Asian Branch

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Branch Address

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

Branch Hours

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

About the Asian Branch

Click here to learn more about the history of Asian Branch.

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

Saturday, September 23rd, 2017
Event Name Time
Family Storytime 11:00am
Bookmarks for Banned Books Week 2:30pm
Wednesday, September 27th, 2017
Event Name Time
Toddler Storytime 10:30am
Crab Cove 10:50am
Saturday, September 30th, 2017
Event Name Time
Family Storytime 11:00am
13 Reasons Why Life is Amazing (Black Out Poetry) 2:30pm
Wednesday, October 4th, 2017
Event Name Time
Toddler Storytime 10:30am
Saturday, October 7th, 2017
Event Name Time
Family Storytime 11:00am
Video Games for Teens 2:00pm
Wednesday, October 11th, 2017
Event Name Time
Toddler Storytime 10:30am