Temescal Branch

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Branch Address

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

Branch Hours

10:00am - 8:00pm
10:00am - 8:00pm
12:00pm - 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.

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, April 23rd, 2019
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Start & Run a Small Business: An Operation Hope Workshop 6:00pm
Wednesday, April 24th, 2019
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Modern Board Game Night 5:00pm
Saturday, May 4th, 2019
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Yard (work) Party with the Friends of the Temescal Branch Library 10:00am
Free Comic Book Day 10:00am
ARTimatics: Learning Math & Geometry through Art with Jr. Oakland Cubers 12:00pm
Tuesday, May 7th, 2019
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Lawyers in the Library 6:00pm
Wednesday, May 8th, 2019
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Modern Board Game Night 5:00pm
Saturday, May 11th, 2019
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Everyday Plumbing Problems and How to Solve Them, presented by the Friends of the Oakland Tool Lending Library. 10:00am
Dead Ball Days with Jason Novak 2:30pm
Saturday, May 18th, 2019
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Telling Temescal Tales. Part II 11:00am