Lakeview Branch

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Branch Address

550 El Embarcadero
Oakland, CA  94610
(510) 238-7344

Branch Hours

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

About the Lakeview Branch

Lakeview has approximately 35,000 books, compact disks, DVDs, audio books, and magazines and newspapers for all ages. Circulating materials are largely of popular interest, with a strong emphasis on best sellers and Books on CD. The Books on CD collection is one of the largest in the branches. The magazine collection is sizeable and there is one Chinese language newspaper. Lakeview has Spanish-language materials for adults and children.

The branch is equipped with four computers with Internet access for public use and a scanner.

Note: this library branch does not have a public restroom.

Meeting Room

Two large wooden tables, chairs and a podium. Capacity: 25 people. Part of the library collection is in the meeting room and needs to be accessed by staff.

Currently on Exhibit

Cartoon Capriccio by Rad Sanza

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The cartoon-style illustrations of local artist Rad Sanza depict unique characters and worlds, mixing fantasy and modern settings with bold colors and lines. Mr. Sanza's art is created using a combination of simple pencil and ink techniques, and modern digital colors and effects.

On Display From

Sat, 05/04/2019 - Sat, 06/29/2019

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, June 18th, 2019
Event Name Time
Let's Meet in the ZONE! 4:30pm
Lakeview Book Club 6:30pm
Wednesday, June 19th, 2019
Event Name Time
Toddler Storytime 10:10am
Baby Bounce 11:00am
Maker Afternoon Fun! 3:30pm
Thursday, June 20th, 2019
Event Name Time
All Knit 3:30pm
Friday, June 21st, 2019
Event Name Time
Lego Club 3:00pm
Saturday, June 22nd, 2019
Event Name Time
Family Storytime 10:30am
Little Explorers Petting Zoo 11:00am
Tuesday, June 25th, 2019
Event Name Time
Let's Meet in the ZONE! 4:30pm