Contra Costa County Library is saying goodbye to fines

Beginning January 1, 2019, the Contra Costa County Library will eliminate overdue fines on all library materials. The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors voted today, Tuesday, December 11 in favor of the proposal to eliminate daily fines on overdue books, magazines, DVDs and other materials. By eliminating fines, the library is removing barriers and […]

War Comes Home

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 […]

War Comes Home

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 […]

Contra Costa County Library’s digitizing history

Remember & Go: Memories of a Lifetime in Contra Costa County Library embarks on a local history digitization project The Contra Costa County Library is the recipient of a $49,000 Library Services and Technology Act grant awarded by the California State Library to create Remember & Go, a database of historical photographs, artifacts, and other important items […]

Contra Costa County Library launches enki Library!

An eBook platform developed by libraries, for libraries.             Contra Costa County Library and the Califa Library Group are pleased to announce the beta launch of enki Library (enkilbrary.org), a library-driven and library-developed open source eBook platform which expands the Douglas County (CO) model to serve multiple libraries in California.  Frustrated […]

County Library hosts Memories of a Lifetime

New Facebook page includes Interactive local history:                   Contra Costa County Library recently launched a new Facebook page called Memories of a Lifetime in Contra Costa County. The page allows residents and anyone interested in the history of Contra Costa County to contribute to a fun and interactive local history initiative […]