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. 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 […]

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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

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 to all ages. Babies, kids, teens and adults can “mark time” on a reading log, available here or at the libraries, to drum up record-breaking […]

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One City One Book

Watch for the  2015 book selection announcement coming in mid-July! 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 is announced in the summer and community events are planned for the fall giving the community […]

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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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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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Authors Gala

SAVE THE DATE!  7th ANNUAL AUTHORS GALA: Saturday, March 19, 2016 The Walnut Creek Library Foundation’s 7th Annual Authors Gala promises to once again be a memorable and unique experience.  Mark your calendar now and watch for future announcements.   The Walnut Creek Library Foundation’s 6th Annual Authors Gala was a magical evening; the Walnut Creek Library was transformed […]

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