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Library Lines: El Sobrante Library reopens after 2018 fire

Severe smoke and water damage forced a 21-month closure for repairs and renovations

Library Lines: New website, catalog for Contra Costa system

The preview version, debuting in November will let users search and put materials on hold.

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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

2018 Numbers

  • Library Visits: 3,198,459
  • Virtual Visits: 1,566,210
  • Physical Checkouts: 5,921,276
  • Virtual Checkouts: 425,897


Annual Report 2018

Annual Report

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