Upcoming Events

The list below shows all the currently scheduled library events. If you want to see a list of events happening at a specific OPL location, you can filter the list using the menu below. To see upcoming library events happening out in the community rather than at our branches, visit our offsite events page.

Friday, August 17th, 2018
Event Name Time Location
Fix and decorate your bicycle 2:00pm 81st Avenue Branch
Videogames in the TeenZone 2:00pm Main Library
Get Your Game On (Video Games for Teens) 2:00pm Asian Branch
eBook Help 2:00pm Rockridge Branch
Susan Burton Book Signing and Reception 2:00pm African American Museum & Library at Oakland
Monthly Crafts in the TeenZone 2:30pm Main Library
Lego Club 3:00pm Lakeview Branch
Makers Meet 3:00pm Brookfield Branch
Build Fridays 3:30pm Piedmont Avenue Branch
Game Day 3:30pm Dimond Branch
Saturday, August 18th, 2018
Event Name Time Location
Veterans Services 10:00am Main Library
Meditation: It's Not What You Think! 10:00am Dimond Branch
Baby Café! 10:15am Melrose Branch
Gardening Workshop for Toddlers 10:30am Main Library
Family Story Time 10:30am Rockridge Branch
Baby Café 10:30am Piedmont Avenue Branch
Youth Leadership Council 11:00am Main Library
Family Storytime 11:00am Asian Branch
Chess at Chavez 11:00am César E. Chávez Branch
81st Ave Teen Advisory Board (TAB) Meeting 11:30am 81st Avenue Branch
Lawyer in the Library 12:00pm Martin Luther King Jr. Branch
Painted Leather Jewelry with Ace Monster Toys 12:00pm Golden Gate Branch
From Oakland to Tragedy : the Dole Derby of 1927 with author Jason Ryan 12:00pm Temescal Branch
Job Club 12:30pm 81st Avenue Branch
Third Saturday Chess 1:00pm Lakeview Branch
Writers' Support and Critique Group: All Writers Welcome! 1:00pm Rockridge Branch
Urban Cycling 101 1:00pm Golden Gate Branch
Negro Spirituals: Songs Born in the Wilderness of Slavery in the Ring Shout Ceremony 1:00pm West Oakland Branch
Wills and Trusts 1:00pm Melrose Branch
The Beat Within - Writing Workshop for Teens 2:00pm Main Library
Tight Knitters at Chavez / El Grupo de Tejer 2:00pm César E. Chávez Branch
Melrose Teen Gaming 2:00pm Melrose Branch
eBook Help 2:30pm Piedmont Avenue Branch
Off the Hook 3:00pm Melrose Branch
Game Day 3:00pm 81st Avenue Branch
Let's Be Friends! 3:00pm West Oakland Branch
Create Your Own Terrarium! (for Teens) 3:00pm Lakeview Branch
Knitting Meet-Up 3:00pm Rockridge Branch
ESL Conversation Club 4:00pm Martin Luther King Jr. Branch
AAMLO Public Tour 4:00pm African American Museum & Library at Oakland
Sunday, August 19th, 2018
Event Name Time Location
Bike Tour: Downtown History with OMCA 10:00am Oakland Museum of California
Oakland History Tours with the OMCA 10:00am Oakland Museum of California
Veterans Services 1:00pm Main Library
Help for Renters 3:00pm Main Library
Jazz on Sunday 3:00pm Golden Gate Branch
Monday, August 20th, 2018
Event Name Time Location
Preschool Storytime 10:30am Main Library
Play Café! 1:00pm Eastmont Branch
Monday Arts & Crafts 4:30pm Brookfield Branch
Tag Yourself! Graffiti-Tees for Teens 4:30pm Brookfield Branch
Tuesday, August 21st, 2018
Event Name Time Location
Baby Bounce 10:15am Main Library