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, April 28th, 2017
Event Name Time Location
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
Let's Meet in the 'Zone at Melrose! 2:30pm Melrose Branch
Nuts and Bolts Bands 2:30pm Melrose Branch
Free Computer Help! 3:00pm West Oakland 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
Yu-Gi-Oh Card Game Club 3:30pm Rockridge Branch
Teen 'Scape Program 3:30pm Rockridge Branch
Family Yoga 3:30pm Golden Gate Branch
Learn the Art of Cursive Writing 3:30pm Eastmont 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
Oakland Youth Poet Laureate 2017 Finalists at Pegasus Books 7:00pm Pegasus Books
Saturday, April 29th, 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
Juan Sanchez Celebrates Día at Oakland Public Library 10:30am Montclair Branch
Alicia Retes Celebrates Día at Oakland Public Library 10:30am Rockridge Branch
Baby Café 10:30am Piedmont Gardens
Spring All-Ages Chess Tournament 11:00am César E. Chávez Branch
Family Storytime 11:00am Asian Branch
Family Storytime / Hora de Cuentos para toda la familia 11:00am Melrose Branch
Toddler Storytime 11:30am Elmhurst Branch
Open Play Time / Tiempo de Juego Abierto 11:30am Melrose Branch
Asistencia de computadora gratuita :: Free Computer Help! 11:30am Melrose Branch
Fix & Decorate your Bike with the Scraper Bike Team 1:00pm Martin Luther King Jr. Branch
Juan Sanchez Celebrates Día at Oakland Public Library 1:00pm Elmhurst Branch
PRINT | ORGANIZE | PROTEST 1:00pm Asian Branch
Family Dance Classes with Luna Dance 1:00pm 81st Avenue Branch
Poetry without Borders 1:30pm Main Library
Festival of Knowledge Series #8 - Cultivate Your Herbal Kitchen Apothecary 2:00pm African American Museum & Library at Oakland
Game Day 3:00pm 81st Avenue Branch
Bobby Hutton Day Celebration 3:00pm West Oakland Branch
Juan Sanchez Celebrates Día at Oakland Public Library 3:00pm Golden Gate Branch
Workshop on using eBooks (& other library apps ~ including eMagazines, eMusic, & streaming films) 3:00pm Montclair Branch
Baila Baila Band: Special Día Performance 3:30pm César E. Chávez Branch
English Conversation Group 4:00pm Martin Luther King Jr. Branch
Monday, May 1st, 2017
Event Name Time Location
Preschool Storytime 10:30am Main Library
Free Computer Help! 12:00pm Eastmont Branch
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