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Oakland Public Library card holders can take advantage of a wide variety of digital services from anywhere they have access to the internet, all for free. Your library card gives you access to:

Borrow and enjoy audiobooks, eBooks, comics, movies, TV, magazines, or music everywhere you have a screen, computer, phone, car, or even your TV! Hoopla syncs across all your devices, so you can stream titles immediately or whenever you’re in the mood. Most titles can also be downloaded to your phone or tablet. Hoopla offers more content, in more places, than any other digital library platform and best of all it’s all FREE thanks to Oakland Public Library!

With Comics Plus®, you have unlimited, simultaneous access to thousands of digital comics, graphic novels, and manga from a variety of library-friendly publishers. No holds, wait lists, or monthly borrowing limits. Start enjoying your favorite comics by getting access today!

With Mango Languages you can start learning a new language today! This cutting edge language learning tool is free for all Oakland Public Library card holders and can be accessed anywhere with an Internet connection. With native speaker and sophisticated AI-generated audio, real-life conversations, and cultural context, it’s safe to say you’ll be well on your way to speaking any of the 70+ foreign languages available on the platform. 

LinkedIn Learning provides video courses taught by industry experts in software, creative, and business skills. With over 16,000 courses available, course material covers everything from the latest technologies to basic computer literacy and everything in between. There’s something for every patron who wants to learn in-demand skills from real-world industry experts!

Kanopy is the best video streaming service for quality, thoughtful entertainment. Find movies, documentaries, foreign films, classic cinema, independent films and educational videos that inspire, enrich and entertain. With your library card you can access thousands of critically-acclaimed movies, inspiring documentaries, award-winning foreign films and more!

Libby by Overdrive allows you to borrow eBooks, audiobooks, magazines, and more! All your loans, notes, bookmarks, and reading progress sync across your devices. You can listen in your car via Apple, CarPlay, Android Auto, or a Bluetooth connection. If you prefer to read using your Kindle; Libby can send your library books to it with ease. You also have the option to download your media for offline reading, or stream them to save space. Download the Libby App and start your experience today!

Get unlimited access to the five most respected U.S. national and regional newspapers: The New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, and the Wall Street Journal. Get started today with exploring this multidisciplinary database of scholarly content from all over the world by clicking on the ProQuest link!

The following brainfuse resources can be accessed in the library or remotely with your library card…

Live tutors, writing and study assistance, educational eLearning platform and more!

VA Job tools and resume assistance for veterans transitioning into civilian life…

Job searching, interview skills and resume assistance from live experts and more!

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