West Oakland Branch

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Branch Address

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

Branch Hours

Monday: 
Closed
Tuesday: 
11:30am - 7:00pm
Wednesday: 
10:00am - 5:30pm
Thursday: 
10:00am - 5:30pm
Friday: 
12:00pm - 5:30pm
Saturday: 
10:00am - 5:30pm
Sunday: 
Closed

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

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014
Event Name Time
It's Your Move: Chess Clinic 3:00pm
Friday, November 21st, 2014
Event Name Time
Lego MaNIA! 3:30pm
Afterschool Art with MOCHA 3:30pm
Saturday, November 22nd, 2014
Event Name Time
Edible Storytime - make butter in a jar! 10:30am
Family Storytime 11:00am
Wednesday, November 26th, 2014
Event Name Time
It's Your Move: Chess Clinic 3:00pm
Saturday, November 29th, 2014
Event Name Time
Family Storytime 11:00am
Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014
Event Name Time
It's Your Move: Chess Clinic 3:00pm
Friday, December 5th, 2014
Event Name Time
Afterschool Art with MOCHA 3:30pm
Saturday, December 6th, 2014
Event Name Time
Family Storytime 11:00am