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Posted on: June 25, 2020

[ARCHIVED] New Library Hours Beginning July 1, 2020


Several community libraries will have new hours of operation beginning July 1, 2020. Visit to see the full schedule, participate in the Summer Reading Program and much more.

“We are eager to reconnect with library users and take this important step toward reopening,” said County Librarian Melinda Cervantes. “Staff are taking every precaution to provide visitors with a safe, library experience.”

Front Door Service is also available during regularly scheduled hours at 23 locations. The service will allow patrons to pick-up books, DVDs and audiobooks placed on hold through the Library’s website at  See the full list of locations and hours. All libraries will be closed on Sundays. Front Door Service will not be available at the Pinole, Pleasant Hill, or Prewett locations until further notice.

For the safety of our patrons and staff, Library items will be quarantined for a minimum of 72 hours in between each use. Staff will wash their hands frequently, wear masks and observe social distancing protocols. Patrons approaching the front door should also wear a mask and observe social distancing guidelines. All returns should be placed in the book drop.

Stay tuned to for updates to service.

For questions about library services, contact staff via Chat, Monday – Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. or text questions to (925) 290-7627.

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