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.

Saturday, July 28th, 2018
Event Name Time Location
Meditation Mix - Multiple Methods to Vacationing on the Inside 10:30am Melrose Branch
Family Storytime 11:00am Asian Branch
Chess at Chavez 11:00am César E. Chávez Branch
Social Workers in the Library 11:00am Main Library
Melted Crayon Art 11:00am Lakeview Branch
Zine Bike Launch party at Pedalfest! 11:00am Jack London Square
Mindfulness for Everyone 11:00am Rockridge Branch
Job Club 12:30pm 81st Avenue Branch
African American Quilt Guild of Oakland Monthly Meeting 1:00pm West Oakland Branch
Poetry Reading and Publishing Panel Featuring Northern California Poets 1:00pm Dimond Branch
Yu Gi Oh! Game Club 2:00pm 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
Build/Make/Play! 2:00pm Melrose Branch
AAMLO Archive Films: From the Vaults 2:00pm African American Museum & Library at Oakland
Homemade Kaleidoscopes 2:00pm César E. Chávez Branch
Arm Knitting with GoGo Craft 2:00pm Golden Gate Branch
Sanctuary Homes & Neighborhood Workshop 2:00pm Rockridge Branch
eBook Help 2:30pm Piedmont Avenue Branch
Henna for Teens! 2:30pm Asian Branch
Game Day 3:00pm 81st Avenue Branch
The Music of the Word - La Palabra Musical 3:00pm César E. Chávez Branch
Crafting and Jewelry for Teens and Adults / Manualidades y Joyería Para Adolescents y Adultos 3:00pm Melrose Branch
ESL Conversation Club 4:00pm Martin Luther King Jr. Branch
Sunday, July 29th, 2018
Event Name Time Location
Veterans Services 1:00pm Main Library
Jazz on Sunday 3:00pm Golden Gate Branch
Monday, July 30th, 2018
Event Name Time Location
Alphabet Rockers 10:30am Main Library
Alphabet Rockers 1:00pm Eastmont Branch
Monday Arts & Crafts 4:30pm Brookfield Branch
Technology Workshops 5:00pm Eastmont Branch
Library Advisory Commission Meeting 5:15pm Main Library
Oakland Library at Nerd Nite East Bay 7:00pm Club 21
Tuesday, July 31st, 2018
Event Name Time Location
Baby Bounce 10:15am Main Library
Get Help from the Homeless Action Center 10:30am Main Library
Family Storytime 11:30am West Oakland Branch
Free Computer Help! 11:30am West Oakland Branch
Job Help with the EDD 2:00pm Main Library
Oakland Symphony Instrument Petting Zoo 3:00pm Elmhurst Branch
Chess Club at Rockridge 3:30pm Rockridge Branch
STEM Fun! 4:30pm Lakeview Branch
DIY Anime Keychains 4:30pm César E. Chávez Branch
Cardboard Creatures 6:00pm Piedmont Avenue Branch
Children's Book Trivia Night 6:30pm Rockridge Branch
Oakland Symphony Instrument Petting Zoo 7:00pm Dimond Branch
Wednesday, August 1st, 2018
Event Name Time Location
Oakland Zoo 10:00am West Oakland Branch
Toddler Storytime 10:10am Lakeview Branch
Toddler Storytime 10:15am Piedmont Avenue Branch
Play Café 10:15am Melrose Branch
Toddler Storytime -- Session 1 10:15am Dimond Branch