Locations & Hours

Five (5) OPL locations are open for sidewalk pickup service. All other locations remain closed. 

The Oakland Public Library system consists of a downtown Main Library, sixteen neighborhood branches, and three special collection libraries - the African American Museum and Library at Oakland (AAMLO), the Oakland History Room, and the Oakland Tool Lending Library.

To download a map of Oakland Public Library locations in PDF format, click here.

Central Library

Main Library

125 14th St.   |   (510) 238-3134

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  • Sunday: Closed
  • Monday: 10:00am - 1:00pm
  • Tuesday: 10:00am - 1:00pm
  • Wednesday: 10:00am - 1:00pm
  • Thursday: 10:00am - 1:00pm
  • Friday: 10:00am - 1:00pm
  • Saturday: 10:00am - 1:00pm

Branch Libraries

81st Avenue Branch

1021 81st Ave.   |   (510) 615-5812

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  • Sunday: Closed
  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: 10:00am - 1:00pm
  • Wednesday: Closed
  • Thursday: 10:00am - 1:00pm
  • Friday: Closed
  • Saturday: 10:00am - 1:00pm

Asian Branch

388 9th St.   |   (510) 238-3400

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  • Sunday: Closed
  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: Closed
  • Wednesday: Closed
  • Thursday: Closed
  • Friday: Closed
  • Saturday: Closed

Brookfield Branch

9255 Edes Ave.   |   (510) 615-5725

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  • Sunday: Closed
  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: Closed
  • Wednesday: Closed
  • Thursday: Closed
  • Friday: Closed
  • Saturday: Closed

César E. Chávez Branch

3301 East 12th St., Ste. 271   |   (510) 535-5620

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  • Sunday: Closed
  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: Closed
  • Wednesday: 10:00am - 1:00pm
  • Thursday: Closed
  • Friday: 10:00am - 1:00pm
  • Saturday: 10:00am - 1:00pm

Dimond Branch

3565 Fruitvale Ave.   |   (510) 482-7844

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  • Sunday: Closed
  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: Closed
  • Wednesday: Closed
  • Thursday: Closed
  • Friday: Closed
  • Saturday: Closed

Eastmont Branch

7200 Bancroft Ave., Ste. 211   |   (510) 615-5726

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  • Sunday: Closed
  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: Closed
  • Wednesday: Closed
  • Thursday: Closed
  • Friday: Closed
  • Saturday: Closed

Elmhurst Branch

1427 88th Ave.   |   (510) 615-5727

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  • Sunday: Closed
  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: Closed
  • Wednesday: Closed
  • Thursday: Closed
  • Friday: Closed
  • Saturday: Closed

Golden Gate Branch

5606 San Pablo Ave.   |   (510) 597-5023

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  • Sunday: Closed
  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: Closed
  • Wednesday: Closed
  • Thursday: Closed
  • Friday: Closed
  • Saturday: Closed

Lakeview Branch

550 El Embarcadero   |   (510) 238-7344

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  • Sunday: Closed
  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: Closed
  • Wednesday: Closed
  • Thursday: Closed
  • Friday: Closed
  • Saturday: Closed

Martin Luther King Jr. Branch

6833 International Blvd.   |   (510) 615-5728

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  • Sunday: Closed
  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: Closed
  • Wednesday: Closed
  • Thursday: Closed
  • Friday: Closed
  • Saturday: Closed

Melrose Branch

4805 Foothill Blvd.   |   (510) 535-5623

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  • Sunday: Closed
  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: Closed
  • Wednesday: Closed
  • Thursday: Closed
  • Friday: Closed
  • Saturday: Closed

Montclair Branch

1687 Mountain Blvd.   |   (510) 482-7810

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  • Sunday: Closed
  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: Closed
  • Wednesday: Closed
  • Thursday: Closed
  • Friday: Closed
  • Saturday: Closed

Piedmont Avenue Branch

80 Echo Ave.   |   (510) 597-5011

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  • Sunday: Closed
  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: Closed
  • Wednesday: Closed
  • Thursday: Closed
  • Friday: Closed
  • Saturday: Closed

Rockridge Branch

5366 College Ave.   |   (510) 597-5017

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  • Sunday: Closed
  • Monday: 10:00am - 1:00pm
  • Tuesday: 10:00am - 1:00pm
  • Wednesday: 10:00am - 1:00pm
  • Thursday: 10:00am - 1:00pm
  • Friday: 10:00am - 1:00pm
  • Saturday: 10:00am - 1:00pm

Temescal Branch

5205 Telegraph Ave.   |   (510) 597-5049

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  • Sunday: Closed
  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: Closed
  • Wednesday: Closed
  • Thursday: Closed
  • Friday: Closed
  • Saturday: Closed

West Oakland Branch

1801 Adeline St.   |   (510) 238-7352

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  • Sunday: Closed
  • Monday: 10:00am - 1:00pm
  • Tuesday: 10:00am - 1:00pm
  • Wednesday: 10:00am - 1:00pm
  • Thursday: 10:00am - 1:00pm
  • Friday: 10:00am - 1:00pm
  • Saturday: 10:00am - 1:00pm

Special Collections

African American Museum & Library at Oakland

659 14th St.   |   (510) 637-0200

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  • Sunday: Closed
  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: Closed
  • Wednesday: Closed
  • Thursday: Closed
  • Friday: Closed
  • Saturday: Closed

Oakland History Center

125 14th St.   |   (510) 238-3222

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  • Sunday: Closed
  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: Closed
  • Wednesday: Closed
  • Thursday: Closed
  • Friday: Closed
  • Saturday: Closed

Oakland Tool Lending Library

5205 Telegraph Ave.   |   (510) 597-5089

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  • Sunday: Closed
  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: Closed
  • Wednesday: Closed
  • Thursday: Closed
  • Friday: Closed
  • Saturday: Closed