Finance 101

FINANCE 101: Series of Financial Workshops at the Walnut Creek Library The Walnut Creek Library Foundation will present a series of four FREE financial workshops offered Wednesday afternoons in June.  Speakers will discuss estate planning, charitable giving, investment planning, and identify theft. “Finance 101” will be held from 4:30 – 6:00 pm in the Oak […]

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3D Printer MakerSpace

Thanks to a generous grant from the Dean & Margaret Lesher Foundation, the Walnut Creek Library Foundation has purchased two Type-A 3D printers that will be available to the public starting this summer. You are invited to the 3D Printer MakerSpace Debut on Saturday, June 20th from 2 – 4 pm in the Oak View […]

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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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Children’s Programs

Especially for Children Children sing, dance and listen to stories with other children at both the Walnut Creek and Ygnacio Valley  libraries’ storytimes and special children’s events. In addition to lots of special one-time programs the library provides ongoing weekly age-appropriate story times. Special Programs: Ygnacio Valley Library Spring/Early Summer 2015 Ygnacio Valley Library Summer […]

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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.  Thank you to Donahoe Fitzgerald for sponsoring the […]

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One City One Book

One City One Book 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 will be announced in the summer and the community events are planned in the fall giving the community time to read and enjoy the book. Now in […]

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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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