Temescal Branch

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Branch Address

5205 Telegraph Avenue
Oakland, CA  94609
(510) 597-5049

Branch Hours

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

About the Temescal Branch

Temescal Branch has approximately 29,000 books, compact disks, videos, DVDs, audio books, audiocassettes, magazines and newspapers for all ages. Circulating materials are largely of popular interest, with a strong emphasis on fiction and home repair, maintenance, decorating, and gardening in the adult collection.

This is the only branch with books in the Amharic and Tigrinya languages.

The branch is equipped with five computers with internet access and word processing. There is one express terminal with 20-minute turns, and sign-ups are on a drop in basis. For the other 4 computers, people can reserve hour turns on the library catalog.

Meeting Room

The meeting room has a capacity of 45 people, and is equipped with collapsible tables and chairs and a stage. It is wheelchair accessible.

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014
Event Name Time
Start & Run a Small Business: An Operation Hope Workshop 6:00pm
Wednesday, September 24th, 2014
Event Name Time
Toddler Storytime 10:30am
Thursday, September 25th, 2014
Event Name Time
Toddler Storytime 10:30am
Hands-On Science at Temescal 3:30pm
Tuesday, September 30th, 2014
Event Name Time
Introducing the Ancient Practice of Chinese Medicine 6:15pm
Wednesday, October 1st, 2014
Event Name Time
Toddler Storytime 10:30am
Thursday, October 2nd, 2014
Event Name Time
Toddler Storytime 10:30am
Hands-On Science at Temescal 3:30pm
Saturday, October 4th, 2014
Event Name Time
Renee Swindle introducing her new novel: A Pinch of Ooh La La 2:30pm
Tuesday, October 7th, 2014
Event Name Time
Lawyers in the Library 6:00pm