OPL’s Expanded Hours Begin Monday, April 1

Release Date

Thu, 03/28/2019

Oakland, CA – The Oakland Public Library (OPL) is expanding hours at all locations starting this Monday, April 1.

The new hours are a result of the June 2018 passage of Measure D, which Oakland voters approved with nearly 77 percent of the vote. This is the first time OPL has increased its operating hours since 2004.

Highlights include:
- All locations will be open Mondays

- The Main Library and 81st Avenue Branch will be open seven days a week

- 14 neighborhood branches will be open six days per week and until 8 p.m. two nights per week

- All locations will be open a combined total of an additional 228.5 hours per week

- The African American Library and Museum at Oakland (AAMLO) will be open six days per week

OPL previously announced these expanded hours on March 1, 2019. Please click here for that press release. Full branch schedules are listed on page two of this document.

About the Oakland Public Library

The Oakland Public Library is a part of the City of Oakland in California and has been in existence since 1878. Locations include 16 neighborhood branches, a Main Library, a Second Start Adult Literacy Program, the Oakland Tool Lending Library, and the African American Museum and Library at Oakland (AAMLO). The Oakland Public Library empowers all people to explore, connect, and grow.