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.
The Library will be closed July 4, 2017, in celebration of Independence Day.
Thursday, June 22nd, beginning at 9:00 p.m., we will be upgrading our catalog system. The catalogs (Encore/Classic), My Accounts and some electronic resources (databases) will be unavailable for 4-6 hours.
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.