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El Cerrito Library
The El Cerrito Library is located at 6510 Stockton Avenue, El Cerrito CA 94530 (next to Fairmont Elementary School and shared a parking lot with the Open House Senior Center.) The library is part of the Contra Costa County Library System.

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

Library Needs Assessment for a Safe, Modern Library in El Cerrito
The City is gathering information and ideas to help plan for a safe, modern library in El Cerrito. Click here for more information.  

Additionally, the County is currently working to update the Countywide strategic plan for library services. Read their update.

Library-a-Go-Go at Del Norte BART Station 
Library-a-Go-Go is an automated book dispensing machine. It's a self-contained collection of books that allows Contra Costa County Library card holders to borrow library books and return them when finished. Read more about Library-a-Go-Go.

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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.