In the News

Grab & Go Library Service to Launch April 26

Beginning Monday, April 26, most libraries will reopen to the public for Grab & Go service.
A message from the County Librarian

Library News for April 2021

County Librarian Alison McKee shares information about the upcoming reopening of the libraries.
Contra Costa County Library stands with Black Lives Matter

We Stand Against Racism

A message from County Librarian Melinda Cervantes about racism and inequity.

Love Your Library?

We want to hear your library story.
Has the library inspired you, helped you or been one of your favorite places?
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Your story helps us tell our story.

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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

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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