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, October 28th, 2017
Event Name Time Location
Toddler Storytime 10:30am Main Library
Family Story Time 10:30am Rockridge Branch
Pumpkins & Ghosts Story Time 10:30am Rockridge Branch
Spooky Mystery Boxes 10:30am Dimond Branch
Family Dance Class with Luna Dance Institute 10:30am 81st Avenue Branch
Climate Change & Community: a science cafe series 10:30am Golden Gate Branch
Strive Survive Succeed (S3) College Prep Workshop 10:30am Temescal Branch
Family Storytime 11:00am Asian Branch
Family Storytime / Hora de Cuentos para toda la familia 11:00am Melrose Branch
Piedmont Avenue Halloween Parade and Celebration 11:00am Piedmont Avenue Halloween Parade and Celebration
Chess at Chavez 11:00am César E. Chávez Branch
Open Play Time / Tiempo de Juego Abierto 11:30am Melrose Branch
Super Smash Brothers Preliminary Tournament 12:00pm César E. Chávez Branch
Job Club 12:30pm 81st Avenue Branch
African American Quilt Guild Monthly Meeting 1:00pm West Oakland Branch
WO to WA: West Oakland to West Africa Poetry Exchange 1:00pm West Oakland Branch
Social Workers in the Library 1:30pm Main Library
Pen & Ear - Draw What You Hear 2:00pm Elmhurst Branch
The Beat Within - Writing Workshop for Teens 2:00pm Main Library
Super Smash Brothers Preliminary Tournament 2:00pm Asian Branch
Tinker Lab :: Explore, Connect, and Grow! 2:00pm Main Library
Game Day 3:00pm 81st Avenue Branch
The Music of the Word - La Palabra Musical 3:00pm César E. Chávez Branch
Tight Knitters at Chavez / El Grupo de Tejer 3:00pm César E. Chávez Branch
Crafting and Jewelry for Adults / Manualidades y Joyería Para Adultos 3:00pm Melrose Branch
Monday, October 30th, 2017
Event Name Time Location
Preschool Storytime 10:30am Main Library
Play Cafe! 1:00pm Eastmont Branch
Eastmont Teen Zone Games & More 3:30pm 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, October 31st, 2017
Event Name Time Location
Baby Bounce 10:15am Main Library
Family Storytime 11:30am West Oakland Branch
Halloween Parade and Trick-or-Treating 2:00pm Main Library
Teen 'Scape Program 3:30pm Rockridge Branch
Spooky Storytime and Halloween Party 4:00pm Elmhurst Branch
Halloween Spook Walk & Storytime 4:00pm 81st Avenue Branch
Homework Club 4:00pm Rockridge Branch
Melrose Teen Gaming 4:00pm Melrose Branch
Comics and Crafts 4:30pm Lakeview Branch
STEM Fun! 4:30pm Lakeview Branch
Girls Who Code Club 5:00pm César E. Chávez Branch
Trick or Treat and Costume Contest 5:30pm West Oakland Branch
Decorate a Skull for Día de los Muertos 6:00pm César E. Chávez Branch
Spooky Stories 7:00pm Rockridge Branch
Spooky Storytime and Mystery Boxes 7:00pm Dimond Branch
Wednesday, November 1st, 2017
Event Name Time Location
Toddler Storytime 10:10am Lakeview Branch
Toddler Storytime 10:15am Piedmont Avenue Branch
Play Café 10:15am Melrose Branch
Preschool Storytime 10:15am Golden Gate Branch