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.

  • Lafayette Library -- Book Babies, 10:15 a. m. Feb. 21, 25, 28, up to age 5. Toddler Time, 10:15 a.m. Feb. 21, 25, 28. Computer Docent, Feb. 19, 26. La Hora Del Cuento (Spanish Storytime), 10:15 a.m. Feb. 19, 26, up to age 5. Preschool Time, 11:30 a.m. Feb. 21, 25, 28. Library closed President's Day (Feb. 18). Casino Afternoon, 3:30 p.m. Feb. 19, for teens. Enjoy Books Discussion Group, 6 p.m. Feb. 19, for adults. Enjoy Thinking Discussion Group, 6 p.m. Feb. 20, for adults. Friends of the LLLC Sweet Thursday, Zac Unger, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 21, for adults. Lafayette Book Club, 7 p.m. Feb. 27. Enjoy Theatre Discussion Group, 6 p.m. Feb. 28, for adults. An Evening with Dave Eggers ("Lamorinda Reads" event) 7 p.m. Feb. 28, for adults.

    Friends Corner Book Shop -- The Friends' Corner Book Shop is open from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Wednesday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday; and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday.

    The Lafayette Library is located at 3491 Mt. Diablo Blvd., Lafayette. Hours: 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday and Saturday; and 1-5 p.m. Sunday. 925-385-2280.

  • Moraga Library -- Baby Storytime, 10:15 a.m. Feb. 20, 27, for young children. Toddler Storytime, 11 a.m. Feb. 20, 27. Toddler Storytime, 11 a.m. Feb. 20, 27. Embrace Your Dark Side: Film Noir at the Moraga Library, 2 p.m. Feb. 20, for all ages. Library closed President's Day (Feb. 18). Lamorinda Reads!, "A Hologram for the King" book discussion, 6 p.m. Feb. 21. An Evening with Dave Eggers ("Lamorinda Reads" event), 7 p.m. Feb. 28, for adults.


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    The library is located at 1500 St. Marys Road, Moraga. Hours: noon-8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesdays; 1-5 p.m. Fridays; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays. 925-376-6852.

  • Orinda Library -- Toddler Lapsit, 10 and 10:30 a.m. Feb. 12, 19, 20. Peek-A-Boo Time Stories: Songs, Rhymes and Rhythm, 11:30 a.m. Feb. 19, for young children. Saturday Morning Live! Storytime, 11 a.m. Feb. 16, 23. Mystery Book Club, 3 p.m. Feb. 15, for adults. Library closed President's Day (Feb. 18). Lamorinda Reads! Event, "Telling Your Story: A Memoir Writing Workshop," 1 p.m. Feb. 19, for adults. "Lamorinda Reads" event, book discussion on "Hologram For the King," 7 p.m. Feb. 21, for adults. Weekend Paws to Read, 2:30 p.m. Feb. 23, kids ages 5 through fifth grade. An Evening with Dave Eggers ("Lamorinda Reads" event), 7 p.m. Feb. 28. Paws to Read, 3:30 p.m. Feb. 13, for ages 5-11.

    Friends of the Library Bookshop -- Open Monday-Wednesday and Friday-Saturday 1-4 p.m. and Thursday 1-6 p.m. 925-254-1358.

    The library is located at 26 Orinda Way. Hours: 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 1-5 p.m. Sundays. 925-254-2184.

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  • Books for the Homebound -- A free service for people of all ages who are unable to leave their homes, who live in an institution or senior housing facility or who otherwise cannot personally check out library materials. Through the program, a library volunteer selects and delivers library materials. Recipients must live within the county library service area and have a county library card or complete a library application form. For more information, call 925-927-3211.