Berkeley Public Library Central Library 2090 Kittredge St, Berkeley, CA94704 This is the Central Library of the Berkeley Public Library system. The first floor is filled with a huge number of…More fiction and non-fiction books for adults, while the second floor has a reference room, teen room, business area and a section for magazines. The third floor of the library offers dozens of newspapers, as well as a microfilm center and community meeting room. It also has multiple self-checkout machines at the library to help speed up general services.
Berkeley Public Library - South Branch 1901 Russell St, Berkeley, CA94703 This is the South Branch of the Berkeley Public Library. There is a public meeting room and five Internet workstations…More for library members. The library also has more than 100 newspapers and magazines, including publications that are written in Spanish and multiple Asian languages. Furthermore, there is the Lawyers in the Library program at this location. The tool lending library is next door if you would like to borrow hammers, saws, shovels and other implements.
Albany Public Library 1247 Marin Ave, Berkeley, CA94706 The Albany Public Library is in the heart of Alameda County. Opened in 1994, it offers a large selection of…More fiction, nonfiction, and academic titles. The library regularly hosts educational programming, including the Literacy Reading Club, Spring Storytime, Craft Workshop, Drop-In Knitting, and Computer Tutoring. For more information on membership or book availability, call the number provided.
Fong Optometry and Health Sciences Library 490 Minor Hall, Berkeley, CA94720 The Fong Optometry and Health Sciences Library offers a huge collection of academic books and journals. Priority is…More given to UC students and faculty, but anyone is allowed to access the collection. There is a photocopier inside the library that can be used to make copies. Those wishing to place a textbook on reserve should make sure to include the course number and instructor name for the class. The library is on the fourth floor of Minor Hall.
Berkeley Public Library - West Branch 1125 University Ave, Berkeley, CA94702 This is the West Branch of the Berkeley Public Library system. It offers a wide selection of fiction and non-fiction…More books, and has a special section devoted to children. The library also has a particularly large Spanish and Chinese language collection, as well as an assortment of Latino, African American, and Asian books. In addition, it offers the Lawyers in the Library service at this location, as well as the Berkeley Reads literacy program.
Doe Library Book Sales - UC Berkeley 132 Doe Library, Berkeley, CA94720 Doe Library Book Sales sells items withdrawn from UC Berkeley library holdings as well as donated books. All proceeds go…More to support the library. Prices range from $1 to about $15. Available novels include fiction and non-fiction as well as African and European history and literature. Stock is constantly replenished.
Berkeley Public Library Foundation 2090 Kittredge St, Berkeley, CA94704 The Berkeley Public Library Foundation supports the work of the four branch libraries within the city, improving library…More resources and programs by managing fund-raising events and volunteers. The foundation always appreciates volunteers who can host events, plan fund-raising activities or make phone calls and stuff envelopes on behalf of their local library system.
Berkeley Public Library - North Branch 1170 the Alameda, Berkeley, CA94707 The North Branch of the Berkeley Public Library offers a huge selection books in many genres, as well as a special…More area set aside for teenagers. This branch also has a substantial classical music section. In addition, there is a self-checkout machine for added convenience. Special programs and services include children’s storytime and a magazine exchange. Call or visit the website for more information.
Berkeley Public Library - Claremont 2940 Benvenue Ave, Berkeley, CA94705 The Claremont branch of the Berkeley Public Library offers thousands of fiction and non-fiction books, a particularly…More large collection of mystery novels and travel guides, as well as numerous magazines and newspapers. A public meeting room is available to local residents for small gatherings. Numerous events are held each week, including children’s story time.
Library Garden Apartments 2020 Kittredge St, Berkeley, CA94704 A brand new apartment complex one block from the UC, Berkeley, campus, Library Garden Apartments is located in the heart…More of downtown Berkeley. Apartment amenities include gourmet kitchens, dishwashers, laundry center, private access entry, and private terraces and gardens. Wireless connection is found throughout the community. Library Garden Apartments accommodates small cats and dogs, and features guest and resident parking, bike racks and lockers, and copy and fax service.
Lafayette Library and Learning Center 3491 Mt Diablo Blvd, Lafayette, CA94549 Lafayette Library and Learning Center is a 30,000 square foot facility offering a wide range of resources and areas,…More including a technology lab homework center and children’s area. The collection include thousands of books and newspapers, including fiction, nonfiction, reference materials as well as audio-visual materials. There are over 40 computers for use as well as wireless Internet access. Additional features include multiple group study rooms as well as a story corner and adult reading area. The facility has a fully automated, drive-thru book return system and is ADA compliant.