San Rafael Public Library

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Speed-Learn Conversational Spanish 1:00 pm
Speed-Learn Conversational Spanish
Oct 2 @ 1:00 pm – 2:45 pm
Speed-Learn Conversational Spanish @ Library Meeting Room | San Rafael | California | United States
An ongoing, free Spanish conversation group that meets every Monday afternoon at 1 pm.     If you ever wanted to …read more
Monday Night Reading/Discussion Group 6:30 pm
Monday Night Reading/Discussion Group
Oct 2 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
The Downtown library has a book club that usually meets on the 1st Monday of the month (except where noted for …read more
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Baby Time! Mother Goose on the Loose 10:30 am
Baby Time! Mother Goose on the Loose
Oct 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
Oct 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 – Revelations: Art from the African American South 1:00 pm
First Wednesday Art Talk – Revelations: Art from the African American South
Oct 4 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
First Wednesday Art Talk - Revelations: Art from the African American South @ City Hall Council Chambers | San Rafael | California | United States
              Revelations: Art from the African American South Docent Speaker: Sharon Walton On view …read more
Family Storytime / Cuentos para la Familia 6:00 pm
Family Storytime / Cuentos para la Familia
Oct 4 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Lectura de Cuentos bilingues en Español e Inglés para toda la familia a las 6pm. Bilingual in Spanish and English …read more
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Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime
Oct 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
Oct 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
TLC – Teen Library Council 4:00 pm
TLC – Teen Library Council
Oct 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
Writing from the Soul: A Workshop with Susanne West 5:15 pm
Writing from the Soul: A Workshop with Susanne West
Oct 5 @ 5:15 pm – 7:45 pm
Writing from the Soul: A Workshop with Susanne West @ Library Meeting Room | San Rafael | California | United States
  Writing from the Soul Workshop In this experiential workshop you will learn processes to free your imagination, cultivate your …read more
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Book Sale! – Friends of the Library
Book Sale! – Friends of the Library
Oct 6 – Oct 7 all-day
Book Sale! - Friends of the Library @ Library Meeting Room | San Rafael | California | United States
Friday, October 6, 12:30 – 4:30. Saturday, October 7, 10:00 – 3:30   Please come to the Library Meeting Room …read more
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TeenQuake – Young Writers’ Picnic on the Library Lawn & the Dave Rocha Trio 12:30 pm
TeenQuake – Young Writers’ Picnic on the Library Lawn & the Dave Rocha Trio
Oct 7 @ 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm
October is TeenQuake, our annual LitQuake San Rafael Celebration, sponsored by San Rafael’s Teen Library Council. Young writers from two local academic advancement …read more
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Speed-Learn Conversational Spanish 1:00 pm
Speed-Learn Conversational Spanish
Oct 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:45 pm
Speed-Learn Conversational Spanish @ Library Meeting Room | San Rafael | California | United States
An ongoing, free Spanish conversation group that meets every Monday afternoon at 1 pm.     If you ever wanted to …read more
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Baby Time! Mother Goose on the Loose 10:30 am
Baby Time! Mother Goose on the Loose
Oct 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
Oct 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
Oct 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
Family Storytime / Cuentos para la Familia 6:00 pm
Family Storytime / Cuentos para la Familia
Oct 11 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Lectura de Cuentos bilingues en Español e Inglés para toda la familia a las 6pm. Bilingual in Spanish and English …read more
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Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime
Oct 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
Oct 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
CANCELLED Not-So-Scary Halloween Magic with Mike Della Penna 4:00 pm
CANCELLED Not-So-Scary Halloween Magic with Mike Della Penna
Oct 12 @ 4:00 pm – 4:45 pm
Because of poor air quality, this outdoor event has been cancelled. We will reschedule with Magician Mike Della Penna for …read more
Math Club 4:00 pm
Math Club
Oct 12 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Math Club @ San Rafael Public Library | San Rafael | California | United States
Strengthen your math skills at the Library! Math Club will provide  students in 4th-7th grade the opportunity to practice and …read more
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Read to a Dog 11:00 am
Read to a Dog
Oct 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
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NaNoWriMo 2:00 pm
NaNoWriMo
Oct 15 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
NaNoWriMo @ Library Meeting Room | San Rafael | California | United States
National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is a fun, seat-of-your-pants approach to creative writing.  Valuing enthusiasm, determination, and a deadline, NaNoWriMo …read more
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Speed-Learn Conversational Spanish 1:00 pm
Speed-Learn Conversational Spanish
Oct 16 @ 1:00 pm – 2:45 pm
Speed-Learn Conversational Spanish @ Library Meeting Room | San Rafael | California | United States
An ongoing, free Spanish conversation group that meets every Monday afternoon at 1 pm.     If you ever wanted to …read more
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Baby Time! Mother Goose on the Loose 10:30 am
Baby Time! Mother Goose on the Loose
Oct 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
Oct 17 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Color Me Calm - Adult Coloring Group @ Library Meeting Room | San Rafael | California | United States
  Coloring isn’t just for kids…it’s relaxing and fun for adults, too! Carl Jung prescribed coloring to his patients to …read more
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Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime
Oct 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 / Cuentos para la Familia 6:00 pm
Family Storytime / Cuentos para la Familia
Oct 18 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Lectura de Cuentos bilingues en Español e Inglés para toda la familia a las 6pm. Bilingual in Spanish and English …read more
Zentangle @ the Library 6:00 pm
Zentangle @ the Library
Oct 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
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Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime
Oct 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
Oct 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
Oct 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
Dia de los Muertos Paper Arts with Rachel-Anne Palacios 4:00 pm
Dia de los Muertos Paper Arts with Rachel-Anne Palacios
Oct 19 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Dia de los Muertos Paper Arts with Rachel-Anne Palacios @ San Rafael Public Library | San Rafael | California | United States
Come celebrate Day of the Dead with artist Rachel-Anne Palacios! Learn about some of the traditions behind the celebration. Build …read more
Math Club 4:00 pm
Math Club
Oct 19 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Math Club @ San Rafael Public Library | San Rafael | California | United States
Strengthen your math skills at the Library! Math Club will provide  students in 4th-7th grade the opportunity to practice and …read more
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Speed-Learn Conversational Spanish 1:00 pm
Speed-Learn Conversational Spanish
Oct 23 @ 1:00 pm – 2:45 pm
Speed-Learn Conversational Spanish @ Library Meeting Room | San Rafael | California | United States
An ongoing, free Spanish conversation group that meets every Monday afternoon at 1 pm.     If you ever wanted to …read more
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Baby Time! Mother Goose on the Loose 10:30 am
Baby Time! Mother Goose on the Loose
Oct 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
Oct 24 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
KEYNOTE FOR iPAD INTEREST GROUP Fourth Wednesday 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
Oct 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
Middle School Button Making! 3:30 pm
Middle School Button Making!
Oct 25 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Middle School Button Making! @ San Rafael Public Library | San Rafael | California | United States
Help us break-in our fancy new button maker! We’ll provide everything you need to make oodles of creative buttons to …read more
Family Storytime / Cuentos para la Familia 6:00 pm
Family Storytime / Cuentos para la Familia
Oct 25 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Lectura de Cuentos bilingues en Español e Inglés para toda la familia a las 6pm. Bilingual in Spanish and English …read more
Colors of Spanish Bilingual Storytime 6:30 pm
Colors of Spanish Bilingual Storytime
Oct 25 @ 6:30 pm – 7:15 pm
Colors of Spanish Bilingual Storytime @ San Rafael Public Library | San Rafael | California | United States
Come join Colors of Spanish for a bilingual storytime great for children ages birth to 8 years old with a …read more
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Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime
Oct 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
Oct 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
Oct 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
Math Club 4:00 pm
Math Club
Oct 26 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Math Club @ San Rafael Public Library | San Rafael | California | United States
Strengthen your math skills at the Library! Math Club will provide  students in 4th-7th grade the opportunity to practice and …read more
Healthy Aging – Optimal Health in an Unhealthy World 6:30 pm
Healthy Aging – Optimal Health in an Unhealthy World
Oct 26 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Healthy Aging - Optimal Health in an Unhealthy World @ Library Meeting Room | San Rafael | California | United States
  Join Dr. Sara Kendall Gordon for an ongoing series of health lectures addressing Optimal Health in an Unhealthy World …read more
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Marin Master Gardeners – Keeping Varmints at Bay, Part 2 2:00 pm
Marin Master Gardeners – Keeping Varmints at Bay, Part 2
Oct 27 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Marin Master Gardeners - Keeping Varmints at Bay, Part 2 @ Library Meeting Room | San Rafael | California | United States
Do you look out the window and find your roses beheaded?  Are your carefully cultivated fruits and vegetables partially eaten? …read more
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STEAM Saturdays 11:00 am
STEAM Saturdays
Oct 28 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
STEAM Saturdays @ San Rafael Public Library | San Rafael | California | United States
Come explore science, technology, engineering, art and math at the library! We’re hosting a series of STEAM Saturdays, with STEAM …read more
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NaNoWriMo 2:00 pm
NaNoWriMo
Oct 29 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
NaNoWriMo @ Library Meeting Room | San Rafael | California | United States
National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is a fun, seat-of-your-pants approach to creative writing.  Valuing enthusiasm, determination, and a deadline, NaNoWriMo …read more
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Speed-Learn Conversational Spanish 1:00 pm
Speed-Learn Conversational Spanish
Oct 30 @ 1:00 pm – 2:45 pm
Speed-Learn Conversational Spanish @ Library Meeting Room | San Rafael | California | United States
An ongoing, free Spanish conversation group that meets every Monday afternoon at 1 pm.     If you ever wanted to …read more
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Baby Time! Mother Goose on the Loose 10:30 am
Baby Time! Mother Goose on the Loose
Oct 31 @ 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