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, August 2nd, 2019
Event Name Time Location
LEGO Mania 3:30pm Dimond 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 3rd, 2019
Event Name Time Location
Veterans Services 10:00am Main Library
Yard (work) Party with the Friends of the Temescal Branch Library 10:00am Temescal Branch
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
Independently Healthy Cooking Workshops 11:00am Melrose Branch
Saturday Children’s Story Hour 11:00am African American Museum & Library at Oakland
Visit the Bike Libraries at PedalFest! 11:00am Jack London Square
ESL Conversation Club / Inglés como Segundo Idioma (ESL) Club de Conversación 11:00am Martin Luther King Jr. Branch
ARTimatics: Learning Math & Geometry through Art with Jr. Oakland Cubers 12:00pm Temescal Branch
12th Annual Attend & Achieve Back To School Rally 1:00pm Frank H. Ogawa Plaza / City Hall
Public Speaking for Youth 1:00pm Golden Gate Branch
Teen Seed Bomb Making Workshop 1:30pm 81st Avenue Branch
Chávez Teen Advisory Board // Grupo Consultivo de Jóvenes 2:00pm César E. Chávez 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
Beginner Knitting & Crochet class with Handability 2:30pm Piedmont Avenue Branch
Off the Hook 3:00pm Melrose Branch
Soul Soup with Amber Hines 3:00pm Elmhurst Branch
A Tour of AAMLO 4:00pm African American Museum & Library at Oakland
ESL Conversation Club 4:00pm Dimond Branch
Sunday, August 4th, 2019
Event Name Time Location
End of Summer Reading 2019 Celebration 11:00am Oakland Museum of California
Summer Reading Celebration 11:00am Oakland Museum of California
Fix and decorate your bicycle 12:00pm 81st Avenue Branch
Veterans Services 1:00pm Main Library
Help for Renters 3:00pm Main Library
Jazz on Sunday 3:00pm Golden Gate Branch
Monday, August 5th, 2019
Event Name Time Location
Preschool Storytime 10:30am Main Library
Crisis Support 11:00am Main Library
Monday Crafts 1:00pm Martin Luther King Jr. Branch
Learn How to Find (and Keep) Housing 2:00pm Main Library
Experience Virtual Reality in the Library! 3:00pm West Oakland Branch
Microphone Mondays 4:00pm Eastmont Branch
Technology Workshops 5:00pm Eastmont Branch
Tuesday, August 6th, 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
Free Computer Help! 11:30am West Oakland Branch
Sewing Lab 1:00pm Asian Branch
Hackerspace - 3D Printer 1:00pm Martin Luther King Jr. Branch
Job Help with the EDD 2:00pm Main Library
Experience Virtual Reality in the Library! 3:00pm West Oakland Branch
Teen Movie Tuesdays 4:00pm Melrose Branch