors will be open to improve natural ventilation.
All locations with available public computers have black and white printing available.
Color printing is available at 81st Avenue and the Main Library.
Our Mobile Printing service allows you to print to a library printer from outside the library or from your mobile device. This is available at locations with computers for the public and at locations offering sidewalk service. Click here for instructions.
Scanning and Faxing
The following locations have a self-service station for scanning documents:
- 81st Ave.
- West Oakland
At these locations you are able scan documents to a USB drive, email, fax, and more. The station has a book scanner to scan individual documents and a sheet-fed scanner that quickly scans a stack of documents.
The following library locations offer a simple flatbed scanner for scanning documents:
- Golden Gate
The Library offers free wireless wifi internet access at all our locations. There are no limits on wireless access, and a library card is not required. You may need to agree to the wifi usage terms. Click here to get started.