For special accommodations, please contact the Walnut Creek Library Foundation with 72 hours notice.  

Live! From the Library will return in the fall with three exciting new programs on October 16, November 6, and December 4, 2019. Details to come.

2019 Past Events 

1969: One Giant Year

June 12, 2019   Video Coming Soon…


Adventures in Produce: The Rewards of Growing and Cooking Weird Fruit and Veggies with authors Emily Murphy and Laura McLively 

March 13, 2019 


Elise Hooper, Author of “Learning to See: A Novel of Dorothea Lange, The Woman Who Revealed the Real America”    

February 13, 2019


Brave Little Nell—The Eleanor Roosevelt Story

January 16, 2019

2018 Past Events

WWI Armistice Centennial: A Commemoration in Poetry & Song

November 6, 2018

Gregory Crouch, author of The Bonanza King

October 10, 2018

In Conversation with Donia Bijan, author of The Last Days of Cafe Leila

 January 10, 2018 


Divided We Stand: Testing the Resilience of Our Democracy

March 14, 2018   


California Symphony – Fresh Ink: New Music

 May 2, 2018 

Little Women: The 150th Anniversary of an American Classic

May 23, 2018   


Festival Opera – For Singing Out Loud! 

June 20, 2018

LiveLive from the Library! 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. Program sponsors are the East Bay Times, Friends of the Walnut Creek Library, and Minuteman Press, Lafayette. Programming is also made possible by donations to the Foundation’s Annual Fund. View past programs on our Video page.  Contra Costa TV airs past programs Sundays at 8 p.m. Visit their website for channel info.  

The views and opinions expressed in any program are those of the speaker/persons and do not reflect the views of the Walnut Creek Library Foundation.

Thank you to our 2018 sponsors:



Visit our video page for past Live! from the Library videos.

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