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, September 27th, 2018
Event Name Time Location
Veterans Services 4:00pm Main Library
Homework Club 4:00pm Rockridge Branch
Lawyers in the Library 6:00pm Main Library
Friday, September 28th, 2018
Event Name Time Location
BANANAS Playgroup! 12:00pm West Oakland Branch
Grupo de apoyo para Latinas con Cáncer/ Latinas with Cancer Support Group 12:00pm César E. Chávez Branch
Meet urban fiction author Fanita Pendleton 1:00pm West Oakland Branch
Fix and decorate your bicycle 2:00pm 81st Avenue Branch
Videogames in the TeenZone 2:00pm Main Library
eBook Help 2:00pm Rockridge Branch
Snacks and Straws! Come build with us! 2:00pm Main Library
Get Your Game On (Video Games for Teens) 2:15pm Asian Branch
Let's Meet in the 'Zone at Melrose! 2:30pm Melrose Branch
Build Fridays 3:30pm Piedmont Avenue Branch
A Beautiful Mess / Desorden Magnifico 3:30pm Melrose Branch
Afterschool Art with MOCHA 3:30pm Eastmont Branch
Teen 'Scape Program 3:30pm Rockridge Branch
Family Yoga 4:00pm Dimond Branch
Enjoy Storytime and the Bike Library Friday Nights @ OMCA! 5:00pm Oakland Museum of California
Saturday, September 29th, 2018
Event Name Time Location
Are You Ready to Become A US Citizen? 10:00am Main Library
Veterans Services 10:00am Main Library
SAT Workshops 10:00am Dimond Branch
Family Storytime 10:30am Lakeview Branch
Family Story Time 10:30am Rockridge Branch
Baby Café 10:30am Piedmont Avenue Branch
Toddler Storytime 10:30am Main Library
Family Storytime / Hora de Cuentos para toda la familia 10:30am Melrose Branch
Family Storytime 11:00am Asian Branch
Chess at Chavez 11:00am César E. Chávez Branch
Neighbors’ Edge 11:00am Main Library
Making a Joyful Noise: Community and Belonging in Lake Merritt 11:00am African American Museum & Library at Oakland
Financial Planning for People Who Hate Financial Planning 12:00pm Lakeview Branch
Skillz of Life: Free Financial Education for Teens 12:00pm Melrose Branch
Job Club 12:30pm 81st Avenue Branch
Before the Flood - film screening 1:00pm West Oakland 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
America, We Call Your Name: Poems of Resistance and Resilience 3:00pm Temescal Branch
AAMLO Public Tour 4:00pm African American Museum & Library at Oakland
Sunday, September 30th, 2018
Event Name Time Location
Veterans Services 1:00pm Main Library
Monday, October 1st, 2018
Event Name Time Location
Preschool Storytime 10:30am Main Library
Play Café! 1:00pm Eastmont Branch
Cursive Club 3:00pm Eastmont Branch
Adult Crafternoon 4:00pm Eastmont Branch
Monday Arts & Crafts 4:30pm Brookfield Branch
Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018
Event Name Time Location
Baby Bounce 10:15am Main Library
Family Storytime 11:30am West Oakland Branch