Lakeview Branch

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Branch Address

550 El Embarcadero
Oakland, CA  94610
(510) 238-7344

Branch Hours

Monday: 
Closed
Tuesday: 
12:30pm - 8:00pm
Wednesday: 
10:00am - 5:30pm
Thursday: 
10:00am - 5:30pm
Friday: 
12:00pm - 5:30pm
Saturday: 
10:00am - 5:30pm
Sunday: 
Closed

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

Architectural Design Drawings: Examples of Communication Devices for Environmental Problem Solving by William Pierce Coburn


Study #1 by Architect, 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 From

Tue, 11/04/2014 - Tue, 12/30/2014

Currently on Exhibit

Architectural Design Drawings: Examples of Communication Devices for Environmental Problem Solving by William Pierce Coburn


Pencil Sketch of Water Tower and Garden in Berkeley by William P. Coburn, AIA

 

For the month of December, continues the display of the work of William Pierce Coburn, AIA. Twenty design drawings illustrate solutions to design problems over a span of 30 years.

Mr. Coburn, a graduate of Harvard Graduate School of Design and 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 From

Tue, 12/02/2014 - Tue, 12/30/2014

Upcoming Events

Thursday, January 29th, 2015
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All Knit 3:30pm
Saturday, January 31st, 2015
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Family Storytime 10:30am
Thursday, February 5th, 2015
Event Name Time
All Knit 3:30pm
Friday, February 6th, 2015
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Let's Meet in the 'Zone! 3:00pm
Tuesday, February 10th, 2015
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LAKEVIEW BOOK CLUB for February 2015: Typical American by Gish Jen 6:30pm
Friday, February 13th, 2015
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Lego Club 3:00pm
Thursday, February 19th, 2015
Event Name Time
All Knit 3:30pm
Saturday, February 21st, 2015
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LAKEVIEW's THIRD SATURDAY CHESS 1:00pm
Tuesday, February 24th, 2015
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LAKEVIEW WRITERS! with Selene Steese 3:00pm
Thursday, February 26th, 2015
Event Name Time
All Knit 3:30pm