Elmhurst Branch

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Branch Address

1427 88th Avenue
Oakland, CA  94621
(510) 615-5727

Branch Hours

11:30am - 7:00pm
10:00am - 5:30pm
10:00am - 5:30pm
12:00pm - 5:30pm
10:00am - 5:30pm

About the Elmhurst Branch

Established in 1911 as a library for the City of Elmhurst, the branch was incorporated into the City of Oakland in 1949. 

The collections of the Elmhurst Branch consist of popular and well-reviewed juvenile, young adult, and adult non-fiction and fiction books, as well as DVD's, Books-on-CD, compact disks, magazines, newspapers, and video games.  Elmhurst also offers popular African-American fiction, Spanish language materials, and urban fiction collections.  A toy lending collection is also available at Elmhurst.

The branch features 8 computers for public use with Internet access, word processing, and printing capability.

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, July 24th, 2018
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Art with Rachel Palacios 3:00pm
Wednesday, July 25th, 2018
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Family Storytime 10:30am
Henna for Teens! 3:00pm
Build/Make/Play 3:30pm
Thursday, July 26th, 2018
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Play Café 10:15am
Tuesday, July 31st, 2018
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Oakland Symphony Instrument Petting Zoo 3:00pm
Wednesday, August 1st, 2018
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Build/Make/Play 3:30pm
Saturday, August 4th, 2018
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End of Summer Party 2:00pm
Wednesday, August 8th, 2018
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Let's Meet in the 'Zone @ Elmhurst 3:00pm
Saturday, August 11th, 2018
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Clothing Swap and Ice Cream Social 11:00am