Melrose Branch

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Branch Address

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

Branch Hours

10:00am - 8:00pm
10:00am - 8:00pm
12:00pm - 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.

The Melrose Branch also has a Seed Lending Library. These FREE urban seed projects are committed to increasing the capacity of our community to feed itself wholesome food by means of education that fosters community resilience, self reliance and a culture of sharing. 

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, July 19th, 2019
Event Name Time
Let's Meet in the 'Zone at Melrose! 3:30pm
Saturday, July 20th, 2019
Event Name Time
Family Storytime 11:00am
Independently Healthy Cooking Workshops 11:00am
Melrose Teen Gaming 2:00pm
Off the Hook 3:00pm
Monday, July 22nd, 2019
Event Name Time
Build, Make, Play 3:30pm
Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019
Event Name Time
Teen Movie Tuesdays 4:00pm
Wednesday, July 24th, 2019
Event Name Time
Melrose Teen Gaming 3:00pm
Thursday, July 25th, 2019
Event Name Time
Bananas Playgroup for Family, Friends and Caregivers 10:00am
East Bay Parks Naturalist 1:00pm