Lakeview Branch

Image of Lakeview Branch Library

Branch Address

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

Branch Hours

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

About the Lakeview Branch

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

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

Meeting Room

Two large wooden tables and chairs, podium, and tv/video/dvd. Capacity: 25 people.

Currently on Exhibit

A Story Between the Pages

Photo of handmade books

Veronica Sutter is a book artist in Oakland California. She studied book art at Mills College under Kathleen Walkup and Julie Chen. Since graduating in 2014, she has kept up her practice in her home studio, Booka Press. Her various forms of the book, their structure and visual content are contemplated and designed to communicate with the to the world around her.  

 ‘A story between the pages’ is a reflection on her home in Oakland, and relationships to people around her. This show consists of multiple broadsides, and artist books, that come together to show one small part of a life in Oakland.You can contact the artist at

On Display From

Tue, 11/01/2016 - Sat, 12/24/2016

Upcoming Events

Thursday, December 8th, 2016
Event Name Time
All Knit 3:30pm
Saturday, December 10th, 2016
Event Name Time
Family Storytime 10:30am
Making Sense of Medicare 3:00pm
Tuesday, December 13th, 2016
Event Name Time
STEM Fun! 4:30pm
Wednesday, December 14th, 2016
Event Name Time
Toddler Storytime 10:10am
Baby Bounce 11:00am
Thursday, December 15th, 2016
Event Name Time
All Knit 3:30pm
Friday, December 16th, 2016
Event Name Time
Lego Club 3:00pm
Saturday, December 17th, 2016
Event Name Time
Family Storytime 10:30am
Third Saturday Chess 1:00pm