Bendable Online Learning

Bendable is a free collection of online learning resources. OPL users of all ages can use Bendable to acquire new knowledge and skills through online courses, in-person events, and other learning resources.

Your Genealogy through the U.S. Census at the Main Library of the Oakland Public Library on February 6, 2020. Genealogist R. Califa Calloway helped attendees gain a historical perspective about the U.S. Census, learn how genealogy can unfold your personal family story.
Your Genealogy through the U.S. Census at the Main Library of the Oakland Public Library on February 6, 2020. Genealogist R. Califa Calloway helped attendees gain a historical perspective about the U.S. Census, learn how genealogy can unfold your personal family story.

OPL is dedicated to creating opportunities for you to learn. Bendable learning resources bring together online options for lifelong learning to help you get the skills you're seeking. Whether it's learning practical job skills like software development or creative pursuits like photography, our collections have something for your learning interests.

Bendable Community Collections are personal playlists of favorite learning resources (classes, podcasts, books, etc.) on a particular subject that are put together by different amazing Oaklanders.

 

Getting started with photography

Check out the best resources for starting photography from Walter Wallace, Founder of the Black Film Guild

Community Collection

Learning to love poetry

These resource have inspired Oakland Youth Poet Laureates to start writing—and keep writing. We hope they’ll inspire you.

Community Collection

Baba's Reading Circle

Dec 3rd | 11:00am - 1:00pm
Bringing fathers of the Bay Area together to change the narrative of literacy in our communities. Kids of all ages welcome! Mothers,…
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