Posted by on February 13, 2018
Categories: Bay Area

(by Janis Mara) – The Orinda Community Library will be closed for almost two weeks in March while new carpeting is installed, library officials said.

The library will close March 2 and reopen March 15 to accommodate the city-funded project. The library hasn’t had a new carpet since it opened in its current location in 2001, library officials said.

“We want to give our patrons the best possible experience and replacing the carpet is going to improve an already beautiful facility,” County Librarian Melinda Cervantes said in a statement.

“We appreciate our continuing partnership with the city of Orinda,” Cervantes said.

The downstairs book drop will be open during the closure, but books people have put on hold will not be available for pickup. People who need library services can use the Lafayette or Moraga libraries, or any other
Contra Costa County library.

Meetings and programs scheduled in the library’s auditorium and garden room will not be affected, library officials said.

For more information, people can contact Sierra Campagna, senior community library manager, at (925) 254-2184 or

One response to Orinda Library to Close for Two Weeks in March

  1. SF February 13th, 2018 at 12:10 pm

    I haven’t been to a library in at least 20 years. Are they all still open or have they gone the way of video stores?