What Can I Borrow?

What Can I Borrow?


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early literacy, comic books, graphic novels

Whatever you like to read, on paper or pixels, OPL has books for you.


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OPL has audiobooks to download and stream, as well as some on CD.

Language Collections

OPL has books, DVDs, and more in these languages:

See all language collections and locations

Borrowing Limits

  • You may have a total of 75 items checked out. Within that total, the number of any particular type of items may be limited, depending on type of material, subject, and local demand.
  • E-books and other digital materials have their own borrowing limits.
  • If you have fees of more than $50, you won't be able to check out or place holds on any items.

Movies & TV

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Delight your child by bringing home a new toy or two.

WiFi Hotspots

Discover & Go

Lawyers in the Library: Tax Clinic

Make an appointment to talk with a tax attorney. Attorneys can offer tax consultation, but not tax preparation services.



Oakland Tool Lending Library

The Oakland Tool Lending Library has over 5,000 tools for you to borrow.

Museum Passes

Discover & Go

Discover & Go

Get tickets to museums and local attractions.

State Park Passes

Park Passes

California State Library Parks Pass

The California State Library Parks Pass are free passes that can be used for up to 7 days to visit any state park(s).
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