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 December and January. ARF's Drop In All Ears Reading, 4 p.m. Dec. 27, for kids 5-11. Library closes by 5 p.m. Dec. 31. Closed Jan. 1. New year's Dance Party, 10:30 a.m. Jan. 3, for all ages. Drop-In Computer Help with Jeff, 4 p.m. Jan. 3, for all ages.
The library is located at 1644 N. Broadway, Walnut Creek. Hours: Monday-Thursday 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Fridays and Saturdays 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sunday closed. Ygnacio Valley Library -- Library closes by 5 p.m. Dec. 31. Closed Jan. 1. Winter Break Games 3 p.m. Jan. 2, for all ages. Ygnacio Valley Book Group, 6:30 p.m. Jan. 2, for adults. Winter Break Movies For Kids, 3 p.m. Jan. 3-4, for all ages. Local Author Talk, Glynn Custred, 6:30 p.m. Jan. 8, for adults. Bamwow Activity Day, 2 p.m. Jan. 9, for teens 12-17 and grades 6-8.
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.