Asian Branch

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Branch Address

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

Branch Hours

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

About the Asian Branch

Click here to learn more about the history of Asian Branch.

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

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015
Event Name Time
Toddler Storytime 10:30am
Saturday, December 5th, 2015
Event Name Time
Family Storytime 11:00am
Wednesday, December 9th, 2015
Event Name Time
Toddler Storytime 10:30am
Friday, December 11th, 2015
Event Name Time
Asian Branch Teen Advisory Group Meeting 4:15pm
Saturday, December 12th, 2015
Event Name Time
Family Storytime 11:00am
Wednesday, December 16th, 2015
Event Name Time
Toddler Storytime 10:30am
Saturday, December 19th, 2015
Event Name Time
Family Storytime 11:00am
Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015
Event Name Time
Toddler Storytime 10:30am
Saturday, December 26th, 2015
Event Name Time
Family Storytime 11:00am
Wednesday, December 30th, 2015
Event Name Time
Toddler Storytime 10:30am