Located on Golden Gate Way, the LHS seeks to associate Lafayette's past with our lives today through an increasing collection and ongoing events, publications and exhibitions that volunteers share during the year with our schools and community.
The Lafayette Library and Learning Center (LLLC) reaches 30,000 square feet and provides learning space at the Don Tatzin Town Building, Arts & Science Discovery Center, Children's Room, Homework and Teen Centres, computing stations, research spaces, cozy reading chairs and private conference quarters. Any of the most appealing features of the LLLC are outdoor, including two balconies, a reading area, Amphitheater, and Glenn Seaborg Park.
There are three separate conference rooms inside the LLLC. Such rooms arrive on a first arrive, first served basis. Through signing up at the Library Information Desk, visitors can make a reservation for the same day (at no charge) for up to 2 hours a day.
A group meeting spot where visitors of all ages and cultures work together for lifelong learning.
Our mission: Preserve the Lafayette Library and Learning Center, home of the Glenn Seaborg Learning Consortium, as a neighborhood place and national hub providing enhanced opportunities for all ages, in partnership with neighborhood partners.
History's influence ignites creativity, stimulates reflection, and gives continuing enjoyment to interested people of all ages. The Lafayette Historical Society (LHS) has long preserved and chronicled oral histories, treasured photos and even Lafayette's cherished "Din' Betsy," the original 1922 Model T fire truck, with its passionate membership of history enthusiasts, area educators and concerned people. In this the Historical Society collects valuable memories and experiences from our history for our future.
The Library provides public-use machines with Internet access. Both library services provide free Wi-Fi. Printer facilities are available through our public computers providing options in black and white or colour. There are two copier machines in order. BW copies for all facilities are $.15, and color copies are $.50 per page.
The LLLC is part of the Contra Costa County Library system serving residents across the locations of 26 county libraries. The Lafayette Library provides a variety of programs, collections, and resources for programming. See below for the library to make the best of.
Lafayette Library holds over 90,000 items from books, magazines, audiovisual resources and more. The County Library's website offers ebooks and a wide range of electronic outlets and directories. Under the 26 library network, visitors can access resources through the common catalogue. LinkPlus programs provide new ways to borrow books and materials from large university and research library libraries outside of the County Library's budget.
This amazing landmark in Lafayette, California is located near some other must-see places:
- Cross of Lafayette Memorial
- The Lafayette Library and Learning Center
- Oakmont Memorial Park
- Lafayette Reservoir
- Lafayette Park Hotel & Spa
- Lafayette Veterans Memorial Center
- Lafayette City Office
- Lafayette Community Center
All of these wonderful locations are located just a short distance from our location at 1261 Locust Street in Walnut Creek California! Stop by for a visit anytime!