Contact / Directions


125 Twelfth Street

Oakland, CA 94607

(Between Oak & Madison)

* Note: Library doors lock 15 minutes prior to closing. No entry permitted after doors locked.

Phone / Email – Library Departments

We will try to respond to your voicemail message or email message within the next two to three business days.

Reference: (510) 208-4832 or

Circulation: (510) 208-4832 or

Meeting Rooms: (510) 208-4832 or

Document Delivery: (510) 208-4832 or


Exit at the Lake Merritt Station at 9th and Oak Streets. The Law Library is three blocks to the northeast of the BART station at 12th and Oak Streets and diagonally across from the Rene C. Davidson Alameda County Superior Courthouse.


The County parking garage, Alcopark, is located on Jackson Street between 12th and 13th Streets. The rate is $7.00 per day. Limited 2-hour street parking is available. Pay at City of Oakland machines.