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

African American Quilt Guild Exhibit

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Please join us to view the newest quilts made by the talented quilters from the African American Quilt Guild.  Their work will be on display at the beautiful Lakeview Branch Library for September and October.  This year's theme is "places" - places you've been or places you may want to travel.

You can find out more about the quilters and their group at

On Display From

Sat, 09/07/2019 - Thu, 10/31/2019

Upcoming Events

Monday, September 16th, 2019
Event Name Time
RJOY Elder Circle 1:00pm
Tuesday, September 17th, 2019
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Kirigami Paper Bracelet for Teens 4:30pm
Lakeview Book Club 6:30pm
Wednesday, September 18th, 2019
Event Name Time
Toddler Storytime 10:10am
Baby Bounce 11:00am
Thursday, September 19th, 2019
Event Name Time
All Knit 3:30pm
Friday, September 20th, 2019
Event Name Time
Lego Club 3:00pm
Saturday, September 21st, 2019
Event Name Time
Family Storytime 10:30am
Lakeview Fall Chess Tournament 11:00am
Monday, September 23rd, 2019
Event Name Time
RJOY Elder Circle 1:00pm