Library News for March

Dear Library Community, It is hard to believe, but this month marks a year since our libraries closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. To mark this milestone, I’d like to draw your attention to the Library staff who have worked as disaster service workers (DSWs). Did you know that in total, 76 Library staff have…
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Library Launches Wi-Fi Hotspot Lending

The Library is offering Wi-Fi hotspots for checkout. The hotspot provides internet access to families and library patrons who don’t have a connection at home. The lending program will allow students, parents, teachers and families working and studying remotely, access to a free and reliable internet connection.   “Due to the pandemic many people in…
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Library News for February 2021

On Tuesday, February 2, the County Board of Supervisors officially appointed me as the new County Librarian. I am honored to serve the community I love and call home and am looking forward to getting the library to the other side of these very challenging times and leading for many years to come. Serving as…
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Contra Costa County Library Surpasses One Million eBook and eAudiobook Checkouts in 2020

Contra Costa County Library has reached a record-breaking one million digital book checkouts in 2020. This accomplishment illustrates the continued growth and importance of library digital lending of eBooks and audiobooks, especially in a year with building closures due to the global pandemic. Contra Costa County Library is one of 102 public library systems worldwide…
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Library News for January 2021

Dear Library Community, Happy New Year! I hope you are healthy and safe and looking forward to better days in 2021. As always, we have much planned at the Library this year. We will be working to bring you new and improved services while continuing to prepare the libraries to be ready to welcome you…
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