Temescal Branch

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Branch Address

5205 Telegraph Avenue
Oakland, CA  94609
(510) 597-5049

Branch Hours

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

About the Temescal Branch

Temescal Branch has approximately 29,000 books, compact disks, videos, DVDs, audio books, audiocassettes, magazines and newspapers for all ages. Circulating materials are largely of popular interest, with a strong emphasis on fiction and home repair, maintenance, decorating, and gardening in the adult collection.

This is the only branch with books in the Amharic and Tigrinya languages.

The branch is equipped with five computers with internet access and word processing. There is one express terminal with 20-minute turns, and sign-ups are on a drop in basis. For the other 4 computers, people can reserve hour turns on the library catalog.

Meeting Room

The meeting room has a capacity of 45 people, and is equipped with collapsible tables and chairs and a stage. It is wheelchair accessible.

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, May 5th, 2015
Event Name Time
Lawyer in the Library 6:00pm
Bike to Books: Bike Theft Prevention Class with Bike East Bay 6:00pm
Wednesday, May 6th, 2015
Event Name Time
Toddler Storytime 10:30am
Thursday, May 7th, 2015
Event Name Time
Toddler Storytime 10:30am
Afterschool Art with MOCHA 3:30pm
Saturday, May 9th, 2015
Event Name Time
Sensory Storytime 10:30am
Bike to Books: Decorate Your Bike with the Scraper Bike Team 1:00pm
Wednesday, May 13th, 2015
Event Name Time
Toddler Storytime 10:30am
Let's Meet In The 'Zone 1:00pm
Thursday, May 14th, 2015
Event Name Time
Toddler Storytime 10:30am