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Planning to vote this November but don’t know where to begin? Let us help! 

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16 locations are available for no-contact sidewalk pickup service and mobile printing. Indoor areas remain closed.

Libraries are Wonderful

Since 1987, Library Card Sign-up Month has been held each September to mark the beginning of the school year. During the month, the American Library Association and libraries unite in a national effort to ensure every child signs-up for their own library card.

"Back to School Resources"

Oakland schools return for remote learning starting August 10. Here’s what your Oakland Public Library has available for learning 365 days a year.

COVID-19 East Bay Community Archive

We are living in unprecedented times due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. We want to hear your stories and preserve this moment in time.

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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!

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Now, anyone who lives or works in Alameda County can be tested for FREE at any of Oakland’s testing sites. Ahora cualquier persona que viva o trabaje en el Condado de Alameda puede hacerse la prueba GRATUITAMENTE en cualquier de los sitios de prueba en Oakland.

Lawyers in the Library

In a one-on-one appointment, lawyers can answer questions on most legal topics. If legal help is required, people are referred to  other agencies. 

Tax Attorney at the Library

The Lawyers in the Library program is a free information and referral program held at different libraries and staffed by volunteer lawyers.

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