Temescal Branch

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Branch Address

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

Branch Hours

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

Saturday, July 23rd, 2016
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Michelle Cruz Gonzales & her tales of a Xicana in a punk band 2:30pm
Tuesday, July 26th, 2016
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Start & Run a Small Business: An Operation Hope Workshop 6:00pm
Wednesday, July 27th, 2016
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Toddler Storytime 10:30am
Thursday, July 28th, 2016
Event Name Time
Toddler Storytime 10:30am
Magical Nathaniel 12:00pm
Friday, July 29th, 2016
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Jewelry Workshop (for Teens) 3:00pm
Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016
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Lawyer in the Library 6:00pm
Union Point Rounders (with Dennis Willmeroth, et al.) for National Night Out 6:15pm
Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016
Event Name Time
Toddler Storytime 10:30am
Crab Cove Mobile Van 11:15am