Tag: Martinez Library

‘Guitars not Guns’ visits Martinez library

‘Guitars not Guns’ visits Martinez library

| November 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – It was quiet upstairs, but downstairs there was a party going on at the Library. Contra Costa County Supervisors Diane Burgis and Federal Glover, and Mayor Rob Schroder came for the graduation celebration Guitars Not Guns. (GNG) The students had just completed a free eight-week course of study. They entertained the audience […]

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Find your ancestors and more at the library

| August 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – There is more than books and quiet at Martinez Library this summer. We just added ancestry.com to our electronic resources so people can come in and research their family tree,” Serenity Dean, reference librarian remarked. “…Have you heard that there are no library fines for late returned books at Contra Costa County […]

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MAA shows student artwork

MAA shows student artwork

| February 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Martinez Arts Association is proud to announce the Art Exhibit of student work in the Martinez Library for March and April. Each year, MAA offers grants to teachers in the Martinez Unified School District for art projects. The art work done by the students will be in the community room of the Library at […]

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Library fundraiser

Library fundraiser

| September 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Friends of the Martinez Library is having a wine tasting fundraiser from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14, at the Conrad Viano Winery, 150 Morello Ave. Sin Silver, who has a large area following, will provide music for the event. Tickets are available only in advance, and are $40. They can be […]

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Public Library News: Big bag of books sale

| August 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

11 a.m. – 4 p.m., August 4. Martinez Public Library (lower level), 740 Court Street. Choose from thousands of gently-used books and DVDs; then fill a grocery sack for $5. All proceeds support library programs. Free admission. 925-229-1959.

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Rotary Report: Martinez Library

Rotary Report: Martinez Library

| March 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

By PAUL CRAIG Martinez Gazette Contributor MARTINEZ, Calif. – Jessica Lilja is the Acting Community Library Manager in Martinez. She’s only been in her job for a few months, but is learning the ropes quickly. Jessica gave an impressive report to Rotary. There’s lots going on! Lots of books are being ordered. And used. Fiction is […]

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Martinez library ‘doing well’

Martinez library ‘doing well’

| March 25, 2018 | 1 Comment

MARTINEZ, Calif. – The Martinez Library “is doing well,” said Jessica Lilja, acting community library manager. The local library, a branch of the Contra Costa County library system, just acquired 15,000 books, and is trying new ways to reach out so readers will know those titles are available, and Lilja said the library needs to […]

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