Our Big Fall Book Sale is Coming!

Be sure to mark your calendars for the weekend of Sept. 24-25 plus Oct. 1!  

It’s the book sale you’ve been waiting for all year to find all your favorite types of books and DVD’s 

Saturday, Sept. 24, 9am-5pm

Sunday, Sept. 25, 11-3pm, ALL ITEMS HALF PRICE 

Saturday, Oct. 1, from 10am-4pm, BAG SALE, fill a bag for $4.00

Now is the time to donate those dusty but good condition books.  Remember there are new guidelines to streamline the donation process-

ANY DONATION LARGER THAN 1 SHOPPING BAG OR 1 BOX WILL BE ACCEPTED AT THE REAR ENTRANCE TO THE LIBRARY BASEMENT ONLY AT THESE TIMES:
MONDAYS FROM 12NOON- 4PM
SATURDAYS FROM 2PM-4PM
BOOKS THAT ARE IN QUESTIONABLE CONDITION MAY BE TAKEN TO THE RECYLING CENTER’S EXCHANGE ZONE, AT 7501 SCHMIDT LANE, OPEN UNTIL 4:45PM DAILY.

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Save the date of Sunday, October 16, 2016

You’re invited to join hundreds of El Cerritans at the Mira Vista Golf & Country Club for the Rotary Sip & Savor Event from 2:30-5:30pm. Enjoy wine, brews, spirits, food and fun! Proceeds from ticket sales will benefit the El Cerrito Public Library

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Book Donation Information Update

Any donation larger than 1 shopping bag or 1 box will be accepted at the rear entrance to the Library basement only at these times:

Mondays from 12noon- 4pm

Saturdays from 2pm-4pm

 

The Friends appreciates donations of books in good condition.

Books that are in questionable condition may be taken to the Recyling Center’s exchange zone, at 7501 Schmidt Lane, open until 4:45pm daily. 

 

Annual Public Meeting May 24th!

Please join the Board of Friends of the El Cerrito Library

on Tuesday, May 24 at 6:30pm for annual meeting, featuring

 Interim El Cerrito Police Chief, Paul Keith

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What: Public Meeting of Friends of the El Cerrito Library and Board of Directors

When: Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Time: Punch and cookies at 6:30p, Meeting and Presentation at 7:00

Where: El Cerrito Library, 6510 Stockton St

 

 

Support for a New Library

The City of El Cerrito agreed to back a Moeser Avenue location for a new library building! For details, see the Contra Costa Times article El Cerrito Endorses Library Site. Meanwhile, library supporters are preparing to publicize and promote the November 2016 construction bond measure so our plans for the new library can be realized.

Spring sale: Saturday, April 23 from 10 am to 4 pm at the front entrance to the library
 
Annual meeting: Tuesday, May 24 from 6:30 to 8:00 pm. Captain Paul Keith, the Interim Police Chief, will be our guest speaker.