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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 […]

El Cerrito Library’s Town Hall Notes

September 17, 2013


El Cerrito Library’s Town Hall on September 11 had a great turnout with 60 residents participating! The thoughts the participants shared with the city and Contra Costa County Library will be part of the CCCL’s new strategic plan for library […]

El Cerrito Library boosters seek increase in open hours

May 30, 2013


A committee working on a plan for a new library in El Cerrito is also pushing the city to provide funding in its 2013-14 budget to keep the current 65-year-old library open more hours per week … Former City Manager […]

ARTICLE: The Library’s Future Is Not an Open Book

May 15, 2013


Talk about imposing: the ceremonial stone stair leading to bronze gates and carved doors; the frieze of inspiring names and the vaulted hall that seems the very definition of hallowed. And the books, bound portals opening to anywhere imaginable, available […]