2024 Programs

 

 

Levi’s ® & Social Movements for Change

 

Tuesday, February 27 | 7:00 – 8:30 PM | Oak View Room

 

 

NOTE – Masks for ages 2 and older are encouraged. Thank you for helping us protect each other and our community!


Live from the Library

Live! From the Library, presented 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 and Friends of the Walnut Creek Library. 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.

* Special accommodations require 72 hours advance notice.

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.

Program sponsors:

 

Upcoming Events

All Live! From the Library programs take place at 7 pm in the Oak View Room at the Walnut Creek Library unless otherwise stated.


  • The French Resistance with Author Michael Barrington – Tuesday, March 12, 2024

 

  • A Conversation with Author Meredith Jaeger – Tuesday, June 11, 2024

 

  • Former Walnut Creek Mayors Retrospective – Tuesday, September 10, 2024

 

  • “Songs with Rhythm … in the Title!” with Dulais Rhys – Tuesday, October 8, 2024

 

  • Charged Particles – Tuesday, December 10, 2024

 

Check back here for updates!

 

Past Events


Accountable

 

 

 

Charged Particles

 

 

 

 

An Evening With Cafe Ohlone

 

 

 

Sound Bath Meditation with Nicole Reyes

 

 

 

Shakespeare: 1623 and the First Folio – And the Women We May Have Lost

 

 

 

 

Artwear: Fashion and Anti-Fashion with Melissa Leventon

 

 

 

Listen, World! with Julia Scheeres and Martha Ross

 

 

Unraveling with Peggy Orenstein

 

 

Chinese in Napa Valley: The Forgotten Community That Built Wine Country with John McCormick

 

 

 

One Singular Sensation: The Power and Passions of American Musical Theatre with Beth Wynstra

 


2022 Events 


Who Could Ask for Anything More? with Dulais Rhys

Tuesday, December 13


Frida in America: The Impact of Place with Celia Stahr

Tuesday, November 1


Technically Food with Larissa Zimberoff

Tuesday, October 11


The Climate Crisis and Our Parks and Open Spaces

Tuesday, April 12

 


An Evening with Author Elise Hooper

Tuesday, March 8


Rachel Howzell Hall: A Woman of Mysteries

Tuesday, February 8


2021 Past Events 

The Bounty

Wednesday, November 10 


Broadway’s Golden Age: The Making of an American Art Form, 1927-1964

October 6, 2021


Why We Swim with author Bonnie Tsui

June 9, 2021 

 

 


Showing Up Boldly: The Political and Organizing History of Black Women

May 12, 2021

 


Art & Algae: Journey Into The Curious World of Seaweed

April 14, 2021



California: Of Peril and Stewardship

March 17, 2021



SUCCESSFUL AGING: The Power and Potential of Our Lives
Dr. Daniel Levitin in conversation with founding Grateful Dead member Bob Weir

January 13, 2021



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

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