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

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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

Saturday, April 26th, 2014
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Bilingual Family Storytime 11:00am
Tuesday, April 29th, 2014
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FREE Math Workshop/Tutoring 6:00pm
Wednesday, April 30th, 2014
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Bilingual Toddler Storytime 10:30am
Teen Game Day! 3:45pm
Thursday, May 1st, 2014
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I'm a Preparedness Superhero! 10:30am
Saturday, May 3rd, 2014
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FREE Comic Book Day! 10:00am
Free Computer Help Available! 10:30am
Bilingual Family Storytime 11:00am
TEEN Crafts! Fuse bead creations! 2:30pm
Tuesday, May 6th, 2014
Event Name Time
FREE Math Workshop/Tutoring 6:00pm