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 27th, 2018
Event Name Time Location
Chess at Chavez 11:00am César E. Chávez Branch
Piedmont Avenue Halloween Parade and Celebration 11:00am Piedmont Avenue Halloween Parade and Celebration
Skillz of Life: Free Financial Education for Teens 12:00pm Melrose Branch
African American Quilt Guild of Oakland Monthly Meeting 1:00pm West Oakland Branch
MPACT/Luna Dance 1:00pm 81st Avenue Branch
81st Ave Teen Zone Pop-Up! 1:30pm 81st Avenue Branch
Yu Gi Oh! Game Club 2:00pm Melrose 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
Melrose Teen Gaming 2:00pm Melrose Branch
Meet the Authors 2:00pm African American Museum & Library at Oakland
Creative Crafts for Adults 2:00pm Dimond Branch
eBook Help 2:30pm Piedmont Avenue Branch
What's Cooking Good Looking (Cooking for Teens) 2:30pm Asian Branch
Meet Your Makers: Craft and more with authors Sahrye Cohen and Hal Rodriguez 2:30pm Asian 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 Teens and Adults / Manualidades y Joyería Para Adolescents y Adultos 3:00pm Melrose Branch
AAMLO Public Tour 4:00pm African American Museum & Library at Oakland
English as a Second Language (ESL) Conversation Club 4:00pm Martin Luther King Jr. Branch
Sunday, October 28th, 2018
Event Name Time Location
Veterans Services 1:00pm Main Library
Clear Your Record with Open Oakland 2:00pm Main Library
Monday, October 29th, 2018
Event Name Time Location
Preschool Storytime 10:30am Main Library
Play Café! 1:00pm Eastmont Branch
Non-Sugar Skulls Celebrate Día de los Muertos 3:00pm Main Library
Help with substance abuse, mental illness and more 3:00pm Main Library
Monday Arts & Crafts 4:30pm Brookfield Branch
Tuesday, October 30th, 2018
Event Name Time Location
Baby Bounce 10:15am Main Library
Get Help from the Homeless Action Center 10:30am Main Library
Family Storytime 11:30am West Oakland Branch
Free Computer Help! 11:30am West Oakland Branch
Bananas Playgroup 11:30am 81st Avenue Branch
ESL Conversation Club 2:00pm Main Library
Job Help with the EDD 2:00pm Main Library
Non-Sugar Skulls Celebrate Día de los Muertos 3:30pm 81st Avenue Branch
Teen 'Scape Program 3:30pm Rockridge Branch
Teen Movie Tuesdays 4:00pm Melrose Branch
Let's Meet in the ZONE! 4:30pm Lakeview Branch
STEM Fun! 4:30pm Lakeview Branch
Family Movie 4:30pm Elmhurst Branch
Movie and Pizza: Coco 5:30pm Golden Gate Branch
Creepy Stories in the Dark 6:30pm Rockridge Branch
NaNoWriMo Launch and Mixer with Chris Baty 6:30pm Rockridge Branch
Fun and Scary Stories with Kirk Waller 7:00pm Dimond Branch
Wednesday, October 31st, 2018
Event Name Time Location
Toddler Storytime 10:10am Lakeview Branch
Stretching for Caregivers 10:10am Rockridge Branch
Toddler Storytime 10:15am Piedmont Avenue Branch
Play Café 10:15am Melrose Branch
Toddler Storytime -- Session 1 10:15am Dimond Branch
Preschool Storytime 10:15am Golden Gate Branch