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

Thursday, July 31st, 2014
Event Name Time
Toddler Storytime 10:30am
Magical Moonshine Theatre 11:15am
Tuesday, August 5th, 2014
Event Name Time
National Night Out with the legendary Union Point Rounders 6:00pm
Wednesday, August 6th, 2014
Event Name Time
Toddler Storytime 10:30am
Thursday, August 7th, 2014
Event Name Time
Toddler Storytime 10:30am
Wednesday, August 13th, 2014
Event Name Time
Toddler Storytime 10:30am
Thursday, August 14th, 2014
Event Name Time
Toddler Storytime 10:30am
Tuesday, August 19th, 2014
Event Name Time
Introducing the Ancient Practice of Chinese Medicines 6:15pm
Wednesday, August 20th, 2014
Event Name Time
Toddler Storytime 10:30am
Pop Up TeenZone at Temescal 12:30pm