San Rafael Public Library

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Practice Speaking Spanish 1:00 pm
Practice Speaking Spanish
Apr 2 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Practice Speaking Spanish – A Conversational Spanish Workshop Learn and practice speaking Spanish in a variety of everyday social settings: …read more
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Baby Time! Mother Goose on the Loose 10:30 am
Baby Time! Mother Goose on the Loose
Apr 3 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Baby Time! Mother Goose on the Loose @ San Rafael Public Library | San Rafael | California | United States
Baby Time! is a fun-filled thirty minute interactive session that uses rhymes, songs, puppets, musical instruments, and more to stimulate …read more
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Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime
Apr 4 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Join us for stories, songs, finger plays, puppets, and Mother Goose. For children birth to 5 years old, accompanied by …read more
First Wednesday Art Talk – Cult of the Machine: Influence on American Art and Culture 1:00 pm
First Wednesday Art Talk – Cult of the Machine: Influence on American Art and Culture
Apr 4 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
First Wednesday Art Talk - Cult of the Machine: Influence on American Art and Culture @ City Hall Council Chambers | San Rafael | California | United States
                      Docent Speaker: Julia Geist Cult of the Machine features over …read more
Family Storytime / Lectura de Cuentos Para Toda La Familia 6:00 pm
Family Storytime / Lectura de Cuentos Para Toda La Familia
Apr 4 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Family Storytime / Lectura de Cuentos Para Toda La Familia @ Pickleweed Library | San Rafael | California | United States
Ven a escuchar historias bilingues y aprender nuevas canciones en Inglés y Español. Esta lectura es para todas las edades, especialmente para …read more
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Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime
Apr 5 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Join us for stories, songs, finger plays, puppets, and Mother Goose. For children birth to 5 years old, accompanied by …read more
Toddler Storytime / Lectura de cuentos para niños de 0 a 3 años 11:30 am
Toddler Storytime / Lectura de cuentos para niños de 0 a 3 años
Apr 5 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
Lectura de cuentos bilingües para niños de 0 a 3 años. Jueves a las 11:30 am. Seguido por 30 minutos …read more
All Things Apple! with Beryn Hammil 1:00 pm
All Things Apple! with Beryn Hammil
Apr 5 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
All Things Apple! with Beryn Hammil @ City Hall Council Chambers | San Rafael | California | United States
If you have an Apple computer, iPad, or iPhone, and aren’t sure that you’re getting the most out of it …read more
TLC – Teen Library Council 4:00 pm
TLC – Teen Library Council
Apr 5 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
TLC - Teen Library Council @ TeenZone | San Rafael | California | United States
  TLC – Teen Library Council Meets every 1st Thursday of the month from 4:00 – 5:00 pm upstairs in …read more
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The Next Chapter: Taking Charge of Your Finances 2:00 pm
The Next Chapter: Taking Charge of Your Finances
Apr 6 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Friday, April 6, 2:00 pm This SparkPoint workshop focuses on the fundamentals of managing cash flow and identifying cost savings …read more
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Escape Room: Ready Player One
Escape Room: Ready Player One
Apr 7 all-day
Escape Room: Ready Player One @ San Rafael Public Library | San Rafael | California | United States
Are you a fan of Ernest Cline’s fantastic book, Ready Player One? Can’t wait to see Steven Spielberg’s Film version …read more
Saturday Morning Bilingual Stories and Crafts 11:30 am
Saturday Morning Bilingual Stories and Crafts
Apr 7 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Saturday Morning Bilingual Stories and Crafts @ Pickleweed Library | San Rafael | California | United States
Join us for stories, songs, and crafts the first and third Saturday of every month. Acompáñenos para historias, canciones y manualidades el …read more
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Practice Speaking Spanish 1:00 pm
Practice Speaking Spanish
Apr 9 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Practice Speaking Spanish – A Conversational Spanish Workshop Learn and practice speaking Spanish in a variety of everyday social settings: …read more
Monday Night Reading/Discussion Group 6:30 pm
Monday Night Reading/Discussion Group
Apr 9 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
The Downtown library has a book club that meets on the 2nd Monday of the month from 6:30 – 7:30 pm …read more
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Baby Time! Mother Goose on the Loose 10:30 am
Baby Time! Mother Goose on the Loose
Apr 10 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Baby Time! Mother Goose on the Loose @ San Rafael Public Library | San Rafael | California | United States
Baby Time! is a fun-filled thirty minute interactive session that uses rhymes, songs, puppets, musical instruments, and more to stimulate …read more
Topics in Genealogy 2:00 pm
Topics in Genealogy
Apr 10 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Meets every 2nd Tuesday of the month in the Library Meeting Room. We’ll be discussing a different area of genealogy …read more
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Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime
Apr 11 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Join us for stories, songs, finger plays, puppets, and Mother Goose. For children birth to 5 years old, accompanied by …read more
Cancelled – All About Guide Dogs 1:30 pm
Cancelled – All About Guide Dogs
Apr 11 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Due to unforeseen circumstanced we have to cancel this program. Apologies for any inconvenience.  
3-D Art for Teens 4:00 pm
3-D Art for Teens
Apr 11 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
This is a 2-day class: Wednesday, April 11 & Thursday, April 12 from 4:00 – 6:00 pm.  Please sign-up at …read more
Family Storytime / Lectura de Cuentos Para Toda La Familia 6:00 pm
Family Storytime / Lectura de Cuentos Para Toda La Familia
Apr 11 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Family Storytime / Lectura de Cuentos Para Toda La Familia @ Pickleweed Library | San Rafael | California | United States
Ven a escuchar historias bilingues y aprender nuevas canciones en Inglés y Español. Esta lectura es para todas las edades, especialmente para …read more
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Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime
Apr 12 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Join us for stories, songs, finger plays, puppets, and Mother Goose. For children birth to 5 years old, accompanied by …read more
Toddler Storytime / Lectura de cuentos para niños de 0 a 3 años 11:30 am
Toddler Storytime / Lectura de cuentos para niños de 0 a 3 años
Apr 12 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
Lectura de cuentos bilingües para niños de 0 a 3 años. Jueves a las 11:30 am. Seguido por 30 minutos …read more
All Things Apple! with Beryn Hammil 1:00 pm
All Things Apple! with Beryn Hammil
Apr 12 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
All Things Apple! with Beryn Hammil @ City Hall Council Chambers | San Rafael | California | United States
If you have an Apple computer, iPad, or iPhone, and aren’t sure that you’re getting the most out of it …read more
3-D Art for Teens 4:00 pm
3-D Art for Teens
Apr 12 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
This is a 2-day class: Wednesday, April 11 & Thursday, April 12 from 4:00 – 6:00 pm.  Please sign-up at …read more
Spanish Language Book Club 4:00 pm
Spanish Language Book Club
Apr 12 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Spanish Language Book Club @ Pickleweed Library | San Rafael | California | United States
Join our Spanish language book club for adults. We meet  on the second Friday of every month to discuss a new …read more
A Night of Poetry with Jose Javier Zamora 6:00 pm
A Night of Poetry with Jose Javier Zamora
Apr 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
A Night of Poetry with Jose Javier Zamora @ Pickleweed Library | San Rafael | California | United States
Local poet Jose Javier Zamora recently released his prize-winning first book, Unaccompanied. Javier Zamora was born in El Salvador, migrated to …read more
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Sharpie Rainbow Tiles 3:30 pm
Sharpie Rainbow Tiles
Apr 13 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Sharpie Rainbow Tiles @ San Rafael Public Library | San Rafael | California | United States
Come make beautiful rainbow tile art at the Library! We’ll use sharpies and rubbing alcohol to create a cool tie-dye …read more
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Paleotechnology Workshop with Tamara Wilder 11:00 am
Paleotechnology Workshop with Tamara Wilder
Apr 14 @ 11:00 am – 3:30 pm
Paleotechnology Workshop with Tamara Wilder @ San Rafael Public Library | San Rafael | California | United States
It is often difficult to visualize and comprehend how our ancestors lived. Hands-on participation in the creation of items using …read more
Read to a Dog 11:00 am
Read to a Dog
Apr 14 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Read to a Dog @ San Rafael Public Library | San Rafael | California | United States
Readers aged 5 and older are invited to book an appointment to read to a dog at the San Rafael …read more
Book Page Poetry Treasure Hunt with Bibi Summer 2:00 pm
Book Page Poetry Treasure Hunt with Bibi Summer
Apr 14 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Book Page Poetry Treasure Hunt with Bibi Summer @ Library Meeting Room | San Rafael | California | United States
Book Page, or Blackout, Poetry is a treasure hunt to find new, hidden meanings on the printed page. The basic concept …read more
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Author Book Talk – Jay Lewis Humphrey 2:00 pm
Author Book Talk – Jay Lewis Humphrey
Apr 15 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Author Book Talk - Jay Lewis Humphrey @ Library Meeting Room | San Rafael | California | United States
You are alone. Perhaps in a bar, a museum, a cafe, a grocery store—anywhere. You meet someone. And from the …read more
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Practice Speaking Spanish 1:00 pm
Practice Speaking Spanish
Apr 16 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Practice Speaking Spanish – A Conversational Spanish Workshop Learn and practice speaking Spanish in a variety of everyday social settings: …read more
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Baby Time! Mother Goose on the Loose 10:30 am
Baby Time! Mother Goose on the Loose
Apr 17 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Baby Time! Mother Goose on the Loose @ San Rafael Public Library | San Rafael | California | United States
Baby Time! is a fun-filled thirty minute interactive session that uses rhymes, songs, puppets, musical instruments, and more to stimulate …read more
Color Me Calm – Adult Coloring Group 2:00 pm
Color Me Calm – Adult Coloring Group
Apr 17 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Color Me Calm - Adult Coloring Group @ Library Meeting Room | San Rafael | California | United States
Color Me Calm – Adult Coloring Group –  3rd Tuesdays at 2 pm Coloring isn’t just for kids…it’s relaxing and …read more
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Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime
Apr 18 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Join us for stories, songs, finger plays, puppets, and Mother Goose. For children birth to 5 years old, accompanied by …read more
Family Storytime / Lectura de Cuentos Para Toda La Familia 6:00 pm
Family Storytime / Lectura de Cuentos Para Toda La Familia
Apr 18 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Family Storytime / Lectura de Cuentos Para Toda La Familia @ Pickleweed Library | San Rafael | California | United States
Ven a escuchar historias bilingues y aprender nuevas canciones en Inglés y Español. Esta lectura es para todas las edades, especialmente para …read more
Zentangle @ the Library 6:00 pm
Zentangle @ the Library
Apr 18 @ 6:00 pm – 7:45 pm
Zentangle @ the Library @ Library Meeting Room | San Rafael | California | United States
Zentangle is a fun, relaxing and easy-to-learn art form that uses repetitive patterns to create beautiful images while improving focus and creativity. This …read more
One Book One Marin 2018 – Strangers in Their Own Land 7:00 pm
One Book One Marin 2018 – Strangers in Their Own Land
Apr 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
One Book One Marin 2018 - Strangers in Their Own Land
2018 One Book One Marin Selection: Strangers in Their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right by Arlie …read more
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Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime
Apr 19 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Join us for stories, songs, finger plays, puppets, and Mother Goose. For children birth to 5 years old, accompanied by …read more
Toddler Storytime / Lectura de cuentos para niños de 0 a 3 años 11:30 am
Toddler Storytime / Lectura de cuentos para niños de 0 a 3 años
Apr 19 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
Lectura de cuentos bilingües para niños de 0 a 3 años. Jueves a las 11:30 am. Seguido por 30 minutos …read more
All Things Apple! with Beryn Hammil 1:00 pm
All Things Apple! with Beryn Hammil
Apr 19 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
All Things Apple! with Beryn Hammil @ City Hall Council Chambers | San Rafael | California | United States
If you have an Apple computer, iPad, or iPhone, and aren’t sure that you’re getting the most out of it …read more
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Earth Day Celebration 10:00 am
Earth Day Celebration
Apr 21 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Earth Day Celebration @ San Rafael Public Library
Every Day is Earth Day! Saturday April 21st with the help of the City of San Rafael Employee Green Team …read more
Knitting Circle @ the Library 10:00 am
Knitting Circle @ the Library
Apr 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Knitting Circle @ the Library @ Library Meeting Room | San Rafael | California | United States
NEW! Meets every 3rd Saturday from 10 am – 12 noon. We are so fortunate to have members of the …read more
Día de los Niños – Day of the Child 11:00 am
Día de los Niños – Day of the Child
Apr 21 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Día de los Niños - Day of the Child @ Pickleweed Library | San Rafael | California | United States
Join us to celebrate the Day of the Child in Pickleweed Park adjacent to the library. We are very excited …read more
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Practice Speaking Spanish 1:00 pm
Practice Speaking Spanish
Apr 23 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Practice Speaking Spanish – A Conversational Spanish Workshop Learn and practice speaking Spanish in a variety of everyday social settings: …read more
Teen Poetry Workshop 4:00 pm
Teen Poetry Workshop
Apr 23 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Teen Poetry Workshop @ Library Meeting Room | San Rafael | California | United States
A High School Poetry Workshop designed by Marin County Poet Laureate Rebecca Foust The workshop is open to all students …read more
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Baby Time! Mother Goose on the Loose 10:30 am
Baby Time! Mother Goose on the Loose
Apr 24 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Baby Time! Mother Goose on the Loose @ San Rafael Public Library | San Rafael | California | United States
Baby Time! is a fun-filled thirty minute interactive session that uses rhymes, songs, puppets, musical instruments, and more to stimulate …read more
Keynote for iPad Interest Group 2:00 pm
Keynote for iPad Interest Group
Apr 24 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
KEYNOTE FOR iPAD INTEREST GROUP Fourth Tuesday of each month, 2:00 PM The GGCS (Golden Gate Computer Society), in conjunction …read more
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Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime
Apr 25 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Join us for stories, songs, finger plays, puppets, and Mother Goose. For children birth to 5 years old, accompanied by …read more
Family Storytime / Lectura de Cuentos Para Toda La Familia 6:00 pm
Family Storytime / Lectura de Cuentos Para Toda La Familia
Apr 25 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Family Storytime / Lectura de Cuentos Para Toda La Familia @ Pickleweed Library | San Rafael | California | United States
Ven a escuchar historias bilingues y aprender nuevas canciones en Inglés y Español. Esta lectura es para todas las edades, especialmente para …read more
Family Yoga Storytime 6:00 pm
Family Yoga Storytime
Apr 25 @ 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm
Family Yoga Storytime @ San Rafael Public Library | San Rafael | California | United States
For youth ages 2-6 years old with a caregiver. Space is limited, please register at the Children’s Desk or call …read more
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Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime
Apr 26 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Join us for stories, songs, finger plays, puppets, and Mother Goose. For children birth to 5 years old, accompanied by …read more
Toddler Storytime / Lectura de cuentos para niños de 0 a 3 años 11:30 am
Toddler Storytime / Lectura de cuentos para niños de 0 a 3 años
Apr 26 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
Lectura de cuentos bilingües para niños de 0 a 3 años. Jueves a las 11:30 am. Seguido por 30 minutos …read more
All Things Apple! with Beryn Hammil 1:00 pm
All Things Apple! with Beryn Hammil
Apr 26 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
All Things Apple! with Beryn Hammil @ City Hall Council Chambers | San Rafael | California | United States
If you have an Apple computer, iPad, or iPhone, and aren’t sure that you’re getting the most out of it …read more
Stress Management Made Simple 6:00 pm
Stress Management Made Simple
Apr 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Stress Management Made Simple @ Library Meeting Room | San Rafael | California | United States
Stress Management Made Simple: A Workshop with Dr. Mark Schillinger Drawing on the new brain science called Neuroplasticity (how to …read more
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Sing and Dance with Miss Kitty 10:30 am
Sing and Dance with Miss Kitty
Apr 27 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Sing and Dance with Miss Kitty @ San Rafael City Hall, City Council Chambers | San Rafael | California | United States
We are pleased to announce the return of Miss Kitty to the San Rafael Public Library! Miss Kitty is back …read more
Next Chapter 2:00 pm
Next Chapter
Apr 27 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Information to Come…
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Practice Speaking Spanish 1:00 pm
Practice Speaking Spanish
Apr 30 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Practice Speaking Spanish – A Conversational Spanish Workshop Learn and practice speaking Spanish in a variety of everyday social settings: …read more