Oakland Public Library is a congressionally designated depository for U.S. Government Documents. Public access to the government documents collection is guaranteed by public law, Title 44 of the United States Code.
As a Federal Depository Library, Oakland Public Library is committed to making government materials accessible in a variety of formats. A computer is freely available at the Main Library Reference Services Desk for use by all patrons needing to access electronic government resources.
The collection is based on the Core Collection for Small to Medium Sized Libraries from the U. S. Government Publishing Office’s Federal Depository Library Handbook.