Labor Day and Admission Day holiday closures: All library locations will be closed on Monday, September 7 and Wednesday, September 9. The Main Library and the Brookfield and Eastmont branches will be open on Tuesday, September 8; all other locations will be closed that day.
Call or visit the library
For general information about the Oakland Public Library, call the Main Library Information Desk at (510) 238-3134.
For the address or phone number of one of our sixteen branches, visit our Locations & Hours page.
To find contact information for a member of the Oakland Public Library administration, visit our Library Administration page.
To suggest that the library purchase a book or other item for our collection, follow the steps outlined on our Suggest a Purchase page.
Find out how to ask a librarian a question here.
For other issues, please send your comment to us via e-mail addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org. In your message, please include:
- Your comment
- The name of the library branch or unit that you usually use
- Your postal zip code
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