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 28th, 2018
Event Name Time Location
Spring Branch Friends Network Meeting 10:00am 81st Avenue Branch
Blackout Poetry Contest! 10:00am Dimond Branch
Narcan Training with the Lightening Bolt Network 10:00am Main Library
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
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
Social Workers in the Library 11:00am Main Library
Open Play Time / Tiempo de Juego Abierto 11:30am Melrose Branch
Job Club 12:30pm 81st Avenue Branch
Bombalele & the Afro Puerto Rican Tradition of Music and Dance! 12:30pm César E. Chávez Branch
Spring Plant Swap 12:30pm Rockridge Branch
African American Quilt Guild of Oakland Monthly Meeting 1:00pm West Oakland Branch
Family Dance Classes 1:00pm 81st Avenue Branch
Berkeley Rep Docent Talk : Angels in America, Part I 1:00pm Piedmont Avenue 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
Yu Gi Oh! Game Club 2:00pm Melrose Branch
Melrose Teen Gaming 2:00pm Melrose Branch
Henna Workshop for Adults 2:00pm Main Library
The Music, the Word, the Artist: Performances by Jelani Newsome-Noble, Joshua Ponton, and Nicia De'Lovely 2:00pm African American Museum & Library at Oakland
AAMLO Welcomes Three Talented Bay Area Artists 2:00pm African American Museum & Library at Oakland
Improving Your Soil Quality 2:00pm Rockridge Branch
eBook Help 2:30pm Piedmont Avenue Branch
What's Cooking Good Looking (Cooking for Teens) 2:30pm Asian Branch
Financial Education Workshop - Credit Reports and Credit Scores 2:30pm Dimond Branch
Game Day 3:00pm 81st Avenue Branch
The Music of the Word - La Palabra Musical 3:00pm César E. Chávez Branch
Crafting and Jewelry for Adults / Manualidades y Joyería Para Adultos 3:00pm Melrose Branch
Black Out Poetry for Teens 3:00pm César E. Chávez Branch
Trust Me, I Know What I'm Doing: Estate Planning Tales of Sibling Rivalry, Lost Treasures, and the Missing Document 3:00pm Lakeview Branch
Sunday, April 29th, 2018
Event Name Time Location
Veterans Services 1:00pm Main Library
Monday, April 30th, 2018
Event Name Time Location
Preschool Storytime 10:30am Main Library
Día de los Niños / Día de los Libros 1:00pm Eastmont Branch
Monday Arts & Crafts 4:30pm Brookfield Branch
Library Advisory Commission Meeting 5:15pm Main Library
Oakland Library at Nerd Nite East Bay 7:00pm Club 21
Tuesday, May 1st, 2018
Event Name Time Location
Baby Bounce 10:15am Main Library
Get Help from the Homeless Action Center 10:30am Main Library
Job Hunting Workshops For Parents With Small Children 11:00am Eastmont Branch
Family Storytime 11:30am West Oakland Branch
Free Computer Help! 11:30am West Oakland Branch
Job Help with the EDD 2:00pm Main Library
Rock Paper Scissors Collective Art Workshops 3:00pm West Oakland Branch
Lego Mania! 3:30pm 81st Avenue Branch