El Cerrito Library boosters seek increase in open hours

A committee working on a plan for a new library in El Cerrito is also pushing the city to provide funding in its 2013-14 budget to keep the current 65-year-old library open more hours per week … Former City Manager Gary Pokorny, a New Library Committee member, said he thinks increasing current library hours needs to be a priority. “They have to find some money in the new budget to increase the hours,” Pokorny said. “It’s now dark on Wednesday and Sunday.”

Read more at “El Cerrito Library boosters seek increase in open hours,” Contra Costa Times, May 30, 2013.

SAVE THE DATE! 100th Anniversary Birthday Party for El Cerrito Library, June 14, 7-9pm

100th Anniversary of the Library

Friends of El Cerrito Library, the El Cerrito Library, the El Cerrito New Library Committee, the City of El Cerrito, and the El Cerrito Historical Society all are hosting a birthday party to celebrate the Library’s 100th anniversary.

It will be held at the Library on Stockton Ave. on Friday, June 14, 2013, 7 to 9pm.

There will be a fun program by Tom Panas about the Library’s history and plenty of refreshments. The library, city and council officials will make their comments.

Come one, come all!