Posts Tagged ‘Save Oakland Library’

Jobs at Oakland Libraries?

Thank you,  Christine,  for forwarding the email about

3 different positions now opening at the Oakland Public Library.

July 15, 2011

Oakland Public Library will be accepting applications for

Temporary Part Time staff in all job classifications:

Ø Aide,

Ø Library Assistant and

Ø Librarian I.

Please pass along information to anyone who may be interested and qualified.

Completed applications will be accepted until July 31, 2011

Please submit to Room 201, the Branch Services office or to any of the other Public Services Supervisors; Kathleen DiGiovanni or Nina Lindsay.

Applications can be faxed in to the branch office, 510 238-6866

Any questions please contact Mary Schrader or Jane Lopez at the Branch office, 510-238-3511.


Good news from

“On June 30, 2011 Oakland City Council approved a budget for the 2011-2013 fiscal year cycle that keeps all Oakland Public Library locations OPEN!”

Cheers for public libraries and librarians!


Writing Career Coach Teresa LeYung-Ryan


How Do We Help Libraries?

Seems like we need to constantly watch over beloved underdog libraries.

Again, thank you dear friend Martha Alderson for forwarding the email from Kathy Shepler.


Thank you dear friend Chandra Garsson for stepping out today to participate in the 14 hours-14 branches READ IN to save Oakland libraries. I like your photo album on facebook.  I like your 45-second film of me on YouTube.

Here are emails–Oakland Mayor & City Council Members, etc.…rea-in-the-united-states-of-america/ See you tomorrow June 21, 2011, 5:30pm  at Oakland City Council meeting

One Frank H. Ogawa Plaza
First and Second Floors
Oakland, CA  94612
Phone:(510) 238-3612
Voice Mail:(510) 238-3611

Apply for a speaker’s card:

Your “film voice” and “camera voice” are mighty. I know you’ll be beautifully “vocal” tomorrow at City Council meeting. Thank you for inspiring me to read Saving Your Library: A Guide to Getting, Using and Keeping the Power You Need by Sally Gardner Reed.

Here’s Amy Martin’s letter to Mayor Quan: Today, Katy Lever from KGO radio interviewed Amy Martin.

Thank you, journalist Don Hudson!  Not only did he show up for 14 hours-14 branches READ IN to Save Oakland Library (all branches) but also he helped the wonderful volunteers today.

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I am Teresa LeYung Ryan, author of Love Made of Heart and Build Your Writer’s Platform & Fanbase In 22 Days,  asking Mayor Jean Quan, City Council Members, City Administrators, and Everyone who Care about Oakland to please keep Oakland “literate” !
Help our underdog public libraries.
Libraries provide safe space for learning.
Librarians help us identify resources.
Help Oakland survive and thrive by keeping our libraries alive and well.
Email, write letters, call Mayor Quan and City Council Members.

Thank you, Everyone!!!!!

Writing Career Coach Teresa LeYung Ryan

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