Town Hall meetings for County Library Strategic Planning

What Do You Want From Your County Library?  Attend a Town Hall Meeting Collecting Input for the Library’s Strategic Planning Process.  Contra Costa County is conducting a series of Town Hall meetings throughout the county to gather input on how the library can better serve our communities. Please attend one at the library in your community […]

Contra Costa Library wins National Award


The Institute of Museum and Library Services today announced Contra Costa County Library as one of 10 recipients of this year’s National Medal for Museum and Library Service. The nation’s highest honor conferred on museums and libraries for service to the community, the National Medal celebrates institutions that make a difference for individuals, families and […]

Contra Costa Reading Festival, May 16-18

The Contra Costa County Library will present its first-ever countywide Contra Costa County Library Reading Festival. To be held May 16 – 18, 2008, the Reading Festival celebrates the importance of reading and libraries by bringing 50 authors into 25 community libraries for a weekend of free and fun programs. The Reading Festival will offer […]

Project Second Chance offers adult literacy tutor training beginning Apr 11

Project Second Chance, located in Pleasant Hill, will offer tutor training to volunteers wishing to help adults learn to read, beginning with an introduction to the training on April 11, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Followed by an additional 12 hours of instruction on two successive Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 April 14 and […]

Diablo Valley Literacy Council offers literacy tutor training beginning March 1

The Diablo Valley Literacy Council will hold tutor training classes beginning Saturday March 1st from 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. followed by additional training sessions on Tuesday evening March 4th from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. and on Saturday March 8th from 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Please pass this info along to any friends interested […]