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Artist’s rendering of East Oakland Community Library (www.oaklandlibrary.org)

Troubled East Oakland Neighborhood Welcomes Massive New Library

A new library is set to open in Oakland this week in a fragile east Oakland neighborhood, where nearly 40 percent of the residents are functionally illiterate. This new community library at 81st Avenue is described as a beacon of hope in East Oakland.

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