Summer at Oakland Public Library

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Registration for 2021 OPL Summer is Now Open!

Register online here! 

In-person registration is also be available at all library locations.

Click the logos below for more information on each program.


Lunch at the Library

Summer Lunch 2021 will run from June 14-August 6. Lunches will be grab and go, first come first served, until meals run out at the following locations:

  • Eastmont: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11:30am
  • Elmhurst: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11:30am
  • Main Library: Wednesdays and Fridays, 11:30am
  • Melrose: Wednesdays 11:30am and Fridays 12pm

Parents and guardians may pick up meals for multiple days without children present. There are no program requirements or paperwork to complete to benefit from the program. All kids 18 and under, and adults with disabilities enrolled in a school program can receive meals.

Major Supporters of Summer Reading 2021

  • Friends of the Oakland Public Library
  • William G. Gilmore Foundation 
  • Hellman Foundation
  • Matson Giving
  • The Bernard Osher Foundation
  • Kenneth Rainin Foundation


Interested in Supporting Summer Reading at OPL? Click here!      


Summer Reading Prize Donors

In recognition of current and past support, OPL acknowledges generous prize donors: