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To increase funding for our libraries, Measure D is on the June 5, 2018 ballot.  Learn more here.  

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What an impact we've had!  See what we've been doing this past year, and read some amazing stories from our library users in our 2016-2017 Annual Report.

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We've partnered with AARP to offer free tax preparation assistance at selected library from February through April. Volunteers will be available to answer questions and prepare personal tax returns at the Main Library and the Cesar Chavez, Dimond, Eastmont, and Golden Gate Branch Libraries. Visit our tax help page for more details and the schedule of assistance opportunities at each location.

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We're excited about the changes we have in store for AAMLO, but we need your help to develop an amazing 21st Century museum.

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Has Oakland Public Library made a difference in your life?  

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Looking for something great to read? Fill out this form and let one of our amazing librarians do the work for you!