Welcome to Oakland Unified  School District  Libraries.  
The goal of the District is to provide a culturally relevant and resource rich school library for every student as well as support for librarians, teachers, and principals. 
 
Resources
Click on your school library to view the resources available in their online catalogs.  In addition, there are resource links for homework help, student research, and general enrichment.  Use Encyclopedia Britannica, the premier standards based resource, for all of your informational needs and at the reading level you need.   Enjoy the many new ebooks for K-12 we have added this year from Encyclopedia Britannica and Gale, as well as the 9-12 Gale Educational databasesAll of these online resources are available to you from school or home twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week.  (ask your school librarian for the passwords that may be needed). There is a wealth of resources available to you here, whether you are a student, teacher, parent or private citizen.  
 
As we work to bring back libraries in OUSD and to create equity -
 
We love volunteers to support our central and school libraries and professional library staff! Apply to volunteer through the Oakland Educational Fund. 
 
We love donations!  Your monthly, yearly or other donation goes directly to books (we receive 40% off) and resources for our students. It's important that we have flexibility and immediate access, and this funds helps us with that.  Please make your check payable to: Philanthropic Ventures Foundation with “Juvenile JusticeLiteracy Fund” in the check memo line, and mail it to: Philanthropic Ventures Foundation 1222 Preservation Park WayOakland, CA 94612-1201. See here for more information - please select the Juvenile Justice Literacy Fund. 
 

District Library Services • Amy Cheney • District Library Manager • amy dot cheney at ousd dot org
 



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