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2015 Caldecott and Newbery Winners!

Caldecott Winner:  The Adventures of Beekle: the Unimaginary Friend written and illustrated by Dan Santat

Newbery Winner:  The Crossover by Kwame Alexander

Newbery Medal

Librarian: Joy Braitberg

Volunteer coordinator: 

Library phone number: 377-4150


Welcome to the library!

The library shelves are packed, and books are ready and waiting to be checked out!  We look forward to another great year, meeting new families and reconnecting with those returning.  

If you would like to volunteer in the library, please sign-up during online registration.  Elena Angelo, the library volunteer coordinator, will contact you once we have the schedule in place.

Completed Summer Reading forms should be handed in to your current teacher during the first few weeks of school.

New this year:  You can now access our online library catalog from home!  Just click on the "Destiny Library Catalog" link found on the left hand side of this page.


The California Young Reader Medal (CYRM)

The California Young Reader Medal (CYRM) program encourages recreational reading of popular literature among the young people of our state. Since its inception in 1974, millions of California children have nominated, read, and voted for the winners of the California Young Reader Medal. 

Primary Category (K - 3rd grade):

County The Monkeys  written by Mac Barnett; illustrated by Kevin Cornell

Creepy Carrots. Written by Amy Krouse Rosenthal; illustrated by Peter Brown      

Paul Meets Bernadette. Written and illustrated by Rosy Lamb 

The Day The Crayons Quit. Written by Drew Daywalt; illustrated by Oliver Jeffers

Dragons Love Tacos. Written by Adam Rubin; illustrated by Daniel Salmieri

Picture Books for Older Readers Category (grades 4 - 5):

Helen's Big World: The Life of Helen Keller.  written by Doreen Rappaport; illustrated by Matt Tavares

A Nation's Hope: The True Story of Boxing Legend Joe Louis. written by Matt de la Pena; illustrated by Kadir Nelson

The Tree Lady: The True Story of How One Tree-Loving Woman Changed a City Forever. written by H. Joseph Hopkins; illustrated by Jill McElmurry

Intermediate Category (grades 3 - 6):

A Dog Called Homeless. written by Sarah Lean

True (...Sort of).  written by Katherine Hannigan

Wildwood.  by Colin Meloy; illustrated by Carson Ellis

Thank You

Supported by MEFThank you to the Moraga Education Foundation (MEF) and to the Camino Pablo PTA for their continued support and funding of the library.

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Lamorinda Kids Read!

Our public libraries are once again sponsoring the Lamorinda Kids Read Program!  This year the very popular Spy School by Stuart Gibbs will be the featured book.  The public libraries will be hosting many wonderful activities at the Moraga, Lafayette, and Orinda branches.  

Please check out this link for more details.

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One City, One Book: Lamorinda Kids Read

Book Due Dates

Kindergarten and first grade students may borrow books for one week.  Second through fifth grade students borrow books for two weeks.  All books should be returned on or before the due date.  If a student is not finished with a book by the due date, he/she should bring the book back to the library and renew the checkout.