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 eight Asian language collections. The larger language collections are Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and Vietnamese. The smaller collections are Khmer, Lao, Tagalog, and Thai. 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

Wednesday, October 8th, 2014
Event Name Time
Bilingual Toddler Storytime 10:30am
Saturday, October 11th, 2014
Event Name Time
Bilingual Family Storytime 11:00am
Wednesday, October 15th, 2014
Event Name Time
Bilingual Toddler Storytime 10:30am
Saturday, October 18th, 2014
Event Name Time
Bilingual Family Storytime 11:00am
Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014
Event Name Time
Bilingual Toddler Storytime 10:30am
Saturday, October 25th, 2014
Event Name Time
Bilingual Family Storytime 11:00am
Wednesday, October 29th, 2014
Event Name Time
Bilingual Toddler Storytime 10:30am
Saturday, November 1st, 2014
Event Name Time
Bilingual Family Storytime 11:00am
Wednesday, November 5th, 2014
Event Name Time
Bilingual Toddler Storytime 10:30am
Thursday, November 6th, 2014
Event Name Time
Dream it. Build it. Wreck it. Repeat. 3:15pm