Asian Branch

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Branch Address

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

Branch Hours

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

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, June 13th, 2019
Event Name Time
Sewing Lab 10:30am
Saturday, June 15th, 2019
Event Name Time
Family Storytime 11:00am
Tuesday, June 18th, 2019
Event Name Time
Sewing Lab 1:00pm
MOCHA at the Library 4:00pm
Wednesday, June 19th, 2019
Event Name Time
Toddler Storytime 10:30am
Shrinky Dinks for Teens 2:30pm
Thursday, June 20th, 2019
Event Name Time
Magical Moonshine Theatre 10:30am
Sewing Lab 10:30am
Saturday, June 22nd, 2019
Event Name Time
Family Storytime 11:00am
Tuesday, June 25th, 2019
Event Name Time
Sewing Lab 1:00pm