San Rafael Public Library

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Friends Anniversary Book Sale! 10:00 am
Friends Anniversary Book Sale!
May 1 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
All books, CDs, DVDs and audio books will be marked down! This is a great time to stock up on …read more
Baby Time! Mother Goose on the Loose 10:30 am
Baby Time! Mother Goose on the Loose
May 1 @ 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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Friends Anniversary Book Sale! 10:00 am
Friends Anniversary Book Sale!
May 2 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
All books, CDs, DVDs and audio books will be marked down! This is a great time to stock up on …read more
Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime
May 2 @ 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 – Elegant Excess: An Afternoon in the 18th Century 1:00 pm
First Wednesday Art Talk – Elegant Excess: An Afternoon in the 18th Century
May 2 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
First Wednesday Art Talk - Elegant Excess: An Afternoon in the 18th Century
      Salon Doré from the Hôtel de la Trémoille, Paris, ca. 1781. Gilt and painted wood, plaster, stone, and mercury-gilded glass. Gift …read more
Family Storytime / Lectura de Cuentos Para Toda La Familia 6:00 pm
Family Storytime / Lectura de Cuentos Para Toda La Familia
May 2 @ 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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Friends Anniversary Book Sale! 10:00 am
Friends Anniversary Book Sale!
May 3 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
All books, CDs, DVDs and audio books will be marked down! This is a great time to stock up on …read more
Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime
May 3 @ 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
May 3 @ 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
May 3 @ 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
May 3 @ 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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Friends Anniversary Book Sale! 10:00 am
Friends Anniversary Book Sale!
May 4 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
All books, CDs, DVDs and audio books will be marked down! This is a great time to stock up on …read more
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Friends Anniversary Book Sale! 10:00 am
Friends Anniversary Book Sale!
May 5 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
All books, CDs, DVDs and audio books will be marked down! This is a great time to stock up on …read more
Día de los niños/Día de los libros (Children’s Day/Book Day) 11:00 am
Día de los niños/Día de los libros (Children’s Day/Book Day)
May 5 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Día de los niños/Día de los libros (Children's Day/Book Day) @ San Rafael Public Library | San Rafael | California | United States
Join us for a Children’s Day celebration with bilingual music, stories, and movement. Mariela Herrera will perform, followed by fun and …read more
Saturday Morning Bilingual Stories and Crafts 11:30 am
Saturday Morning Bilingual Stories and Crafts
May 5 @ 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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Card-Making Workshop for Mothers & Others 1:00 pm
Card-Making Workshop for Mothers & Others
May 6 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Card-Making Workshop for Mothers & Others @ Library Meeting Room | San Rafael | California | United States
              Make a card for your Mom or Dad to thank them and to …read more
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Practice Speaking Spanish 1:00 pm
Practice Speaking Spanish
May 7 @ 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
May 8 @ 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
May 8 @ 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
May 9 @ 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
CANCELED – Deep Writing Workshop with Susanne West 5:15 pm
CANCELED – Deep Writing Workshop with Susanne West
May 9 @ 5:15 pm – 7:45 pm
CANCELED - Deep Writing Workshop with Susanne West @ Library Meeting Room | San Rafael | California | United States
TONIGHT’S CLASS IS CANCELED DUE TO ILLNESS We will reschedule for Wednesday, June 6 5:15-7:45pm     Deep Writing Workshop …read more
Family Storytime / Lectura de Cuentos Para Toda La Familia 6:00 pm
Family Storytime / Lectura de Cuentos Para Toda La Familia
May 9 @ 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
May 10 @ 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
May 10 @ 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
May 10 @ 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
May 10 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Intercambio Marin @ 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
Does My Voice Count? Voter Rights and Voter Suppression – 50 Years Later…What’s Changed? 6:30 pm
Does My Voice Count? Voter Rights and Voter Suppression – 50 Years Later…What’s Changed?
May 10 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Does My Voice Count? Voter Rights and Voter Suppression - 50 Years Later...What's Changed? @ Library Meeting Room | San Rafael | California | United States
In 1965, the Voting Rights Act was enacted marking the beginning of the end of voter suppression and disenfranchisement of …read more
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Marin Master Gardeners – Backyard Birds and Bird Habitats 2:00 pm
Marin Master Gardeners – Backyard Birds and Bird Habitats
May 11 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Marin Master Gardeners - Backyard Birds and Bird Habitats @ Library Meeting Room | San Rafael | California | United States
            Over 500 species of birds have been seen in Marin County, and you can …read more
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Read to a Dog 11:00 am
Read to a Dog
May 12 @ 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
Author Book Talk – Josie Brown 2:00 pm
Author Book Talk – Josie Brown
May 12 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Author Book Talk - Josie Brown @ Library Meeting Room | San Rafael | California | United States
Over a million copies of Josie Brown’s novels are in readers’ hands. She has appeared at #1 on Amazon and …read more
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Practice Speaking Spanish 1:00 pm
Practice Speaking Spanish
May 14 @ 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
May 14 @ 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
May 15 @ 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
May 15 @ 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
Third Tuesday Teen Event – TTTE 4:00 pm
Third Tuesday Teen Event – TTTE
May 15 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Third Tuesday Teen Event - TTTE @ Library Meeting Room | San Rafael | California | United States
Third Tuesday Teen Event 4:00 – 5:30 pm Library Meeting Room (unless otherwise noted) We’ll be offering speakers on various …read more
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Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime
May 16 @ 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
May 16 @ 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
May 16 @ 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
May 17 @ 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
May 17 @ 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
Intercambio Marin 6:00 pm
Intercambio Marin
May 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Intercambio Marin @ 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
May 19 @ 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
Saturday Morning Bilingual Stories and Crafts 11:30 am
Saturday Morning Bilingual Stories and Crafts
May 19 @ 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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Mah Jong @ the Library 1:00 pm
Mah Jong @ the Library
May 20 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Mah Jong @ the Library @ Library Meeting Room | San Rafael | California | United States
We’ll meet on Sundays from 1:00 – 4:00 pm: May 20, June 3 & 17, July 8 & 22, August …read more
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Practice Speaking Spanish 1:00 pm
Practice Speaking Spanish
May 21 @ 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
May 21 @ 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
May 22 @ 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
May 22 @ 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 4:00 pm
3D Printing
May 22 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
3D Printing
Drop in to watch our new 3D printers in action and learn the basics of how they work. Those who …read more
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Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime
May 23 @ 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
May 23 @ 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
May 24 @ 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
May 24 @ 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
Intercambio Marin 6:00 pm
Intercambio Marin
May 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Intercambio Marin @ 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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Sing and Dance with Miss Kitty 10:30 am
Sing and Dance with Miss Kitty
May 25 @ 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
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Family Storytime / Lectura de Cuentos Para Toda La Familia 6:00 pm
Family Storytime / Lectura de Cuentos Para Toda La Familia
May 30 @ 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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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
May 31 @ 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
Intercambio Marin 6:00 pm
Intercambio Marin
May 31 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Intercambio Marin @ 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