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Celebrate National Library Week! Donate on April 6, 2022

Updated: Apr 4, 2022

Donate to the Friends of the OPL on Library Giving Day April 6


Celebrate the Freedom to Read During National Library Week April 3 - 9


OAKLAND, CALIF. – April 3, 2022 – The Friends of the Oakland Public Library is raising funds through, Library Giving Day, a one-day online fundraising event on April 6, 2022, and requests patrons and library lovers to make a gift to the Friends, which has provided grants to support our diverse Oakland library communities for 70+ years.


The day of giving is the heart of National Library Week, April 3-9, a time to celebrate the Oakland Public Library (OPL) as a vital community resource and as an institution critical to the culture, education, and welfare of our community.


Library Giving Day on April 6, 2022 is the day to show support by making a donation.

Your donation helps us provide direct financial support to the many ways the Library connects with you and your community.



"The library is the heart of our diverse and vibrant Oakland community,” said Kathryn Sterbenc, president of the Friends of the OPL. “Our library enriches all of our lives with fascinating programs such as Black Culture Fest