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Patio Book Sale every Friday and Saturday in August at Friends Books, 1016 C Street, 10am - 4pmSpeed-Learn Conversational Spanish, every Monday, 1-3pmAll Things Apple! with Beryn Hammil every Thursday, 1-3 pm in Council ChambersUnderstanding Your Medicare, Friday, Aug. 23, 2-3:30pmMemory Lab, Tuesday, Sept. 17, 6:30-7:30pm. Learn how to use our scanner to preserve your photos, slides & film.First Wednesday Art Talk - Ed Hardy & the Art of the New Tattoo, September 4, 1 -2 pm in Council ChambersAll Ages Summer Reading June 1-August 31Book Club Kits for Adults Now Available! Includes books, discussion questions, author interview, and more.

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  • Northgate’s Pop-Up Library Gets New Lease on Life

    San Rafael, CA – The temporary and experimental pop-up library at the Northgate mall in San Rafael has been such a success, the three partnering …read more

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  • Summer Reading starts June 1st!

    June 1 – August 31, 2019 Summer Reading 2019 is just around the corner and readers from Kindergarten through 111 …read more

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  • Library Survey! We Need Your Help!

    Update 5/22/2019 Thank you to everyone who participated in our survey! We appreciate your time and input. The survey is …read more

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  • Downtown Library

    Sun: 1-5
    Mon: 1-8
    Tues, Weds, Thurs: 10-8
    Fri & Sat: 10-5

    (415) 485-3323

    1100 E Street (at 5th Avenue)
    San Rafael, CA 94901

  • Pickleweed Library

    Sun & Mon: Closed
    Tues & Weds: 1-8
    Thurs: 11-8
    Fri & Sat: 11-5

    (415) 485-3483

    50 Canal Street
    San Rafael, CA 94901

  • Northgate Pop-Up Library

    Mon, Weds, Thurs: 1-8
    Fri, Sat, Sun: 1-5
    Tues: closed

    (415) 524-2694

    5800 Northgate Drive
    San Rafael, CA 94903

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