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.

OPL is expanding its hours on Monday, April 1, 2019. Please click here to view the new branch schedules.

Central Library

Main Library

125 14th St.   |   (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 Ave.   |   (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 St.   |   (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 Ave.   |   (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 St., Ste. 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 Ave.   |   (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 Ave., 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 Ave.   |   (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 Ave.   |   (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 Blvd.   |   (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 Blvd.   |   (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 Ave.   |   (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 Ave.   |   (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 St.   |   (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 St.   |   (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 St.   |   (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 Ave.   |   (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