National Bike Month at Oakland Public Library

Bike to books! Celebrate bike month this May with Oakland Public Library.

Are you a bike enthusiast? Or are you bike curious perhaps? Whether you're an expert or a beginning bike lover, May 2019 is packed with opportunities to embrace two-wheeled ways at OPL. 


Fix & Decorate Your Bicycle

Have a flat tire that needs to be fixed?  Want to scraper your bike?  Come get free minor repairs and get back riding in style!
81st Avenue Branch1021 81st Ave.
Fridays - 2pm  


Thursday, May 30, 10:30am

Bike Fix-It Clinic with Hard Knox Bikes!

Have a flat tire that needs to be fixed? Come get free minor repairs and get back riding in style! A professional
mechanic from Hard Knox Bikes will give you help and advice.
Main Library, 125 14th St.
Saturday, May 25, 11am–2pm

Bike Jewelry Workshop

Bike tubes are for more than getting around! Learn how to make cool earrings and bracelets from old bike tube
tires. Don’t worry, everything will be clean and ready to use! Program and materials are FREE.
West Oakland Branch, 1801 Adeline St.
Wednesday, May 22 - 2:30–4pm



Helmet Give Away 

We will have a bicycle themed 10:30am story time and a free bike helmet give away afterwards (while supplies last) sponsored by the City of Oakland Department of Transportation.
Lakeview Branch, 550 El Embarcadero
Saturday, May 25 - 11am–11:30am


Bike Fix-It Clinics

Pump air in your tires, make basic repairs to your bike, and make sure your bike is running safely. Come to one session, come to both! All ages welcome!!!
Elmhurst Branch, 1427 88th Ave.
Wednesdays, May 15 & 22 - 4–5pm


DIY Bicycle Earrings!

Celebrate Bike Month by making earrings out of recycled bike tires. Everything needed is provided and free!
Piedmont Avenue Branch, 80 Echo Ave.
Wednesday, May 15 - 6:30pm


Enjoy Storytime and the Bike Library Friday Nights @ OMCA!

Free stories and books at Oakland Museum's Friday night party!  Meet us in the gardens for family storytime at 6. Catch the bike library, with free books for all ages, around the grounds between 5 and 7:30.
Oakland Museum of California
Friday, May 31 - 5:00pm 


For the full list of events at your library, click here.



What bike events are you most excited for? Let us know in the comments!






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