Diane Muldrow Visits Rakestraw Books

Rakestraw Books 522 Hartz Avenue, Danville, CA

  Children's book historian Diane Muldrow will visit Rakestraw Books Sept. 28. Writer and children's book historian Diane Muldrow discussing and signing her marvelous new book,  Everything I Need to Know About Christmas I Learned from a Little Golden Book. Sunday, 28 September 2014 at 3 PM.   The Poky Little Puppy, the Gingerbread Man, […]

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San Ramon Library Fall Book Sale

San Ramon Library 100 Montgomery Street, San Ramon

San Ramon Library Fall Book Sale 100 Montgomery Street, San Ramon, CA 94583 Best Book Sale In The East Bay Friday, October 24 – Members Only Preview From 5:00 – 8:00 Pm Saturday, October 25 From 10:00 To 5:00, And Sunday, October 26 Noon To 4:00 Pm (Sunday Everything Is 25 Cents!)

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Alfresco Studio for Impressionist Painters

The Walnut Creek Library Walnut Creek Library 1644 N. Broadway Ave, Walnut Creek

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, […]

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War Comes Home

Lafayette Library 3491 Mt. Diablo Blvd., Lafayette, CA

A County Read about our Veterans' Experience Come fall, the Contra Costa County Library will host a county-wide read to explore the experience of our veterans as part of Cal Humanities' statewide read War Comes Home. The Library will distribute books by two New York Times bestselling authors: Karl Marlantes' What It Is Like to Go to War and […]

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War Comes Home

Veterans Memorial Building 400 Hartz Avenue, Danville, CA

A County Read about our Veterans' Experience Come fall, the Contra Costa County Library will host a county-wide read to explore the experience of our veterans as part of Cal Humanities' statewide read War Comes Home. The Library will distribute books by two New York Times bestselling authors: Karl Marlantes' What It Is Like to Go to War and Luis […]

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WC Civic Arts Jazz Band Concert

Walnut Creek Library 1644 N. Broadway Ave. in the Oak View Room, Walnut Creek

Walnut Creek Civic Arts Jazz Band concerts a real treat for music lovers 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 […]

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Lecture on President Lincoln

Danville Community Center Front Street, Danville

Lincoln exhibit flyer Dr. Vikam Amar speaks on "President Lincoln and the Scope of Executive Power" If you want to really understand this Lincoln exhibit, you must come, because Amar zeroes in on its most critical point. Did Lincoln's use of his executive authority impact our understanding of our American constitution and if so how? Almost […]

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California Writers Club

Zio Fraedo's Restaurant 611 Gregory Lane, Pleasant Hill, CA

Eric Elfman will present “How to Hook Them From the First Page” at the next meeting of the Mt. Diablo Branch of the California Writers Club (CWC) on Saturday, April 11, 2015 at Zio Fraedo’s Restaurant, 611 Gregory Lane, Pleasant Hill. He will explain how to introduce your main character, begin with conflict and tension, […]

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Laura Ackley presentation on exhibit

Danville Library, Mt. Diablo Room 400 Front St., Danville, CA

The Museum of the San Ramon Valley exhibit on the Centennial of thePanama Pacific International Exposition will be enhanced by author Laura Ackley. On May 14, 2015 at 7 pm in the Danville Library, Laura Ackley, author of a brand new book: San Francisco’s Jewel City, will take us on a tour of the Panama […]

National Park Service Centennial

Oak View Room - Walnut Creek Library 1644 N. Broadway Ave., Walnut Creek, CA

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 […]

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