Oakland History Room

As of September, 2014, the Oakland History Room has changed some policies.  Click here to read the policy change.  

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Branch Address

125 14th Street
Oakland, CA  94612
(510) 238-3222

Branch Hours

Monday: 
10:00am - 5:30pm
Tuesday: 
10:00am - 5:30pm
Wednesday: 
12:00pm - 8:00pm
Thursday: 
12:00pm - 8:00pm
Friday: 
12:00pm - 5:30pm
Saturday: 
10:00am - 5:30pm
Sunday: 
1:00pm - 5:00pm

About the Oakland History Room

The Oakland History Room is an important center for the study of the history and current development of the East Bay. Its collection contains a wide variety of materials relating to the history of Oakland and the larger Bay Area, including books, magazines, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, photographs, postcards, sheet music, trade catalogs, and scrapbooks.

Click here for more information about our collections.

Click here for information about our services or to contact us for assistance.

 

Currently on Exhibit

Oakland Panoramas


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The Oakland History Room has an interesting collection of panoramic photographs depicting various aspects of life in Oakland. The new display, “Oakland Panoramas,” will feature images of industries, schools, real estate developments and the changing cityscape. The exhibit will be located on the second floor of the Main Library.

On Display From

Mon, 12/01/2014 - Mon, 01/05/2015

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