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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 - Antioch: Open 24/7   Located immediately to the left of the front entrance when facing the library from the parking lot. Photo

Antioch - PrewettOpen 24/7  The Prewett Library has a slot for library material on the outside wall of the Community Center. Patrons can return all material through the slot 24 hours a day. Photo

Bay Point: Open 24/7  The library is located at the front of Riverview Middle School toward the left side of the campus from the parking lot.  The book drop is located to the left of the walkway leading to the library entrance.   Photo

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

Clayton:  Open 24/7  Located on the wall to the right of the entrance to the library. Photo

Concord: Main Entrance  Open only when the library is Closed   Located on the wall immediately to the left of the front entrance when facing the library from Salvio St.  During open hours please return materials inside the library. Photo.

Concord:  Auxiliary Book Drop  Open only during extended closures  Located around the corner to the left of the front entrance to the Concord Library, on the side of the library facing Concord City Hall along the walkway.  Place materials in the slot on the door.  This book drop is ONLY OPENED DURING EXTENDED HOLIDAY CLOSURES when the main book drop is prone to become over-filled. Photo

CrockettOpen only when the library is Closed   Located in the lower center of the library's front door.  During open hours please return materials inside the library.  Photo

DanvilleOpen 24/7  Located to the left of the front entrance. Photo

Discovery Bay Library ConnectionOpen 24/7   Located to the left of the front entrance to the Discovery Bay Community Center, 1601 Discovery Bay Blvd.  Photo

El CerritoOpen 24/7   Located to the left of the front entrance. Photo

El SobranteThis location is TEMPORARILY CLOSED due to fire damage - Return library materials to an alternate library location  Located to the right of the front entrance as you enter the Library. The Book Drop is locked during open hours. Photo

HerculesOpen 24/7  Located to the left of the front entrance. Photo

Kensington: Main Entrance  Open only when the library is Closed. Located on the wall to the left of the front entrance.  Please return materials inside library during open hours.  Photo

Kensington:  Rear ADA Entrance  Open only when the library is Closed.  Located in the rear of the library next to the handicap entrance.  It is lower to the ground and easier for those in wheel chairs to access.   Please return materials inside library during open hours. 

Lafayette: 1      Book drop in library lobby is located by restrooms on the left as you enter the library.

Lafayette: 2      A self return machine is located on the left upon entering the library near the self checkout machines. Book slots for returns are located there. 

Lafayette: 3  Open 24/7   A drive thru book drop is located at the library garage entrance on Golden Gate Way.

Lafayette: 4  Open 24/7   Outside book drop on Mt. Diablo Blvd. is at the end of the passenger loading zone in front of the library.

Martinez: Main Entrance Open only when the library is Closed.  Located to the right of the entrance to the library.  It is a freestanding book return. During open hours please return materials inside the library. Photo   

MartinezAuxiliary Book Return  Open only when the library is Closed for extended periods of time.  Return materials through the slot located in the front door.   During open hours please return materials inside the library.  Photo 

Moraga:.Open only when the library is Closed.  Located on the wall to the left of the front entrance.  It is locked during open hours.  During open hours please return materials inside the library. Photo 

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

Orinda: Downstairs book drop  Open 24/7  Located on the wall between the elevator and the parking garage pedestrian doors. Photo 

Orinda: Upstairs book drop  Open 24/7 - only when Library Building Complex is OpenLocated on the wall 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 on the wall to the right of front entrance as you enter the library. Photo

Pittsburg: Open only when the library is Closed   Located on the wall immediately to the right of the front entrance.  During open hours please return materials inside the library.  Photo 

Pleasant Hill: Open 24/7  Located on the wall to the far right of the front entrance. Photo

RodeoOpen 24/7  Located at the top of the entrance ramp, on the wall immediately left of the front (only) entrance. No donations should be placed in this book drop, or outside the door. Photo

San PabloOpen 24/7  Located in the wall on the left side of the front entrance. Photo

San Ramon - San Ramon Parking Lot Entrance:  Open 24/7   Located on the building wall to the right of the building entrance near the parking lot.  Photo 

San Ramon - San Ramon Bollinger Canyon Entrance: Open 24/7   Located on the building wall to the right of the Bollinger Canyon entrance to the building.    Photo  

San Ramon - Dougherty Station:  Open 24/7  Located on the building wall to the right of the front entrance. Photo

Walnut Creek - Walnut Creek: Open 24/7  Located on the wall 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 ValleyOpen only when the library is Closed   Located on the wall to the left of the main library entrance. During open hours please return materials inside the library.  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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