10 Great Reasons to Read Fiction in January 2019
What will be your first read of the new year? We have ten ideas for you.
Library Offers New Film Streaming Service
The on-demand film streaming service Kanopy is now available for free for all Oakland Public Library cardholders.
More than 30,000 films, including classic films and hard-to-find titles, are available through Kanopy, Oakland library officials said Monday.
"Your public library has always been more than just a warehouse of books, and it's great to continue expanding our e-branch with 24-7 content," said Supervising Librarian Mana Tominaga.
Oakland library cardholders can access Kanopy and sign up to start streaming instantly by visiting oaklandlibrary.kanopy.com.
Our Favorite Books of 2018
OPL staff look back on their favorite books of 2018.
North of the Border
When you think of good things from Canada, what do you think of? Maple syrup? Hockey? Tim Hortons doughnuts? Justin Trudeau?
DIY Gifts at the Library!
Make your gifts at the library for free!
Giving Tuesday: Oakland vs Baltimore
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Giving Tuesday is the philanthropic community’s response to Black Friday and Cyber Monday, encouraging individuals to embrace the importance of charitable giving during the holiday season
The Oakland Public Library is soliciting donations for the Friends of the Oakland Public Library (FOPL) , which provide financial support for library projects and programs that enhance library services to the residents of Oakland, Piedmont and Emeryville. Become a member for as little as $25
The #BookBowl Challenge
While the Baltimore Ravens take on the Oakland Raiders, The Enoch Pratt Free Library (Baltimore) has challenged the Oakland Public Library in Book Bowl 2018, a fundraising competition for Giving Tuesday.
The Book Bowl begins the moment the…