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

Thursday, November 10th, 2016
Event Name Time
Oakland Ballet visits Oakland Public Libraries 10:30am
afterschool art with MOCHA 3:30pm
Saturday, November 12th, 2016
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Family Storytime 11:00am
Electronic Paper Cutting Workshop for Teens 2:30pm
Wednesday, November 16th, 2016
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Toddler Storytime 10:30am
Teen Game Day! 3:30pm
Friday, November 18th, 2016
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Asian Teen Advisory Group Meeting 4:00pm
Saturday, November 19th, 2016
Event Name Time
Family Storytime 11:00am
International Games Day @ Your Library 11:00am
International Games Day 2:00pm