Temescal Branch

Temescal Branch hours starting April 1, 2019:

Sunday: Closed
Monday: 10:00am – 5:30pm
Tuesday: 10:00am – 8:00pm
Wednesday: 10:00am – 8:00pm
Thursday: 10:00am – 5:30pm
Friday: 12:00pm – 5:30pm
Saturday: 10:00am – 5:30pm

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Branch Address

5205 Telegraph Ave.
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

Saturday, May 4th, 2019
Event Name Time
ARTimatics: Learning Math & Geometry through Art with Jr. Oakland Cubers 12:00pm
Tuesday, May 7th, 2019
Event Name Time
Lawyers in the Library 6:00pm
Saturday, May 18th, 2019
Event Name Time
East Bay Spanish-Language MeetUp 3:00pm
Tuesday, May 28th, 2019
Event Name Time
Start & Run a Small Business: An Operation Hope Workshop 6:00pm
Saturday, June 1st, 2019
Event Name Time
ARTimatics: Learning Math & Geometry through Art with Jr. Oakland Cubers 12:00pm
Tuesday, June 4th, 2019
Event Name Time
Lawyers in the Library 6:00pm
Saturday, June 15th, 2019
Event Name Time
East Bay Spanish-Language MeetUp 3:00pm
Tuesday, June 25th, 2019
Event Name Time
Start & Run a Small Business: An Operation Hope Workshop 6:00pm
Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019
Event Name Time
Lawyers in the Library 6:00pm
Saturday, July 6th, 2019
Event Name Time
ARTimatics: Learning Math & Geometry through Art with Jr. Oakland Cubers 12:00pm