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 meeting
Monday, June 20, 2011 - 5:00pm
Agenda       Minutes
Library Advisory Commission meeting
Monday, May 23, 2011 - 5:00pm
Agenda      
Cancellation notice.
Library Advisory Commission Special Retreat Debriefing Meeting
Monday, April 25, 2011 - 5:15pm
Agenda       Minutes
Library Advisory Commission Retreat Special Meeting
Saturday, April 2, 2011 - 8:30am
Agenda       Minutes
Library Advisory Commission meeting
Monday, March 28, 2011 - 9:30am
Cancellation notice.
Library Advisory Commission meeting February 28th, 2011
Monday, February 28, 2011 - 5:00pm
Agenda       Minutes
Library Advisory Commission meeting January 31st, 2011
Monday, January 31, 2011 - 9:30am
Cancellation notice.
Library Advisory Commission meeting November 22nd, 2010
Monday, November 22, 2010 - 5:00pm
Agenda       Minutes
Library Advisory Commission meeting September 27th, 2010
Monday, September 27, 2010 - 5:00pm
Agenda      
Cancellation notice.
Special Meeting of Library Advisory Commission
Monday, August 9, 2010 - 5:00pm
Agenda       Minutes