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.
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Holiday Closings: Monday, February 20th (President Washington's Birthday)
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.
Have you checked out a mobile Wi-Fi hotspot from the Centerville or Newark Libraries? Take a short survey and tell us about your experiences with the new
Alameda County Library now offers mobile Wi-Fi hotspots that you can borrow with your library card from the Centerville and Newark Libraries.
AirPAC for Smartphones brings our online library catalog to many mobile devices, including the iPhone™ and Google’s Android™ OS phones. Designed for small-screen browsers, the new online catalog for mobile devices, provides a user friendly interface that makes it easier to read and use on smartphones. Plus, it’s equipped with relevance-ranking technology for keyword searches.
Event: Health Fair
Date: Saturday, December 3, 2016
Time: 1:00 - 4:00 pm
When many of us think of libraries, books come to mind – shelves and shelves of books. Yet there is more, so much more available at Alameda County Library.
ABCmouse.com® Early Learning Academy is an award winning digital learning resource for children ages 2-7. ABCmouse is available for use at all branches of the Alameda County Library system. To track your progress, you will need to create an ABCmouse account.
Responding to the community's request for increased library service, the Newark Library is pleased to announce new hours of service on Sundays. Beginning on September 11, 2016, the Library will be open on Sundays from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Funding provided by the City of Newark enables the Library to add hours of service on Sundays. The Library will hold a celebration on Sunday, September 11, 2016 from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., which will include a magic show and balloon art for the whole family.