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.

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

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017
Event Name Time
Toddler Storytime 10:30am
Saturday, June 3rd, 2017
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Daring Voices: Oakland poets Alli Warren & Jacob Kahn 2:30pm
Tuesday, June 6th, 2017
Event Name Time
Lawyer in the Library 6:00pm
Wednesday, June 7th, 2017
Event Name Time
Toddler Storytime 10:30am
LEGO Mania 2:00pm
Thursday, June 8th, 2017
Event Name Time
Toddler Storytime 10:30am
Saturday, June 10th, 2017
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Meet Burma Superstar's Desmond Tan 2:30pm
Wednesday, June 14th, 2017
Event Name Time
Toddler Storytime 10:30am
Thursday, June 15th, 2017
Event Name Time
Toddler Storytime 10:30am
Saturday, June 17th, 2017
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Learn to Cube with the Jr. Oakland Cubers 12:00pm