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Alameda County Library

Learn about our phased approach to reopening that supports the health and safety of our communities and staff. While our buildings remain closed, we are offering No Contact Pickup by appointment, Virtual Programs, Kind, Connected Conversations, Lawyers in the Library , and more.

Kind, Connected Conversations : Home

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Do you miss talking with library staff?

We miss our members too and we’re here for you! 

Schedule an appointment for a 20 minute, 1-on-1 conversation with a library staff member.

We will have prompts related to the topic you choose to get the discussion started.

Click "schedule a conversation" below and select a topic to get started:

Have a question about your library account or our online resources? Try our live chat service or Ask Us instead.

Pen Pal Project

Not able to chat on the phone?

Request a Pen Pal instead!

Library staff will send you a letter or email with similar prompts and questions relating to your topic of choice. 

We look forward to connecting with you!