Contra Costa County Library

Address

1750 Oak Park Boulevard
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523-4497

(800) 984-4636

http://www.ccclib.org

Description:

Provides public library services including a diverse selection of reading materials, music CD's, DVD's, audiobooks, ebooks, and print and digital reference materials. Community libraries also offer a variety of regular programs that encourage literacy for all ages, celebrate the arts, culture, and history, featuring local and nationally recognized authors and other speakers and performers. Libraries also offer practical workshops on a variety of topics, including career development. Other free programs and events include STEM (science-technology-engineering-art-math), performers, crafts, reading with dogs, movies, homework help, book clubs and games. Provides free access to ABCMouse, Pronunciator, Flipster, and Lynda online classes. All libraries offer computers and free Wi-Fi for use by the public. Call or check website for locations, hours, and upcoming events. Serves as a cooling center during summer heat waves.

Handicap Accessible?

Yes

Is Shelter?

No

Date of Official Change:

May 2, 2017

Address Listings

Mailing

75 Santa Barbara Road
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523

Physical (Primary)

1750 Oak Park Boulevard
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523-4497

Contacts

Melinda S. Cervantes

Primary Contact

County Librarian

libadmin@ccclib.org

Phone Numbers

Main Number

(800) 984-4636

Administration

(925) 608-7700

Backdoor Number

(925) 927-3250

Fax

(925) 608-7761

Accessibility:

Handicap Accessible

Description

Offers adults the opportunity to earn an accredited high school diploma and career certificate online. Program is self-paced and duration is 18 months or 5 months if credits are transferred from previously attended high school. Provides eight career modules which include; certified protection officer, child care and education, commercial driving, food and hospitality, general career preparation, homeland security, office management, and retail customer service.

Hours

24 hours daily

Required Documents

Identification and proof of address if card in not available.

Eligibility

Age 19+; live in Contra Costa County; have a Contra Costa County Library card in good standing; be comfortable reading, writing, and speaking in English; have basic computer and internet skills; have access to a desktop, computer, laptop, or tablet; have a working email address; have completed at least the 8th grade; be willing to spend 8-10 hours a week on coursework.

Fees

None for scholarship recipients; approximately $1000 for course without scholarship.

Intake Procedure

Complete online self-assessment, enroll and complete a prerequisite career course within two weeks. A personal interview with a Contra Costa County Library staff will be scheduled. Qualified applicants will be awarded a scholarship (first come; first qualified) and recipients have 18 months to complete their coursework.

Languages

English only

Service Area

Contra Costa County

Geography Served

    If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

  • California
    • Contra Costa County

    Telephone Numbers

    Number:
    925-927-3250
    Name:
    Backdoor Number
    Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (HH-0500.2500-050) and related services within the Service Tree.

    Description

    Provides public library services including a diverse selection of reading materials, music CD's, DVD's, audiobooks, ebooks, and print and digital reference materials. Community libraries also offer a variety of regular programs that encourage literacy for all ages, celebrate the arts, culture, and history, featuring local and nationally recognized authors and other speakers and performers. Libraries also offer practical workshops on a variety of topics, including career development. Other free programs and events include STEM (science-technology-engineering-art-math), performers, crafts, reading with dogs, movies, homework help, book clubs and games. Provides free access to ABCMouse, Pronunciator, Flipster, and Lynda music writing. Call or check website for locations, hours, and upcoming events.

    Hours

    See website for hours of the library nearest you

    Required Documents

    Contra Costa County library card

    Eligibility

    None

    Fees

    None

    Intake Procedure

    None

    Languages

    Varies by branch

    Service Area

    Contra Costa County

    Geography Served

      If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

    • California
      • Contra Costa County

      Telephone Numbers

      Number:
      800-984-4636
      Type:
      Main Number
      Name:
      Main Number
      Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (TA-3000.0750) and related services within the Service Tree.

      Description

      Provides public library services including a diverse selection of reading materials, music CD's, DVD's, audiobooks, ebooks, and print and digital reference materials. Community libraries also offer a variety of regular programs that encourage literacy for all ages, celebrate the arts, culture, and history, featuring local and nationally recognized authors and other speakers and performers. Libraries also offer practical workshops on a variety of topics, including career development. All libraries offer computers and free Wi-Fi for use by the public. Call or check website for locations, hours, and upcoming events. Serves as a cooling center during summer heat waves.

      Hours

      See website for hours of the library nearest you

      Eligibility

      None

      Fees

      None

      Intake Procedure

      None

      Languages

      Varies by branch

      Service Area

      Contra Costa County

      Geography Served

        If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

      • California
        • Contra Costa County

        Telephone Numbers

        Number:
        800-984-4636
        Type:
        Main Number
        Name:
        Main Number
        Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (TI-1800.4500-100) and related services within the Service Tree.

        Description

        Provides public library services including a diverse selection of reading materials, music CD's, DVD's, audiobooks, ebooks, and print and digital reference materials. Community libraries also offer a variety of regular programs that encourage literacy for all ages, celebrate the arts, culture, and history, featuring local and nationally recognized authors and other speakers and performers. Libraries also offer practical workshops on a variety of topics, including career development. All libraries offer computers and free Wi-Fi for use by the public. Call or check website for locations, hours, and upcoming events. Serves as a cooling center during summer heat waves.

        Hours

        See website for hours of the library nearest you

        Required Documents

        None

        Eligibility

        None

        Fees

        None

        Intake Procedure

        None

        Languages

        Varies by branch

        Service Area

        Contra Costa County

        Geography Served

          If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

        • California
          • Contra Costa County

          Telephone Numbers

          Number:
          800-984-4636
          Type:
          Main Number
          Name:
          Main Number
          Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (ND-3500.3700) and related services within the Service Tree.

          Description

          Provides public library services including a diverse selection of reading materials, music CD's, DVD's, audiobooks, ebooks, and print and digital reference materials. Community libraries also offer a variety of regular programs that encourage literacy for all ages, celebrate the arts, culture, and history, featuring local and nationally recognized authors and other speakers and performers. Libraries also offer practical workshops on a variety of topics, including career development. All libraries offer computers and free Wi-Fi for use by the public. Call or check website for locations, hours, and upcoming events. Serves as a cooling center during summer heat waves.

          Hours

          See website for hours of the library nearest you

          Eligibility

          None

          Fees

          None

          Intake Procedure

          None

          Languages

          Varies by branch

          Service Area

          Contra Costa County

          Geography Served

            If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

          • California
            • Contra Costa County

            Telephone Numbers

            Number:
            800-984-4636
            Type:
            Main Number
            Name:
            Main Number
            Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (TJ-1800.6650) and related services within the Service Tree.

            Description

            Provides public library services including a diverse selection of reading materials, music CD's, DVD's, audiobooks, ebooks, and print and digital reference materials. Community libraries also offer a variety of regular programs that encourage literacy for all ages i.e. story-time, celebrate the arts, culture, and history, featuring local and nationally recognized authors and other speakers and performers. Libraries also offer practical workshops on a variety of topics, including career development. Other free programs and events include STEM (science-technology-engineering-art-math), performers, crafts, reading with dogs, movies, homework help, book clubs and games. Provides free access to ABCMouse, Pronunciator, Flipster, and Lynda online classes. All libraries offer computers and free Wi-Fi for use by the public. Call or check website for locations, hours, and upcoming events. Serves as a cooling center during summer heat waves.

            Hours

            See website for hours of the library nearest you

            Required Documents

            Contra Costa County library card

            Eligibility

            None

            Fees

            None

            Intake Procedure

            None

            Languages

            Varies by branch

            Service Area

            Contra Costa County

            Geography Served

              If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

            • California
              • Contra Costa County

              Telephone Numbers

              Number:
              800-984-4636
              Type:
              Main Number
              Name:
              Main Number
              Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (TJ-1800.6700) and related services within the Service Tree.

              Description

              Provides public library services including a diverse selection of reading materials, music CD's, DVD's, audiobooks, ebooks, and print and digital reference materials. Community libraries also offer a variety of regular programs that encourage literacy for all ages, celebrate the arts, culture, and history, featuring local and nationally recognized authors and other speakers and performers. Libraries also offer practical workshops on a variety of topics, including career development. All libraries offer computers and free Wi-Fi for use by the public. Call or check website for locations, hours, and upcoming events. Serves as a cooling center during summer heat waves.

              Hours

              See website for hours of the library nearest you

              Eligibility

              None

              Fees

              None

              Intake Procedure

              None

              Languages

              Varies by branch

              Service Area

              Contra Costa County

              Geography Served

                If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

              • California
                • Contra Costa County

                Telephone Numbers

                Number:
                800-984-4636
                Type:
                Main Number
                Name:
                Main Number
                Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (TA-3000.6500) and related services within the Service Tree.

                Description

                Provides public library services including a diverse selection of reading materials, music CD's, DVD's, audiobooks, ebooks, and print and digital reference materials. Community libraries also offer a variety of regular programs that encourage literacy for all ages i.e. story-time, celebrate the arts, culture, and history, featuring local and nationally recognized authors and other speakers and performers. Libraries also offer practical workshops on a variety of topics, including career development. Other free programs and events include STEM (science-technology-engineering-art-math), performers, crafts, reading with dogs, movies, homework help, book clubs and games. Provides free access to ABCMouse, Pronunciator, Flipster, and Lynda online classes. All libraries offer computers and free Wi-Fi for use by the public. Call or check website for locations, hours, and upcoming events. Serves as a cooling center during summer heat waves.

                Hours

                See website for hours of the library nearest you

                Required Documents

                Contra Costa County library card

                Eligibility

                None

                Fees

                None

                Intake Procedure

                None

                Languages

                Varies by branch

                Service Area

                Contra Costa County

                Geography Served

                  If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                • California
                  • Contra Costa County

                  Telephone Numbers

                  Number:
                  800-984-4636
                  Type:
                  Main Number
                  Name:
                  Main Number
                  Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (TJ-4400.6500) and related services within the Service Tree.

                  Description

                  Offers adults the opportunity to earn an accredited high school diploma and career certificate online. Program is self-paced and duration is 18 months or 5 months if credits are transferred from previously attended high school. Provides eight career modules which include; certified protection officer, child care and education, commercial driving, food and hospitality, general career preparation, homeland security, office management, and retail customer service.

                  Hours

                  24 hours daily

                  Required Documents

                  Identification and proof of address if card in not available.

                  Eligibility

                  Age 19+; live in Contra Costa County; have a Contra Costa County Library card in good standing; be comfortable reading, writing, and speaking in English; have basic computer and internet skills; have access to a desktop, computer, laptop, or tablet; have a working email address; have completed at least the 8th grade; be willing to spend 8-10 hours a week on coursework.

                  Fees

                  None for scholarship recipients; approximately $1000 for course without scholarship.

                  Intake Procedure

                  Complete online self-assessment, enroll and complete a prerequisite career course within two weeks. A personal interview with a Contra Costa County Library staff will be scheduled. Qualified applicants will be awarded a scholarship (first come; first qualified) and recipients have 18 months to complete their coursework.

                  Languages

                  English only

                  Service Area

                  Contra Costa County

                  Geography Served

                    If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                  • California
                    • Contra Costa County

                    Telephone Numbers

                    Number:
                    925-927-3250
                    Name:
                    Backdoor Number
                    Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (HH-9000) and related services within the Service Tree.

                    Description

                    Provides public library services including a diverse selection of reading materials, music CD's, DVD's, audiobooks, ebooks, and print and digital reference materials. Community libraries also offer a variety of regular programs that encourage literacy for all ages i.e. story-time, celebrate the arts, culture, and history, featuring local and nationally recognized authors and other speakers and performers. Libraries also offer practical workshops on a variety of topics, including career development. Other free programs and events include STEM (science-technology-engineering-art-math), performers, crafts, reading with dogs, movies, homework help, book clubs and games. Provides free access to ABCMouse, Pronunciator, Flipster, and Lynda online classes. All libraries offer computers and free Wi-Fi for use by the public. Call or check website for locations, hours, and upcoming events. Serves as a cooling center during summer heat waves.

                    Hours

                    See website for hours of the library nearest you

                    Required Documents

                    Contra Costa County library card

                    Eligibility

                    None

                    Fees

                    None

                    Intake Procedure

                    None

                    Languages

                    Varies by branch

                    Service Area

                    Contra Costa County

                    Geography Served

                      If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                    • California
                      • Contra Costa County

                      Telephone Numbers

                      Number:
                      800-984-4636
                      Type:
                      Main Number
                      Name:
                      Main Number
                      Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (TJ-6500.9500) and related services within the Service Tree.

                      Description

                      Provides public library services including a diverse selection of reading materials, music CD's, DVD's, audiobooks, ebooks, and print and digital reference materials. Community libraries also offer a variety of regular programs that encourage literacy for all ages i.e. storytime, celebrate the arts, culture, and history, featuring local and nationally recognized authors and other speakers and performers. Libraries also offer practical workshops on a variety of topics, including career development. Other free programs and events include STEM (science-technology-engineering-art-math), performers, crafts, reading with dogs, movies, homework help, book clubs and games. Provides free access to ABCMouse, Pronunciator, Flipster, and Lynda online classes. All libraries offer computers and free Wi-Fi for use by the public. Call or check website for locations, hours, and upcoming events. Serves as a cooling center during summer heat waves.

                      Hours

                      See website for hours of the library nearest you

                      Eligibility

                      None

                      Fees

                      None

                      Intake Procedure

                      None

                      Languages

                      Varies by branch

                      Service Area

                      Contra Costa County

                      Geography Served

                        If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                      • California
                        • Contra Costa County

                        Telephone Numbers

                        Number:
                        800-984-4636
                        Type:
                        Main Number
                        Name:
                        Main Number
                        Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (PS-9800.9900) and related services within the Service Tree.

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