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, 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 Room

Two large wooden tables and chairs, podium, and tv/video/dvd. Capacity: 25 people.

Currently on Exhibit

Rajiv and Rahul Coburn

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Rajiv Coborn is a young local artist seeking to master his skill of the arts.  Presented here, is a collection of artworks which were all painted during his years as a teenager.  A number of pieces were inspired by painters such as Francis Bacon and Van Gogh.  The mediums that are most used are spray paint, acrylic, and pen.  Rajiv is now a senior at Oakland Tech, graduating this June.

Rahul Coborn is a senior at UC Davis where he has explored the world of ceramics at the Davis Crafts Center.  Rahul brings his unique artistic sensibilitiesto many parts of his life.  For many years, Rahul was als an accomplished ice skater, winning many local and regional awards.


On Display From

Thu, 06/04/2015 - Fri, 07/31/2015

Upcoming Events

Saturday, July 11th, 2015
Event Name Time
Bubble Party 12:00pm
Wednesday, July 15th, 2015
Event Name Time
Toddler Storytime 10:10am
Baby Bounce 11:00am
Lakeview Paws to Read 3:30pm
Thursday, July 16th, 2015
Event Name Time
All Knit 3:30pm
Saturday, July 18th, 2015
Event Name Time
Family Storytime 10:30am
Little Explorers Petting Zoo 11:00am
Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015
Event Name Time
Toddler Storytime 10:10am
Baby Bounce 11:00am