West Oakland Branch
Branch Address1801 Adeline Street
Oakland, CA 94607
About the West Oakland Branch
West Oakland Branch has approximately 38,000 books, compact discs, DVDs, audio books, and magazines and newspapers for all ages. Circulating materials are largely of popular interest with a strong emphasis on practical how-to topics and local history.
Special interest collections include the African American nonfiction collection, a small Arabic collection for children and adults, and Spanish language materials for children. West Oakland has an extensive children's section focused on providing early literacy materials to children and their parents, as well as a growing teen collection and graphic novel collection for all ages.
The branch is equipped with six computers with Internet access available for public use and a study room that can be reserved 3 months in advance.
The West Oakland Friends Group meets the 3rd Saturday of every month from 3:00-4:00pm.
Every Tuesday from 11:30 to 12:00 the Children's Librarian leads family storytime, followed by free play.
Meeting RoomThe meeting room has 120 seats and a capacity of 189 people. The meeting room area includes collapsible tables and a large stage. Limited kitchen facilities are available.
|Negro Spirituals: Songs Born in the Wilderness of Slavery in the Ring Shout Ceremony||1:00pm|
|Let's Be Friends!||3:00pm|
|Free Computer Help!||11:30am|
|Empieza y Administra un Pequeño Negocio||5:00pm|
|Tag Yourself! Graffiti-Tees for Teens||2:30pm|
|Let's Meet in the 'Zone!||2:30pm|
|Free Computer Help!||1:30pm|
|African American Quilt Guild of Oakland Monthly Meeting||1:00pm|
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