Clayton Community Library!
A Branch of the Contra Costa County Library

Library Calendar-2016
Last Updated Tuesday, Dec 6, 2016


Used Book Sales  at the Clayton Community Library (Community Room) are presented by the Clayton Community Library Foundation.  Major sales are twice each year, spring and fall (usually April and October)

Used book donations may be made at the
Library any time it is open

Patty Cakes!

Story Time for babies to 3 years
Child Attends With Caregiver
Drop in any Tuesday at 11:00 a.m.
January 10 — March 7

(No registration required)

Picture Book Time!

3 to 5 Years
Child May Attend Without Caregiver
Drop in any Thursday at 11:00 a.m.
January 10 — March 7

(No registration required)

Book Buddies

Our Book Buddy volunteer is here from 2-3:00 most Wednesdays to read to children from 3 up.

No Registration Required!

Programs: *Most Sponsored by the Clayton Community Library Foundation

Ongoing Items (Or Frequently Occuring)

February 1 - February 28, 2017

Catch a Tiger By the Tale

Pick up a reading record, Read books, Get prizes!
(best suited for children in Kindergarten through 3rd grade)

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Clayton Community Library Adult Book Club

Discusses a different book each month. 

Lead by Sunny Solomon

(Meets the Second Monday of Each Month.)

Clayton Community Library Teen Advisory Group (TAG)

(Meets on first Mondays (when they decide))  7-8:00 p.m.

Must be 13-18 years of age

Share your ideas for teen programs, make displays and posters for the teen area!

Sign up at the Information/Reference desk

(Click for poster)

Clayton Knits!
with Mindy Keys

2nd & 4th Mondays

1:30-4pm  Story Rm.

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Detailed Program Items


Calendar Last Updated March 4, 2017

Saturday, February 25, 2017 3:30pm - 5:30pm

An Afternoon of Rumi

Join presenter Todd Javadi in celebrating Rumi, the 13th-century poet who wrote over 70,000 verses on divine love. The afternoon will include readings and translations of Rumi’s poems accompanied by traditional Iranian music from santor player Neema Hekmat in the spirit of 2014’s event, nationally recognized by the American Library Association.

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Thursday, March 2, 2017 4:00pm

Celebrate Dr. Seuss’s Birthday

Stories, crafts, and activities! For all ages.
Please register in advance.

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Thursday, March 15, 2017 6:30pm

An Evening of A Cappella
with La Di Da Vocal Quartet

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Friday, March 24 - Sunday, March 26, 2017

Creekside Art Festival

A FREE weekend of art, nature & culture at The Clayton Community Library's 22nd birthday!
This FREE 14th annual fundraiser for all ages at the Clayton Library will present arts and crafts sales, face painting, juried art, storytelling, presentations, environmental groups, and more. Click here for schedule of events and artist application forms

Firday, May 12 - Sunday, May 15, 2017

Clayton Community Library Foundation Book Sale

Friday, May 12: 4-7pm Clayton Community Library Foundation Members Preview
Saturday, May 13: 10am - 6pm Sunday, May 14: 12pm - 4pm; bag sale 2 - 4pm (purchase bags at the door, $4/ea.)

*Most programs are presented (paid for) by the Clayton Community Library Foundation (CCLF)

Don't forget to check the Clayton Community Calendar on the City of Clayton web site