Dimond Branch

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Branch Address

3565 Fruitvale Avenue
Oakland, CA  94602
(510) 482-7844

Branch Hours

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

About the Dimond Branch

Dimond Branch has approximately 60,000 books, compact disks, DVDs, audio books, magazines and newspapers for all ages. Circulating materials are largely of popular interest, with a strong emphasis on practical how-to topics and fiction.

Special interest collections include a small Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender collection, a small Arabic language collection, a Chinese language collection and a Spanish language collection.

The newest addition to Dimond Branch is the Seed Lending Library. Everyone is welcome to come in and check-out seeds. We ask that you return some seeds to the branch when harvesting crops to keep the collection viable. Regular seed exchanges and gardening programs occur throughout the year.

The branch is equipped with eight (8) computers with internet access for public use and seven (7) laptops are available for 2-hour checkout in the branch.

Meeting Room

The meeting room has a capacity of 75 people. It features collapsible tables and chairs, a podium, bulletin board, and sink.

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, October 25th, 2016
Event Name Time
Scary, Very Scary, Very Very Scary, and Very Very Verrrrry Scary Stories 7:00pm
Wednesday, October 26th, 2016
Event Name Time
Toddler Storytime - Session 1 10:15am
Baby Bounce 10:30am
Toddler Storytime - Session 2 11:00am
Thursday, October 27th, 2016
Event Name Time
Game Day 3:30pm
Saturday, October 29th, 2016
Event Name Time
ESL Conversation Club 1:00pm
Dia de los Muertos 1:00pm
Teen Spooktakular Movie: Warm Bodies 3:00pm
Tuesday, November 1st, 2016
Event Name Time
Lawyers in the Library 6:00pm
Spanish Conversation Group 6:30pm