Lakeview Branch

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Branch Address

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

Branch Hours

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

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. The meeting room currently does not have WiFi access. Capacity: 25 people. Part of the library collection is in the meeting room and needs to be accessed by staff.

Currently on Exhibit

Tuning In Art Exhibit with Michelle Champlin and Allyson Seal

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When we are able to connect with ourselves, we feel the earth under our feet, hear our heart beat, and begin to know who we are--recognizing ourselves on a new level.  Stillness gives us the power to feel truth, hear guidance, and sense energy within and around us.  Listening to our heart--our soul--is vital for healing, self-compassion, and therefore, our capacity to see others and spread love in the world. Discover the work of two artists at Lakeview Library--Michelle Champlin and Allyson Seal--as they express elements of their own journeys connecting with their souls and the souls of others. 

On Display From

Fri, 03/01/2019 - Tue, 04/30/2019

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019
Event Name Time
STEM Fun! 4:30pm
National Poetry Month Contest for Teens: Blackout Poetry 4:30pm
Let's Meet in the ZONE! 4:30pm
Wednesday, April 24th, 2019
Event Name Time
Toddler Storytime 10:10am
Baby Bounce 11:00am
Thursday, April 25th, 2019
Event Name Time
All Knit 3:30pm
Saturday, April 27th, 2019
Event Name Time
Family Storytime 10:30am
Lakeview Spring Chess Tournament 12:30pm
Tuesday, April 30th, 2019
Event Name Time
STEM Fun! 4:30pm
Let's Meet in the ZONE! 4:30pm