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

Thursday, December 19th, 2019
Event Name Time
Play Café 10:15am
Saturday, December 21st, 2019
Event Name Time
Family Storytime/Open Playtime 11:00am
Ukulele Meet-Up Group 1:30pm
Melrose Teen Gaming 2:00pm
Off the Hook 3:00pm
Monday, December 23rd, 2019
Event Name Time
Come and Make Light Up Snowflake Cards! 3:30pm
A Beautiful Mess / Desorden Magnifico 3:30pm
Tuesday, December 24th, 2019
Event Name Time
Teen Movie Tuesdays 4:00pm
Wednesday, December 25th, 2019
Event Name Time
Melrose Teen Gaming 3:00pm
Friday, December 27th, 2019
Event Name Time
Let's Meet in the 'Zone at Melrose! 3:30pm