What Can I Use?

What Can I Use?

Online Resources

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Use a research database, learn a language, and more. See all online resources.

Family History & Genealogy Resources

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Research your family history at the Oakland Public Library.

Foundation Directory Online (FDO)

FDO by Candid

Complete data on grantmakers and their grants.

Great Things You Can Do At Your Library.

It's Your Library!

African American Museum and Library at Oakland (AAMLO)

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Visit AAMLO in person or online. Get to know Oakland's African American history.

Oakland History Center (OHC)

Oakland History Center's Dorothy Lazard utilizes photograph and map collections to reveal the history of the house on Magnolia Street.

The Oakland History Center is a nexus for the study of the history and current development of the East Bay.

Oakland Tool Lending Library (OTLL)

tool lending staff

The Oakland Tool Lending Library has everything you need for that big repair job.


Government Documents

Research government documents at the Oakland Public Library.


Score & Sheet Music Collection

Music scores, sheet music, and songbooks.


Veterans' Resources

Resources for Veterans at the Oakland Public Library.


Accessibility at OPL

Accessibility is for everyone at OPL.
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