Children’s Special Programs

August Story & Craft: Cardboard Crawly Creatures Friday, August 6, 2021 | 4:00 – 4:30 PM Join Miss Jessica, Youth Services Librarian from the Walnut Creek Library, for a special storytime and Miss Marie from the Ruth Bancroft Garden for a craft session to...

Live! From the Library

2021 Programs Coming in the Fall   Broadway’s Golden Age: The Making of an American Art Form, 1927-1964 Wednesday, October 6 | 7:00 – 8:30 pm From the tunes we hum to the lyrics that flit across our mind, Broadway formed the backbone of performing arts in the...

Finance 101 & 102

FINANCE 102 A series of 3 programs will be presented in September 2021. Program details coming soon!     Watch the Finance 101 programs: Finance 101: Social Security and Medicare: Get What’s Yours Presenter: Ian B. Wetherell, Senior Director, Principal Global...

One City, One Book

CoCo Reads with How Much of These Hills is Gold by C Pam Zhang   From the Contra Costa County Library website Beginning this month, the Library is launching CoCo Reads, a countywide read of the book “How Much of These Hills is Gold” by C Pam Zhang. The program...

Authors Gala

Because of the library closure due to the Covid pandemic, the Walnut Creek Library Foundation has had to cancel its annual Authors Gala in both 2020 and 2021. The Gala is not only a festive gathering of Walnut Creek’s civic and business leaders and culture...

Literary Stars

 Meet the Authors Sasha Abramsky is a freelance journalist whose latest book, a memoir, is titled the House of Twenty Thousand Books. Many of his books address pressing social issues such as Breadline USA: The Hidden Scandal of American Hunger and How to Fix (2009)...

Children’s Story Times

For special accommodations, please contact the library with 72 hours notice. ***All story times and programs at Walnut Creek and Ygnacio Valley Library have been canceled until further notice due to the recommendation by the County health department. For the latest...

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