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, March 25th, 2017
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Learn to Cube with the Jr. Oakland Cubers 12:00pm
Temescal Branch Precentennial Meet-and-Greet 2:15pm
Tuesday, March 28th, 2017
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Start & Run a Small Business: An Operation Hope Workshop 6:00pm
Wednesday, March 29th, 2017
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Toddler Storytime 10:30am
Thursday, March 30th, 2017
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Toddler Storytime 10:30am
Saturday, April 1st, 2017
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Strive Survive Succeed College Prep Workshop 10:30am
Tuesday, April 4th, 2017
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Lawyer in the Library 6:00pm
Wednesday, April 5th, 2017
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LEGO Mania 2:00pm
Saturday, April 15th, 2017
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East Bay Spanish Language Meet-Up 3:00pm
Wednesday, April 19th, 2017
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Videogames for Teens at Temescal 1:00pm