Ron Shoop from Penguin Random House presented his summertime reading book recommendations to an enthusiastic crowd at the Hercules Library on July 14th. Angie Cozad from Real Books was on hand to sell the titles, and a percentage of the … Read More »
We are pleased to announce that Project Second Chance, the Contra Costa County Library’s adult literacy program, is recruiting for a 32 hour Library Literacy Assistant position, which will be located in Pleasant Hill. Major responsibilities will include: student recruitment … Read More »
July/August 2015 This newsletter and the last year’s newsletters can be found in the Newsletter Archive page, located on the blue menu bar on the home page.
Ron Shoop entertained and informed a full house of book enthusiasts with his review of 14 historical books, listed below. If you missed this meeting, you have another chance on July 14 from 6:30 to 8:00 pm at the Hercules Library, when Ron … Read More »
Book club coordinator, bookstore manager and Project Second Chance board member Cheryl McKeon loves to talk about books, and she loves PSC. For you and your book club (or group of reader friends) this can mean an evening or a … Read More »
“I expected it to be an interesting activity. I was sure people would take part, and hoped they would enjoy it. But they didn’t seem to care.” So begins the article “If They Come, They Care” by Kate Nonesuch on the … Read More »
May-June 2015 This newsletter and the last year’s newsletters can be found in the Newsletter Archive page, located on the blue menu bar on the home page.
Our spring tutor training class is fast approaching. Training dates are Wednesday, April 22 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Saturday, April 25 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Saturday, May 2 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. (All 14 hours … Read More »
Laurie R. King is the author of five contemporary novels featuring Kate Martinelli; the Stuyvesant & Grey novels Touchstone and The Bones of Paris; several stand-alone novels; and 13 Mary Russell mysteries, including Dreaming Spies (Bantam Books, February 17, 2015).She lives … Read More »
Happy 2015! A new year offers an opportunity to start fresh and form some good habits. Here’s one that’s easy and will plant a love of reading in children and guarantee family bonding: read together 20 minutes per day. Long … Read More »