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, April 21st, 2018
Event Name Time Location
Folklórico Dance Class / Clase de Baile Folklórico 10:00am Melrose Branch
Veterans Services 10:00am Main Library
Are You Ready to Become A U.S. Citizen? 10:00am Main Library
Growing Medicinal Herbs and Teas 10:00am Dimond Recreation Center
Children's Book, Clothing, and Toy Swap 10:00am Dimond Branch
Blackout Poetry Contest! 10:00am Dimond Branch
90-Second Newbery Film Making Workshop 10:00am Rockridge Branch
Family Storytime 10:30am Lakeview Branch
Toddler Storytime 10:30am Main Library
Family Story Time 10:30am Rockridge Branch
Baby Café 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
Family Storytime / Hora de Cuentos para toda la familia 11:00am Melrose Branch
Read to a Dog 11:00am Elmhurst Branch
Chess at Chavez 11:00am César E. Chávez Branch
Meet Mystery Authors Janet Dawson and Wendy Hornsby 11:00am Main Library
Open Play Time / Tiempo de Juego Abierto 11:30am Melrose Branch
Let's Bike Oakland: Bike Plan Mobile Workshop! 11:30am West Oakland Branch
Lawyer in the Library 12:00pm Martin Luther King Jr. Branch
Origami & Leatherwork with Ace Monster Toys 12:00pm Golden Gate Branch
Job Club 12:30pm 81st Avenue Branch
Third Saturday Chess 1:00pm Lakeview Branch
Henna Workshop for Adults 1:00pm Piedmont Avenue Branch
Negro Spirituals: Songs Born in the Wilderness of Slavery and Passed on by Jazz, Folk, Blues, and Pop Musicians 1:00pm West Oakland Branch
Family Dance Classes 1:00pm 81st Avenue Branch
Urban Cycling 101 1:00pm Golden Gate Branch
Ukulele Meet Up and Instruction 1:15pm 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
Free Will Drafting Workshop 2:00pm Main Library
Shrinky Dink Crafternoon 2:00pm Dimond Branch
"And when I die, I won't stay dead," Documentary Film About the Life and Work of Bob Kaufman 2:00pm African American Museum & Library at Oakland
eBook Help 2:30pm Piedmont Avenue Branch
Recycled Magazine Silhouettes 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
Leadership with Brenda Karroll Walker 3:00pm Lakeview Branch
Workshop on using eBooks (& other library apps ~ including eMagazines, eMusic, & streaming films) 3:00pm Montclair Branch
Sunday, April 22nd, 2018
Event Name Time Location
Veterans Services 1:00pm Main Library
Monday, April 23rd, 2018
Event Name Time Location
Preschool Storytime 10:30am Main Library
Play Café! 1:00pm Eastmont Branch
Monday Arts & Crafts 4:30pm Brookfield Branch
Come Write In: Eastmont Writers' Circle 5:30pm Eastmont Branch
Tuesday, April 24th, 2018
Event Name Time Location
Blackout Poetry Contest! 10:00am Dimond Branch
Baby Bounce 10:15am Main Library