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It's an annual tradition: Oakland Public Library staff share our favorite books of the year. We'd love to hear your picks, too!

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In partnership with the East Bay Regional Parks District, the Dimond Branch is offering backpacks available for checkout full of cool stuff that people can use to enjoy our regional parks.

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The U.S. Census Bureau is hiring thousands of workers to ensure a complete count. OPL is hosting a series of workshops that will provide one-on-one help to anyone who wants to apply for these jobs. 

Three different options of OPL library cards.

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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