Golden Gate Branch

Starting November 1st, 2014, Golden Gate Branch will be open Tuesday through Saturday instead of Monday through Friday. Click here for more information about the schedule changes.

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Branch Address

5606 San Pablo Avenue
Oakland, CA  94608
(510) 597-5023

Branch Hours

Monday: 
12:30pm - 8:00pm
Tuesday: 
10:00am - 5:30pm
Wednesday: 
10:00am - 5:30pm
Thursday: 
10:00am - 5:30pm
Friday: 
12:00pm - 5:30pm
Saturday: 
Closed
Sunday: 
Closed

About the Golden Gate Branch

Golden Gate has a collection of approximately 35,000 items. Circulating materials are largely of popular interest with a strong emphasis on fiction and jazz music. (Golden Gate is well known for its Golden Gate Friends sponsored Summer Jazz on Sundays series. The African American collection is one of the largest branch collections in the system.

Special-interest collections include a small Performing Art Collection (including storytelling, reader's theatre, puppetry, and drama), and a collection of Chess "how-to" books for all ages. The East Indian collection includes books for adults and children in Hindi and Punjabi, DVDs of Hindi cinema ("Bollywood"), and CDs of many genres of classical, folk, and pop music from India.

The branch is equipped with thirteen (13) computers with Internet access and word processing available for public use.

Meeting Room

The branch meeting room has a capacity of 50 people.

Upcoming Events

Thursday, October 9th, 2014
Event Name Time
Afterschool Art with MOCHA 3:30pm
Tuesday, October 14th, 2014
Event Name Time
Preschool Storytime 10:15am
Baby Bounce 11:15am
Thursday, October 16th, 2014
Event Name Time
Afterschool Art with MOCHA 3:30pm
Tuesday, October 21st, 2014
Event Name Time
Preschool Storytime 10:15am
Baby Bounce 11:15am
Thursday, October 23rd, 2014
Event Name Time
Afterschool Art with MOCHA 3:30pm
Friday, October 24th, 2014
Event Name Time
Let's Meet in the 'Zone! 3:30pm
Tuesday, October 28th, 2014
Event Name Time
Preschool Storytime 10:15am
Baby Bounce 11:15am