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The 2020 Oakland Youth Poet Laureate will be announced June 5 at 7 p.m. on Facebook Live. Before we find out who wins the $5,000 college scholarship, let's meet our six finalists.

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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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Our physical buildings are closed until further notice. But, that doesn't mean you can't use your library card from home. 

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Need assistance with e-books or anything related to your library card account, schedule an appointment to talk one-on-one with a librarian today! 

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Learn about the benefits you're entitled to and the support you can receive during the ongoing health crisis.

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

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Tutor.com provides online, on-demand academic tutoring, homework help and test preparation to K-12th grade students, plus early college students and adult learners. Any library patron can connect with a highly qualified, expert tutor in a safe and secure online classroom. 

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In the latest episode of Check Your Shelf, we take an inside look at how OPL staff continues to serve Oaklanders from home. Learn how you can use Your Library from wherever you are.

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