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

Saturday, February 10th, 2018
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Paper Roses for Teens 2:30pm
Celebrating Lunar New Year of the Dog -- Family Brush Painting Workshop 2:30pm
Asian Branch Teen Advisory Group Meeting 4:15pm
Wednesday, February 14th, 2018
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Toddler Storytime 10:30am
Teen Game Day! 3:30pm
Thursday, February 15th, 2018
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Unique Derique 10:30pm
Friday, February 16th, 2018
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Video Games for Teens 2:30pm
Saturday, February 17th, 2018
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Family Storytime 11:00am
Heart-Shaped Piñatas for Teens 2:30pm
Tuesday, February 20th, 2018
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Social Justice Book Club for Teens (Black History Month) 4:30pm