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 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

Tuesday, May 13th, 2014
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FREE Math Workshop/Tutoring 6:00pm
Wednesday, May 14th, 2014
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Bilingual Toddler Storytime 10:30am
Teen Game Day! 3:45pm
Thursday, May 15th, 2014
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The Girl Mechanic of Wanzhou 10:30am
Asian Branch Teen Advisory Board Meeting! 4:00pm
Saving Earth As One 4:00pm
Saturday, May 17th, 2014
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Free Computer Help Available! 10:30am
Bilingual Family Storytime 11:00am
Tuesday, May 20th, 2014
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FREE Math Workshop/Tutoring 6:00pm
Wednesday, May 21st, 2014
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Fire Safety with the Oakland Fire Department 10:30am