Mon., Tues., Thurs. - 9:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Wed., Fri., Sat. - 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday - 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

SEPTEMBER 2019 Oakland Public Library Newsletter is Available!

Click here to see our September 2019 Newsletter.

Click here to see Children's Programs on our Kids page.            

Click here to see Teen Programs on our Teens page. 

Upcoming Programs and Concerts



Join us on Friday. September 20@10:30am for


with Miss Valerie

No registration required, just come and have fun.



 Thursday, October 3 @6:30pm

Write the Uncommon Common Application Essay

for College Applicants


uncommon essay for the common app


What's it Worth?

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Opium and Opioids Their History and Role in Drug Addiction

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 September Cookbook Club!

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chessChess at the Oakland Public Library
Every Tuesday from 6:00-8:00 PM
All levels are welcome

Players of all ages and skill levels are welcome. Beginner lessons are offered to anyone who is interested in learning how to play chess. 5 sets & 1 clock will be available. Players are encouraged to bring their own equipment.

Feel free to bring other board games you enjoy to play. There will also be both XiangQi (Chinese chess) & WeiQi (Go) sets for those partial to chess variants or those curious.

This weekly program is free, registration is not required. 


coloringforadultsCoffee & Coloring for Adults
1st & 3rd Friday of Every Month 
Friday, September 6 & 20th
1:00-2:30 PM
In the Maker's Space Downstairs

The library will provide the designs, paper, pencils, pens, crayons, and the coffee or tea!

No registration is required.



kanopyKanopy is Here!

The Oakland Public Library is offering KANOPY, a streaming service that offers over 30,000 movies entirely free for Oakland library card holders!  Download the app to your tablet. You can also go straight to the Oakland Kanopy page here: to get started.  Card holders are each entitled to free 10 streams per month, and Kanopy is available anywhere you have internet access.  Have questions?  Stop in and ask us how to access and enjoy Kanopy today.  



lynda2The Oakland Public Library NOW has access to Online Training Library
Free with your Oakland Public Library Card

Click Here to Go to:

Sign in with your library card number and 4-digit PIN. is a leading online learning platform that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. 



Donate to the Oakland Public Library while shopping on Amazon... Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to New Friends of the Oakland Public Library whenever you shop on AmazonSmile.  To donate by credit card using Amazon Smile, bookmark this link by Clicking Here.



The Oakland Public Library now offers the Hoopla service for Oakland residents with a library card.  Oakland patrons will receive 10 checkouts per month.

Go online to to access Hoopla Digital or download the Hoopla Digital app

Please call us if you need assistance with Hoopla at 201-337-3742.





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