Events @ OPL
All events are open to the public and completely free of charge.
An Evening with Rosa Clemente
Visions Toward Tomorrow ExhibitionNov 3rd | 12:00am - Dec 31st | 12:00am
Lawyers in the LibraryMar 26th | 12:00pm - 2:00pmOnline Event
Volunteer Computer HelpMar 26th | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Neighborhood Business Assistance Center AppointmentsMar 27th | 10:00am - 1:00pm
Toddler StorytimeMar 27th | 10:30am - 11:15am
Volunteer Computer HelpMar 27th | 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Holidays and Closures
César Chávez DayFriday, March 31, 2023Closed All Day
Memorial DayMonday, May 29, 2023Closed All Day
Juneteenth National Independence DayMonday, June 19, 2023Closed All Day
Independence DayTuesday, July 4, 2023Closed All Day
Labor DayMonday, September 4, 2023Closed All Day
Admissions DaySaturday, September 9, 2023Closed All Day
Veterans DaySaturday, November 11, 2023Closed All Day
Thanksgiving DayThursday, November 23, 2023Closed All Day
Day after ThanksgivingFriday, November 24, 2023Closed All Day
Christmas DayMonday, December 25, 2023Closed All Day
Holidays shown are for Main Library. Holidays will usually be the same at all locations, but check your branch to be sure.
Teens, 12 and up, we've got you covered with gaming, crafts, leadership opportunities and so much more.
Find books, events, toys, learning tools, and more resources for all ages.
Our special collections include the Oakland History Center, African American Museum and Library at Oakland, and the Oakland Tool Lending Library.
Oakland History Center
African American Museum and Library at Oakland
Oakland Tool Lending Library
Exhibit: The Black Press in Oakland
OPL on the Kelly Clarkson Show: Found in the Library
OPL in NY Times: A Love Letter to Libraries, Long Overdue
Friends of the Oakland Public Library
Our mission is to advance the role of the Oakland Public Library as a vital community resource. With funds raised through memberships, opens a new window, donations, opens a new window, and proceeds from our Old Oakland bookstore, The Bookmark, opens a new window, the Friends of the OPL has provided grants to support our diverse Oakland library communities for 70+ years.
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