Our October Newsletter is Live!

Hello Friends,

We hope this message finds you well in these difficult times. The October edition of Off the Shelf, our quarterly newsletter, is LIVE! This issue has news about OPL's reimagined summer reading programs, expanded sidewalk pickup services, upcoming OPL and community events, what's new at The Bookmark Bookstore, and more!

As always, but especially now, your support is vital and valued. There are many ways to stay involved with our mission of advancing the Oakland Public Libraries:

  • If you are currently a member, we encourage you to renew your membership early, if possible

  • If you are not a member yet, now is a great time to sign up!

  • Friends of the OPL memberships make great gifts for friends and family

  • You may donate in honor or in memory of someone special in your life

  • Purchase books and media at our Virtual Bookshop

  • Tell a friend! Share your passion for the work that we do for Oakland’s libraries and community.

  • Contact us for more information about our work and impact and sign up to stay in touch.

Thank you for your support and kind consideration!

Friends of the OPL and The Bookmark Bookstore

(510) 444-0473
721 Washington Street
Oakland, CA 94607


11am - 2pm

11am - 2pm

11am - 4pm

Currently, our store is operating during limited hours for curbside pickup for purchases from our Virtual Bookstore and in-store shopping by reservation only.

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