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

Alan Leon: Landscape + Architecture + Calligraphy --- a Survey


Photo of Alan Leon and Temescal Public Art

The April Lakeview Art Exhibit features A Survey of Landscape + Architecture + Caligraphy by painter, Alan Leon. These works are in watercolor, acrylic and ink and include pieces from seven different series of work over the last 25 years.

Alan Leon is a lover of form, color, and observation. He is a yoga insructor and a public artist/muraist. In 2011 and 2012 he created the murals, Temescal Flows, on the highway structures near 52nd Street and Shattuck Avenue.

Mr. Leon's colorful and lyrical work is always a favorite of Lakeview patrons. You can see more of Mr. Leon's work on his website:

www.alanleon.org

 

Join Alan Leon and his friends and fellow art lovers for a Reception in the Lakeview Meeting Room, on Saturday, May 23rd from 2:00-4:00!

 

 

On Display From

Thu, 04/02/2015 - Sat, 05/23/2015

Upcoming Events

Saturday, June 20th, 2015
Event Name Time
Lakeview Branch Library Blood Drive 10:00am
Family Storytime 10:30am
Make Musical Instruments 12:00pm
LAKEVIEW's THIRD SATURDAY CHESS 1:00pm
Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015
Event Name Time
LAKEVIEW WRITERS! with Selene Steese 6:00pm
Wednesday, June 24th, 2015
Event Name Time
Toddler Storytime 10:10am
Baby Bounce 11:00am
Thursday, June 25th, 2015
Event Name Time
DIY: Jewelry-Making for Teens! 11:00am
All Knit 3:30pm
Saturday, June 27th, 2015
Event Name Time
Family Storytime 10:30am