Rockridge Branch

Image of Rockridge Branch Library

Branch Address

5366 College Avenue
Oakland, CA  94618
(510) 597-5017

Branch Hours

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

About the Rockridge Branch

Rockridge Branch has approximately 75,000 books, compact disks, DVDs, audio books, video games, 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. Rockridge also offers popular children's and teen collections.

The branch features 12 computers for public use with internet access and printing capability as well as 5 laptops for in-house use by the public.

Meeting Room

The meeting room has a capacity of 47 people per side or 94 for the entire room. Each room has 4 folding/rolling tables, each seating 4-6 people. Room 2 has a projection screen (no projector) and a wall-mounted white board. Room 1 has small sink.

Currently on Exhibit

Arles n'existe pas by Lawrence Ferlinghetti

Photo of the artist

Arles n'existe pas by Lawrence Ferlinghetti is currently on display at the Rockridge Branch now through the end of May. Although known for his writing and poetry, Ferlinghetti is a member of the Beat Generation and co-founder of City Lights Bookstore in San Francisco. The work depicts Vincent Van Gogh during his time at Arles, France.

On Display From

Sat, 03/18/2017 - Wed, 05/31/2017

Currently on Exhibit

Merritt College Portrait Drawing Exhibition


Come see the work from this year's Merritt College Potrait Drawing students under the instruction of Sherry Kwint-Cattoche

On Display From

Mon, 05/01/2017 - Wed, 05/31/2017

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, May 24th, 2017
Event Name Time
Free Meals for Kids & Teens 1:30pm
Teen 'Scape 1:30pm
Homework Club 3:00pm
Thursday, May 25th, 2017
Event Name Time
Toddler Story Time 10:30am
Preschool Story Time 10:30am
Free Meals for Kids & Teens 3:30pm
Teen 'Scape 3:30pm
Homework Club 4:00pm
Saturday, May 27th, 2017
Event Name Time
Family Story Time 10:30am
Wine + Watercolors 1:15pm