Asian Branch

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Branch Address

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

Branch Hours

12:30pm - 8:00pm
10:00am - 5:30pm
10:00am - 5:30pm
12:00pm - 5:30pm
10:00am - 5:30pm

About the Asian Branch

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The Asian Branch Library is unique among public library branches in the United States as it houses four Asian language collections. The language collections are Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and Vietnamese. 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

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016
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National Night Out 6:30pm
Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016
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Toddler Storytime 10:30am
Thursday, August 4th, 2016
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Mariposa 10:30am
Friday, August 5th, 2016
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Asian Summer GameZone 2:00pm
Lego Club 3:30pm
Saturday, August 6th, 2016
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Family Storytime 11:00am
Video Games @ Asian 2:00pm
Asian Art Museum Docent Talk "Emperors' Treasures - Chinese Art from the National Palace Museum, Taipei" 2:30pm
Tuesday, August 9th, 2016
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Resume Help 5:00pm
Wednesday, August 10th, 2016
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Toddler Storytime 10:30am