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OPL Programs

The Friends of the OPL are proud to provide funding for unique and robust programs for patrons of all ages. These OPL programs encourage engagement throughout our diverse community. 

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Storytimes for all ages, Kids’ Summer Reading, Winter Bingo, and more!

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OPL brings young West Oakland students to visit their neighborhood library.


Engaging Oakland with community and literacy activities over the summer break.

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These devices (available for check out) provide a portable Internet connection.


Celebrating literacy through poetry and creating a community of young poets.

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A yearly snapshot that captures the current activities of our favorite public library.


Thoughtful programs that respond to the needs and interests of our community.


A youth advisory board that helps the library improve its service to young people.

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Providing teens with a place to have fun, meet up, explore and participate!

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