Landscape Makeover – Ygnacio Valley Library

The Ygnacio Valley Library is getting a “landscape makeover” during a six-month improvement project funded entirely by private donations and made possible by grants from the William A. Kerr Foundation and the Walnut Creek Library Foundation. The busy city library, also known as the Thurman G. Casey Library, makes its “makeover début” in Fall 2014, […]

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Student Contests

6th Annual Student Poetry Contest Reading & Celebration Where: Walnut Creek Library When: Saturday, May 3 11:00 am Oak View Room (on the 2nd Floor) The Walnut Creek Library Foundation, Ygnacio Valley Library and Walnut Creek Library encourages young writers to stretch their imaginations and bring their creativity to light with our annual Student Poetry Contest. […]

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Live! from the Library

Live! from the Library, produced by the Walnut Creek Library Foundation, features free public lectures, literary events, and cultural programs at the Walnut Creek and Ygnacio Valley libraries. Live! from the Library is made possible by donations to the Foundation’s Annual Fund. View past programs on our Video page. Upcoming Programs: Poetry Live! with Ellen Bass […]

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Community Alert ~ Library Hours

Library Hours Cut Beginning July 1, 2014 In July 2014, the hours at both Walnut Creek Library and Ygnacio Valley Library  will be cut 14 hours per week each! At present, each library is open 56 hours a week thanks to voters who, in 2002, approved Measure Q, which extended both libraries’ hours from the 35 hours […]

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One City One Book

One City One Book: Walnut Creek Reads is a “citywide book club” that encourages the community to read the selection and participate in a series of events that celebrate the book. The annual choice is typically announced in May-June and the community events are planned in the fall giving the community the summer months to read […]

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Authors Under the Stars

Attendees enjoyed an unforgettable evening after-hours in the Walnut Creek Library Celebrating Walnut Creek with Bay Area authors, an auction featuring works by artists with local connections, and auction adventures not found anywhere else!  The Gala – commemorating Walnut Creek’s Centennial -raised more than $110,000 to support programs and collections at both our Walnut Creek Libraries. Find […]

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