Edgar Penaloza, 11, of Frick Impact Academy in Oakland reads a Maruto graphic novel. Before this, he had never been to a library before. December 2017
Students at Oakland Tech are trying to improve the library situation, where there is no librarian and the books are outdated. December 2017
A sign tells students at Oakland Tech High School not to take out any books. December 2017
A screenshot of an Oakland Unified spreadsheet showing 82 percent of the high schools in the district are closed. December 2017
Many books are tattered at Oakland Tech, where there is no librarian and students can't check out any books. December 2017
There is no librarian at Oakland Tech, the district's flagship high school. A total of 14 of 17 Oakland Unified high school libraries are closed. December 2017
Books are in disarray on the shelves at Oakland Tech, which received $42,000 in Measure G funding last year. December 2017
Boxes at Rise New Highland School before it became a library. Photo: Friends of the Oakland Public School Libraries.