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:

  • Victoria A. Barbero, Chairperson
  • Andrew Racle, Vice-Chairperson
  • Ain Bailey
  • Reginald Constant
  • Kerrick Goodman-Lucker
  • Nidhi Khosla
  • Dr. A. Aurea Lewis
  • Laura Liang
  • Ken Lupoff
  • Lesley Mandros Bell
  • Sarah McClung
  • Rosa Montgomery
  • Susanne M. Perkins 
  • Rebekah Randle
  • Charles Sanchez

Library Advisory Commission meetings

Outreach Committee 3/13/17

Monday, March 13, 2017 - 6:30pm
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Sustainability Committee 3/13/17

Monday, March 13, 2017 - 6:30pm
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Library Advisory Commission 2/27/17

Monday, February 27, 2017 - 5:15pm
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Sustainability Committee 2/13/17

Monday, February 13, 2017 - 6:30pm
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Outreach Committee 2/13/17

Monday, February 13, 2017 - 6:30pm
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Library Advisory Commission 1/30/17

Monday, January 30, 2017 - 5:15pm
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Sustainability Committee 1/23/17

Monday, January 23, 2017 - 6:00pm
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Outreach Committee 1/16/17

Monday, January 16, 2017 - 6:15pm
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Library Advisory Commission 11/28/16

Monday, November 28, 2016 - 5:15pm
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Library Advisory Commission meeting November 14th, 2016 11/14/16

Monday, November 14, 2016 - 6:15pm
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