In the News

Library services update for August

County Librarian Melinda Cervantes gives an update about library services.

We Stand Against Racism

A message from County Librarian Melinda Cervantes

Pleasant Hill Library will close permanently on June 3rd

The Library is closing to prepare for construction of a new library, park and sports fields, and a 34-unit housing development.

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By the Numbers

Library Founded: 1913
Community Libraries: 26
Total Staff: 419
Population Served: 1,027,728
Cardholders: 428,566
Collection:  1.2 million items

2019 Numbers

  • Library Visits: 3,540,968
  • Virtual Visits: 3,592,202
  • Events: 10,781
  • Event guests: 296,335


Annual Report 2019

Annual Report

Media Inquiries

Brooke Converse
Public Information Officer
(925) 329-8414

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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