Become a member today!

Join online (via Network for Good)

Print and mail a membership form with your check to FOPL

Members of the Friends of the Oakland Public Library provide financial support for library projects and programs that enhance library services to the residents of Oakland, Piedmont and Emeryville. In addition to the good feeling that comes with supporting the library, members receive a 20% discount at the Bookmark Bookstore and the Friends newsletter, Off the Shelf.

Members who join at the BookFriend ($50) level or above also receive discounts at the participating local bookstores. Please show your BookFriend membership card to qualify for the discount.
Bibliomania, 1816 Telegraph Ave
Laurel Book Store, 1423 Broadway
Marcus Books, 3900 M.L.K., Jr. Way
Montclair Book Tree, 6123 LaSalle St
Pegasus Books (formerly Pendragon Books), 5560 College Ave
The Spectator, 4163 Piedmont Ave
Walden Pond, 3316 Grand Ave

Please ask your employer about matching gifts.

Allow up to 4 weeks to receive your membership card.

If you have questions about membership, please contact:
Winifred Walters, Membership Secretary, at or leave a message at the Bookmark Bookstore, (510) 444-0473.