OPLSummer 2023 starts May 27 and ends August 5.
People of all ages can register to participate in OPL’s annual summer program.
When you play, you can qualify to win prizes at the end of the program by completing a reading log, participating in our online programs, or getting involved in your community.
Kids’ Summer Reading 2023 is made possible with financial support from:
Eat. Learn. Play. Foundation
The Friends of the Oakland Public Library
The Friends of the Rockridge Library
William G. Gilmore Foundation
Hellman Foundation Fund
The Bernard Osher Foundation
Kenneth Rainin Foundation
Prizes and Donations
Visit our Summer Reading Prizes Page.
The library is grateful to the community for generously supporting our Summer Programs! Many thanks to this year’s prize donors*:
The Bookmark Bookstore, opens a new window
Chabot Space and Science Center, opens a new window
Children's Fairyland, opens a new window
East Oakland Sports Center, opens a new window
Folkmanis Puppets, opens a new window
Lake Merritt Boating Center, opens a new window
The MADE, opens a new window (The Museum of Art and Digital Entertainment)
The Oakland A’s, opens a new window
Oakland Feather River Family Camp, opens a new window
Oakland Roots SC, opens a new window
The Oakland Zoo, opens a new window
San Francisco Bay Ferry, opens a new window
*As of April 14, 2023