Programs and Events

What’s Happening in the Library This Month?

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Builders Club 3:30 pm
Builders Club @ Hercules Library
Oct 1 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Kids let your imaginations take over as you build with LEGOs. Creations will be displayed in the library. No registration required. Unless otherwise noted, the Builders Club meets the first Tuesday of every month. We ask[...]
Chess Club 4:00 pm
Chess Club @ Hercules Library
Oct 1 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
The third Tuesday of each month we’ll have chess games in the large conference room. We provide boards, or bring your own. All ages are welcome, bring a friend or find a new opponent. 
Business Master Mind Class for Women Entrepreneurs 6:00 pm
Business Master Mind Class for Women Entrepreneurs @ Hercules Library
Oct 1 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Let us network and support each other on the journey of Entrepreneurship. Whether you are just starting your business or have an existing one, this is a great place for discussion, problem-solving, support, and to[...]
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Computer Basics 10:00 am
Computer Basics @ Hercules Library
Oct 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Receive instruction in a variety of computer applications including Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and how to set up an email account.
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Baby Lapsit Storytime – Ages 0-24 Months 10:15 am
Baby Lapsit Storytime – Ages 0-24 Months @ Hercules Library
Oct 3 @ 10:15 am – 10:35 am
Welcome babies and their grownups to Baby Lapsit Storytime. Age appropriate stories, songs, felt board stories, finger plays, and engaging activities for our youngest library users. Best for ages 6-24 months, but a toddler program[...]
Toddler and Preschool Storytime 11:00 am
Toddler and Preschool Storytime @ Hercules Library
Oct 3 @ 11:00 am – 11:25 am
Welcome toddlers, pre-schoolers and their grownups to Toddler and Preschool Storytime. Interactive rhymes, felt board stories, finger play, and songs. Best for ages 2-5, but all ages and abilities are welcome.
Meditation 4:00 pm
Meditation @ Hercules Library
Oct 3 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Experience group guided meditation led by Roslyn Seaton, meditator for 29 years.
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Hercules Library Knitting Group 2:00 pm
Hercules Library Knitting Group @ Hercules Library
Oct 5 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Looking to spend a pleasant Saturday afternoon with great company, good conversation, and creative ideas? Then gather up your knitting needles, crochet hooks, looms, and yarn and join the Hercules Library knitting group. All skill[...]
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ESL Conversation Group 3:00 pm
ESL Conversation Group @ Hercules Library
Oct 7 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Join us as we improve our conversational English through reading and discussion!
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Spanish Bilingual Storytime 6:00 pm
Spanish Bilingual Storytime @ Hercules Library
Oct 8 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm
 
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Computer Basics 10:00 am
Computer Basics @ Hercules Library
Oct 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Receive instruction in a variety of computer applications including Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and how to set up an email account.
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Baby Lapsit Storytime – Ages 0-24 Months 10:15 am
Baby Lapsit Storytime – Ages 0-24 Months @ Hercules Library
Oct 10 @ 10:15 am – 10:35 am
Welcome babies and their grownups to Baby Lapsit Storytime. Age appropriate stories, songs, felt board stories, finger plays, and engaging activities for our youngest library users. Best for ages 6-24 months, but a toddler program[...]
Toddler and Preschool Storytime 11:00 am
Toddler and Preschool Storytime @ Hercules Library
Oct 10 @ 11:00 am – 11:25 am
Welcome toddlers, pre-schoolers and their grownups to Toddler and Preschool Storytime. Interactive rhymes, felt board stories, finger play, and songs. Best for ages 2-5, but all ages and abilities are welcome.
Meditation 4:00 pm
Meditation @ Hercules Library
Oct 10 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Experience group guided meditation led by Roslyn Seaton, meditator for 29 years.
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Hercules Library Knitting Group 2:00 pm
Hercules Library Knitting Group @ Hercules Library
Oct 12 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Looking to spend a pleasant Saturday afternoon with great company, good conversation, and creative ideas? Then gather up your knitting needles, crochet hooks, looms, and yarn and join the Hercules Library knitting group. All skill[...]
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All libraries closed – All Staff Day Training
All libraries closed – All Staff Day Training @ Contra Costa County Library
Oct 14 all-day
Book drops are open, but if they are full please return materials when the Library re-opens. Materials can be renewed online at ccclib.org, or by phone 1-800-984-4636.
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Chess Club 4:00 pm
Chess Club @ Hercules Library
Oct 15 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
The third Tuesday of each month we’ll have chess games in the large conference room. We provide boards, or bring your own. All ages are welcome, bring a friend or find a new opponent. 
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Computer Basics 10:00 am
Computer Basics @ Hercules Library
Oct 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Receive instruction in a variety of computer applications including Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and how to set up an email account.
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Baby Lapsit Storytime – Ages 0-24 Months 10:15 am
Baby Lapsit Storytime – Ages 0-24 Months @ Hercules Library
Oct 17 @ 10:15 am – 10:35 am
Welcome babies and their grownups to Baby Lapsit Storytime. Age appropriate stories, songs, felt board stories, finger plays, and engaging activities for our youngest library users. Best for ages 6-24 months, but a toddler program[...]
Toddler and Preschool Storytime 11:00 am
Toddler and Preschool Storytime @ Hercules Library
Oct 17 @ 11:00 am – 11:25 am
Welcome toddlers, pre-schoolers and their grownups to Toddler and Preschool Storytime. Interactive rhymes, felt board stories, finger play, and songs. Best for ages 2-5, but all ages and abilities are welcome.
Meditation 4:00 pm
Meditation @ Hercules Library
Oct 17 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Experience group guided meditation led by Roslyn Seaton, meditator for 29 years.
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Hercules Library Knitting Group 2:00 pm
Hercules Library Knitting Group @ Hercules Library
Oct 19 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Looking to spend a pleasant Saturday afternoon with great company, good conversation, and creative ideas? Then gather up your knitting needles, crochet hooks, looms, and yarn and join the Hercules Library knitting group. All skill[...]
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ESL Conversation Group 3:00 pm
ESL Conversation Group @ Hercules Library
Oct 21 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Join us as we improve our conversational English through reading and discussion!
Uke and Me at the Library 6:30 pm
Uke and Me at the Library @ Hercules Library
Oct 21 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Slow down and enjoy the sounds of the islands as you learn to make beautiful music at the library. With monthly teacher-led ukulele classes you will be a master in no time. Bring your own[...]
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Day of the Dead Craft & Celebration 6:00 pm
Day of the Dead Craft & Celebration @ Hercules Library
Oct 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
 Celebrate Day of the Dead at the Hercules library. Come in and make your own sugar skull. All materials will be provided.
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Computer Basics 10:00 am
Computer Basics @ Hercules Library
Oct 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Receive instruction in a variety of computer applications including Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and how to set up an email account.
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Baby Lapsit Storytime – Ages 0-24 Months 10:15 am
Baby Lapsit Storytime – Ages 0-24 Months @ Hercules Library
Oct 24 @ 10:15 am – 10:35 am
Welcome babies and their grownups to Baby Lapsit Storytime. Age appropriate stories, songs, felt board stories, finger plays, and engaging activities for our youngest library users. Best for ages 6-24 months, but a toddler program[...]
Spanish Bilingual Storytimes 11:00 am
Spanish Bilingual Storytimes @ Hercules Library
Oct 24 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Please join us for an interactive storytime program in Spanish and English, for children of all ages and their families. Brought to you by Tandem, Partners in Early Learning.
Meditation 4:00 pm
Meditation @ Hercules Library
Oct 24 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Experience group guided meditation led by Roslyn Seaton, meditator for 29 years.
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Hercules Library Knitting Group 2:00 pm
Hercules Library Knitting Group @ Hercules Library
Oct 26 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Looking to spend a pleasant Saturday afternoon with great company, good conversation, and creative ideas? Then gather up your knitting needles, crochet hooks, looms, and yarn and join the Hercules Library knitting group. All skill[...]
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ESL Conversation Group 3:00 pm
ESL Conversation Group @ Hercules Library
Oct 28 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Join us as we improve our conversational English through reading and discussion!
Hercules Library Great Books Discussion Group 7:00 pm
Hercules Library Great Books Discussion Group @ Hercules Library
Oct 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us each month as we discuss classic works of fiction.
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The Language of Flowers in Asian Art: Asian Art Museum Lecture 6:00 pm
The Language of Flowers in Asian Art: Asian Art Museum Lecture @ Hercules Library
Oct 29 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
A docent from the Asian Art Museum’s Community Speaker Program will delivery and educational and entertaining multimedia talk delving into the meanings of flowers and tress as reflected in the art of countries across Asia.[...]
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Computer Basics 10:00 am
Computer Basics @ Hercules Library
Oct 30 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Receive instruction in a variety of computer applications including Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and how to set up an email account.
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Baby Lapsit Storytime – Ages 0-24 Months 10:15 am
Baby Lapsit Storytime – Ages 0-24 Months @ Hercules Library
Oct 31 @ 10:15 am – 10:35 am
Welcome babies and their grownups to Baby Lapsit Storytime. Age appropriate stories, songs, felt board stories, finger plays, and engaging activities for our youngest library users. Best for ages 6-24 months, but a toddler program[...]
Toddler and Preschool Storytime 11:00 am
Toddler and Preschool Storytime @ Hercules Library
Oct 31 @ 11:00 am – 11:25 am
Welcome toddlers, pre-schoolers and their grownups to Toddler and Preschool Storytime. Interactive rhymes, felt board stories, finger play, and songs. Best for ages 2-5, but all ages and abilities are welcome.
Meditation 4:00 pm
Meditation @ Hercules Library
Oct 31 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Experience group guided meditation led by Roslyn Seaton, meditator for 29 years.