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 ~ City Budget Issues

Come, Listen, Speak Up : The City of Walnut Creek is facing budget issues and WILL NOT have adequate money to continue to fund existing library hours, parks, open space, arts classes, pool hours over the next 10 years, and more unless they make drastic cuts to quality of life services or ask citizens to […]

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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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Planned Giving

Leave a Legacy that Strengthens Your Walnut Creek Community I’m Kristin Anderson, the Walnut Creek Library Foundation Executive Director. I’m pleased to share with you information on writing or revising your estate plan, making a planned gift to the Walnut Creek Library Foundation, or establishing a gift that pays you. I will also be happy […]

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Guest Artists

The artists below created one-of-a-kind works of art for the silent auction at Authors Under the Stars. Ed Blackburn Ed Blackburn, long-time resident of Walnut Creek, is a ceramic artist who derives inspiration for his work from diverse cultures including Native American art, pre-Columbian ceramics, Aboriginal art, and African textiles. He created the ongoing installation […]

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Literary Stars

On Saturday, March 8, 2014, guests dined and mingled with Bay Area Literary Stars at the Walnut Creek Library. The evening began with a reception and silent auction followed by dinner served by Grace Street Catering and wine from Charles Creek Winery.  The event raised more than $110,000. The fabulous authors shown below participated as […]

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