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

3D Reactive Acrylic Paintings by Mikey Elliott

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Come to the beautiful Lakeview library during the months of November and December to view the exciting art installation by Mikey Elliott.

Mikey grew up in the Chicago suburbs, where he studied fine art and began his color field paintings. After getting his associate’s degree in fine arts, he moved to the San Francisco area in 2001. While in San Francisco he continued to study art and color theory, graduating with a bachelor’s fine art degree in photography. Mikey’s work has appeared in numerous galleries, private collections on four continents, and published in many magazines, including CMYK and 7×7.

For more information about Mikey's work


On Display From

Fri, 11/09/2018 - Fri, 12/28/2018

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, January 8th, 2019
Event Name Time
Let's Meet in the ZONE! 4:30pm
Wednesday, January 9th, 2019
Event Name Time
Toddler Storytime 10:10am
Baby Bounce 11:00am
Thursday, January 10th, 2019
Event Name Time
All Knit 3:30pm
Saturday, January 12th, 2019
Event Name Time
Family Storytime 10:30am
Financial Planning for People Who Hate Financial Planning 12:00pm
Tuesday, January 15th, 2019
Event Name Time
Come and Make a Snow Globe! 4:30pm
Make Your Own Jewelry! 4:30pm
STEM Fun! 4:30pm
Let's Meet in the ZONE! 4:30pm