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Martin Luther King Jr. Branch
Branch Address6833 International Blvd.
Oakland, CA 94621
About the Martin Luther King Jr. Branch
The collection has approximately 30,000 volume. The collection contains materials in Spanish and Vietnamese languages. The library also has a growing collection of compact discs, videos, and DVDs.
A developing special collection on Martin Luther King Jr. features books, videos, audiotapes and DVDs. The branch also houses a Black History collection, which contains adult fiction, non-fiction and biographies written by or about people of African descent.
The branch is equipped with five (5) computers with Internet access available for public use, and Kurzweil 3000, a scanning, reading, and writing solution for people with learning disabilities, reading difficulties, or low vision.