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, December 20th, 2019
Event Name Time Location
Pop-Up TeenZone! 2:00pm Martin Luther King Jr. Branch
eBook Help 2:00pm Rockridge Branch
Teens Sew Totes! 2:30pm Asian Branch
Lego Club 3:00pm Lakeview Branch
Arts and Crafts for Adults / Manualidades y Arte Para Adultos 3:00pm César E. Chávez Branch
Cookie Decorating 3:00pm Elmhurst Branch
Build Fridays 3:30pm Piedmont Avenue Branch
Chess Club 3:30pm Rockridge Branch
TeenScape 3:30pm Rockridge Branch
Saturday, December 21st, 2019
Event Name Time Location
Veterans Services 10:00am Main Library
Are You Ready to Become a United States Citizen? 10:15am 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
Youth Leadership Council 11:00am Main Library
Family Storytime 11:00am Asian Branch
Family Storytime/Open Playtime 11:00am Melrose Branch
English Conversation Group / Club de Conversacion en Ingles 11:00am Martin Luther King Jr. Branch
Saturday Children’s Story Hour 11:00am African American Museum & Library at Oakland
Lawyers in the Library 12:00pm Martin Luther King Jr. Branch
Get Hired by the Census 12:00pm Lakeview Branch
Writers' Support and Critique Group: All Writers Welcome! 1:00pm Rockridge Branch
Homecoming at Christmas Time with Friends of the Negro Spiritual and West Oakland Library Friends 1:00pm West Oakland Branch
Ukulele Meet-Up Group 1:30pm Melrose Branch
Melrose Teen Gaming 2:00pm Melrose Branch
Holiday Gift Making from the Garden 2:00pm African American Museum & Library at Oakland
Off the Hook 3:00pm Melrose Branch
East Bay Spanish-Language MeetUp 3:00pm Temescal Branch
A Tour of AAMLO 4:00pm African American Museum & Library at Oakland
ESL Conversation Club 4:00pm Dimond Branch
Sunday, December 22nd, 2019
Event Name Time Location
Veterans Services 1:00pm Main Library
Monday, December 23rd, 2019
Event Name Time Location
RJOY Elder Circle 1:00pm Lakeview Branch
Play Cafe 1:00pm Eastmont Branch
Learn How to Find (and Keep) Housing 2:00pm Main Library
Come and Make Light Up Snowflake Cards! 3:30pm Melrose Branch
Tuesday, December 24th, 2019
Event Name Time Location
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
Sewing Lab 1:00pm Asian Branch
Teen Movie Tuesdays 4:00pm Melrose Branch
Mix It Up; Family Game Night 6:30pm Rockridge Branch
Wednesday, December 25th, 2019
Event Name Time Location
Toddler Storytime 10:10am Lakeview Branch
Toddler Storytime 10:30am Temescal Branch
Toddler Storytime 10:30am Asian Branch
Help with substance abuse, mental illness and more 10:30am Main Library
Preschool Storytime 10:30am Elmhurst Branch
Baby Bounce 11:00am Lakeview Branch
Family Storytime / Hora de Cuentos para toda la familia 11:00am César E. Chávez Branch
Build/Make/Play 2:30pm Montclair Branch