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, March 13th, 2019
Event Name Time
Toddler Storytime 10:30am
Thursday, March 14th, 2019
Event Name Time
Toddler Storytime 10:30am
Saturday, March 16th, 2019
Event Name Time
Telling Temescal Stories 11:00am
Enter the Oakland Portal 1:00pm
East Bay Spanish-Language MeetUp 3:00pm
FWD ("One Hundred for One Hundred" Part 2) (OFFSITE EVENT AT OAKLANDARTWORKS.COM) Opening reception 7:00pm
Wednesday, March 20th, 2019
Event Name Time
Toddler Storytime 10:30am
Teen Tech Month :: LED Light-up Greeting Card 1:00pm
Thursday, March 21st, 2019
Event Name Time
Toddler Storytime 10:30am
Tuesday, March 26th, 2019
Event Name Time
Start & Run a Small Business: An Operation Hope Workshop 6:00pm