June 2023 at OPL

Welcome to jubilant June at OPL! You can look forward to bright ✨and colorful ?community celebrations of #LGBTQPride, illuminating Juneteenth reads, and lots of opportunities to create beautiful memories with family and friends this summer. All free, from your library. ❤️

Pride Party// Fiesta de Orgullo, opens a new window 

Saturday, June 3, 11am-4pm, Chávez Branch
Come and celebrate Pride with us at the beautiful Chávez library! Enjoy henna with Rachel Palacios, face painting, food, and fun activities for all ages, including these special performances:
11:00am-11:30am VERA Drag King Storytime, opens a new window ?

1:00pm-1:30pm Circus Fun with Coventry & Kaluza, opens a new window ?

2:00-4:00 Teen party in the patio ?

3:00pm-3:30pm Queer Taiko Drumming, opens a new window ?

Per Sia's Drag Queen Storytime, opens a new window

Various locations, dates, and times
Come and enjoy some stories and a little sparkle with local Latinx non-binary storyteller Per Sia.
Juneteenth Reading Lists, opens a new window Celebrate freedom and commemorate the emancipation of African American enslaved people this Juneteenth with recommended reading for all ages.

Garden Day at West Branch, opens a new window

Saturday, June 10, 2pm-4pm, West Oakland Branch
Check out our new Seed Lending Library location, enjoy a garden storytime, crafts, and our from City Slicker Farms will be hosting a plant giveaway.

Little Explorers Petting Zoo, opens a new window

Various locations, dates, and times
Don't miss a visit with the cute and cuddly animals from the Little Explorers Petting Zoo.

Hip Hop Fashion Workshop for Teens, opens a new window

Various locations, dates, and times
Teens can learn about the connections between hip hop, design, and fashion and design a hip hop inspired pair of shoes or t-shirt.