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A message from the County Librarian

County Librarian's Message for November 2022

County Librarian Alison McKee talks about the importance of pollinator diversity in the community and shares a booklist about wildflowers.

Honoring Veterans Who Work at the Library

In honor of Veterans Day, read about library staff members Dean Jones and Laura McKeegan who both served in the military.

High Stakes Heist Novel is Library Countywide Read Winner

This year's Read Contra Costa novel is "Portrait of a Thief" by Grace D. Li. The program runs from October 1 through November 15.

Social Media Ambassadors

Help us spread the word about all the amazing services, resources and programs at the Library. Sign up to be a Social Media Ambassador.

By the Numbers

Library Founded: 1913
Community Libraries: 26
Total Staff: 357
Population Served: 1,165,927
Cardholders: 351,658
Collection:  1.3 million items

 

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Media Inquiries

Brooke Converse
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Wildfire Safety

Wildfire Preparedness and Evacuation Guide

Learn about the important steps you can take to prepare your family and neighbors should an evacuation due to fire become necessary.
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