Melrose Branch

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Branch Address

4805 Foothill Blvd.
Oakland, CA  94601
(510) 535-5623

Branch Hours

Monday: 
10:00am-5:30pm
Tuesday: 
10:00am - 8:00pm
Wednesday: 
10:00am - 8:00pm
Thursday: 
10:00am-5:30pm
Friday: 
12:00pm - 5:30pm
Saturday: 
10:00am-5:30pm
Sunday: 
Closed

About the Melrose Branch

Melrose Branch has approximately 35,000 books, compact disks, videos, DVDs, audio books, audiocassettes, and magazines and newspapers for all ages. Circulating materials are largely of popular interest, with a strong emphasis on practical how-to topics and fiction.

Special interest collections include African American fiction and non-fiction, a small Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender collection, English as a Second Language, Parenting, Careers, Classics, Latino Interest, and Spanish language.

The branch is equipped with five computers with Internet access are available for public use.

The Melrose Branch also has a Seed Lending Library. These FREE urban seed projects are committed to increasing the capacity of our community to feed itself wholesome food by means of education that fosters community resilience, self reliance and a culture of sharing. 

Meeting Room

The meeting room has a capacity of 75 people and features 3 hard wood tables, 2 folding tables, and 45 chairs.

Upcoming Events

Monday, June 17th, 2019
Event Name Time
Build, Make, Play 3:30pm
Tuesday, June 18th, 2019
Event Name Time
Teen Movie Tuesdays 4:00pm
Wednesday, June 19th, 2019
Event Name Time
Play Café 10:15am
Melrose Teen Gaming 3:00pm
Thursday, June 20th, 2019
Event Name Time
Xtreme Science Magic 1:00pm
Saturday, June 22nd, 2019
Event Name Time
Family Storytime 11:00am
Independently Healthy Cooking Workshops 11:00am
Melrose Teen Gaming 2:00pm
Monday, June 24th, 2019
Event Name Time
Build, Make, Play 3:30pm
Tuesday, June 25th, 2019
Event Name Time
Teen Movie Tuesdays 4:00pm