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Chinese Mahjong @ the Library 1:00 pm
Chinese Mahjong @ the Library
Sep 1 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Chinese Mahjong @ the Library @ Library Meeting Room | San Rafael | California | United States
Join us for free Chinese Mahjong classes meeting every 1st & 3rd  Sundays from 1:00 – 4:00 pm. Space is …read more
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Baby Time! Mother Goose on the Loose 10:30 am
Baby Time! Mother Goose on the Loose
Sep 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
Intermediate Chess Club for Adults & Teens 6:00 pm
Intermediate Chess Club for Adults & Teens
Sep 3 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Intermediate Chess Club for Adults & Teens @ San Rafael Public Library
Love to play chess? Want to up your game? Join us every Tuesday night from 6 to 8 pm to …read more
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Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime
Sep 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
Art Talk: Ed Hardy and the Art of the New Tattoo 1:00 pm
Art Talk: Ed Hardy and the Art of the New Tattoo
Sep 4 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Art Talk: Ed Hardy and the Art of the New Tattoo @ City Hall Council Chambers
   FAMSF Docent, Kathryn Zupsic will present the work of renowned tattoo artist and California native Ed Hardy and how …read more
Marin Comics Presents: Ian Lendler 4:00 pm
Marin Comics Presents: Ian Lendler
Sep 4 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Marin Comics Presents: Ian Lendler @ San Rafael Public Library
Come meet picture book and graphic novel author Ian Lendler, creator of The Absolutely, Positively No Princesses Book, One Day …read more
Family Storytime / Lectura de Cuentos Para Toda La Familia 6:00 pm
Family Storytime / Lectura de Cuentos Para Toda La Familia
Sep 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
Sep 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
Sep 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
Sep 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
Great Books Reading and Discussion Group 1:30 pm
Great Books Reading and Discussion Group
Sep 5 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Great Books Reading and Discussion Group @ San Rafael Public Library
Great Books Reading and Discussion Group Join the group for a monthly discussion of literature as “a fun and challenging …read more
Amateur Radio Communication 5:30 pm
Amateur Radio Communication
Sep 5 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Amateur Radio Communication
Led by the Hamilton Wireless Association Free and open to all licensed amateur radio operators. In the Communication Class we …read more
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Practice Speaking Spanish – A Conversational Workshop 1:00 pm
Practice Speaking Spanish – A Conversational Workshop
Sep 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
Sep 9 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
The Downtown library has a reading/discussion group that meets on the 2nd Monday of the month (except where noted for holidays) …read more
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Baby Time! Mother Goose on the Loose 10:30 am
Baby Time! Mother Goose on the Loose
Sep 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
Intermediate Chess Club for Adults & Teens 6:00 pm
Intermediate Chess Club for Adults & Teens
Sep 10 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Intermediate Chess Club for Adults & Teens @ San Rafael Public Library
Love to play chess? Want to up your game? Join us every Tuesday night from 6 to 8 pm to …read more
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Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime
Sep 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 / Lectura de Cuentos Para Toda La Familia 6:00 pm
Family Storytime / Lectura de Cuentos Para Toda La Familia
Sep 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
Tips for Parents Whose Teens Keep Everything Inside with Maria Arieta, Psy.D. 6:00 pm
Tips for Parents Whose Teens Keep Everything Inside with Maria Arieta, Psy.D.
Sep 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Tips for Parents Whose Teens Keep Everything Inside with Maria Arieta, Psy.D. @ Library Meeting Room
Tips for Parents Whose Teens Keep Everything Inside. You’d feel so much better if you knew what your teenager was …read more
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Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime
Sep 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
Sep 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
Sep 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
Library Downloadbles for iPhone & iPad 1:00 pm
Library Downloadbles for iPhone & iPad
Sep 12 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
We’ll go over how to download free ebooks, eaudiobooks, TV shows, movies, music, and magazines using free library Apps. If …read more
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Buck-a-Book Sale on the Library Lawn 9:00 am
Buck-a-Book Sale on the Library Lawn
Sep 14 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Buck-a-Book Sale on the Library Lawn @ San Rafael Public Library
The Friends of the San Rafael Libraries is having another lawn sale under the big tree. Browse everything from kids’ …read more
Process Art 1:00 pm
Process Art
Sep 14 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Process Art @ San Rafael Public Library
Process Art emphasizes the process of making art. It is about the experience children have while they are creating. Children …read more
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Chinese Mahjong @ the Library 1:00 pm
Chinese Mahjong @ the Library
Sep 15 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Chinese Mahjong @ the Library @ Library Meeting Room | San Rafael | California | United States
Join us for free Chinese Mahjong classes meeting every 1st & 3rd  Sundays from 1:00 – 4:00 pm. Space is …read more
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Practice Speaking Spanish – A Conversational Workshop 1:00 pm
Practice Speaking Spanish – A Conversational Workshop
Sep 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
Intuitive Writing Workshop with Susanne West 5:30 pm
Intuitive Writing Workshop with Susanne West
Sep 16 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Intuitive Writing Workshop with Susanne West @ Library Meeting Room
We will explore writing as a transformational tool to help you access your inner wisdom. You will learn a variety …read more
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Baby Time! Mother Goose on the Loose 10:30 am
Baby Time! Mother Goose on the Loose
Sep 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
Intermediate Chess Club for Adults & Teens 6:00 pm
Intermediate Chess Club for Adults & Teens
Sep 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Intermediate Chess Club for Adults & Teens @ San Rafael Public Library
Love to play chess? Want to up your game? Join us every Tuesday night from 6 to 8 pm to …read more
Memory Lab Workshop 6:30 pm
Memory Lab Workshop
Sep 17 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Memory Lab Workshop @ San Rafael Public Library | San Rafael | California | United States
Treasured family photos, slides, negatives, and documents are often fragile and easily damaged by a variety of environmental factors. Learn …read more
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Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime
Sep 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
Zentangle @ the Library 2:00 pm
Zentangle @ the Library
Sep 18 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Zentangle @ the Library @ Library Meeting Room | San Rafael | California | United States
We’re now providing 2 classes on the same day  – always the 3rd Wednesday, at 2 pm and at 6 …read more
Anime Your Way with Carlos Nieto 4:30 pm
Anime Your Way with Carlos Nieto
Sep 18 @ 4:30 pm – 5:45 pm
Anime Your Way with Carlos Nieto @ San Rafael Public Library
Learn how to draw in the style of Japanese cartoons known as anime with artist Carlos Nieto. He will teach …read more
Family Storytime / Lectura de Cuentos Para Toda La Familia 6:00 pm
Family Storytime / Lectura de Cuentos Para Toda La Familia
Sep 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
Teen Advisory Board 6:00 pm
Teen Advisory Board
Sep 18 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Teen Advisory Board @ San Rafael Public Library | San Rafael | California | United States
Come participate in our Teen Advisory Board! TAB is a place where you can share your opinions and directly improve …read more
Zentangle @ the Library 6:00 pm
Zentangle @ the Library
Sep 18 @ 6:00 pm – 7:45 pm
Zentangle @ the Library @ Library Meeting Room | San Rafael | California | United States
We’re now providing 2 classes on the same day  – always the 3rd Wednesday, at 2 pm and at 6 …read more
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Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime
Sep 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
Sep 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
Sep 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
Northgate Book Club 1:00 pm
Northgate Book Club
Sep 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Northgate Book Club @ Peet's Coffee
Join us for a new book club at Peet’s Coffee at the Northgate Mall located on the outside of the …read more
Online Security with Brian O’Donnell 1:00 pm
Online Security with Brian O’Donnell
Sep 19 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Not sure about clicking that link, or opening that email attachment? How do I know if I got “hacked?” Frustrated …read more
Tea & Trivia 3:00 pm
Tea & Trivia
Sep 19 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Tea & Trivia @ Falkirk Cultural Center
Put on your hat and gloves and join us at Falkirk Cultural Center for an afternoon trivia contest and tea party …read more
Tea & Trivia 6:00 pm
Tea & Trivia
Sep 19 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Tea & Trivia @ Falkirk Cultural Center
Put on your hat and gloves and join us at Falkirk Cultural Center for an afternoon trivia contest and tea party …read more
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Shark Attack and Other Mishaps with Peller Marion – The Next Chapter 2:00 pm
Shark Attack and Other Mishaps with Peller Marion – The Next Chapter
Sep 20 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Shark Attack and Other Mishaps with Peller Marion - The Next Chapter @ Library Meeting Room
The Next Chapter: Retirement Each month we invite speakers to come and share their expertise on issues around retirement, health …read more
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Knitting Circle @ the Library 10:00 am
Knitting Circle @ the Library
Sep 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Knitting Circle @ the Library @ Library Meeting Room | San Rafael | California | United States
This free program meets every 3rd Saturday of the month from 10 am – 12 noon. We are so fortunate …read more
Read to a Dog 11:00 am
Read to a Dog
Sep 21 @ 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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SURJ Marin Book Club – How to be an Antiracist 3:00 pm
SURJ Marin Book Club – How to be an Antiracist
Sep 22 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
SURJ Marin Book Club - How to be an Antiracist @ Library Meeting Room
Racial Justice Book Club will discuss… How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi  From the National Book Award-winning author of …read more
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Practice Speaking Spanish – A Conversational Workshop 1:00 pm
Practice Speaking Spanish – A Conversational Workshop
Sep 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
California Poets Laureate for Social Justice 6:00 pm
California Poets Laureate for Social Justice
Sep 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
California Poets Laureate for Social Justice @ Library Meeting Room
Three California Poet Laureates will read poems on social justice. This event will be hosted by Ron Riekki, co-editor of …read more
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Baby Time! Mother Goose on the Loose 10:30 am
Baby Time! Mother Goose on the Loose
Sep 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
Sep 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
Intermediate Chess Club for Adults & Teens 6:00 pm
Intermediate Chess Club for Adults & Teens
Sep 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Intermediate Chess Club for Adults & Teens @ San Rafael Public Library
Love to play chess? Want to up your game? Join us every Tuesday night from 6 to 8 pm to …read more
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Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime
Sep 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
Sep 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
Trade Wars with Dr. Jon Haveman 6:30 pm
Trade Wars with Dr. Jon Haveman
Sep 25 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Trade Wars with Dr. Jon Haveman @ Meeting Room
Trade Wars  For nearly two years, the United States has been aggressively using international trade policy to achieve its foreign …read more
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Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime
Sep 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
Sep 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
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Sing and Dance with Miss Kitty 10:30 am
Sing and Dance with Miss Kitty
Sep 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
Miss Kitty will join us for a series of fun family concerts that are just right for kids birth to …read more
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PALEOTECHNOLOGY WORKSHOP WITH TAMARA WILDER 11:00 am
PALEOTECHNOLOGY WORKSHOP WITH TAMARA WILDER
Sep 28 @ 11:00 am – 3:30 pm
PALEOTECHNOLOGY WORKSHOP WITH TAMARA WILDER @ San Rafael Public Library
Saturday, September 28, 11:00am – 3:30pm For families with kids ages 6 and older. There will be a break for …read more
College Application Essay Workshop 2:00 pm
College Application Essay Workshop
Sep 28 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
College Application Essay Workshop @ City Hall Council Chambers
Introduction to the UC Personal Insight, Common App and “Why Us?” Essays. Learn how to choose relevant insight questions to …read more
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Practice Speaking Spanish – A Conversational Workshop 1:00 pm
Practice Speaking Spanish – A Conversational Workshop
Sep 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
  • Downtown Library

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

    Contact
    (415) 485-3323

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

  • Pickleweed Library

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

    Contact
    (415) 485-3483

    Address
    50 Canal Street
    San Rafael, CA 94901

  • Northgate Pop-Up Library

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

    Contact
    (415) 524-2694

    Address
    5800 Northgate Drive
    San Rafael, CA 94903

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