All Contra Costa County library branches offer a variety of programs for children and families. See branch listings for program information and for branch operating hours. Updated information is available by calling 800-984-4636, or by visiting the website at www.ccclib.org.
Antioch Angel Ears: Try your reading skills out by reading to a loving dog. The dog won't talk back and will listen attentively -- you can't ask for a better audience. Noon-1:30 p.m. March 9. Nature Walk at Contra Loma Reservoir: East Bay Regional Park Ranger Bob will lead a 45-minute nature walk at Contra Loma Reservoir, 1200 Frederickson Lane. The walk will begin at the entrance to the Swim Lagoon (which is about a three-minute walk from the parking lot). $5 parking fee. Rain will cancels. Questions: 510-544-2750. 10 a.m. March 16.
Meet and Greet Greyhounds: Join others for a special story about a Greyhound and then meet and greet two wonderful Greyhounds. 3 p.m. March 20. Infant/Toddler Storytime: Short board and picture book stores for infants, toddlers and preschoolers with parent or caregiver and child interaction. 10:30-10:50 a.m. Thursdays. Hours: Noon-8 p.m. Monday and Tuesday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday and noon-5 p.m. Saturday. 501 W. 18th St. 925-757-9224, ccclib.org.