Welcome to the Hercules Library

“A library is a place where

the imagination begins.”

Author Heather Barbieri
Looking for the Library Catalog or to check out a book?  Click here: http://ccclib.org

Meet Our Library Manager and Staff

From right/front to left/back: Justine Rea, Manager Alison Peters, Katy Buder, Kerry Kipp, Eric Lee, Kayla Etheridge

From right/front to left back:  Justine Rea, Manager Alison Peters, Katy Buder, Kerry Kipp, Eric Lee and Kayla Etheridge.

Effective June 1, 2021, Alison Peters was named Branch Manager of the Hercules Library.   Alison earned an English degree from UC Berkeley, an MFA from Mills College and an MLIS from San Jose State.  She has interned with Librarians Without Borders and freelanced for Book Riot, Collaborative Librarianship, MediaShift, Hack Library School and the East Bay Express.  Alison proposed Contra Costa County Library’s first Diversity Committee which convened in June 2019.  She was a 2019-2020 CLA Leadership Cohort.

Learn More About the Library

The Hercules Library serves the residents of Hercules and West Contra Costa County as a cultural center, an educational center and a place of entertainment.

The people of Hercules are proud and excited to have this important resource at the heart of our city.

Come in and explore this beautiful building, read a book, attend a program, use a computer, and discover all that the Library has to offer.

Everyone is welcome!

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The Hercules Library operates as a partnership between the Contra Costa County Library and the City of Hercules.