Melrose Branch

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Branch Address

4805 Foothill Blvd.
Oakland, CA  94601
(510) 535-5623

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 Melrose Branch

Melrose Branch has approximately 35,000 books, compact disks, videos, DVDs, audio books, audiocassettes, and magazines and newspapers for all ages. Circulating materials are largely of popular interest, with a strong emphasis on practical how-to topics and fiction.

Special interest collections include African American fiction and non-fiction, a small Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender collection, English as a Second Language, Parenting, Careers, Classics, Latino Interest, and Spanish language.

The branch is equipped with five computers with Internet access are available for public use.

The Melrose Branch also has a Seed Lending Library. These FREE urban seed projects are committed to increasing the capacity of our community to feed itself wholesome food by means of education that fosters community resilience, self reliance and a culture of sharing. 

Meeting Room

The meeting room has a capacity of 75 people and features 3 hard wood tables, 2 folding tables, and 45 chairs.

Upcoming Events

Friday, April 10th, 2020
Event Name Time
CANCELLED Let's Meet in the 'Zone at Melrose! 3:30pm
Saturday, April 11th, 2020
Event Name Time
CANCELLED - Crafting and Jewelry for Teens and Adults / Manualidades y Joyería Para Adolescents y Adultos 3:00pm
Tuesday, April 14th, 2020
Event Name Time
Cancelled - Play Café 10:15am
Wednesday, April 15th, 2020
Event Name Time
Cancelled - Family Child Care Provider - Free Playgroup- Bananas 10:00am
Tuesday, April 21st, 2020
Event Name Time
Cancelled - Play Café 10:15am
Wednesday, April 22nd, 2020
Event Name Time
Cancelled - Family Child Care Provider - Free Playgroup- Bananas 10:00am
Friday, April 24th, 2020
Event Name Time
CANCELLED Let's Meet in the 'Zone at Melrose! 3:30pm
Saturday, April 25th, 2020
Event Name Time
CANCELLED - Crafting and Jewelry for Teens and Adults / Manualidades y Joyería Para Adolescents y Adultos 3:00pm
Tuesday, April 28th, 2020
Event Name Time
Cancelled - Play Café 10:15am
Wednesday, April 29th, 2020
Event Name Time
Cancelled - Family Child Care Provider - Free Playgroup- Bananas 10:00am