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

Wednesday, December 19th, 2018
Event Name Time
Toddler Storytime 10:30am
Crab Cove 10:50am
Teen Game Day! 3:00pm
Friday, December 21st, 2018
Event Name Time
Get Your Game On (Video Games for Teens) 2:15pm
Saturday, December 22nd, 2018
Event Name Time
Family Storytime 11:00am
Wednesday, December 26th, 2018
Event Name Time
Toddler Storytime 10:30am
Friday, December 28th, 2018
Event Name Time
Get Your Game On (Video Games for Teens) 2:15pm
Saturday, December 29th, 2018
Event Name Time
Family Storytime 11:00am
What's Cooking Good Looking (Cooking for Teens) 2:30pm
Wednesday, January 2nd, 2019
Event Name Time
Toddler Storytime 10:30am