Asian Branch

Asian Branch hours starting April 1, 2019: 

Sunday: Closed
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

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Branch Address

388 9th St.
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

Tuesday, March 26th, 2019
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Sewing Lab 1:00pm
Wednesday, March 27th, 2019
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Toddler Storytime 10:30am
Thursday, March 28th, 2019
Event Name Time
Sewing Lab 10:30am
Friday, March 29th, 2019
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Tortilla Press Printmaking for Teens 2:30pm
Saturday, March 30th, 2019
Event Name Time
Family Storytime 11:00am
Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019
Event Name Time
Sewing Lab 1:00pm
Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019
Event Name Time
Toddler Storytime 10:30am
Teen Game Day! 3:00pm
Thursday, April 4th, 2019
Event Name Time
Sewing Lab 10:30am
Friday, April 5th, 2019
Event Name Time
Upcycle Tote Bag for Teens 3:00pm