Temescal Branch

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Branch Address

5205 Telegraph Ave.
Oakland, CA  94609
(510) 597-5049

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 Temescal Branch

Temescal Branch has approximately 29,000 books, compact disks, videos, DVDs, audio books, audiocassettes, magazines and newspapers for all ages. Circulating materials are largely of popular interest, with a strong emphasis on fiction and home repair, maintenance, decorating, and gardening in the adult collection.

The branch is equipped with five computers with internet access and word processing. There is one express terminal with 20-minute turns, and sign-ups are on a drop in basis. For the other 4 computers, people can reserve hour turns on the library catalog.

Meeting Room

The meeting room has a capacity of 45 people, and is equipped with collapsible tables and chairs and a stage. It is wheelchair accessible.

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, December 4th, 2019
Event Name Time
Toddler Storytime 10:30am
Thursday, December 5th, 2019
Event Name Time
Toddler Storytime 10:30am
Saturday, December 7th, 2019
Event Name Time
Yard (work) Party with the Friends of the Temescal Branch Library 10:00am
ARTimatics: Learning Math & Geometry through Art with Jr. Oakland Cubers 12:00pm
First Century Farewell : finale of a centenary celebration of the Temescal Branch Library 2:00pm
Wednesday, December 11th, 2019
Event Name Time
Toddler Storytime 10:30am
Modern Board Game Night 5:00pm
Thursday, December 12th, 2019
Event Name Time
Toddler Storytime 10:30am
Saturday, December 14th, 2019
Event Name Time
Come and Make Light Up Snowflake Cards! 11:30am
Wednesday, December 18th, 2019
Event Name Time
Toddler Storytime 10:30am