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

Library Advisory Commission meetings

Special Meeting of Library Advisory Commission
Monday, August 9, 2010 - 5:00pm
Agenda       Minutes
Library Advisory Commission meeting
Monday, May 24, 2010 - 5:00pm
Agenda       Minutes
Library Advisory Commission meeting March 22nd, 2010
Monday, March 22, 2010 - 5:00pm
Agenda       Minutes
Library Advisory Commission meeting January 25th, 2010
Monday, January 25, 2010 - 5:00pm
Agenda       Minutes
Library Advisory Commission meeting
Monday, November 16, 2009 - 5:00pm
Agenda       Minutes
Library Advisory Commission meeting
Monday, September 14, 2009 - 5:00pm
Agenda       Minutes
Library Advisory Commission meeting July 27th, 2009
Monday, July 27, 2009 - 5:00pm
Agenda       Minutes
Library Advisory Commission meeting
Monday, May 18, 2009 - 5:00pm
Agenda       Minutes
Library Advisory Commission meeting April 27, 2009
Monday, April 27, 2009 - 5:15pm
Cancellation notice.
Library Advisory Commission meeting March 30, 2009
Monday, March 30, 2009 - 5:15pm
Cancellation notice.