OPL Summer for Teens

OPL's Teen Summer Program is for Teens Age 12-17!

Sign up online or visit your neighborhood branch to participate in the Teen Summer Program.

You can win prizes just for doing what you already love to do: reading, writing online reviews, playing games, hanging out with your friends, volunteering, attending library programs and more!


Earn raffle tickets through activities and be eligible to win one of these fabulous prizes, courtesy of the Friends of the Oakland Public Library.

  • Nintendo Switch Lite
  • Chromebook
  • Beats Headphones
  • Fujifilm Instax Instant Camera and Film
  • $150 gift certificate to the grocery store of your choice
  • Fairyloot bundle of exclusive signed fantasy books and other fun fantasy-themed items

You get a raffle ticket for each program you go to! We have a lot going on including:

  • breakdancing
  • DJing
  • henna
  • crafts
  • graffiti
  • parties
  • Super Smash Bros tournament
  • tiny art
  • and more

We can't wait to see you!

Summer Lunch

Free Summer Lunch will be available for children and teens (ages 18 and under) at select library locations.

NOTE: no lunch on July 4

81st Ave: Monday-Friday, 12:00 to 1:00pm
Chavez: Monday-Friday, 12:00 to 1:00pm
Eastmont: Monday-Friday, 12:00 to 1:00pm
Elmhurst: Monday-Friday, 12:00 to 1:00pm
Main: Monday-Friday, 12:00 to 1:00pm
Martin Luther King: Monday-Friday, 12:00 to 1:00pm
Melrose: Monday-Friday, 12:00 to 1:00pm

This program is made possible by our partners at the City of Oakland Department of Human Services. 

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