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

The paintings of Sybil Carpenter

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Sybil Carpenter aka Sheebah Maceo was born in Oakland, CA.  She has been a life-long artist and singer.  She sang the Star Spangled Banner at the Oakland Coliseum for the Monster Truck Rally, has performed at the Oakland Paramount Theatre in the production of "The Follies" with the Oakland Symphony Orchestra and the Berkeley Broadway Singers and produced/performed solo shows at the 57th Street Gallery.  She is currently performing as a member of the Oakland Symphony Chorus and various venues throughout the greater Bay Area. In addition to being a talented singer, Sybil is a prolific painter. She holds a degree from Mills College and has a daughter, Melissa.

On Display From

Tue, 11/03/2015 - Sat, 01/02/2016

Upcoming Events

Friday, December 11th, 2015
Event Name Time
Lego Club 3:00pm
Play-Well TEKnologies at Oakland Public Libraries 3:00pm
Saturday, December 12th, 2015
Event Name Time
Family Storytime 10:30am
Tuesday, December 15th, 2015
Event Name Time
Lakeview Book Club 6:30pm
Wednesday, December 16th, 2015
Event Name Time
Toddler Storytime 10:10am
Baby Bounce 11:00am
Thursday, December 17th, 2015
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All Knit 3:30pm
Saturday, December 19th, 2015
Event Name Time
Family Storytime 10:30am
Celebrate the Force with Star Wars inspired crafts! 11:00am
Third Saturday Chess 1:00pm