Newark Library Information

Newark Library Information-December 2019

Due to limited parking during construction, Newark Library now has several programs meeting at off-site locations.

  • Story Time, Wednesday s, 11:00-11:30am (except for holidays) at Newark Community Center, 35501 Cedar Blvd.
  • Adult Book Clubs, 2nd & 4th Tuesdays, 1:00-2:30 pm at Newark Community Center
  • All after school programs, Monday-Thursday, are now being held at the Solid Rock Church, 5970 Thornton Ave (corner of Thornton and Birch St.) including:
  1. Free Lunch for ages 1-18 (3:00-4:00 pm), starting November 12, 2019
  2. Reading Buddies, (3:30-5:00 pm), starting January 6, 2020
  3. Homework Help (3:30-5:00 pm), starting January 6, 2020

This after school program schedule is the same as the Newark Unified District Calendar.




Newark Library is located at 6300 Civic Terrace Avenue in Newark. Its friendly staff may be reached by phone at 510-284-0675. The hours of operation are:

  • Monday:              12:00 PM – 8:00PM
  • Tuesday:             10:00 AM – 6:00PM
  • Wednesday:        10:00 AM – 6:00PM
  • Thursday:           10:00 AM – 6:00PM
  • Friday:                 Closed
  • Saturday:            10:00 AM – 5:00PM
  • Sunday:               1:00 PM-5:00 PM

Information on the Library is also available on the Library’s website at

The Alameda County Library is proud to serve over 546,000 residents.  The Library circulates over 6.7 million items annually, with more than 2.3 million visitors to our website and over 2.5 million visitors walking through our doors.