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

OPL: Your Library in Photos

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The library’s volunteer photographers display a few of their favorite shots. You read about these great events every month in our calendar – come see them captured in beautiful photographs.  Six library locations are represented in this inspiring collection.  Visit and find out if your branch is among them

On Display From

Fri, 07/01/2016 - Sat, 07/30/2016

Upcoming Events

Saturday, August 20th, 2016
Event Name Time
Oakland Summer Games - 2016 11:00am
Third Saturday Chess 1:00pm
Wednesday, August 24th, 2016
Event Name Time
Toddler Storytime 10:10am
Baby Bounce 11:00am
Thursday, August 25th, 2016
Event Name Time
All Knit 3:30pm
Saturday, August 27th, 2016
Event Name Time
Family Storytime 10:30am
Trust Me, I know What I'm Doing: Estate Planning Tales of Sibling Rivalry, Lost Treasures and the Missing Document 3:00pm
Tuesday, August 30th, 2016
Event Name Time
Lakeview Writers 6:00pm
Wednesday, August 31st, 2016
Event Name Time
Toddler Storytime 10:10am
Baby Bounce 11:00am