Lakeview Branch

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Branch Address

550 El Embarcadero
Oakland, CA  94610
(510) 238-7344

Branch Hours

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

About the Lakeview Branch

Lakeview has approximately 35,000 books, compact disks, DVDs, audio books, and magazines and newspapers for all ages. Circulating materials are largely of popular interest, with a strong emphasis on best sellers and Books on CD. The Books on CD collection is one of the largest in the branches. The magazine collection is sizeable and there is one Chinese language newspaper. Lakeview has Spanish-language materials for adults and children.

The branch is equipped with four computers with Internet access for public use and a scanner.

Note: this library branch does not have a public restroom.

Meeting Room

Two large wooden tables, chairs and a podium. The meeting room currently does not have WiFi access. Capacity: 25 people. Part of the library collection is in the meeting room and needs to be accessed by staff.

Currently on Exhibit

An Oakland Artist: Wesley Timms

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This summer the Lakeview branch will display select pieces by Oakland artist Wesley Timms. Wesley is a recent Art school graduate who loves Oakland and the support he receives from the community of artists here. His passion for Oakland and his unique point of view are reflected in his work. 

On Display From

Sun, 07/01/2018 - Fri, 08/31/2018

Upcoming Events

Saturday, August 18th, 2018
Event Name Time
Third Saturday Chess 1:00pm
Create Your Own Terrarium! (for Teens) 3:00pm
Tuesday, August 21st, 2018
Event Name Time
Let's Meet in the ZONE! 4:30pm
Lakeview Book Club 6:30pm
Thursday, August 23rd, 2018
Event Name Time
All Knit 3:30pm
Tuesday, August 28th, 2018
Event Name Time
Let's Meet in the ZONE! 4:30pm
Tag Yourself! Graffiti-Tees for Teens 4:30pm
Thursday, August 30th, 2018
Event Name Time
All Knit 3:30pm
Saturday, September 1st, 2018
Event Name Time
Family Storytime 10:30am
Lakeview Library Mural Discussion 11:00am