El Cerrito Library, 2012
Help grow our library — let's write the next chapter together.
Imagine a modern new library and learning center in the heart of El Cerrito with state-of-the-art technology, a wide selection of reading materials, rooms for reading, studying, gathering and other community use, and librarians and staff to help connect our community to new information and ideas.
The El Cerrito New Library Committee needs help from the community to make this happen. This website is an information center for supporters to stay in touch and be informed of related news. Sign up for our mailing list to join us as a supporter, receive periodic updates, and become a volunteer.

Library Needs Assessment Update now available for reading

February 23, 2014


A draft version of the El Cerrito Library Needs Assessment Update is now posted on our website. El Cerrito Library Space Needs Assessment Update, February 2014 Draft (PDF) Kathryn Page, the consultant hired by the City to update this assessment […]

El Cerrito New Library Volunteers – Online Meetings Coming Up Nov 7 & 12

October 29, 2013


Join the El Cerrito New Library Committee in an online “live chat” session for our current and prospective volunteers! We will review upcoming volunteer opportunities, ranging from things that can be done at home to public events, and everything in […]

El Cerrito hears ideas for new library

October 26, 2013


The city may not yet have the money to pay for a new library or identify a site, but plans for a new facility are going full steam ahead. At a workshop held Thursday to learn what the community wants […]

The next step! City of El Cerrito’s library workshop on Oct 24th & online survey

October 14, 2013


Good news! The City of El Cerrito is updating the library needs assessment from 2006. This update was one of our committee’s goals and we strongly encouraged it. To collect residents’ information needs, the city is hosting a community workshop […]