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. April 8, 11, 15, 18, ages up to 5. Toddler Time, 10:15 a.m. April 8, 11, 15, 18. Preschool Time, 11:30 a.m. April 8, 11, 15, 18. It's Zoo Week at Lafayette Library, all day April 8, for all ages. Spanish Conversation, 4 p.m. April 8. Lafayette Classics Book Club, 7 p.m. April 8. Computer Docent, 10 a.m. April 9, for adults. La Hora Del Cuento-Spanish Storytime, 10:15 a.m. April 9, 16, 30. Oakland Zoomobile, 11 a.m. April 9. Friends of the LLLC Present An Asian Art Museum Docent, 2 p.m. April 9, for adults. Enjoy Film Discussion Group, 6 p.m. April 9, for adults. Hiking the Camino De Santiago in Spain, 7 p.m. April 9, for adults. Tales a Waggin,' 3 p.m. April 10, 17, 24, for kids. Henna Tattoo Workshop, 4 p.m. April 10, for teens. Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Presents Landmark Trials, 10 a.m. April 11, 25, for adults. Wild About Art, noon April 11, for preschoolers up to age 11. Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Presents Music and Spirituality, 1:15 p.m. April 11, 18, 25, for adults. John Muir Health Presents Esophageal Cancer Awareness Seminar, 6 p.m. April 12, for adults. "SAT vs. ACT: What's the Difference?" 4 p.m. April 14, for adults and teens. Spanish Conversation, 4 p.m. April 15, 29, for teens. Computer Docent, April 16, 30, for adults. Enjoy Books Discussion Group, 6 p.m. April 16, for adults. Social Media Strategies Workshop Series, 8 a.m. April 17, for adults. Enjoy Thinking Discussion Group, 6 p.m. April 17, for adults. Berkeley Repertory Theatre Docent Talk, "Pericles, Prince of Tyre," 7 p.m. April 17, for all ages. Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Presents Landmark Trials, 10 a.m. April 18, for adults. Friends of the LLLC Sweet Thursday, "Lucille Lang Day," 7:30 p.m. April 18, for adults and high schoolers. Let's Make Dirt, noon April 20., for all ages. Improve Your Chess Game, 3 p.m. April 21, for all ages. Alta Bates Summit Medical Center Presents "No Pain, No Gain," 6:30 p.m. April 24, for adults. Lafayette Book Club, 7 p.m. April 24, for adults. Young Adult Author Talk, Yvonne Prinz, 4 p.m. April 25, for teens. Enjoy Theatre Discussion Group, 6 p.m. April 25, for adults. World Affairs Council of the East Bay: "India's Emerging Security Challenges," 6:30 p.m. April 25, for adults. Celebrate El Dia De Los ninos/El Dia De Los Libros, 11 a.m. April 30, for preschoolers through age 11. Multicultural Music from Around the World with Don O'Brien, 3:30 p.m. April 30, for all ages.

    Friends Corner Book Shop -- Open 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-Saturday; and 1-5 p.m. Sunday. 925-385-2280.

  • Moraga Library -- Mystery Book Club, 1 p.m. April 18, for adults. Baby Storytime, 10:15 a.m. March 27, for young children. Toddler Storytime, 11 a.m. March 27.

    Friends of the Moraga Library Bookshop -- Open 1-7 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday and Saturday; 1-4 p.m. Fridays.

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

  • Orinda Library -- Toddler Lapsit, 10 and 10:30 a.m. April 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, 24, 30. Peek-A-Book Time Stories: Songs, Rhymes and Rhythm, 11:30 a.m. April 9, 16, 23. Saturday Morning Live! Storytime, 11 a.m. April 6, 20, 27. Berkeley Repertory Theatre Docent Talk, "Pericles, Prince of Tyre," 7 p.m. April 16. Mystery Book Club, 3 p.m. April 19, for adults. Humanities West: Bernini's Rome, 6:30 p.m. April 23, for adults. ESL Conversation Circle, 1 p.m. April 25, for adults. Talespinners of Contra Costa, 7 p.m. April 25. Cynthia Brian, author of "Be the Star You Are! For Teens," 7 p.m. April 30, for teens.

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

    The library is located at 26 Orinda Way. Hours: 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 1-5 p.m. Sunday. 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.