Melrose Branch

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Branch Address

4805 Foothill Boulevard
Oakland, CA  94601
(510) 535-5623

Branch Hours

11:30am - 7:00pm
10:00am - 5:30pm
10:00am - 5:30pm
12:00pm - 5:30pm
10:00am - 5:30pm

About the Melrose Branch

Melrose Branch has approximately 35,000 books, compact disks, videos, DVDs, audio books, audiocassettes, and magazines and newspapers for all ages. Circulating materials are largely of popular interest, with a strong emphasis on practical how-to topics and fiction.

Special interest collections include African American fiction and non-fiction, a small Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender collection, English as a Second Language, Parenting, Careers, Classics, Latino Interest, and Spanish language.

The branch is equipped with five computers with Internet access are available for public use.

Meeting Room

The meeting room has a capacity of 75 people and features 3 hard wood tables, 2 folding tables, and 45 chairs.

Upcoming Events

Friday, February 24th, 2017
Event Name Time
Let's Meet in the 'Zone at Melrose! 2:30pm
String Art for Teens! 2:30pm
Saturday, February 25th, 2017
Event Name Time
Family Storytime / Hora de Cuentos para toda la familia 11:00am
Asistencia de computadora gratuita :: Free Computer Help! 11:30am
Open Play Time / Tiempo de Juego Abierto 11:30am
Freedom Quilters: A Celebration of African-American Heritage 2:00pm
Tuesday, February 28th, 2017
Event Name Time
Lawyers in the Library 5:00pm
ACLU Know Your Rights: Estatus Migratorio / Immigration Status 5:30pm
Wednesday, March 1st, 2017
Event Name Time
Play Café 10:15am
Thursday, March 2nd, 2017
Event Name Time
A Beautiful Mess / Desorden Magnifico 3:30pm