New Facebook page includesÂ Interactive local history: Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â
Contra Costa County Library recently launchedÂ a new Facebook page calledÂ Memories of a Lifetime in Contra Costa County.Â The page allows residents and anyone interested in the history of Contra Costa County to contribute to a fun and interactive local history initiative presented by the Library.Â Incelebration of the Libraryâ€™s 100thÂ anniversary this year, the new Facebook page is a tool for people to â€œremember and goâ€ over their past experiences in the County.Â Each Contra Costa County community library location is hosting events throughout the year to honor the longevity of the organization that has been known for â€œbringing people and ideas togetherâ€ over the last century.
Memories of a Lifetime in Contra Costa CountyÂ will include a timeline allowing peopleÂ to document where theyÂ have been in the County'sÂ last 100 years. Photographs ofÂ Contra Costa County places in the past andÂ present will be included, in addition to interactive questions to get the community engaged and talking. Some questions will allow people to shareÂ their favorite anecdotes and martini recipes. JoinÂ Memories of a Lifetime in Contra Costa CountyÂ by visitingÂ https://www.facebook.com/pages/Memories-of-a-Lifetime-in-Contra-Costa-County-CA/516697705035627Â and â€œlikingâ€ the new page.Â
Contra Costa County Library serves over 902,000 residents of urban, suburban, and rural communities through 26 community libraries, 3 Library-a-Go-Go book dispensers, and online library services available 24/7 atÂ ccclib.org. As the winner of numerous awards, including theÂ 2012 National Medal for Museum and Library ServiceÂ from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, Contra Costa County Library is recognized as a leader among libraries implementing technology to improve service, reduce costs, and deliver on the Library's mission ofÂ bringing people and ideas together.Â