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

African American Quilt Guild "Red, White and Blue"

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Once again the African American Quilt Guild of Oakland will be displaying quilted wall hangings during the months of August and September.  This year we will be using patriotic colors.  At least 75 percent of the wall hanging should be in red, white and blue.  The designs will range from traditional, modern and art pieces

On Display From

Mon, 08/01/2016 - Fri, 09/30/2016

Upcoming Events

Thursday, October 13th, 2016
Event Name Time
All Knit 3:30pm
Saturday, October 15th, 2016
Event Name Time
Family Storytime 10:30am
Third Saturday Chess 1:00pm
Tuesday, October 18th, 2016
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STEM Fun! 4:30pm
Oakland Knows Jack (London): White Fang Book Discussion 6:30pm
Lakeview Book Club 6:30pm
Wednesday, October 19th, 2016
Event Name Time
Toddler Storytime 10:10am
Baby Bounce 11:00am
Thursday, October 20th, 2016
Event Name Time
All Knit 3:30pm
Friday, October 21st, 2016
Event Name Time
Lego Club 3:00pm