Asian Branch

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Branch Address

388 9th St.
Oakland, CA  94607
(510) 238-3400

Branch Hours

Monday: 
10:00am-5:30pm
Tuesday: 
10:00am - 8:00pm
Wednesday: 
10:00am - 8:00pm
Thursday: 
10:00am-5:30pm
Friday: 
12:00pm - 5:30pm
Saturday: 
10:00am-5:30pm
Sunday: 
Closed

About the Asian Branch

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The Asian Branch Library is unique among public library branches in the United States as it houses four Asian language collections. The language collections are Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and Vietnamese. Additionally, the branch has an Asian Interest collection in English focusing specifically on Asia, Asian heritage, culture, and history, an Asian American Experience collection, and Asian immigrant history.

The branch is equipped with 9 computers with internet access, 5 computers with multilingual interface, and 5 iPads for instructional purposes. Computer and new technology classes are offered in Cantonese and Mandarin.

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, September 17th, 2019
Event Name Time
Sewing Lab 1:00pm
Wednesday, September 18th, 2019
Event Name Time
Toddler Storytime 10:30am
Teen Game Day 3:30pm
Thursday, September 19th, 2019
Event Name Time
Sewing Lab 10:30am
Friday, September 20th, 2019
Event Name Time
Kirigami Paper Bracelet for Teens 2:30pm
Saturday, September 21st, 2019
Event Name Time
Family Storytime 11:00am
Tuesday, September 24th, 2019
Event Name Time
Sewing Lab 1:00pm
Wednesday, September 25th, 2019
Event Name Time
Toddler Storytime 10:30am
Teen Game Day 3:30pm
Thursday, September 26th, 2019
Event Name Time
Sewing Lab 10:30am