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Where are the book drops?

 

You may return Contra Costa County Library materials (except for LINK+ materials*) at book drops located at:

Antioch: located immediately to the left of the front entrance when facing the library from the parking lot. Photo

Bay Point: located at the front of the Riverview Middle School toward the left side. Photo

Brentwood: Open 24/7 - one outside book drop to the left of the front entrance as you exit the building. Photo

Clayton: located on the wall to the right of the entrance to the library. Photo

Concord: located immediately to the left of the front entrance when facing the library from Salvio St. Photo.

An auxiliary book drop is located around the corner to the left of the front entrance, on the side of the library facing Concord City Hall along the walkway. This book drop is ONLY OPENED DURING EXTENDED HOLIDAY CLOSURES when the main book drop is prone to become over-filled. Photo

Crockett: located in the lower center of the library's front door. Photo

Danville: located to the left of the front entrance. Photo

Discovery Bay Library Connection: located to the left of the front entrance to the Discovery Bay Community Center, 1601 Discovery Bay Blvd.  Photo

El Cerrito: located to the left of the front entrance. Photo

El Sobrante: located to the right of the front entrance as you enter the Library. The Book Drop is locked during open hours. Photo

Hercules: located to the left of the front entrance. Photo

Kensington: located to the left of the front entrance. Photo

Lafayette: Automated Return in Lobby located by Restrooms on the left (east) side as you are about to enter the library. Photo

Manual Book Drop within the library. Take a hard left upon entering the library; the book drop is on the left by the entry into the staff area near the express checkout machines. Photo

Automated Return drive thru at garage level behind the library. Upon taking a left on First Street, take the first left on Golden Gate Way to enter the drive thru. Available 24 hours. Photo

Manual Book Drop in uncovered library parking lot at garage level behind the library. Upon taking a left on First Street, take the second left on Golden Gate Way to enter the library’s garage. The Book Drop is on the left among the parking spaces. Available 24 hours. Photo

Manual Book Drop on Mt. Diablo Blvd. at the end of the passenger loading zone in front of the library and on the eastern side toward Boswell’s. Available 24 hours. Photo

Martinez: located to the right of the entrance to the library. Photo

Moraga: located to the left of the front entrance.  It is locked during open hours. Photo

Oakley: Open 24/7 - a book drop on each side of the walkway as you approach the front entrance. Photo

Orinda: downstairs book drop open 24 hours/7 days week.  It is located between the elevator and the parking garage pedestrian doors. Photo 

Upstairs book drop is open when Library Building complex is open.  It is located in front and slightly to the right as you enter the main Library entrance.  If you are taking the elevator, turn right at Library level, enter through front doors and it is on wall ahead of you. Photo

Pinole: located to the right of front entrance as you enter the library. Photo

Pittsburg: located immediately to the right of the front entrance. Photo

Pleasant Hill: located to the far right of the front entrance. Photo

Prewett: one automated 24-hour return machine and a regular book drop that is open only when the library is closed. Both book drops are located to the left of the Antioch Community Center's front entrance. Photo

Rodeo: located at the top of the entrance ramp, immediately left of the front (only) entrance. No donations should be placed in this book drop, or outside the door. Photo

San Pablo: located in the wall on the left side of the front entrance. Photo

San Ramon: one located in the building wall to the right of the front entrance. Photo  Second one located in the building wall to the right of the parking lot entrance.  Photo  Book drops are open 24 hours a day.

San Ramon - Dougherty Station: located in the building wall to the right of the front entrance. Book drops are open 24 hours a day. Photo

Walnut Creek - Walnut Creek: located to the right of library's entrance off the parking lot. If the automated book return is not functioning, please put your items in the book slot. Photo

Walnut Creek - Ygnacio Valley: located to the left of the main library entrance. Photo

* LINK+ materials: return directly to a library staff person at the Check Out or Accounts Desk of any Contra Costa County Library and get a receipt.


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