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, May 18th, 2017
Event Name Time Location
Lawyers in the Library 6:00pm Main Library
Friday, May 19th, 2017
Event Name Time Location
Free Snacks in the TeenZone 1:30pm Main Library
Free Snacks in the Children's Room 1:30pm Main Library
Free Meals for Kids & Teens 1:30pm Martin Luther King Jr. Branch
Fix and decorate your bicycle 2:00pm 81st Avenue Branch
VideoGames in the TeenZone 2:00pm Main Library
Lego Club 3:00pm Lakeview Branch
Lego Mania 3:30pm Piedmont Avenue Branch
Afterschool Art With MOCHA 3:30pm West Oakland Branch
Free Meals for Kids & Teens 3:30pm Eastmont Branch
Free Meals for Kids & Teens 3:30pm Rockridge Branch
The Beat Within - Writing Workshop for Teens 3:30pm Eastmont Branch
Yu-Gi-Oh Card Game Club 3:30pm Rockridge Branch
Teen 'Scape Program 3:30pm Rockridge Branch
Imagine It, Create It, Repeat - Fun with Legos® 3:30pm Lakeview Branch
Free Meals for Kids & Teens 4:00pm 81st Avenue Branch
Free Meals for Kids & Teens 4:00pm César E. Chávez Branch
Free Meals in the TeenZone 4:00pm Main Library
Saturday, May 20th, 2017
Event Name Time Location
Luna Dance Presents MPact - Dancing for Children and Parents 10:00am César E. Chávez Branch
Family Storytime 10:30am Lakeview Branch
Toddler Storytime 10:30am Main Library
Family Story Time 10:30am Rockridge Branch
Banzai Bicycle Kamishibai 10:30am Rockridge 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
Local Voices: Rita M. Gardner and Coconut Latitudes 11:00am Rockridge Branch
Lakeview Spring Chess Tournament 11:00am Lakeview Branch
Intro to Bike Camping 11:00am Golden Gate Branch
Toddler Storytime 11:30am Elmhurst Branch
PAWS to Read with BARK Therapy Dogs 11:30am West Oakland Branch
Open Play Time / Tiempo de Juego Abierto 11:30am Melrose Branch
Lao Classical Dance 11:30am Asian Branch
Learn to Cube with the Jr. Oakland Cubers 12:00pm Temescal 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
Urban Cycling 101 Class with Bike East Bay 1:00pm Main Library
Family Dance Classes with Luna Dance 1:00pm 81st Avenue Branch
Docent Talk with Berkeley Rep 1:00pm Piedmont Avenue Branch
Wii U Super Smash Bros. Tournament 2:00pm Main Library
Game Day 3:00pm 81st Avenue Branch
Comic Book Letters for Teens 3:00pm César E. Chávez Branch
East Bay Spanish Language Meet-Up 3:00pm Temescal Branch
Let's Be Friends! 3:00pm West Oakland Branch
Celebrate the Beauty of Waist Beads! 4:00pm Main Library
Sunday, May 21st, 2017
Event Name Time Location
Oakland Book Festival 10:00am Oakland City Hall
Oakland Youth Poet Laureate 2017 Final Event 1:00pm Oakland City Hall
Monday, May 22nd, 2017
Event Name Time Location
Preschool Storytime 10:30am Main Library
BANANAS Playgroup! 1:00pm Eastmont Branch