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
  • Ruby Bernstein
  • David Bolaños
  • Roy Chan
  • Shanthi Gonzales
  • April Harper
  • Lesley Mandros Bell
  • Rosa Montgomery
  • Susanne M. Perkins
  • Jeanine Shimatsu 
  • Noelle Tu Duong

Library Advisory Commission meetings

Library Advisory Commission meeting
Monday, March 31, 2008 - 5:00pm
Agenda       Minutes
Library Advisory Commission meeting
Monday, February 25, 2008 - 5:00pm
Agenda       Minutes
Library Advisory Commission meeting
Tuesday, January 8, 2008 - 4:45pm
Cancellation notice.
Library Advisory Commission meeting
Monday, November 26, 2007 - 5:00pm
Agenda      
Cancellation notice.
Library Advisory Commission meeting
Monday, September 24, 2007 - 3:30pm
Agenda       Minutes
Library Advisory Commission meeting
Monday, July 16, 2007 - 5:00pm
Agenda       Minutes
Library Advisory Commission meeting
Monday, May 7, 2007 - 5:00pm
Agenda       Minutes
Library Advisory Commission meeting
Monday, March 26, 2007 - 5:00pm
Agenda       Minutes
Library Advisory Commission meeting January 29th, 2007
Monday, January 29, 2007 - 5:00pm
Agenda       Minutes
Library Advisory Commission meeting
Monday, November 27, 2006 - 1:15pm
Agenda       Minutes