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

Saturday, July 20th, 2019
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Teen Terrarium Making Workshop 2:30pm
Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019
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Sewing Lab 1:00pm
Wednesday, July 24th, 2019
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Toddler Storytime 10:30am
Thursday, July 25th, 2019
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Sewing Lab 10:30am
Saturday, July 27th, 2019
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Family Storytime 11:00am
Tuesday, July 30th, 2019
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Sewing Lab 1:00pm
MOCHA at the Library 4:00pm
Wednesday, July 31st, 2019
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Toddler Storytime 10:30am
Tie Dye Bandanna for Teens 2:30pm
Thursday, August 1st, 2019
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Emily Butterfly 10:30am