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.

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016
Event Name Time Location
Wear Your Words (for Teens) 3:30pm West Oakland Branch
Lawyers in the Library 6:00pm Main Library
Author and Biologist Nathan H. Lents - Not So Different - Finding Human Nature in Animals 6:00pm Main Library
Thursday, July 28th, 2016
Event Name Time Location
Toddler Storytime 10:15am Montclair Branch
Toddler Time 10:15am Golden Gate Branch
Toddler Storytime 10:30am Temescal Branch
Preschool Storytime 10:30am 81st Avenue Branch
Play Café 10:30am Elmhurst Branch
Oakland Symphony Petting Zoo 10:30am Asian Branch
Toddler Story Time 10:30am Rockridge Branch
Preschool Story Time 10:30am Rockridge Branch
Baby Bounce 11:30am Montclair Branch
Magical Nathaniel 12:00pm Temescal Branch
ESL Conversation Club 1:00pm Eastmont Branch
Crab Cove Mobile Van 1:00pm Melrose Branch
Lego® Mania 1:00pm 81st Avenue Branch
LegoMania! 1:00pm Elmhurst Branch
BARK Therapy Dog for Emerging Readers 1:30pm Golden Gate Branch
ESL Conversation Club 2:00pm Main Library
Magical Nathaniel 3:00pm Eastmont Branch
Toddler Dance Party 3:00pm Eastmont Branch
Game Day 3:00pm Dimond Branch
Wear Your Words (for Teens) 3:00pm Piedmont Avenue Branch
Let's Meet in the Zone 3:30pm Piedmont Avenue Branch
Eastmont Summer GameZone 3:30pm Eastmont Branch
All Knit 3:30pm Lakeview Branch
Build It. Craft It. Make It. 3:30pm Montclair Branch
Lawyers in the Library 6:00pm Main Library
Citizen Science Workshop: Introduction to iNaturalist 6:00pm Main Library
Friday, July 29th, 2016
Event Name Time Location
Videogames on the Big Screen 1:00pm Elmhurst Branch
Fix and decorate your bicycle 2:00pm 81st Avenue Branch
Fresh Air Fridays - Crab Cove Mobile Van 2:00pm Main Library
Asian Summer GameZone 2:00pm Asian Branch
Wear Your Words (for Teens) 2:30pm Main Library
Jewelry Workshop (for Teens) 3:00pm Temescal Branch
Game Day 3:00pm Golden Gate Branch
Build It. Craft It. Make It. 3:30pm West Oakland Branch
Family Yoga and Fun 4:00pm Dimond Branch
AAMLO's Annual Festival of Knowledge 4:00pm African American Museum & Library at Oakland
Saturday, July 30th, 2016
Event Name Time Location
Citizen Science Workshop: Lake Merritt BioBlitz 10:00am Main Library
Family Storytime 10:30am Lakeview Branch
Toddler Storytime 10:30am Main Library
eBook Help 10:30am Piedmont Avenue Branch
Ice Exploration 10:30am Dimond Branch
Chess at Chavez 11:00am César E. Chávez Branch
Family Storytime 11:00am Asian Branch
Bubble Party 11:00am Lakeview Branch
Afro-Brazilian Dance with Destiny Arts Center 11:00am Golden Gate Branch
PAWS to Read with BARK Therapy Dogs 11:30am West Oakland Branch
Tea with Tots at the Park / Canciones y Café en el Parque 11:30am Elmhurst Branch