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

Lakeview's El Embarcadero and the Extended Neighborhood


Image of San Francisco Bay from Above

Retired Architect, David Bolanos, shares snapshots from the Past, Present and Future of Lakeview Branch Library and surrounding areas.

Mr. Bolanos used to live on Merritt Avenue and has fond memories of Lakeview Branch Library.

Join us in celebrating Lakeview and the surrounding beautiful areas, through the artistic vision of Library Advocate, David Bolanos.

On Display From

Thu, 10/02/2014 - Thu, 10/30/2014

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014
Event Name Time
Lakeview Book Club: A Paradise Built in Hell by Rebecca Solnit 6:30pm
Wednesday, December 17th, 2014
Event Name Time
Toddler Storytime 10:10am
Baby Bounce 11:00am
Thursday, December 18th, 2014
Event Name Time
All Knit 3:30pm
Saturday, December 20th, 2014
Event Name Time
Family Storytime 10:30am
Give and Take: A Monthly Swap 11:15am
LAKEVIEW's THIRD SATURDAY CHESS 1:00pm
Wednesday, December 24th, 2014
Event Name Time
Toddler Storytime 10:10am
Baby Bounce 11:00am
Thursday, December 25th, 2014
Event Name Time
All Knit 3:30pm