Asian Branch

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Branch Address

388 9th Street
Oakland, CA  94607
(510) 238-3400

Branch Hours

Monday: 
Closed
Tuesday: 
12:30pm - 8:00pm
Wednesday: 
10:00am - 5:30pm
Thursday: 
10:00am - 5:30pm
Friday: 
12:00pm - 5:30pm
Saturday: 
10:00am - 5:30pm
Sunday: 
Closed

About the Asian Branch

Click here to learn more about the history of Asian Branch.

The Asian Branch Library is unique among public library branches in the United States as it houses eight Asian language collections. The larger language collections are Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and Vietnamese. The smaller collections are Khmer, Lao, Tagalog, and Thai. Additionally, the branch has an Asian Interest collection in English focusing specifically on Asia, Asian heritage, culture, and history, an Asian American Experience collection, and Asian immigrant history.

The branch is equipped with 9 computers with internet access, 5 computers with multilingual interface, and 5 iPads for instructional purposes. Computer and new technology classes are offered in Cantonese and Mandarin.

Upcoming Events

Saturday, November 22nd, 2014
Event Name Time
Free Computer Help Available 10:30am
Family Storytime 11:00am
Wednesday, November 26th, 2014
Event Name Time
Toddler Storytime 10:30am
Saturday, November 29th, 2014
Event Name Time
Free Computer Help Available 10:30am
Family Storytime 11:00am
Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014
Event Name Time
Toddler Storytime 10:30am
Holiday Puppet Show sponsored by Friends of the Asian Branch Library 3:30pm
Teen Game Day! 3:45pm
Saturday, December 6th, 2014
Event Name Time
Free Computer Help Available 10:30am
Family Storytime 11:00am