Temescal Branch

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Branch Address

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

Branch Hours

10:00am - 8:00pm
10:00am - 8:00pm
12:00pm - 5:30pm

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.

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

Friday, January 17th, 2020
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Friends of the Tool Lending Library Office Hours - DIY Home Improvement Consultations 1:00pm
Saturday, January 18th, 2020
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Build Your Own Toolbox Workshop from Friends of the Tool Lending Library 10:00am
East Bay Spanish-Language MeetUp 3:00pm
Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020
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Toddler Storytime 10:30am
Thursday, January 23rd, 2020
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Toddler Storytime 10:30am
Saturday, January 25th, 2020
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Friends of Tool Lending Library's Tool Sale 10:00am
Sewing Workshop from Dear Diary 12:00pm
Meet (and hear) J. D. Moyer, master of sci-fi & electronic jams 2:30pm
Monday, January 27th, 2020
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Family Yoga 10:30am
Tuesday, January 28th, 2020
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Small Business Development Workshop, sponsored by Operation Hope 6:00pm