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.

  • Walnut Creek Downtown Library -- One-On-One Computer Training, sessions throughout November. Picture Book Time, 10:15 a.m. Nov. 1, 8. Ages 3-5. Peek-A-Book Time, 10:15 a.m. Nov. 6, for toddlers and babies. Cuddle Club, 11:30 a.m. Nov. 6, for babies. Teen Tuesday, 3:30 p.m. Nov. 6. Toddler Time, 10:15 a.m. Nov. 7 Library closed Nov. 11-12.

  • Ygnacio Valley Library -- Artist Exhibit Reception, 6:30 p.m. Nov. 1, for adults. Every Child Ready to Read, 10:30 a.m. Nov. 3, for all ages. Book Bingo, 6:30 p.m. Nov. 5, for all ages. Lapsit Storytime (ages 6-24 months), 10:15 a.m. Nov. 6, 13. Toddler Time (ages 2 to 3 1/2 years), 11:15 a.m. Nov. 6, 13. Preschool Storytime) ages 3-5 years), 10:15 a.m. Nov. 7, 14.

    The library is located at 2661 Oak Grove Road, Walnut Creek. Hours: 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. 925-938-1481.