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, August 15th, 2019
Event Name Time Location
Experience Virtual Reality in the Library! 3:00pm West Oakland Branch
All Knit 3:30pm Lakeview Branch
Game Day 3:30pm Dimond Branch
Paws to Read: Read Aloud to Scout! 3:30pm Rockridge Branch
Veterans Services 4:00pm Main Library
ESL Conversation Club / Inglés como Segundo Idioma (ESL) Club de Conversación 4:00pm César E. Chávez Branch
Zine Club with SF Zinefest 6:00pm Main Library
Friday, August 16th, 2019
Event Name Time Location
eBook Help 2:00pm Rockridge Branch
Alameda Alliance for Health 2:30pm Main Library
Ribbon Bookmark for Teens 2:30pm Asian Branch
Get Crafty with Duct Tape Pencil Pouch 2:30pm Main Library
Lego Club 3:00pm Lakeview Branch
Experience Virtual Reality in the Library! 3:00pm West Oakland Branch
Build Fridays 3:30pm Piedmont Avenue Branch
Peer Circle: A Healing Space for Youth // Círculo de Compañeros: Un Espacio de Sanación para los Jóvenes 4:00pm César E. Chávez Branch
Third Friday Film Screening with OACC: Afghan Cycles 6:00pm Oakland Asian Cultural Center (OACC)
Saturday, August 17th, 2019
Event Name Time Location
Veterans Services 10:00am Main Library
Public Speaking for Youth 10:00am Golden Gate 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
Youth Leadership Council 11:00am Main Library
Family Storytime 11:00am Asian Branch
Family Storytime 11:00am Melrose Branch
ESL Conversation Club / Inglés como Segundo Idioma (ESL) Club de Conversación 11:00am Martin Luther King Jr. Branch
Lawyer in the Library 12:00pm Martin Luther King Jr. Branch
Ace Monster Toys: Oakland Pride Trees 12:00pm Golden Gate Branch
Writers' Support and Critique Group: All Writers Welcome! 1:00pm Rockridge Branch
Illuminating Core Elements of Spirituals through Community Singing 1:00pm West Oakland Branch
Stained Glass Candle Votives 1:00pm Dimond Branch
Urban Cycling 101 1:00pm Golden Gate Branch
Tight Knitters at Chavez / El Grupo de Tejer 2:00pm César E. Chávez Branch
Melrose Teen Gaming 2:00pm Melrose Branch
Beginner Knitting & Crochet class with Handability 2:30pm Piedmont Avenue Branch
Off the Hook 3:00pm Melrose Branch
Let's Be Friends! 3:00pm West Oakland Branch
East Bay Spanish-Language MeetUp 3:00pm Temescal Branch
Experience Virtual Reality in the Library! 3:00pm West Oakland Branch
A Tour of AAMLO 4:00pm African American Museum & Library at Oakland
ESL Conversation Club 4:00pm Dimond Branch
Sunday, August 18th, 2019
Event Name Time Location
Fix and decorate your bicycle 12:00pm 81st Avenue Branch
Veterans Services 1:00pm Main Library
Help for Renters 3:00pm Main Library
Jazz on Sunday 3:00pm Golden Gate Branch
Monday, August 19th, 2019
Event Name Time Location
Preschool Storytime 10:30am Main Library
Crisis Support 11:00am Main Library
Monday Crafts 1:00pm Martin Luther King Jr. Branch
Learn How to Find (and Keep) Housing 2:00pm Main Library
Experience Virtual Reality in the Library! 3:00pm West Oakland Branch