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.

Friday, October 14th, 2016
Event Name Time Location
Friends of the Oakland Public Library Fall Book Sale 10:30am Bookmark Bookstore/Friends of the Oakland Public Library
Fix and decorate your bicycle 2:00pm 81st Avenue Branch
Afterschool Art With MOCHA 3:30pm West Oakland Branch
Afterschool Art with MOCHA 3:30pm César E. Chávez Branch
Let's Meet in the Teen Zone to Make Papel Picado 3:30pm Brookfield Branch
Family Classes with Tandem 3:30pm César E. Chávez Branch
Asian Teen Advisory Group Meeting 4:00pm Asian Branch
Litquake & the Oakland Public Library present: Lit by the Lake in the Library 6:30pm Main Library
Saturday, October 15th, 2016
Event Name Time Location
Children’s Clothing, Book, and Toy Swap 10:00am Dimond Branch
Family Storytime 10:30am Lakeview Branch
Toddler Storytime 10:30am Main Library
eBook Help 10:30am Piedmont Avenue Branch
Family Story Time 10:30am Rockridge Branch
Friends of the Oakland Public Library Fall Book Sale 10:30am Bookmark Bookstore/Friends of the Oakland Public Library
Youth Leadership Council 11:00am Main Library
Read & Sing @ King! / Leer y Cantar @ King! 11:00am Martin Luther King Jr. Branch
Family Storytime 11:00am Asian Branch
Designing your Bay-Friendly Garden 11:00am Rockridge Branch
Open Play Time / Tiempo de Juego Abierto 11:00am Melrose Branch
Tea with Tots / Canciones y Café 11:30am Elmhurst Branch
PAWS to Read with BARK Therapy Dogs 11:30am West Oakland Branch
Free Computer Help Available! 12:00pm Elmhurst Branch
Third Saturday Chess 1:00pm Lakeview Branch
Writers' Support and Critique Group: All Writers Welcome! 1:00pm Rockridge Branch
Fix & Decorate your Bike with the Scraper Bike Team 1:00pm Martin Luther King Jr. Branch
Family Dance Classes with Luna Dance 1:00pm 81st Avenue Branch
Teen Zone Pop-up: Perler Beads Bookmarks 1:00pm 81st Avenue Branch
Native American Cultural Day 1:00pm Melrose Branch
Tight Knit & Crafts / El Grupo de Tejer y Manualidades 2:00pm César E. Chávez Branch
Shrinky Dinks 2:00pm Rockridge Branch
OPEN PLAY - Build It! 2:00pm Golden Gate Branch
VideoGames in the TeenZone 2:00pm Main Library
Take Things Apart 2:30pm Asian Branch
Oakland Knows Jack (London): Jack London: his family and his photos 2:30pm Temescal Branch
Off the Hook 3:00pm Melrose Branch
Game Day 3:00pm 81st Avenue Branch
Jingletown Poetry Reading and Open Mic 3:00pm César E. Chávez Branch
English Conversation Group 4:00pm Martin Luther King Jr. Branch
Sunday, October 16th, 2016
Event Name Time Location
Friends of the Oakland Public Library Fall Book Sale 10:30am Bookmark Bookstore/Friends of the Oakland Public Library
Monday, October 17th, 2016
Event Name Time Location
Preschool Storytime 10:30am Main Library
BANANAS Playgroup! 1:00pm Eastmont Branch
Teen GameZone 3:30pm Eastmont Branch
Free Meals for Kids & Teens 3:30pm Eastmont Branch
Free Meals in the TeenZone 4:00pm Main Library
Monday Arts & Crafts 4:30pm Brookfield Branch
eBook Help @ Eastmont Branch 5:00pm Eastmont Branch
Tuesday, October 18th, 2016
Event Name Time Location
Baby Bounce 10:15am Main Library
Preschool Storytime 10:30am Eastmont Branch
Family Storytime 11:30am West Oakland Branch
NorCal Bats - Real Information About this Halloween Icon 1:00pm Montclair Branch