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

For the Love of Jazz, Paintings by Ronald Smith

Ronald Smith, Oakland Artist, Photo

For the Love of Jazz is inspired by the freedom and by the performers of Classic Jazz music. These works are in acrylic and oil on canvas.

Ronald Smith believes that Art is spiritual communication. It is human content translated trough feelings and vision into frozen reality!

A contemporary artist in he San Francisco Bay area for over 30 years, Ronald Smith is known nationwide for vivid rich colors and soulful images. Locally, Ronald has served as a faculty member of Oakland's Studio One Art Center, The Oakland Fine Art Summer School and The Father River Art and Jazz Camp. He is the 2009 recipient of the Full Vision Arts Foundation (FVAF) award for outstanding community service.



On Display From

Sat, 01/03/2015 - Fri, 01/30/2015

Upcoming Events

Thursday, February 26th, 2015
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All Knit 3:30pm
Saturday, February 28th, 2015
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Thursday, March 5th, 2015
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All Knit 3:30pm
Friday, March 6th, 2015
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Let's Meet in the 'Zone! 3:00pm
LED Plushy Creatures 3:30pm
Saturday, March 7th, 2015
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Chabot Mobile Planetarium Visits Oakland Public Libraries 2:00pm
Thursday, March 12th, 2015
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All Knit 3:30pm
Friday, March 13th, 2015
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Lego Club 3:00pm
Tuesday, March 17th, 2015
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The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration by Isabel Wilkerson 6:30pm
Thursday, March 19th, 2015
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All Knit 3:30pm