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

A Conversation with T.J. Stiles, author of “Custer’s Trials: A Life on the Frontier of a New America” November 16, 2015  Monday, 7:00-9:00 pm Oak View Room, Walnut Creek Library – Registration opens October 6, 2015 Stiles’ new biography offers fresh perspective on the historically caricatured cavalry commander, revealing a personal and sweeping portrait of […]

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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

The 2015 Summer Reading Festival finished with a big crescendo on August 15!  Thank you to all who participated! Children’s programs currently on brief hiatus. Fall programs start mid-September. Check back soon for details!   There’s Always Something Special for Children at Our Libraries Children sing, dance and listen to stories with other children at both […]

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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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