Events for Adults

Events for Adults

We are excited to offer events in-person and online!

We have so much going on at the library.  We can't wait to see you!

Featured Event

Folkland Book Club - November

Nov 30th | 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Online Event
Join us on Zoom for a monthly book club featuring titles from Small Press Distribution. Our November 2022 Book Club Pick: The High Price…

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Here's a sampling of the types of events you can find at the library:


OPL features talks on special topics from local experts.

To name just a few: we've hosted Saturu Ned's talk on Black Panther Party History in Oakland, Dale Tafoya's discussion of his book, "Billy Ball: Billy Martin and the Resurrection of the Oakland A's", and East Bay Regional Park naturalist Constance Taylor's presentation "Roots-eye View: A Story of Oakland in Trees."

We host speakers online and in person.

Join us!

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