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.

Thursday, August 23rd, 2018
Event Name Time Location
Tag Yourself! Graffiti T's with Oakland Handmade 2:00pm Golden Gate Branch
Thursday Thrills! 3:00pm Martin Luther King Jr. Branch
All Knit 3:30pm Lakeview Branch
Game Day 3:30pm Dimond Branch
GameZone 3:30pm Eastmont Branch
Board Games 3:30pm Rockridge Branch
Veterans Services 4:00pm Main Library
Lawyers in the Library 6:00pm Main Library
Friday, August 24th, 2018
Event Name Time Location
Grupo de apoyo para Latinas con Cáncer/ Latinas with Cancer Support Group 12:00pm César E. Chávez Branch
Veterans Services 1:00pm Main Library
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
Let's Meet in the 'Zone at Melrose! 2:30pm Melrose Branch
Tell Your Story, Speak Your Truth: Make a Zine 2:30pm Main Library
Build Fridays 3:30pm Piedmont Avenue Branch
Saturday, August 25th, 2018
Event Name Time Location
Veterans Services 10:00am Main Library
Local Candidates Forum 10:00am Temescal Branch
American Red Cross Community Blood Drive 10:00am Rockridge Branch
Meditation: It's Not What You Think! 10:00am Dimond Branch
Local Candidates Forum 10:15am Temescal Branch
Baby Café! 10:15am Melrose Branch
Family Story Time 10:30am Rockridge Branch
Baby Café 10:30am Piedmont Avenue Branch
Toddler Storytime 10:30am Main Library
Family Storytime 11:00am Asian Branch
Chess at Chavez 11:00am César E. Chávez Branch
Job Club 12:30pm 81st Avenue Branch
African American Quilt Guild of Oakland Monthly Meeting 1:00pm West Oakland Branch
Hundreds of Interlaced Fingers: A Kidney Doctor's Search for the Perfect Match Author Talk with Dr. Vanessa Grubbs 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
eBook Help 2:30pm Piedmont Avenue Branch
What's Cooking Good Looking (Cooking 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, August 26th, 2018
Event Name Time Location
Veterans Services 1:00pm Main Library
Clear Your Record with Open Oakland 2:00pm Main Library
Jazz on Sunday 3:00pm Golden Gate Branch
Monday, August 27th, 2018
Event Name Time Location
Preschool Storytime 10:30am Main Library
Play Café! 1:00pm Eastmont Branch
Tag Yourself! Graffiti-Tees for Teens 3:30pm Main Library
Monday Arts & Crafts 4:30pm Brookfield Branch
Come Write In: Eastmont Writers' Circle 5:30pm Eastmont Branch
Reading with the Ques 5:30pm Eastmont Branch