El Cerrito Library

The El Cerrito Library is located at 6510 Stockton Avenue (next to Fairmont Elementary School and sharing a parking lot with the Open House Senior Center.) The library is part of the Contra Costa County Library.

Visit the El Cerrito Library website for information such as hours, events and collection details.

City Committed TO a Safe, Modern Library

A safe, energy efficient, 21st century library has been a priority of the City for over a decade.In July of 2017, the City Council re-affirmed their commitment to move ahead with planning for a new library and staff is actively evaluating potential sites and developing a plan to engage the whole community to gather input about priorities for a new library.  Click here for more information.
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Text a Librarian

Do you have a question for a librarian? Text "ccc" and your question to 66746 or snap the QR code to the right. Note: Questions are answered Mon-Fri 8:30 am - 5:30 pm except when the library is closed.

Contra Costa County Library Commission

The County Library Commission was created to serve in an advisory capacity to the County Board of Supervisors and the County Librarian. The Library Commission is comprised of 29 members, including one representative from the City of El Cerrito. For more information about the Library Commission including what the Commission does, how to get involved and meeting information, visit

Friends of the El Cerrito Library

The Friends of the El Cerrito Library is a volunteer organization dedicated to supporting library services in El Cerrito. Visit the Friends of the El Cerrito Library website.