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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
Architectural Design Drawings: Examples of Communication Devices for Environmental Problem Solving by William Pierce Coburn
For the months of November and December, William Pierce Coburn presents an exhibition of 20 design drawings illustrating solutions to design problems over a span of 30 years.
Mr. Coburn, a graduate of Harvard Graduate School of Design and a veteran of many experiences in Oakland neighborhoods, has had a design practice for many years. He is based in West Oakland. These sketches and design drawings illustrate the commitments people continue to make as they invest in Oakland and its environs.
On Display FromTue, 11/04/2014 - Tue, 12/30/2014
|Peace, Light, and Chocolate - Holiday Singalong||4:00pm|
|Lakeview Book Club: A Paradise Built in Hell by Rebecca Solnit||6:30pm|