Here's the deal. The Oakland library needs books. Lots of books. The funding has been cut back so much that they can't BUY books. This would be a bad thing. Pam wrote about it here. There are also some wish lists set up so that you can buy books from Amazon and send them directly to the library. List 1 List 2 List 3
Now go buy something! You'll feel great and be doing something wonderful for a community.