Labor Day and Admission Day holiday closures: All library locations will be closed on Monday, September 7 and Wednesday, September 9. The Main Library and the Brookfield and Eastmont branches will be open on Tuesday, September 8; all other locations will be closed that day.
Branch Address550 El Embarcadero
Oakland, CA 94610
About the Lakeview Branch
Lakeview has approximately 35,000 books, compact disks, videos, DVDs, audio books, audiocassettes, and magazines and newspapers for all age. Circulating materials are largely of popular interest, with a strong emphasis on best sellers and Books on Tape and Books on CD. The Books on Tape and Books on CD collection isone of the largest in the branches. The magazine collection is sizeable and there is one Chinese language newspaper.
The branch is equipped with four computers with Internet access for public use.
Meeting RoomTwo large wooden tables and chairs, podium, and tv/video/dvd. Capacity: 25 people.
Currently on Exhibit
Red and White Exhibit
This is the 12th year the African American Quilt Guild of Oakland has displayed small wall hangings at the Lakeview Library. This year's theme is "Red and White". There will be a variety of wall hangings from embroidered red work, traditional and contemporary blocks, and sun bonnet sue. We hope you enjoy the show.
The African American Quilt Guild of Oakland was created in June 2000 to preserve and continue the tradition of quilting. We promote fellowship among interested persons in all aspects of quilting.
The Guild is composed of multi-racial /multi-cultural women and men who live in several of the Bay Area counties. Membership is open to anyone interested in the purpose and objectives of the Guild.
Meetings are held the 4th Saturday of the month at 1 pm at the West Oakland Public Library.
On Display FromSat, 08/01/2015 - Mon, 08/31/2015
|Drawing Workshop with Ronald Smith||2:00pm|
|What Can You Make Out of DUCT TAPE?||3:30pm|
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