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 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, March 4th, 2017
Event Name Time
Video Games @ Asian 2:00pm
Wednesday, March 8th, 2017
Event Name Time
Toddler Storytime 10:30am
Thursday, March 9th, 2017
Event Name Time
afterschool art with MOCHA 3:30pm
Friday, March 10th, 2017
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Asian Teen Advisory Group Meeting 4:30pm
Saturday, March 11th, 2017
Event Name Time
Family Storytime 11:00am
Wednesday, March 15th, 2017
Event Name Time
Toddler Storytime 10:30am
Saturday, March 18th, 2017
Event Name Time
Family Storytime 11:00am
Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017
Event Name Time
Toddler Storytime 10:30am
Saturday, March 25th, 2017
Event Name Time
Family Storytime 11:00am
Wednesday, March 29th, 2017
Event Name Time
Toddler Storytime 10:30am