Golden Gate Branch

The Golden Gate Branch is now open with Tuesday - Saturday hours.  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

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

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

Saturday, June 13th, 2015
Event Name Time
Communities' Crossing Walking Discussion 10:00am
Summer Reading Kick-off Party with the Alphabet Rockers 10:00am
Wednesday, June 17th, 2015
Event Name Time
Let's Meet in the 'Zone! 3:30pm
DIY: Jewelry-Making for Teens! 3:30pm
Thursday, June 18th, 2015
Event Name Time
Magic Dan 11:00am
Thursday, June 25th, 2015
Event Name Time
Teddy Bear Party! 10:15am
Toddler Storytime 10:15am
Saturday, June 27th, 2015
Event Name Time
Rocket Science Day 11:00am
'Communities Crossing Contact' 11:00am
Thursday, July 2nd, 2015
Event Name Time
Toddler Storytime 10:15am