The Alameda County Board of Supervisors appointed Cindy Chadwick as the County Librarian after a national recruitment that sought the best candidates to fill this key leadership position. Her appointment is effective January 30, 2017.
Our catalog, online resources, and library accounts may be unavailable on Friday, September 28th, between 2 a.m. - 6 a.m. while we work on a catalog upgrade.
Alameda County Library now offers a kid-friendly learning tablet that you can borrow with your library card from the San Lorenzo Library. The Playaway Launchpad is an interactive learning tablet pre-loaded with ad-free apps that are educational and fun. The tablets provide children and families with an interactive curriculum that fosters early learning and literacy.
The Castro Valley Library invites you to a special presentation by San Francisco Chronicle film critic Mick LaSalle on the Academy Awards on Sunday, February 19 from 2 pm to 3:30 pm.