All Contra Costa County library branches offer a variety of programs for children and families. See branch listings for program information and for branch operating hours. Updated information is available by calling 800-984-4636, or by visiting the website at www.ccclib.org.

Antioch

  • Book Sale: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 7, noon-5 p.m. Dec. 8 and noon-2 p.m. Dec. 10.

  • Immigration Law Workshop: Get your immigration questions answered by an attorney in English and Spanish. First-come, first-served. A free sponsored by the Contra Costa County Bar Association. 6-8 p.m. Dec. 11.

  • Novel Knitters and Crochet with Chris: Holiday pot luck. Bring the items you have worked on all year for show and tell. 12:30-4:30 p.m. Dec. 15.

  • Hours: Noon-8 p.m. Monday and Tuesday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday and noon-5 p.m. Saturday. 501 W. 18th St. 925-757-9224, ccclib.org.

    Bay Point

  • Holiday Storytime: Come and listen to the holiday story "Twas the Night Before Christmas, sing traditional carols and share our favorite family traditions. 4 p.m. Dec. 20.

  • Hours: 2:30-6 p.m. Monday and Friday; 2:30-8 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday. 205 Pacifica Ave. 925-458-9597.

    Brentwood

  • Toddler Holiday Hootenanny: A toddler dance party for ages 5 and younger and their parent or caregiver. Dash, dance, and prance, jingle bells, and shake like a bowlful of jelly. Hosted at the Brentwood Community Center, 35 Oak St. 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Dec. 12.

  • Teen 'Do It Yourself' Gift Workshop: Make the perfect gift for someone special. For grades 6-12 Material provided. 4-6 p.m. Dec. 12. Register at ccclib.org/programs.

  • Hours: 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday and Saturday. 104 Oak St. 925-516-5290.

    Oakley

  • Stitchin' Saturdays: Make plans to join other stitchers to knot or crochet. Get help from knowledgeable volunteers. 10 a.m.-noon Dec. 8.

  • Comedy Movie Fest: Come for an afternoon of comedy movies, popcorn, ice cream sundaes and a chance to win a prize in a raffle hosted by Oakley Library Youth Squad. 1:30 p.m. Dec. 15.

  • Craft Saturday: Families spend time together making a winter-themed craft to take home. 3-5 p.m. Dec. 8.

  • Hours: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday; 2-9 p.m. Thursday; 2-6 p.m. Friday; and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays. 1050 Neroly Road. 925-625-02400.

    Pittsburg

  • Children's Storytime: Stories, finger plays, songs, and flannel boards. Ages 3-5. 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays.

  • Holiday Ornament Workshop: Create a holiday ornament for your Christmas tree. Best suited for ages 5-11. 6 p.m. Dec. 20.

  • Hours: Noon-8 p.m. Tuesdays; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesdays; 1-8 p.m. Thursdays; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. 80 Power Road. 925-427-8390.