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On Friday, August 7, you’re invited to join American Library Association (ALA) President Julius C. Jefferson, Jr. when he visits OPL during his virtual tour Holding Space: A national conversation series with libraries.

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!

Sidewalk Pickup

Limited locations are available for no-contact sidewalk pickup service. Indoor areas remain closed.

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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.

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Use your library card from home to access a wealth of digital offerings from OPL.

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. 

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The kids are home, so is our staff, so we're bringing the fun to you!

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