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.

This is the only branch with books in the Amharic and Tigrinya languages.

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 2nd, 2015
Event Name Time
Temescal Children's Clothing Swap 10:30am
Tuesday, May 5th, 2015
Event Name Time
Lawyer in the Library 6:00pm
Bike to Books: Bike Theft Prevention Class with Bike East Bay 6:00pm
Thursday, May 7th, 2015
Event Name Time
Afterschool Art with MOCHA 3:30pm
Saturday, May 9th, 2015
Event Name Time
Bike to Books: Decorate Your Bike with the Scraper Bike Team 1:00pm
Wednesday, May 13th, 2015
Event Name Time
Let's Meet In The 'Zone 1:00pm
Thursday, May 14th, 2015
Event Name Time
Afterschool Art with MOCHA 3:30pm
Tuesday, May 19th, 2015
Event Name Time
Start & Run a Small Business: An Operation Hope Workshop 6:00pm
Thursday, May 21st, 2015
Event Name Time
Afterschool Art with MOCHA 3:30pm
Thursday, May 28th, 2015
Event Name Time
Afterschool Art with MOCHA 3:30pm