As I'm writing this, my husband is at the Oakland Main library scanning archival images for an upcoming exhibit on Jose Rizal .
There is a proposal to close 13 out of
17 Oakland libraries along with adult literacy services.
Libraries are cornerstones of communities. There is no other place where people can access books, movies, periodicals, and computers for free. When people are unemployed and without the Internet, the library is a job seeker resource. When a new immigrant with little income needs to find a book in their native language, the library has it.
Imagine what's going to happen to all the people who depend on library services in their neighborhood. Where will they go?
Visit Save Oakland library to learn more.
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