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.

Wednesday, August 28th, 2019
Event Name Time Location
Folkland Book Club featuring books from Small Press Distribution 6:00pm Main Library
Thursday, August 29th, 2019
Event Name Time Location
Wash and Read 10:00am Family Laundry
Toddler Storytime 10:15am Montclair Branch
Play Café 10:15am 81st Avenue Branch
Play Café 10:15am Melrose Branch
Toddler Storytime 10:15am Golden Gate Branch
Play Café 10:15am Brookfield Branch
Baby Bounce 10:15am Dimond Branch
Play Café 10:15am Elmhurst Branch
Toddler Storytime 10:30am Temescal Branch
Toddler Story Time 10:30am Rockridge Branch
Preschool Story Time 10:30am Rockridge Branch
Sewing Lab 10:30am Asian Branch
Community Produce Stand with Mandela Marketplace 11:00am Main Library
Baby Bounce 11:30am Montclair Branch
Free Computer Help! 1:30pm West Oakland Branch
Harm Reduction, HIV Prevention and Education 2:00pm Main Library
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
Friday, August 30th, 2019
Event Name Time Location
eBook Help 2:00pm Rockridge Branch
Felt Fortune Cookies for Teens 2:30pm Asian Branch
Fifth Friday Science Exploration in the Children's Room! 3:00pm Main Library
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
Saturday, August 31st, 2019
Event Name Time Location
Veterans Services 10:00am Main Library
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
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
Bookmaking Craft 1:00pm Dimond 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
A Tour of AAMLO 4:00pm African American Museum & Library at Oakland
Sunday, September 1st, 2019
Event Name Time Location
Help for Renters 3:00pm Main Library
Monday, September 2nd, 2019
Event Name Time Location
Toddler Storytime 10:30am Main Library
Monday Crafts 1:00pm Martin Luther King Jr. Branch
RJOY Elder Circle 1:00pm Lakeview Branch
Learn How to Find (and Keep) Housing 2:00pm Main Library
A Beautiful Mess / Desorden Magnifico 3:30pm Melrose Branch
Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019
Event Name Time Location
Baby Bounce 10:15am Main Library
Get Help from the Homeless Action Center 10:30am Main Library
Get Extra Money for Groceries Each Month 11:30am Main Library
Family Storytime 11:30am West Oakland Branch