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Summer Reading for ALL Ages!

June 4-August 4, 2018

ALL Contra Costa County Library Summer Reading


Adventure awaits with Contra Costa County Library’s Summer Reading program. This year “Reading Takes You Everywhere” is the theme and runs from June 4 to August 4. Readers of all ages can visit ccclib.org/summer for activities and challenges to feed the imagination and explore new skills. Visit any of the 26 Contra Costa County library locations for free and fun happenings all summer. Every completed entry is eligible for a free book and is entered in a drawing to win amazing prizes. 

Happy Reading! 

Events

2019-05-28 Teen Volunteer Orientation

The Pleasant Hill Library is looking for motivated teen volunteers for the summer. Come join our volunteer team to help your community, earn community service credit, and gain valuable work experience! Contact us at phl@ccclib.org or come into the library for an application. 

First Meeting & Orientation: Tuesday May 28 from 6 - 7:30 pm. Dinner will be provided.


Example of Duties: 

  • Explain Summer Reading to participants & track supplies 
  • Assist with special events & help prepare crafts 
  • Shelving & light cleaning, etc.
  • Award prizes to participants as they progress through the program 


Qualifications and Skills:
  • Ability to give enthusiastic customer service 
  • Ability to take directions and follow them accurately
  • Dependable
  • Entering 8th grade or above 
Expected Commitment Dates: Sat June 8th - Sat August 10th
Expected Time Commitment: Minimum of 16 hours (2 hours/week)

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2019-05-29 Moon Craft - Activity Afternoons for Ages 3 and Up

Gear up for summer reading with this out of the world craft! Children age 3 and up are invited to join in the fun with weekly crafts and activities.  Little hands need help, so parent participation is greatly appreciated. This free program is sponsored by the Friends of the Pittsburg Library. For special accommodations, please contact the Library with 72 hours notice.  

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2019-05-31 Summer Reading Volunteer Orientation

Thank you for your interest in being a Summer Reading Festival Teen Volunteer. 

At this orientation we will go over the job duties and responsibilities, work shifts, and our expectations of you throughout the summer as well as fill out necessary paperwork for you to become an official county volunteer.  The summer reading festival beginS on June 8th and continues through August 8th.

Each year, hundreds of volunteers contribute thousands of hours to the 27 libraries that comprise the Contra Costa County Library system.  Teen volunteers already support the library in many ways and we are excited about once again using teen volunteers to assist library staff with Summer Reading 2019.  You will have an opportunity to work with people of all ages in your community.  You will speak to them about reading, books and the library.  Summer Reading is an exciting time in the Contra Costa County Libraries and you are going to be an important member of our team. 

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2019-06-03 Traveling Lantern Presents: My Mother The Astronaut

An interactive dramatic performance in which the audience is invited onstage to help tell the story about Aquarius's astronaut mom and her job at NASA. Watch and participate as Aquarius's imagination blasts off as she dreams of incredible journeys through the cosmos!

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2019-06-04 Builders Club - SUMMER EDITION

Kids, join us every Tuesday all summer long! Let your imaginations take over as you build with LEGOs. Creations will be displayed in the library. No registration is required. We ask that caregivers please keep an eye on little ones for choking hazards.


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