Montclair Branch

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Branch Address

1687 Mountain Boulevard
Oakland, CA  94611
(510) 482-7810

Branch Hours

12:30pm - 8:00pm
10:00am - 5:30pm
10:00am - 5:30pm
12:00pm - 5:30pm
10:00am - 5:30pm

About the Montclair Branch

Montclair Branch offers a collection of 45,000 books, paperbacks, CDs, audio books, magazines, newspapers, videos and audiocassettes for children, teens and adults. In addition to the current fiction and non-fiction, there are significant collections on home repair, art, cooking, gardening, and travel.

A reference collection also provides resources for adults and support for school assignments for teens and children. The Children's section features a large collection of picture books, audiovisual media, and juvenile fiction and non-fiction titles. Our burgeoning Teen section contains popular teen fiction and non-fiction, CDs, DVDs, video games, magazines, and graphic novels.

The branch features four computers with Internet access for public use. All computers have Microsoft Office software for word processing and graphics.

Keep up with news and events about Montclair Branch on the Friends of Montclair Library's blog.

Currently on Exhibit

Re-Create Art Exhibit

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Come view some of the entries into the Fall 2015 Re-Create Art Contest, Oakland's recycled art cometition.  Students, TK-12 participated using discarded or reused materials to creat artwork that incorporates the 4Rs - Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, and Rot.

On Display From

Tue, 03/01/2016 - Sat, 04/30/2016

Upcoming Events

Saturday, April 30th, 2016
Event Name Time
Workshop on using eBooks (and other library apps, including eMagazines, eMusic, & streaming films) 3:00pm
Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016
Event Name Time
Celebrate Mother's Day 4:00pm
Frances Dinkelspiel: Tangled Vines: Greed, Murder, Obsession and an Arsonist in the Vineyards of California 6:30pm
Wednesday, May 4th, 2016
Event Name Time
Pop Up Teen Zone 1:30pm
PAWS to Read with Bark Therapy Dogs 1:30pm
Montclair Book Worms 4:00pm
Thursday, May 5th, 2016
Event Name Time
Toddler Storytime 10:15am
Baby Bounce 11:30am
Tuesday, May 10th, 2016
Event Name Time
Charlie Chin - Storyteller Extraordinaire 1:00pm
Lawyers in the Library 6:00pm