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
  • Shanthi Gonzales, Vice-Chairperson
  • Ain Bailey
  • Victoria A. Barbero
  • Ruby Bernstein
  • David Bolaños
  • Roy Chan
  • April Harper
  • Jeanetta Mack
  • Susanne M. Perkins
  • Andrew Racle
  • Noelle Tu Duong
  • Daniel Belay

Library Advisory Commission meetings

Library Advisory Commission - Networking Committee Meeting
Monday, April 14, 2014 - 6:15pm
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Library Advisory Commission - Advocacy Committee Meeting
Monday, April 7, 2014 - 6:15pm
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Library Advisory Commission Meeting
Monday, March 31, 2014 - 5:15pm
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Library Advisory Commission Networking Committee Meeting
Monday, March 10, 2014 - 6:15pm
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Library Advisory Commission - Advocacy Committee Meeting
Monday, March 3, 2014 - 6:15pm
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Library Advisory Commission Meeting
Monday, February 24, 2014 - 5:15pm
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Library Advisory Commission Networking Committee Meeting
Monday, February 10, 2014 - 6:15pm
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Library Advisory Commission Meeting
Monday, January 27, 2014 - 5:15pm
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Library Advisory Commission - Advocacy Committee Meeting
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 - 2:00pm
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Library Advisory Commission - Advocacy Committee Meeting
Thursday, December 12, 2013 - 6:15pm
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