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, 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

African American Quilt Guild "Animals"

Image of a quilt with a panda holding bamboo

The African American Quilt Guild of Oakland will exhibiting small quilted wall hangings during August and September at the Lakeview Library.  This is the 15th year the group has been exhibiting their creative pieces.  On display will be a variety of animals -- from lions, cats, pandas, bears, giraffes plus many others. Hope you have an opportunity to view the display!

On Display From

Tue, 08/01/2017 - Sat, 09/30/2017

Upcoming Events

Saturday, August 19th, 2017
Event Name Time
Third Saturday Chess 1:00pm
Thursday, August 24th, 2017
Event Name Time
All Knit 3:30pm
Thursday, August 31st, 2017
Event Name Time
All Knit 3:30pm
Saturday, September 2nd, 2017
Event Name Time
Family Storytime 10:30am
Wednesday, September 6th, 2017
Event Name Time
Toddler Storytime 10:10am
Baby Bounce 11:00am
Thursday, September 7th, 2017
Event Name Time
All Knit 3:30pm
Tuesday, September 12th, 2017
Event Name Time
Let's Meet in the 'Zone 4:30pm
Lawyers in the Library 6:00pm
Wednesday, September 13th, 2017
Event Name Time
Toddler Storytime 10:10am