The Contra Costa County Public Library has established a Library-a-Go-Go Kiosk located between Chase Bank and the CVS Pharmacy in the Sandy Cove Shopping Center. Library-a-Go-Go is an automated book dispensing machine that contains approximately 400 books for youth and adults. Simply bring your Contra Costa County Library Card to browse and borrow books directly from the kiosk, and then return them to the kiosk when you are done.
Library-a-Go-Go is a service of the Contra Costa County Public Library. Discovery Bay residents are also encouraged to visit nearby East County public libraries in Brentwood, Oakley and Antioch to have access to a broader selection of books as well as periodicals, audio-visual materials, computers and more.
Discovery Bay Lions Club
Discovery Bay Lions Club members volunteer their time and effort to make our community a better place to live. Through educational programs, volunteer assistance and fundraiser proceeds, the Discovery Bay Lions have contributed over $1,000,000 to our community since the club was formed. Here in Discovery Bay, the Lions Club sponsors many fundraising events including a crab feed, summer concerts, Rocktoberfest music festival, Car Shows, the Big Cat Poker Run, as well as many other community based activities.
Byron Delta Lions Club
The Byron Delta Lions Club is one of the few all-women Lions Clubs in the state. Comprised of women of all ages, this group has a long history of community service. Vision screening, recycling and work with the local food bank are just a few of their ongoing projects. In recognition of their hard work, Byron Delta Lions took top state honors by winning Club of the Year at the 2014 California Lions Clubs annual convention.
10:00 a.m., 1st Friday
Delta Community Presbyterian Church
1900 Willow Lake Road, Discovery Bay
Sons In Retirement (SIRS)
Discovery Bay is host to the Sons In Retirement Branch 161, a nonprofit public benefit organization for retired men, devoted to the promotion of independence and dignity in retirement.
SIRS members participate in a number of activities, including bocce ball, bowling, golf, pickleball, and photography, in addition to less stressful activities such as bridge and wine tasting. Monthly luncheon meetings with informative speakers or entertainment takes place at the Discovery Bay Country Club the 2nd Tuesday of each month. Visit their website for more information about the Discovery Bay Branch of the Son’s in Retirement.
Other Support and Charitable Organizations
Kaleidoscope, life’s changing patterns, is a movement of hope and connection for people living with cancer. An outreach of the Byron United Methodist Church, Kaleidoscope serves the communities of Byron, Discovery Bay, Brentwood, Knightsen, Mountain House and Oakley. A signature “Bag of Hope” is delivered to those diagnosed with cancer, and the multi-faceted means of connection results in a lifetime impact on recipients and volunteers alike. Other ways Kaleidoscope offers hope and connection are through bi-weekly support group meetings for survivors and caregivers; meals provided by the Krockpot Brigade; monthly “gathering” meetings; and Kaleidoscope Kids Club.
Homeless Animals Response Program (HARP)
HARP is an all volunteer animal welfare organization dedicated to serving animals in far East Contra Costa County. The organization is working to end pet overpopulation through community education, spay and neuter programs and adoptions.
Opportunity Junction fights poverty by helping low-income adults gain the skills and confidence to support themselves and their families. At Opportunity Junction, technology, literacy and personal development combine with real world experience to put people on the road to economic self-sufficiency.