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)...

2018 Authors Gala

    All proceeds from the Authors Gala benefit essential programs, collections, and other needs for the Walnut Creek and Ygnacio Valley libraries.  Meet the Authors Join us for an evening with 20 notable Bay Area authors including Donia Bijan, Jason Fagone, Daryl...

Landscape Makeover – Ygnacio Valley Library

The Ygnacio Valley Library is getting a “landscape makeover” during a six-month improvement project funded entirely by private donations and made possible by grants from the William A. Kerr Foundation and the Walnut Creek Library Foundation. The busy city library,...

Get Lit

“Get Lit” is a series of interviews with Bay Area authors at the Walnut Creek Library. The authors were the ‘stars’ at the Walnut Creek Library Foundation’s annual gala, Authors Under the Stars in 2014, 2013 and 2012. The interviews were...

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