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, February 25th, 2015
Event Name Time
Lunar New Year Craft: Chinese Paper Cutting 3:30pm
Teen Game Day! 3:45pm
Saturday, February 28th, 2015
Event Name Time
Free Computer Help Available 10:30am
Family Storytime 11:00am
Wednesday, March 4th, 2015
Event Name Time
Toddler Storytime 10:30am
Teen Game Day! 3:45pm
Saturday, March 7th, 2015
Event Name Time
Free Computer Help Available 10:30am
Family Storytime 11:00am
Wednesday, March 11th, 2015
Event Name Time
Toddler Storytime 10:30am
Teen Game Day! 3:45pm