Locations & Hours

The Oakland Public Library system consists of a downtown Main Library, sixteen neighborhood branches, and three special collection libraries - the African American Museum and Library at Oakland, the Oakland History Room, and the Temescal Tool Lending Library.

To download a map of Oakland Public Library locations in PDF format, click here.

Central Library

Main Library

125 14th Street   |   (510) 238-3134

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  • Sunday: 1:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Monday: 10:00am - 5:30pm
  • Tuesday: 10:00am - 5:30pm
  • Wednesday: 12:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Thursday: 12:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Friday: 12:00pm - 5:30pm
  • Saturday: 10:00am - 5:30pm

Branch Libraries

81st Avenue Branch

1021 81st Avenue   |   (510) 615-5812

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  • Sunday: Closed
  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: 11:30am - 7:00pm
  • Wednesday: 10:00am - 5:30pm
  • Thursday: 10:00am - 5:30pm
  • Friday: 12:00pm - 5:30pm
  • Saturday: 10:00am - 5:30pm

Asian Branch

388 9th Street   |   (510) 238-3400

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  • Sunday: Closed
  • 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

Brookfield Branch

9255 Edes Avenue   |   (510) 615-5725

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  • Sunday: Closed
  • Monday: 11:30am - 7:00pm
  • Tuesday: 10:00am - 5:30pm
  • Wednesday: 10:00am - 5:30pm
  • Thursday: 10:00am - 5:30pm
  • Friday: 12:00pm - 5:30pm
  • Saturday: Closed

César E. Chávez Branch

3301 East 12th Street, Suite 271   |   (510) 535-5620

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  • Sunday: Closed
  • 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

Dimond Branch

3565 Fruitvale Avenue   |   (510) 482-7844

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  • Sunday: Closed
  • 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

Eastmont Branch

7200 Bancroft, Ste 211   |   (510) 615-5726

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  • Sunday: Closed
  • Monday: 11:30am - 7:00pm
  • Tuesday: 10:00am - 5:30pm
  • Wednesday: 10:00am - 5:30pm
  • Thursday: 10:00am - 5:30pm
  • Friday: 12:00pm - 5:30pm
  • Saturday: Closed

Elmhurst Branch

1427 88th Avenue   |   (510) 615-5727

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  • Sunday: Closed
  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: 11:30am - 7:00pm
  • Wednesday: 10:00am - 5:30pm
  • Thursday: 10:00am - 5:30pm
  • Friday: 12:00pm - 5:30pm
  • Saturday: 10:00am - 5:30pm

Golden Gate Branch

5606 San Pablo Avenue   |   (510) 597-5023

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  • Sunday: Closed
  • 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

Lakeview Branch

550 El Embarcadero   |   (510) 238-7344

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  • Sunday: Closed
  • 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

Martin Luther King Jr. Branch

6833 International Blvd.   |   (510) 615-5728

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  • Sunday: Closed
  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: 11:30am - 7:00pm
  • Wednesday: 10:00am - 5:30pm
  • Thursday: 10:00am - 5:30pm
  • Friday: 12:00pm - 5:30pm
  • Saturday: 10:00am - 5:30pm

Melrose Branch

4805 Foothill Boulevard   |   (510) 535-5623

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  • Sunday: Closed
  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: 11:30am - 7:00pm
  • Wednesday: 10:00am - 5:30pm
  • Thursday: 10:00am - 5:30pm
  • Friday: 12:00pm - 5:30pm
  • Saturday: 10:00am - 5:30pm

Montclair Branch

1687 Mountain Boulevard   |   (510) 482-7810

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  • Sunday: Closed
  • 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

Piedmont Avenue Branch

80 Echo Ave   |   (510) 597-5011

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  • Sunday: Closed
  • 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

Rockridge Branch

5366 College Avenue   |   (510) 597-5017

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  • Sunday: Closed
  • 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

Temescal Branch

5205 Telegraph Avenue   |   (510) 597-5049

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  • Sunday: Closed
  • 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

West Oakland Branch

1801 Adeline Street   |   (510) 238-7352

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  • Sunday: Closed
  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: 11:30am - 7:00pm
  • Wednesday: 10:00am - 5:30pm
  • Thursday: 10:00am - 5:30pm
  • Friday: 12:00pm - 5:30pm
  • Saturday: 10:00am - 5:30pm

Special Collections

African American Museum & Library at Oakland

659 14th Street   |   (510) 637-0200

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  • Sunday: Closed
  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: 12:00pm - 5:30pm
  • Wednesday: 12:00pm - 5:30pm
  • Thursday: 12:00pm - 5:30pm
  • Friday: 12:00pm - 5:30pm
  • Saturday: 12:00pm - 5:30pm

Oakland History Room

125 14th Street   |   (510) 238-3222

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  • Sunday: 1:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Monday: 10:00am - 5:30pm
  • Tuesday: 10:00am - 5:30pm
  • Wednesday: 12:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Thursday: 12:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Friday: 12:00pm - 5:30pm
  • Saturday: 10:00am - 5:30pm

Tool Lending Library

5205 Telegraph Avenue   |   (510) 597-5089

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  • Sunday: Closed
  • 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