Rockridge Branch

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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 with internet access for public use. 

Meeting Room

The meeting room has a capacity of 47 people per side or 94 for the entire room. Each room has a 5 x 7 projection screen and a wall-mounted white board/bulletin board unit. Room One has small sink. A Television with DVD player (no TV reception) is available with advance notice.

Currently on Exhibit

Layers Revealed, Digital Photographic Fine Art Works by Oakland Technical High School Students

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There's always more than what meets the eye at first glance. Through digital layering effects on Adobe Photoshop, Layers Revealed brings transparency to photograhic images, revealing deeper hidden narratives. (All photographs used are originals shot by the student artists of Oakland Technical High School's fashion, Art & Design Academy (FADA), Grades 10 to 12.

On Display From

Sat, 04/05/2014 - Sat, 04/26/2014

Currently on Exhibit

David Peniston Mixed Media and Small Sculpture

David Peniston is a Bay Area artist who has had a number of showings of his work throughout  the Pacific Northwest, California and the Midwest. He has won numerous awards for his paintings, including First Place Award from the Artist Gallery in Oakland.  He is showing works of mixed media and small sculpture in the Rockridge Library Lobby Display Case.  For more information go to the artist’s website.

On Display From

Tue, 03/04/2014 - Wed, 04/30/2014

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014
Event Name Time
Teen 'Scape 2:00pm
Spring Break Writing Workshop for Kids, 'Tweens, & Teens 2:00pm
Thursday, April 17th, 2014
Event Name Time
Preschool Storytime 10:30am
Toddler Storytime 10:30am
Spring Break Writing Workshop for Kids, 'Tweens, & Teens 2:00pm
Friday, April 18th, 2014
Event Name Time
Spring Break Writing Workshop for Kids, 'Tweens, & Teens 2:00pm
Saturday, April 19th, 2014
Event Name Time
Family Storytime 10:30am
California Writers Club Support/Critique Group 1:00pm
Free Computer Help Available! 1:00pm
Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014
Event Name Time
Free Computer Help Available! 4:00pm