2015 One City One Book

The 2015 One City One Book selection is “Yes, Chef : A Memoir” by Marcus Samuelsson with Veronica Chambers. The book is Samuelsson’s “love letter to food and family in all its manifestations”.  In it he recalls growing up as an adopted Ethiopian child in a Swedish family and recounts his journey to worldwide acclaim at the forefront of the New York […]

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Live! from the Library

Live! from the Library presents Mary Street Alinder, author of “GROUP f.64: Edward Weston, Ansel Adams, Imogen Cunningham, and the Community of Artists Who Revolutionized American Photography” August 19, Wednesday, 7:00 – 8:30 pm Oak View Room, Walnut Creek Library Come hear Mary Street Alinder talk about the iconic photography group that defined modern photography!  […]

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3D Printer MakerSpace

Our 3D Printer MakerSpace Debut on Saturday, June 20th was a huge success with many curious Walnut Creekers in attendance. Library staff helped demonstrate this amazing new technology and experts discussed the evolution of 3D printing and the multiple machines on hand which demonstrated printing various objects. See the 3D Printers in Action! Those who wish to use the 3D Printers will […]

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Children’s Programs

Join in the Summer Reading Festival! Shake, rattle, and roll into the Walnut Creek Libraries for the 2015 Summer Reading Festival! This year’s theme is “Read to the Rhythm.” Participation and programs are available for you and your family. Babies, kids, teens and adults can “mark time” on a reading log, available here or at the libraries, to […]

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2014 Annual Report

A great public library is not possible through public funding alone. The Walnut Creek Library Foundation was formed in 1998 to support both the Walnut Creek Library and the Ygnacio Valley (Thurman G. Casey) Library. Since its founding in 1998, the Walnut Creek Library Foundation has raised more than $6,000,000 for new and improved library […]

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Creative Thursdays!

At the Walnut Creek Library 5:00 – 7:30 pm, Thursdays, June 4, July 2, & August 6 2015 Las Trampas Conference Room Due to the popularity of our Creative Thursdays! Program Series for Adults, we are keeping the makerspace open every first Thursday of the month. The machines will whir and the needles will click […]

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