Asian Branch

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Branch Address

388 9th St.
Oakland, CA  94607
(510) 238-3400

Branch Hours

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

About the Asian Branch

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The Asian Branch Library is unique among public library branches in the United States as it houses four Asian language collections. The language collections are Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and Vietnamese. Additionally, the branch has an Asian Interest collection in English focusing specifically on Asia, Asian heritage, culture, and history, an Asian American Experience collection, and Asian immigrant history.

The branch is equipped with 9 computers with internet access, 5 computers with multilingual interface, and 5 iPads for instructional purposes. Computer and new technology classes are offered in Cantonese and Mandarin.

Upcoming Events

Friday, January 17th, 2020
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Perler Beads Notebook for Teens 2:30pm
Saturday, January 18th, 2020
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Family Storytime 11:00am
Tuesday, January 21st, 2020
Event Name Time
Sewing Lab 1:00pm
Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020
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Toddler Storytime 10:30am
Teen Game Day 3:30pm
Thursday, January 23rd, 2020
Event Name Time
Sewing Lab 10:30am
Saturday, January 25th, 2020
Event Name Time
Family Storytime 11:00am
Tuesday, January 28th, 2020
Event Name Time
Sewing Lab 1:00pm
Wednesday, January 29th, 2020
Event Name Time
Toddler Storytime 10:30am
Teen Game Day 3:30pm