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, October 27th, 2017
Event Name Time Location
BANANAS Playgroup! 12:00pm West Oakland Branch
Fix and decorate your bicycle 2:00pm 81st Avenue Branch
eBook Help 2:00pm Rockridge Branch
Videogames in the TeenZone 2:00pm Main Library
Let's Meet in the 'Zone at Melrose! 2:30pm Melrose Branch
Calavera Shrinky Dinks for Teens 2:30pm Melrose Branch
Afterschool Art with MOCHA 3:00pm Martin Luther King Jr. Branch
Lego Mania 3:30pm Piedmont Avenue Branch
Fall Film Festival 3:30pm Eastmont Branch
Teen 'Scape Program 3:30pm Rockridge Branch
Yu-Gi-Oh Game Club 3:30pm Rockridge Branch
Repujado/Metal Embossing with Rachel-Anne Palacios 3:30pm César E. Chávez Branch
Decorate a Skull for Día de los Muertos 3:30pm West Oakland Branch
Family Yoga and Fun 4:00pm Dimond Branch
Enjoy Storytime and the Bike Library Friday Nights @ OMCA! 5:00pm Oakland Museum of California
Saturday, October 28th, 2017
Event Name Time Location
Are You Ready to Become A U.S. Citizen? 10:00am Main Library
Folklórico Dance Class / Clase de Baile Folklórico 10:00am Melrose Branch
Spooky Storytime at the Piedmont Avenue Halloween Celebration 10:15am Iris Eye Center
Family Storytime 10:30am Lakeview Branch
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