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, October 20th, 2018
Event Name Time Location
Are You Ready to Become A US Citizen? 10:00am Main Library
Veterans Services 10:00am Main Library
Children’s Clothing, Book, and Toy Swap 10:00am Dimond Branch
SAT Workshops 10:00am Main Library
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
Fall Book Sale at the Bookmark Bookstore 10:30am Bookmark Bookstore/Friends of the Oakland Public Library
Choosing a Preschool: Q&A with Claire 10:30am Piedmont Avenue Branch
MPACT/Luna Dance 10:30am West Oakland Branch
Youth Leadership Council 11:00am Main Library
Family Storytime 11:00am Asian Branch
Chess at Chavez 11:00am César E. Chávez Branch
Lawyer in the Library 12:00pm Martin Luther King Jr. Branch
Know your Ballot: Ballot pros & cons & the nuts & bolts of rank-choice voting 12:00pm Temescal Branch
Skillz of Life: Free Financial Education for Teens 12:00pm Melrose Branch
Golden Gate Block Party 12:00pm Golden Gate Branch
Ace Monster Toys: Origami LED Bats 12:00pm Golden Gate Branch
Third Saturday Chess 1:00pm Lakeview Branch
Writers' Support and Critique Group: All Writers Welcome! 1:00pm Rockridge Branch
Urban Cycling 101 1:00pm West Oakland Branch
MPACT/Luna Dance 1:00pm 81st Avenue Branch
Financial Planning - How to Make Your Money Work for YOU 1:00pm Martin Luther King Jr. 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
Home Movie Day 2:00pm African American Museum & Library at Oakland
eBook Help 2:30pm Piedmont Avenue Branch
Shrinky Dink Calaveras (Crafts for Teens) 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
AAMLO Public Tour 4:00pm African American Museum & Library at Oakland
English as a Second Language (ESL) Conversation Club 4:00pm Martin Luther King Jr. Branch
Sunday, October 21st, 2018
Event Name Time Location
Fall Book Sale at the Bookmark Bookstore 10:30am Bookmark Bookstore/Friends of the Oakland Public Library
Veterans Services 1:00pm Main Library
Help for Renters 3:00pm Main Library
Monday, October 22nd, 2018
Event Name Time Location
Preschool Storytime 10:30am Main Library
Play Café! 1:00pm Eastmont Branch
Help with substance abuse, mental illness and more 3:00pm Main Library
Monday Arts & Crafts 4:30pm Brookfield Branch
Reading with the Ques 5:30pm Eastmont Branch
Tuesday, October 23rd, 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
Bananas Playgroup 11:30am 81st Avenue Branch