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 21st, 2018
Event Name Time Location
Freedom Summer (Stanley Nelson, 2014) 2:00pm African American Museum & Library at Oakland
Modern Macrame with GoGo Craft 2:00pm Golden Gate Branch
eBook Help 2:30pm Piedmont Avenue Branch
Stained Glass Bookmarks 2:30pm Asian Branch
Off the Hook 3:00pm Melrose Branch
Game Day 3:00pm 81st Avenue Branch
Let's Be Friends! 3:00pm West Oakland Branch
Knitting Meet-Up 3:00pm Rockridge Branch
ESL Conversation Club 4:00pm Martin Luther King Jr. Branch
Sunday, July 22nd, 2018
Event Name Time Location
Veterans Services 1:00pm Main Library
Jazz on Sunday 3:00pm Golden Gate Branch
Monday, July 23rd, 2018
Event Name Time Location
Oakland Symphony Instrument Petting Zoo 10:30am Main Library
Scientific Adventures 1:00pm Eastmont Branch
Monday Arts & Crafts 4:30pm Brookfield Branch
Technology Workshops 5:00pm Eastmont Branch
Come Write In: Eastmont Writers' Circle 5:30pm Eastmont Branch
Tuesday, July 24th, 2018
Event Name Time Location
Care Village: Free Hair Cuts, Hygiene Kits, Coffee and More 10:00am Brookfield Branch
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
Bananas Playgroup 11:30am 81st Avenue Branch
Asian Kitchen (Teen Cooking Program) 1:30pm Asian Branch
Job Help with the EDD 2:00pm Main Library
CalFresh Enrollment Clinic / CalFresh (Estampillas de Comida) Taller de Inscripción 3:00pm César E. Chávez Branch
Art with Rachel Palacios 3:00pm Elmhurst Branch
Chess Club at Rockridge 3:30pm Rockridge Branch
Scientific Adventures for Girls and Boys 3:30pm 81st Avenue Branch
Melrose Teen Gaming 4:00pm Melrose Branch
STEM Fun! 4:30pm Lakeview Branch
Galaxy Goo 4:30pm César E. Chávez Branch
Start & Run a Small Business: An Operation Hope Workshop 6:00pm Temescal Branch
Big Blue Blocks 6:00pm Piedmont Avenue Branch
Oakland Symphony Instrument Petting Zoo 6:30pm Rockridge Branch
Insect Discovery Lab 7:00pm Dimond Branch
Wednesday, July 25th, 2018
Event Name Time Location
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
Preschool Storytime 10:15am Golden Gate Branch
Toddler Storytime 10:30am Temescal Branch
Toddler Storytime 10:30am Asian Branch
Family Storytime 10:30am Elmhurst Branch
Baby Bounce 11:00am Lakeview Branch
Family Storytime / Hora de Cuentos para toda la familia 11:00am César E. Chávez Branch
Preschool Storytime 11:00am Piedmont Avenue Branch
Toddler Storytime -- Session 2 11:00am Dimond Branch
East Bay Parks Naturalist Visit 11:00am Martin Luther King Jr. Branch
Melted Crayon Art 1:00pm 81st Avenue Branch
Fur, Scales and Tails Animal Show!!! 1:00pm Brookfield Branch