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 March. Drop-In Computer Help with Jeff, 4 p.m. March 7, 14, 21, 28, for all ages. Picture Book Time, 10:15 a.m. March 7, 21, 28, for ages 3-5. Peek-A-Book Time, 10:15 a.m. March 19, 26. Cuddle Club, 11:30 a.m. March 19, 26. Toddler Time, 10:15 a.m. March 20, 27. Teen Tuesday, 3:30 p.m. March 12, 19, 26. Civic Arts Jazz Band, 7:30 p.m. March 7, all ages. ARF's All Ears Reading, 4 and 4:30 p.m. March 11. Children's Author Showcase: Sara Ruffin Presents Robert Bright, 4 p.m. March 12, for kids 5-11. Grantseeking Basics with SF Foundation Center, 4 p.m. March 14, for adults. Irish Music with Bingo Schmingo, 4 p.m. March 14, for preschoolers through fifth grade. Teen Movie, 4 p.m. March 20. Pajama Math, 6:30 p.m. March 20, preschoolers through age 11. Flock of Flutes Lands in Walnut Creek, 7:30 p.m. March 21, for all ages. How Your Business Can Profit From Census Information, 4 p.m. March 27, for adults. Library closed March 31.

    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 -- Lapsit Storytime (ages 6-24 months), 10:15 a.m. March 12, 19, 26. Toddler Time, 11:15 a.m. March 12, 19, 26. Picture Book Time, 10:15 a.m. March 13, 20, 27. Teen Time, 2 p.m. March 7, 14, 21. Mel & Ila Writer's Workshop, 10:30 a.m. March 8. All Ears Reading 2 (grades 1-6), 4, 4:20 and 4:40 p.m. March 12. Bamwow Game Day, 2 p.m. March 13, for teens. "Meditation: Lose Your Stress, Find Your Bliss," 6:30 p.m. March 13, for adults. Bamwow Book Club, 2 p.m. March 20, for teens. Reading Buddies Book Club, 4 p.m. March 20, ages 5-11. Bamwow Movie, 2 p.m. March 27. Teen Time, 2 p.m. March 28. Meditation Series with Bo Tep, 6:30 p.m. March 28. Library closed March 31.

    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.