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 -- May is "Get Caught Reading Month," all day May 19, 26, for infants through fifth-graders. Tales a Waggin,' 3 p.m. May 22, for kids, adults, teens. Spanish Conversation, 4 p.m. May 20. Computer Docent, May 21, 28, for adults. La Hora Del Cuento-Spanish Storytime, 10:15 a.m. May 21, 28, for ages 0-5. Learn How to Manage Test Stress: Free Seminar on Study and Test-Taking Strategies, 4 p.m. May 19, for adults and teens. Practice your Spanish, 4 p.m. May 20, for youths of all ages. Enjoy Books Discussion Group, 6 p.m. May 21, for adults. Musical Evening with Duo Camaraderie!, 6:30 p.m. May 22, for all ages. Lafayette Book Club, 7 p.m. May 22, for adults. Enjoy Theatre Discussion Group, 6 p.m. May 23, for adults. Friends of the LLLC Sweet Thursday: John Lescroart, 7:30 p.m. May 23, for high-schoolers and older. Library closed May 26-27. Berkeley Repertory Theatre Docent talk, "Dear Elizabeth," 7 p.m. May 29, for adults. Tales A Waggin,' 3 p.m. May 29., for ages 5-11. Book Babies, 10:15 a.m. May 30. Toddler Time, 10:55 a.m. May 30. Preschool Time, 11:30 a.m. May 30. Digital Library 101- digital content, e-books, e-readers and your library 10:30 a.m. June 1, for adults (registration required). Lawrence Hall of Science presents "Ladybugs," 1:30 p.m. June 2, for preschoolers.

    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 22; June 5-26, for ages up to 5. Toddler Storytime, 11 a.m. June 5-26. The Vibrant Dancers of Máori Mo Ake Tonu, 2 p.m. June 8, for all ages. 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.

    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 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Wednesday. Saturday Morning Live Storytime, 11 a.m. May 18, 25, for preschoolers. ESL Conversation Circle, 1 p.m. May 23, 30, for adults. Talespinners of Contra Costa, 7 p.m. May 23, for adults. "A Revolution in Aesthetics through Dance: The Life and Art of Isadora Duncan," 7 p.m. May 29. Library closed May 26-27.

    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. Phone: 925-254-2184.