Lakeview Branch

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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, 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

3D Reactive Acrylic Paintings by Mikey Elliott

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Come to the beautiful Lakeview library during the months of November and December to view the exciting art installation by Mikey Elliott.

Mikey grew up in the Chicago suburbs, where he studied fine art and began his color field paintings. After getting his associate’s degree in fine arts, he moved to the San Francisco area in 2001. While in San Francisco he continued to study art and color theory, graduating with a bachelor’s fine art degree in photography. Mikey’s work has appeared in numerous galleries, private collections on four continents, and published in many magazines, including CMYK and 7×7.

For more information about Mikey's work


On Display From

Fri, 11/09/2018 - Fri, 12/28/2018

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, December 18th, 2018
Event Name Time
STEM Fun! 4:30pm
Let's Meet in the ZONE! 4:30pm
Lakeview Book Club 6:30pm
Wednesday, December 19th, 2018
Event Name Time
Toddler Storytime 10:10am
Baby Bounce 11:00am
Thursday, December 20th, 2018
Event Name Time
All Knit 3:30pm
Friday, December 21st, 2018
Event Name Time
Lego Club 3:00pm
Saturday, December 22nd, 2018
Event Name Time
Family Storytime 10:30am
Wednesday, December 26th, 2018
Event Name Time
Toddler Storytime 10:10am
Baby Bounce 11:00am