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

Saturday, November 10th, 2018
Event Name Time
Rubik's Cube Circle 12:00pm
International Games Week 12:00pm
The Edna Purviance-Mabel Normand Film Festival, a Temescal Branch Library centennial program 2:30pm
Wednesday, November 14th, 2018
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Toddler Storytime 10:30am
Thursday, November 15th, 2018
Event Name Time
Toddler Storytime 10:30am
Saturday, November 17th, 2018
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Temescal Poetry Festival, hosted by Clive Matson, for the Centennial of the Temescal Branch Library 12:00pm
Wednesday, November 21st, 2018
Event Name Time
Toddler Storytime 10:30am
Thursday, November 22nd, 2018
Event Name Time
Toddler Storytime 10:30am
Tuesday, November 27th, 2018
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Start & Run a Small Business: An Operation Hope Workshop 6:00pm
Wednesday, November 28th, 2018
Event Name Time
Toddler Storytime 10:30am