Dimond Branch

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Branch Address

3565 Fruitvale Avenue
Oakland, CA  94602
(510) 482-7844

Branch Hours

12:30pm - 8:00pm
10:00am - 5:30pm
10:00am - 5:30pm
12:00pm - 5:30pm
10:00am - 5:30pm

About the Dimond Branch

Dimond Branch has approximately 60,000 books, compact disks, DVDs, audio books, magazines and newspapers for all ages. Circulating materials are largely of popular interest, with a strong emphasis on practical how-to topics and fiction.

Special interest collections include a small Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender collection, a small Arabic language collection, a Chinese language collection and a Spanish language collection.

The newest addition to Dimond Branch is the Seed Lending Library. Everyone is welcome to come in and check-out seeds. We ask that you return some seeds to the branch when harvesting crops to keep the collection viable. Regular seed exchanges and gardening programs occur throughout the year.

The branch is equipped with eight (8) computers with internet access for public use and seven (7) laptops are available for 2-hour checkout in the branch.

Meeting Room

The meeting room has a capacity of 75 people. It features collapsible tables and chairs, a podium, bulletin board, and sink.

Upcoming Events

Saturday, December 5th, 2015
Event Name Time
Learn the Game of Chess 1:00pm
Identity Theft Solutions 1:00pm
Tuesday, December 8th, 2015
Event Name Time
Book Discussion Group 6:30pm
Pajama Storytime - Bilingual Spanish/English 7:00pm
Wednesday, December 9th, 2015
Event Name Time
Toddler Storytime - Session 1 10:15am
Baby Bounce 10:30am
Toddler Storytime - Session 2 11:00am
Thursday, December 10th, 2015
Event Name Time
The Word Party 3:30pm
Saturday, December 12th, 2015
Event Name Time
Dimond Teen Advisory Board 11:00am
Holiday Gift Craft 1:00pm