Locations & Hours

Limited OPL locations are open for sidewalk service for patrons to pick up their holds. Indoor areas remain closed to the public. Please see available hours below.

The Oakland Public Library system consists of a downtown Main Library, sixteen neighborhood branches, and three special collection libraries - the African American Museum and Library at Oakland (AAMLO), the Oakland History Room, and the Oakland Tool Lending Library.

To download a map of Oakland Public Library locations in PDF format, click here.

Central Library

Main Library

125 14th St.   |   (510) 238-3134

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  • Sunday: 10:00am-3:00pm
  • Monday: 10:00am-3:00pm
  • Tuesday: 10:00am-3:00pm
  • Wednesday: 10:00am-3:00pm
  • Thursday: 10:00am-3:00pm
  • Friday: 10:00am-3:00pm
  • Saturday: 10:00am-3:00pm

Branch Libraries

81st Avenue Branch

1021 81st Ave.   |   (510) 615-5812

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  • Sunday: Closed
  • Monday: 10:00am - 3:00pm
  • Tuesday: 10:00am - 3:00pm
  • Wednesday: 10:00am - 3:00pm
  • Thursday: 10:00am - 3:00pm
  • Friday: 10:00am - 3:00pm
  • Saturday: 10:00am - 3:00pm

Asian Branch

388 9th St.   |   (510) 238-3400

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  • Sunday: Closed
  • Monday: 10:00am - 3:00pm
  • Tuesday: 10:00am - 3:00pm
  • Wednesday: 10:00am - 3:00pm
  • Thursday: 10:00am - 3:00pm
  • Friday: 10:00am - 3:00pm
  • Saturday: 10:00am - 3:00pm

Brookfield Branch

9255 Edes Ave.   |   (510) 615-5725

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  • Sunday: Closed
  • Monday: 10:00am - 3:00pm
  • Tuesday: 10:00am - 3:00pm
  • Wednesday: 10:00am - 3:00pm
  • Thursday: 10:00am - 3:00pm
  • Friday: 10:00am - 3:00pm
  • Saturday: 10:00am - 3:00pm

César E. Chávez Branch

3301 East 12th St., Ste. 271   |   (510) 535-5620

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  • Sunday: Closed
  • Monday: 10:00am - 3:00pm
  • Tuesday: Closed
  • Wednesday: 10:00am - 3:00pm
  • Thursday: Closed
  • Friday: 10:00am - 3:00pm
  • Saturday: 10:00am - 3:00pm

Dimond Branch

3565 Fruitvale Ave.   |   (510) 482-7844

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  • Sunday: Closed
  • Monday: 10:00am - 3:00pm
  • Tuesday: 10:00am - 3:00pm
  • Wednesday: 10:00am - 3:00pm
  • Thursday: 10:00am - 3:00pm
  • Friday: 10:00am - 3:00pm
  • Saturday: 10:00am - 3:00pm

Eastmont Branch

7200 Bancroft Ave., Ste. 211   |   (510) 615-5726

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  • Sunday: Closed
  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: Closed
  • Wednesday: Closed
  • Thursday: Closed
  • Friday: Closed
  • Saturday: Closed

Elmhurst Branch

1427 88th Ave.   |   (510) 615-5727

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  • Sunday: Closed
  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: 10:00am - 1:00pm
  • Wednesday: 10:00am - 1:00pm
  • Thursday: 10:00am - 1:00pm
  • Friday: 10:00am - 1:00pm
  • Saturday: 10:00am - 1:00pm

Golden Gate Branch

5606 San Pablo Ave.   |   (510) 597-5023

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  • Sunday: Closed
  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: 10:00am - 1:00pm
  • Wednesday: 10:00am - 1:00pm
  • Thursday: 10:00am - 1:00pm
  • Friday: 10:00am - 1:00pm
  • Saturday: 10:00am - 1:00pm

Lakeview Branch

550 El Embarcadero   |   (510) 238-7344

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  • Sunday: Closed
  • Monday: 10:00am - 3:00pm
  • Tuesday: 10:00am - 3:00pm
  • Wednesday: 10:00am - 3:00pm
  • Thursday: 10:00am - 3:00pm
  • Friday: 10:00am - 3:00pm
  • Saturday: 10:00am - 3:00pm

Martin Luther King Jr. Branch

6833 International Blvd.   |   (510) 615-5728

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  • Sunday: Closed
  • Monday: 10:00am - 3:00pm
  • Tuesday: 10:00am - 3:00pm
  • Wednesday: 10:00am - 3:00pm
  • Thursday: 10:00am - 3:00pm
  • Friday: 10:00am - 3:00pm
  • Saturday: 10:00am - 3:00pm

Melrose Branch

4805 Foothill Blvd.   |   (510) 535-5623

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  • Sunday: Closed
  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: 10:00am - 1:00pm
  • Wednesday: 10:00am - 1:00pm
  • Thursday: 10:00am - 1:00pm
  • Friday: 10:00am - 1:00pm
  • Saturday: 10:00am - 1:00pm

Montclair Branch

1687 Mountain Blvd.   |   (510) 482-7810

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  • Sunday: Closed
  • Monday: 10:00am - 3:00pm
  • Tuesday: 10:00am - 3:00pm
  • Wednesday: 10:00am - 3:00pm
  • Thursday: 10:00am - 3:00pm
  • Friday: 10:00am - 3:00pm
  • Saturday: 10:00am - 3:00pm

Piedmont Avenue Branch

80 Echo Ave.   |   (510) 597-5011

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  • Sunday: Closed
  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: 10:00am - 1:00pm
  • Wednesday: 10:00am - 1:00pm
  • Thursday: 10:00am - 1:00pm
  • Friday: 10:00am - 1:00pm
  • Saturday: 10:00am - 1:00pm

Rockridge Branch

5366 College Ave.   |   (510) 597-5017

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  • Sunday: Closed
  • Monday: 10:00am - 3:00pm
  • Tuesday: 10:00am - 3:00pm
  • Wednesday: 10:00am - 3:00pm
  • Thursday: 10:00am - 3:00pm
  • Friday: 10:00am - 3:00pm
  • Saturday: 10:00am - 3:00pm

Temescal Branch

5205 Telegraph Ave.   |   (510) 597-5049

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  • Sunday: Closed
  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: 10:00am - 1:00pm
  • Wednesday: 10:00am - 1:00pm
  • Thursday: 10:00am - 1:00pm
  • Friday: 10:00am - 1:00pm
  • Saturday: 10:00am - 1:00pm

West Oakland Branch

1801 Adeline St.   |   (510) 238-7352

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  • Sunday: Closed
  • Monday: 10:00am - 3:00pm
  • Tuesday: 10:00am - 3:00pm
  • Wednesday: 10:00am - 3:00pm
  • Thursday: 10:00am - 3:00pm
  • Friday: 10:00am - 3:00pm
  • Saturday: 10:00am - 3:00pm

Special Collections

African American Museum & Library at Oakland

659 14th St.   |   (510) 637-0200

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  • Sunday: Closed
  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: Closed
  • Wednesday: Closed
  • Thursday: Closed
  • Friday: Closed
  • Saturday: Closed

Oakland History Center

125 14th St.   |   (510) 238-3222

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  • Sunday: Closed
  • Monday: 10:00am - 3:00pm
  • Tuesday: 10:00am - 3:00pm
  • Wednesday: 10:00am - 3:00pm
  • Thursday: 10:00am - 3:00pm
  • Friday: 10:00am - 3:00pm
  • Saturday: 10:00am - 3:00pm

Oakland Tool Lending Library

5205 Telegraph Ave.   |   (510) 597-5089

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  • Sunday: Closed
  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: 10:00am - 1:00pm
  • Wednesday: 10:00am - 1:00pm
  • Thursday: 10:00am - 1:00pm
  • Friday: 10:00am - 1:00pm
  • Saturday: 10:00am - 1:00pm