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 -- La Hora Del Cuento-Spanish Storytime, 10:15 a.m. April 30. Spanish Conversation, 4 p.m. April 29. Teens. Computer Docent, April 30. Adults. Celebrate El Dia De Los ninos/El Dia De Los Libros, 11 a.m. April 30. Ages 5-11 and preschoolers. Multicultural Music from Around the World with Don O'Brien, 3:30 p.m. April 30. 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 -- Baby Storytime, 10:15 a.m. May 1, 8, 15, 22. ages 0-5. Toddler Storytime, 11 a.m. May 1, 8, 15. Ucle Jer's Bee Show, 4 p.m. May 1. All ages. Mystery Book Club, 1 p.m. May 16. Library closed, May 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.


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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. Wednesday; 1-5 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday. Phone: 925-376-6852.

  • Orinda Library -- Toddler Lapsit, 10 and 10:30 a.m. April 30. Saturday Morning Live! Storytime, 11 a.m. April 27. Cynthia Brian: Author of Be the Star You Are! For Teens, 7 p.m. April 30. Teens

    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. Phone: 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.