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

Tuesday, July 9th, 2019
Event Name Time
Sewing Lab 1:00pm
Wednesday, July 10th, 2019
Event Name Time
Toddler Storytime 10:30am
Thursday, July 11th, 2019
Event Name Time
Sewing Lab 10:30am
Saturday, July 13th, 2019
Event Name Time
Family Storytime 11:00am
Tuesday, July 16th, 2019
Event Name Time
Sewing Lab 1:00pm
MOCHA at the Library 4:00pm
Wednesday, July 17th, 2019
Event Name Time
Toddler Storytime 10:30am
Rock Painting Magnet for Teens 2:30pm
Thursday, July 18th, 2019
Event Name Time
The Bubble Lady 10:30am
Sewing Lab 10:30am