Lafayette and Orinda libraries will be closed Tuesday 10/27 due to the PG&E Public Safety Power Shutoff.

Summer Reading

Start Summer Reading: Dive Deep

Dive Deep into Summer Reading. Sign up to keep track of your reading and learning. The whole family can get swept away with summer fun and entered in to a drawing for a chance to win prizes including an Xbox One X.

A new science experiment is highlighted each week. Print your copy today and watch experiment demonstrations here.

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Summer Reading Finishing Prize Bags

Available August 6 - 15 at all libraries. Reservations are required for pick-up. Each bag will contain a starfish pin or crab sticker, a shark tattoo, and a surprise book. Selection of the prize book is made by staff and is limited to items on hand. Everyone that completed the program is entered in the drawing for the larger prizes. 
  • Step One: Complete Summer Reading online by earning at least 30 points.
  • Step Two: Make a reservation here to pick up completion prizes. 
  • Step Three: Choose the date, time, and location for your reservation. 
  • Step Four: Scroll down to find the listing for Summer Reading prize bags and select one book category per finished family member. If more than one family member requires the same book category call your local library before your reservation.
  • Step Five: Follow the directions provided in your appointment confirmation email and in front of the library to retrieve your prizes.

Experiment

Concord Library closing for 3-week building repair project

The Concord Library will be closed from November 9-29, 2020 for improvements and repairs to the second floor.

Lunch at the Library

Lunch at the Library

For more details about Lunch at the Library service, click here.

Summer Reading Lists

DIVE DEEP! Summer Reading for Adults

Explore imaginations and understandings of the ocean world, from the science of dolphins and whales, mermaid myths or even "coral" art!

DIVE DEEP! Summer Reading for Teens

From whale ancestors to undersea wars and oceanic conservation, use these titles and resources to dive into the world beneath the shore.

DIVE DEEP! Summer Reading for Middle Readers

Discover underwater mysteries in coral reefs, meet a bossy fish, or catch a mermaid with these fun titles for little ones!

DIVE DEEP! Summer Reading for Young Readers

Discover underwater mysteries in coral reefs, meet a bossy fish, or catch a mermaid with these fun titles for little ones!

Experiments

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