For Teachers

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Teacher Cards

Get an Oakland Public Library Teacher Card. It's free. You don't have to live in Oakland.

Bookmark Bookstore

Teachers get a 20% discount at The Bookmark Bookstore, run by Friends of the Oakland Public Library. Let the cashier know where you teach and what grade.

The Oakland Public Library has Students can get free online tutoring, homework help, and test preparation.

Live one-on-one help is available everyday from 12pm (noon) until 12am (midnight). Live Spanish-speaking support is also available for math, science, and social studies. 


Students will need their library card number to use

Learn to use by watching this how-to video.

Free online tutoring for students K - 12th grade, college students, and adult learners as well as job search, interview & resume assistance.

Class Visits

Plan a visit with a librarian in your classroom or at the library.

Library Cards for your Students

You can help your students get or renew their library cards.

Homework Alert!

In order to make each child's library experience productive and meaningful, we urge you to check with library staff to make certain that materials are available before assigning a research topic to your students. We can put books and other items on hold for you and your students.

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