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

African American Quilt Guild Exhibit

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Please join us to view the newest quilts made by the talented African American Quilt Guild.  Their work will be on display in the beautiful Lakeview Library for September and October.

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


On Display From

Sat, 09/08/2018 - Wed, 10/31/2018

Upcoming Events

Thursday, December 6th, 2018
Event Name Time
All Knit 3:30pm
Friday, December 7th, 2018
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Friday Afternoon Movies for Teens! 2:00pm
Saturday, December 8th, 2018
Event Name Time
Family Storytime 10:30am
Tuesday, December 11th, 2018
Event Name Time
STEM Fun! 4:30pm
Let's Meet in the ZONE! 4:30pm
Lawyers in the Library 6:00pm
Wednesday, December 12th, 2018
Event Name Time
Toddler Storytime 10:10am
Baby Bounce 11:00am
Thursday, December 13th, 2018
Event Name Time
All Knit 3:30pm
Saturday, December 15th, 2018
Event Name Time
Family Storytime 10:30am