Portrait class

Dublin Library is pleased to host “People & Portrait Photography Class,” presented by Gerry Mooney, a professional photographer who taught at Ohlone College for 25 years. Gerry will teach the principles of photographing people, show how to use natural light, and use creative backgrounds and interesting locations. Family, children, group, and candid photos will be discussed. Come learn how to create pictures that capture the essence of your subject.

This class will be held in the Dublin Library Program Room, 200 Civic Plaza, Dublin, California. The class will begin at 2:00 PM and end at 4:30 PM, Saturday, April 4th, 2015.

There will be a maximum of 36 students for this class. Registration is required. Go to the Information Desk, call 925-803-7252 or email EMarangoni@ACLibrary.org.


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The Primary Search database provides  full text for more than 80 popular, elementary school magazines. All full text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles).  It is written and created for kids and features content from Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia, Primary Search provides students with easy-to-read encyclopedic entries.  In addition, this database provides access to a collection of more than one million images of relevant photos, maps, and flags to aid kids in learning.

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Here’s how to access Primary Search database through www.aclibrary.org :

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The Friends of Dublin Library, Inc. will present their Spring Semi-Annual Book Sale at the Dublin Library, on March 6 – 8, 2015.

Mass Market Paperbacks:  Only $0.50 each

Oversize & Trade Paperbacks:  $1.00 each

Series Romance Paperbacks:  5 for $1.00

Hardbacks:  Most $1.00 each

Children’s Books:  Most $0.50 & under

DVDs & CDs:  $2.00 / disk

Audio-Books:  Priced as Marked

Friday, March 6, 2015

Members-Only Night:  6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Membership applications will be available at 5:30 PM.

* Annual Membership:  $10 / individual (18 and over)

* Family Membership (children of school age):  $20

* Individual Lifetime Membership:  $100

Saturday, March 8, 2015:  1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

BAG DAY:  $4.00 / bag of books (bag supplied)



* SPECIALLY PRICED ITEMS, new and/ or of extra value




NEW:  If you don’t find what you want at our sale, check out the new Friends’ online book store:  http://fdl.alibrisstore.com .

Sarita Gabato, Outreach Event Coordinator for the Alameda County Registrar of Voters, will be in the lobby of Dublin Library on Saturday, February 21st, 2015 from 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM. She will staff a table with information about the upcoming Seventh State Senate District Special Primary Election, which will take place on March 17th, 2015, to fill the vacancy of State Senator.

The 7th Senate District covers the communities of Antioch, Brentwood, Clayton, Concord, Danville, Dublin, Lafayette, Livermore, Moraga, Oakley, Orinda, Pleasanton, Pittsburg, San Ramon, and Walnut Creek.

The certified list of candidates for this special election can be found here.


The Legal Resource Collection is available  to visitors during the library’s normal business hours. For more information about the Legal Resource Collection @ Dublin Public Library, please visit our website at Alameda County Library Legal Information LibGuide  and/or the Alameda County Law Library’s  http://calcountylawlib.libguides.com/dpl.


Besides databases, the Legal Resources Collection includes: FIND A BOOK/eBOOK 

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Rising Sun Energy Center will be at Dublin Library to sign up Dublin residents for free energy audits next summer. Rising Sun is partnering with the City of Dublin, PG&E and the Dublin-San Ramon Services District to offer free energy audits to residents of Dublin. Rising Sun will hire and train teens to visit people’s homes and help them evaluate and emplement energy saving strategies.

Rising Sun will staff a table in the entrance to Dublin Library on:

Monday, February 9, 3:00 – 5:00 PM

Tuesday, February 17, 3:00 – 5:00 PM

Sunday, February 22, 1:00 – 3:00 PM

Further details about Rising Sun Energy are available here.


WebMD provides consumers food, medicine and cosmetic safety information. Also find news alerts and information on reporting problems to government departments. Partnered with the Food and Drug Administration and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

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WebMD has created an organization that it believes fulfills the promise of health information on the Internet. They provide credible information, supportive communities, and in-depth reference material about health subjects that matter to you. WebMD is a source for original and timely health information as well as material from well known content providers.

WebMD provides interactive features such as the



Here’s how to access the WebMD database through http://www.aclibrary.org: 

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Then you will see the following screen : 



*If you are trying to access the WebMD database remotely, you will need an Alameda County Library card, or and eCard. *



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