San Rafael Public Library

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Handwrite the Constitution 1:00 pm
Handwrite the Constitution
Jul 1 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Handwrite the Constitution @ Carnegie Reading Room, San Rafael Public Library | San Rafael | California | United States
  Help us celebrate Independence Day by joining the Handwriting the Constitution  Project.   Drop-in between 1-4 pm upstairs in …read more
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Practice Speaking Spanish 1:00 pm
Practice Speaking Spanish
Jul 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
Jul 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
Jelly Jam Time 10:30 am
Jelly Jam Time
Jul 3 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Jelly Jam Time @ San Rafael Public Library | San Rafael | California | United States
Jelly Jam Time Presents: To the Farallons and Back Again  Delight in a fairy tale puppet show featuring a scrolling …read more
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Libraries Closed for Independence Day
Family Storytime / Lectura de Cuentos Para Toda La Familia 6:00 pm
Family Storytime / Lectura de Cuentos Para Toda La Familia
Jul 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
Jul 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
Jelly Jam Time 11:30 am
Jelly Jam Time
Jul 5 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Jelly Jam Time @ Pickleweed Library | San Rafael | California | United States
Join us for a magical, interactive puppet theatre with Jelly Jam Time. For all ages.
All Things Apple! with Beryn Hammil 1:00 pm
All Things Apple! with Beryn Hammil
Jul 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
Intercambio Marin 6:00 pm
Intercambio Marin
Jul 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Intercambio Marin @ Wellness Campus - Marin Health and Human Services | San Rafael | California | United States
Intercambio Marin is a one-on-one language exchange program for English and Spanish speakers. Native speakers of both languages are paired-up or put in small …read more
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3D Printing and Virtual Reality 10:30 am
3D Printing and Virtual Reality
Jul 7 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
3D Printing and Virtual Reality @ San Rafael Public Library | San Rafael | California | United States
Check out our 3D printer or to experiment with virtual reality using our VIVE virtual reality system.  Open to all …read more
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Chinese Mahjong @ the Library 1:00 pm
Chinese Mahjong @ the Library
Jul 8 @ 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 Sundays from 1:00 – 4:00 pm: May 20, June 3 & 17, …read more
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Practice Speaking Spanish 1:00 pm
Practice Speaking Spanish
Jul 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
Jul 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
Jul 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
Wildlife Ambassadors 11:00 am
Wildlife Ambassadors
Jul 10 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Wildlife Ambassadors @ San Rafael Public Library | San Rafael | California | United States
Come to the library and meet three of WildCare’s rescued non-releasable wild animals during this unforgettable presentation! By sharing their …read more
Topics in Genealogy 2:00 pm
Topics in Genealogy
Jul 10 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
We’ll be discussing a different area of genealogy research each month. Our speaker, Jeffery Vaillant, Director of the Marin County …read more
3D Printing and Virtual Reality 4:00 pm
3D Printing and Virtual Reality
Jul 10 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
3D Printing and Virtual Reality @ San Rafael Public Library | San Rafael | California | United States
Check out our 3D printer or to experiment with virtual reality using our VIVE virtual reality system.  Open to all …read more
Crafts with Victoria 4:00 pm
Crafts with Victoria
Jul 10 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Crafts with Victoria @ Pickleweed Library | San Rafael | California | United States
Join us for crafts with Victoria. For children ages 6 and over. We’ll be decorating bags by ironing different pieces …read more
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Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime
Jul 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
Try it Truck 2:00 pm
Try it Truck
Jul 11 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Try it Truck @ San Rafael Public Library | San Rafael | California | United States
Come visit the Bay Area Discovery Museum’s Try It Truck, a mobile engineering wonder! The Try It Truck is custom …read more
Colors of Spanish 6:00 pm
Colors of Spanish
Jul 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Colors of Spanish @ Pickleweed Library` | San Rafael | California | United States
Spanish-language story time with Guadalupe is super divertido!!! Learn new songs and rhymes, bounce with the parachute and listen to …read more
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Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime
Jul 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
History of the Jaguar with Ernesto Olmos 11:30 am
History of the Jaguar with Ernesto Olmos
Jul 12 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
History of the Jaguar with Ernesto Olmos @ Pickleweed Library | San Rafael | California | United States
Learn about the history of the jaguar, an introduction to the music, dance and instruments of indigenous Mexico. This is …read more
All Things Apple! with Beryn Hammil 1:00 pm
All Things Apple! with Beryn Hammil
Jul 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
Intercambio Marin 6:00 pm
Intercambio Marin
Jul 12 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Intercambio Marin @ Wellness Campus - Marin Health and Human Services | San Rafael | California | United States
Intercambio Marin is a one-on-one language exchange program for English and Spanish speakers. Native speakers of both languages are paired-up or put in small …read more
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Henna with Artist Rachel-Anne Palacios for Teens and Adults 1:30 pm
Henna with Artist Rachel-Anne Palacios for Teens and Adults
Jul 15 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Henna with Artist Rachel-Anne Palacios for Teens and Adults @ San Rafael Public Library | San Rafael | California | United States
In conjunction with our Summer Reading Program, Artist Rachel-Anne will share the traditional and beautiful art of Henna. Each participant …read more
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Practice Speaking Spanish 1:00 pm
Practice Speaking Spanish
Jul 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
Jul 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
Jul 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 (no class in November) Coloring isn’t just for kids…it’s …read more
BADM Try It Truck 4:00 pm
BADM Try It Truck
Jul 17 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
BADM Try It Truck @ Pickleweed Library | San Rafael | California | United States
The Bay Area Discovery Try It Truck  introduces children  to the engineering design process and high- and low-tech tools while …read more
Family Yoga Storytime 6:00 pm
Family Yoga Storytime
Jul 17 @ 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
Jul 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
Drawing from Nature 2:00 pm
Drawing from Nature
Jul 18 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Drawing from Nature @ San Rafael Public Library | San Rafael | California | United States
Master storyteller Ane Carla Rovetta is also an illustrator! Come hear her weave a magical tale about the natural world …read more
Cuentos con Catherine 6:00 pm
Cuentos con Catherine
Jul 18 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Cuentos con Catherine @ Pickleweed Library | San Rafael | California | United States
Enjoy the wonderful songs and storytelling from local music educator and musician Catherine John. This is a bilingual program open …read more
Zentangle @ the Library 6:00 pm
Zentangle @ the Library
Jul 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
Jul 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
Magic Mike Della Penna 11:30 am
Magic Mike Della Penna
Jul 19 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Magic Mike Della Penna @ Pickleweed Library | San Rafael | California | United States
Don’t miss the fun magic and stories from magician Mike Della Penna. Mike is always a barrel of laughs and brings fun …read more
All Things Apple! with Beryn Hammil 1:00 pm
All Things Apple! with Beryn Hammil
Jul 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
Magician Mike Della Penna 2:30 pm
Magician Mike Della Penna
Jul 19 @ 2:30 pm – 3:15 pm
Magician Mike Della Penna @ San Rafael Public Library | San Rafael | California | United States
Award winning magician and second-grade teacher Mike Della Penna brings laughter, wonder, and real warmth to his performances for children. …read more
Intercambio Marin 6:00 pm
Intercambio Marin
Jul 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Intercambio Marin @ Wellness Campus - Marin Health and Human Services | San Rafael | California | United States
Intercambio Marin is a one-on-one language exchange program for English and Spanish speakers. Native speakers of both languages are paired-up or put in small …read more
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Knitting Circle @ the Library 10:00 am
Knitting Circle @ the Library
Jul 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
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Chinese Mahjong @ the Library 1:00 pm
Chinese Mahjong @ the Library
Jul 22 @ 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 Sundays from 1:00 – 4:00 pm: May 20, June 3 & 17, …read more
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Practice Speaking Spanish 1:00 pm
Practice Speaking Spanish
Jul 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
Jul 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
Jul 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
Jul 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
3D Printing and Virtual Reality 4:00 pm
3D Printing and Virtual Reality
Jul 24 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
3D Printing and Virtual Reality @ San Rafael Public Library | San Rafael | California | United States
Check out our 3D printer or to experiment with virtual reality using our VIVE virtual reality system.  Open to all …read more
Crafts with Victoria 4:00 pm
Crafts with Victoria
Jul 24 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Crafts with Victoria @ Pickleweed Library | San Rafael | California | United States
Join us for crafts with Victoria. For children ages 6 and over. We’ll be decorating bags by ironing different pieces …read more
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Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime
Jul 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
Bookends and Buttons 3:00 pm
Bookends and Buttons
Jul 25 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Bookends and Buttons @ San Rafael Public Library | San Rafael | California | United States
  Leave your creative mark on the library by painting beautiful bookends that will live in our Young Adult collection! …read more
Words With Wings: Writing as a Spiritual Practice: A Workshop with Susanne West 5:15 pm
Words With Wings: Writing as a Spiritual Practice: A Workshop with Susanne West
Jul 25 @ 5:15 pm – 7:45 pm
Words With Wings: Writing as a Spiritual Practice: A Workshop with Susanne West @ Library Meeting Room | San Rafael | California | United States
As a spiritual practice, writing is a powerful tool that can take you beyond the limitations of the thinking mind. …read more
Cuentos con Catherine 6:00 pm
Cuentos con Catherine
Jul 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Cuentos con Catherine @ Pickleweed Library | San Rafael | California | United States
Enjoy the wonderful songs and storytelling from local music educator and musician Catherine John. This is a bilingual program open …read more
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Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime
Jul 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
Curious Circus with Drea Lusion 11:30 am
Curious Circus with Drea Lusion
Jul 26 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Curious Circus with Drea Lusion @ Pickleweed Library | San Rafael | California | United States
In the Curious Circus books are alive, boots can sing, and hoops will float and dance before your eyes! Invisible balls …read more
All Things Apple! with Beryn Hammil 1:00 pm
All Things Apple! with Beryn Hammil
Jul 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
Jeremy the Juggler 2:00 pm
Jeremy the Juggler
Jul 26 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Jeremy the Juggler @ San Rafael Public Library | San Rafael | California | United States
Join us for a zany show with juggling, unicycling (6-foot unicycle!), giant transforming origami, magic, comedy, and more! All ages welcome; …read more
Intercambio Marin 6:00 pm
Intercambio Marin
Jul 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Intercambio Marin @ Wellness Campus - Marin Health and Human Services | San Rafael | California | United States
Intercambio Marin is a one-on-one language exchange program for English and Spanish speakers. Native speakers of both languages are paired-up or put in small …read more
Explore Portugal & Southern Spain! 6:30 pm
Explore Portugal & Southern Spain!
Jul 26 @ 6:30 pm – 7:45 pm
Explore Portugal & Southern Spain! @ Library Meeting Room | San Rafael | California | United States
In conjunction with our Summer Reading Program…Reading Takes You Everywhere… Explore Portugal & the Spanish Moorish cities of Seville, Grenada, …read more
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Sing and Dance with Miss Kitty 10:30 am
Sing and Dance with Miss Kitty
Jul 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
Reversing Cognitive Decline 2:00 pm
Reversing Cognitive Decline
Jul 27 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Reversing Cognitive Decline @ Library Meeting Room | San Rafael | California | United States
REVERSING COGNITIVE DECLINE Foods and Nutrients are powerful tools to Strengthen the Body and Clarify the Mind. Join Certified Clinical …read more
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Bean to Bar Chocolate Workshop 2:00 pm
Bean to Bar Chocolate Workshop
Jul 28 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Bean to Bar Chocolate Workshop @ San Rafael Public Library | San Rafael | California | United States
In conjunction with our Summer Reading Program…Reading Takes You Everywhere… Discover the delicious history of chocolate in this workshop led …read more
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Local Author – Philip O. Chomak 2:00 pm
Local Author – Philip O. Chomak
Jul 29 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Local Author - Philip O. Chomak @ Library Meeting Room | San Rafael | California | United States
In this funny and moving memoir, an English teacher interweaves stories of his encounters with adult students who came to …read more
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Practice Speaking Spanish 1:00 pm
Practice Speaking Spanish
Jul 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
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Baby Time! Mother Goose on the Loose 10:30 am
Baby Time! Mother Goose on the Loose
Jul 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