In the News

A message from the County Librarian

Library News for January 2022

A look back at the accomplishments of 2021 and a look ahead to what we'll be celebrating in 2022.

Ygnacio Valley Library Reopening February 7

After being closed for more than a year, the Ygnacio Valley Library will reopen on Monday, February 7 at 10 a.m.
Concord Library

Concord Library children's area to undergo a refresh

The Concord Library will be closed from January 10-25 while the children's area gets new paint, carpet and shelving.

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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 2020

Annual Report

Media Inquiries

Brooke Converse
Public Information Officer
O: 925.608-7713 C: 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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