Melrose Branch

Open today until 5:30pm

10:00AM - 5:30PM

10:00AM - 8:00PM

10:00AM - 8:00PM

10:00AM - 5:30PM

12:00PM - 5:30PM

10:00AM - 5:30PM


4805 Foothill Boulevard
Oakland, CA 94601
Melrose Branch has books in English and Spanish. Special interest collections include African American fiction and non-fiction, a small Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender collection, and English as a Second Language. The branch has…

Upcoming Events

Holidays and Closures

  • Independence Day
    Monday, July 4, 2022
    Closed All Day
  • Labor Day
    Monday, September 5, 2022
    Closed All Day
  • Admission Day
    Friday, September 9, 2022
    Closed All Day
  • Veterans Day
    Friday, November 11, 2022
    Closed All Day
  • Thanksgiving
    Thursday, November 24, 2022
    Closed All Day
  • Day after Thanksgiving
    Friday, November 25, 2022
    Closed All Day
  • Christmas Day
    Sunday, December 25, 2022
    Closed All Day
  • Christmas Day (Observed)
    Monday, December 26, 2022
    Closed All Day

About Melrose Branch

  • Free street parking, 1 Accessible parking spot on 48th Ave nearest Foothill. Easy parking except on 1st/3rd Wednesdays and Thursdays from 9-12 due to street sweeping.

  • The Melrose Branch has a meeting room that can be reserved here, opens a new window. The meeting room holds 75 people. It has three wooden tables, two folding tables, and 45 chairs.

  • Multi-story building WITH an elevator. Our front entrance is on Foothill and has 18 total steps with a rail to the main floor. Our ADA entrance in alongside the library on the 48th Ave side. There is a doorbell and automatic doors and staff will automatically open the door. The Accessible parking is on the 48th Ave side just up from this entrance. Accessible bathroom(s), Accessible water fountain(s), Accessible self-service checkout, Accessible parking


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