Poetry Live! with Tess Taylor and Rachel Richardson

Bay Area Poets to Read and Discuss New Collection of Poems   Notable Bay Area poets Tess Taylor and Rachel Richardson will read and discuss their new collections during Poetry Live! on Wednesday, October 19, 7-8:30 pm, in the Oak View Room at the Walnut Creek Library, 1644 North Broadway. Moderated by poet and editor Cheryl Dumesnil, the conversations will explore themes that inspired […]

National Park Service Centennial

National Park Service Centennial

In recognition of the National Park Service centennial, National Park Service Superintendent Tom Leatherman will celebrate Contra Costa County’s treasure trove of national historic sites in a special presentation on Monday, July 18, 2016, 7-8:30 pm, in the Oak View Room of the Walnut Creek Library, 1644 N. Broadway, Walnut Creek. This free event is […]

WC Civic Arts Jazz Band Concert

Walnut Creek Civic Arts Jazz Band Announces Spring Concert Dates The East Bay’s premier community jazz band — the Walnut Creek Civic Arts Jazz Band — is bringing their swinging sounds to more jazz fans than ever before this spring, with three upcoming concerts of jazz favorites. The Civic Arts Jazz Band is comprised of […]

College Financial Workshop

On Saturday, March 9th from 6:30-8:00pm, the Walnut Creek Library invites teens and their parents to a free college financial planning workshop.  The Heartland Institute of Financial Planning provides detailed strategies that help reduce the high cost of college and will work with families to help determine alternative means of funding. The Heartland Institute of Financial Education […]

Alfresco Studio for Impressionist Painters

The Garden: An Alfresco Studio for the Impressionist Painter On Saturday, October 25 at 11:00 a.m., the Walnut Creek Library is pleased to present a Fine Arts lecture on Impressionist painters and their frequent favorite setting, The Garden. The garden served as an inspiration for many Impressionist painters. Among the most enthusiastic gardeners were Caillebotte, Monet, […]

Raising backyard chickens

Want the freshest eggs in town? Considering a coop? Learn all you need to know to find out if backyard chickens are for you, from how much space you need & how to research city and county rules and ordinances to what breeds would work best for your needs & where to purchase them. On […]