West Oakland Branch

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Branch Address

1801 Adeline Street
Oakland, CA  94607
(510) 238-7352

Branch Hours

11:30am - 7:00pm
10:00am - 5:30pm
10:00am - 5:30pm
12:00pm - 5:30pm
10:00am - 5:30pm

About the West Oakland Branch

West Oakland Branch has approximately 35,000 books, compact disks, videos, DVDs, audio books, audiocassettes, and magazines and newspapers for all ages. Circulating materials are largely of popular interest with a strong emphasis on practical how-to topics and local history.

Special interest collections include the African American collection, a small business collection, careers and college section, a Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender collection, and Spanish language materials for children and adults. West Oakland has an extensive children's section focused on providing early literacy materials to children and their parents, as well as a growing teen collection.

The branch is equipped with six computers with Internet access available for public use, as well as adaptive technology, including screen readers and enlargers, for those who are blind or have low vision.

Meeting Room

The meeting room has 110 seats and a capacity of 189 people. The meeting room area includes collapsible tables and a large stage. The main room can be divided into three smaller rooms if desired. Limited kitchen facilities are available.

Upcoming Events

Friday, February 26th, 2016
Event Name Time
Let's Meet in the 'Zone! 3:30pm
Afterschool Art With MOCHA 3:30pm
Saturday, February 27th, 2016
Event Name Time
Annual Demonstration of the African American Quilters of Oakland 12:00pm
Phone and Gadget Help: "How do I Use this Thing?!" 1:00pm
African American Quilting Guild Meeting 1:00pm
Tuesday, March 1st, 2016
Event Name Time
Computer Help 3:00pm
Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016
Event Name Time
Destressing for Parenting Success 11:00am
It's Your Move: Chess Clinic 1:00pm
Friday, March 4th, 2016
Event Name Time
Afterschool Art With MOCHA 3:30pm
Tuesday, March 8th, 2016
Event Name Time
Computer Help 3:00pm