Asian Branch

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Branch Address

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

Branch Hours

12:30pm - 8:00pm
10:00am - 5:30pm
10:00am - 5:30pm
12:00pm - 5:30pm
10:00am - 5:30pm

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

Saturday, February 3rd, 2018
Event Name Time
Family Storytime 11:00am
Video Games for Teens 2:00pm
Wednesday, February 7th, 2018
Event Name Time
Toddler Storytime 10:30am
Come and Make a Valentine's Day Card! 2:00pm
Teen Game Day! 3:30pm
Friday, February 9th, 2018
Event Name Time
Video Games for Teens 2:30pm
Saturday, February 10th, 2018
Event Name Time
Family Storytime 11:00am
Paper Roses for Teens 2:30pm
Celebrating Lunar New Year of the Dog -- Family Brush Painting Workshop 2:30pm
Asian Branch Teen Advisory Group Meeting 4:15pm