Main Library

Open today until 8:00pm

Monday 
10:00AM - 8:00PM

Tuesday 
10:00AM - 8:00PM

Wednesday 
10:00AM - 8:00PM

Thursday 
10:00AM - 8:00PM

Friday 
12:00PM - 5:30PM

Saturday 
10:00AM - 5:30PM

Sunday 
10:00AM - 5:30PM

125 14th Street
Oakland, California 94612
Check-Out Desk: (510) 238-3144
Magazines & Newspapers: (510) 238-3176
Reference Services: (510) 238-3138
Located between downtown and Lake Merritt, Oakland's Main Library is one of the largest public libraries in the Bay Area. The Main Library has over 350,000 books, hundreds of current and historic magazines and newspapers, a major…

Upcoming Events

Holidays and Closures

  • Presidents' Day
    Monday, February 20, 2023
    Closed All Day
  • César Chávez Day
    Friday, March 31, 2023
    Closed All Day
  • Memorial Day
    Monday, May 29, 2023
    Closed All Day
  • Juneteenth National Independence Day
    Monday, June 19, 2023
    Closed All Day
  • Independence Day
    Tuesday, July 4, 2023
    Closed All Day
  • Labor Day
    Monday, September 4, 2023
    Closed All Day
  • Admissions Day
    Saturday, September 9, 2023
    Closed All Day
  • Veterans Day
    Saturday, November 11, 2023
    Closed All Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
    Thursday, November 23, 2023
    Closed All Day
  • Day after Thanksgiving
    Friday, November 24, 2023
    Closed All Day
  • Christmas Day
    Monday, December 25, 2023
    Closed All Day

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