Library Advisory Commission

The Library Advisory Commission reports and makes recommendations to the Oakland City Council on Oakland Public Library policies; provides citizen oversight of Measure Q tax funds; and advocates on behalf of OPL programs and services.  

The Commission consists of 15 seats, appointed by the Mayor and Council.  

The public is welcome to attend the Commission’s meeting which are held on the last Monday of the month at 5:15 p.m. in the Brad Walters Community Room at the Main Library, 125 14th St.  

Call the Director's office, 238-3281, to confirm meetings in case of cancellation or change-of-venue.  Please note that meetings are rescheduled when observing a holiday.

Library Advisory Commission Members:

  • Kathryn Sterbenc, Chairperson
  • Rebekah Randle, Vice-Chairperson
  • Ain Bailey
  • Victoria A. Barbero
  • Traci M.S. Griffin
  • April Harper
  • Dr. A. Aurea Lewis
  • Ken Lupoff
  • Lesley Mandros Bell
  • Rosa Montgomery
  • Susanne M. Perkins
  • Andrew Racle 
  • Sophia Rodriguez 
  • Charles Sanchez
  • Noelle Tu Duong

Library Advisory Commission meetings

Advocacy Committee 10/3/16

Monday, October 3, 2016 - 6:30pm
Agenda      

Library Advisory Commission 9/26/16

Monday, September 26, 2016 - 5:15pm
Agenda      

Advocacy Committee 9/12/16

Monday, September 12, 2016 - 6:30pm
Agenda      

Networking Committee 9/12/16

Monday, September 12, 2016 - 6:15pm
Agenda      

Library Advisory Commission Recess Notice 8/29/16

Monday, August 29, 2016 - 5:15pm
Cancellation notice.

Advocacy Committee 8/1/16

Monday, August 1, 2016 - 6:30pm
Agenda      

Library Advisory Commission 7/25/16

Monday, July 25, 2016 - 5:15pm
Agenda      

Advocacy Committee 7/11/16

Monday, July 11, 2016 - 6:30pm
Agenda      

Networking Committee 7/11/16

Monday, July 11, 2016 - 6:15pm
Agenda      

Library Advisory Commission 6/27/16

Monday, June 27, 2016 - 5:15pm
Agenda