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

Monday, February 24th, 2020
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Family Yoga 10:30am
Tuesday, February 25th, 2020
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Small Business Development Workshop, sponsored by Operation Hope 6:00pm
Wednesday, February 26th, 2020
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Toddler Storytime 10:30am
Modern Board Game Night 5:00pm
We Keep Us Safe booktalk by author Zach Norris, executive director of the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights 6:00pm
Thursday, February 27th, 2020
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Toddler Storytime 10:30am
Saturday, February 29th, 2020
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Kid's Craft at Temescal Library 11:00am
Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020
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Lawyers in the Library 6:00pm
Wednesday, March 4th, 2020
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Toddler Storytime 10:30am
15 Minute First Dates Interactive Reading with Vanessa Pope 6:00pm