San Rafael Public Library

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Summer Reading Blast-Off Party 1:00 pm
Summer Reading Blast-Off Party
Jun 1 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Summer Reading Blast-Off Party
Get an early start on summer with our Summer Reading Blast-Off Party! We’re kicking off the start of summer reading …read more
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Chinese Mahjong @ the Library 1:00 pm
Chinese Mahjong @ the Library
Jun 2 @ 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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Speed-Learn Conversational Spanish  1:00 pm
Speed-Learn Conversational Spanish 
Jun 3 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Speed-Learn Conversational Spanish  @ Library Meeting Room | San Rafael | California | United States
Speed-Learn Conversational Spanish – Free! Want to learn a bit of conversational Spanish? Here is your opportunity! Using timeline based …read more
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Baby Time! Mother Goose on the Loose 10:30 am
Baby Time! Mother Goose on the Loose
Jun 4 @ 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
Motivate Your Teen to Become More Mature & Independent – Without Anxiety, Anger or Arguments 6:30 pm
Motivate Your Teen to Become More Mature & Independent – Without Anxiety, Anger or Arguments
Jun 4 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Motivate Your Teen to Become More Mature & Independent - Without Anxiety, Anger or Arguments @ Library Meeting Room
Many teens are falling short of achieving their true potential because the adults have no useful road map to guide …read more
Chess Club for Adults & Teens 7:00 pm
Chess Club for Adults & Teens
Jun 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Chess Club for Adults & Teens @ San Rafael Public Library
Love to play chess or simply want to learn what it’s all about? Visit our chess club! Feel free to drop …read more
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Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime
Jun 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
First Wednesday Art Talk: When Art Went Pop! How Andy Warhol and Friends Changed Art—Forever 1:00 pm
First Wednesday Art Talk: When Art Went Pop! How Andy Warhol and Friends Changed Art—Forever
Jun 5 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
First Wednesday Art Talk: When Art Went Pop! How Andy Warhol and Friends Changed Art—Forever @ City Hall Council Chambers | San Rafael | California | United States
When Art Went Pop! How Andy Warhol and Friends Changed Art—Forever          The cultural world exploded in …read more
Family Storytime / Lectura de Cuentos Para Toda La Familia 6:00 pm
Family Storytime / Lectura de Cuentos Para Toda La Familia
Jun 5 @ 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
Jun 6 @ 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
Jun 6 @ 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
Jun 6 @ 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
Jun 6 @ 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
Jun 6 @ 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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Edible Flowers: Beyond The Beauty – Marin Master Gardeners 2:00 pm
Edible Flowers: Beyond The Beauty – Marin Master Gardeners
Jun 7 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Edible Flowers: Beyond The Beauty - Marin Master Gardeners @ Library Meeting Room
                Have you ever wondered if you can eat your flowers? In some …read more
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Speed-Learn Conversational Spanish  1:00 pm
Speed-Learn Conversational Spanish 
Jun 10 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Speed-Learn Conversational Spanish  @ Library Meeting Room | San Rafael | California | United States
Speed-Learn Conversational Spanish – Free! Want to learn a bit of conversational Spanish? Here is your opportunity! Using timeline based …read more
Monday Night Reading/Discussion Group 6:30 pm
Monday Night Reading/Discussion Group
Jun 10 @ 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
Jun 11 @ 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
Jun 11 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Our speaker, Jeffery Vaillant, Director of the Marin County Genealogy Society and genealogy junkie, loves a challenge, so come with …read more
Chess Club for Adults & Teens 7:00 pm
Chess Club for Adults & Teens
Jun 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Chess Club for Adults & Teens @ San Rafael Public Library
Love to play chess or simply want to learn what it’s all about? Visit our chess club! Feel free to drop …read more
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Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime
Jun 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
Family Storytime / Lectura de Cuentos Para Toda La Familia 6:00 pm
Family Storytime / Lectura de Cuentos Para Toda La Familia
Jun 12 @ 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
Jun 13 @ 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
Jun 13 @ 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
Jun 13 @ 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
Memory Lab Workshop 6:30 pm
Memory Lab Workshop
Jun 13 @ 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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Knitting Circle @ the Library 10:00 am
Knitting Circle @ the Library
Jun 15 @ 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
Jun 16 @ 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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Speed-Learn Conversational Spanish  1:00 pm
Speed-Learn Conversational Spanish 
Jun 17 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Speed-Learn Conversational Spanish  @ Library Meeting Room | San Rafael | California | United States
Speed-Learn Conversational Spanish – Free! Want to learn a bit of conversational Spanish? Here is your opportunity! Using timeline based …read more
How to Improve Your Self-Confidence When Speaking to Groups 6:30 pm
How to Improve Your Self-Confidence When Speaking to Groups
Jun 17 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
How to Improve Your Self-Confidence When Speaking to Groups @ Library Meeting Room
How to Improve Your Self-Confidence When Speaking to Groups Do you hate public speaking? Does the thought of presenting to …read more
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Baby Time! Mother Goose on the Loose 10:30 am
Baby Time! Mother Goose on the Loose
Jun 18 @ 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
Jun 18 @ 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 on July 16) Coloring isn’t just for …read more
Chess Club for Adults & Teens 7:00 pm
Chess Club for Adults & Teens
Jun 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Chess Club for Adults & Teens @ San Rafael Public Library
Love to play chess or simply want to learn what it’s all about? Visit our chess club! Feel free to drop …read more
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Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime
Jun 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
Zentangle @ the Library 2:00 pm
Zentangle @ the Library
Jun 19 @ 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
Family Storytime / Lectura de Cuentos Para Toda La Familia 6:00 pm
Family Storytime / Lectura de Cuentos Para Toda La Familia
Jun 19 @ 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
Jun 19 @ 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
Jun 20 @ 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
Jun 20 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Jelly Jam Time @ Pickleweed Library
Jelly Jam Time presents a puppet theatre version of the classic fairytale Jackie and the Beanstalk with songs, dance and …read more
All Things Apple! with Beryn Hammil 1:00 pm
All Things Apple! with Beryn Hammil
Jun 20 @ 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
Candy Sushi 1:00 pm
Candy Sushi
Jun 20 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Candy Sushi @ San Rafael Public Library
We’ll provide all the ingredients you need to create tasty and beautiful candy maki and nigiri. Prizes will be awarded …read more
Northgate Book Club 1:00 pm
Northgate Book Club
Jun 20 @ 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! Peet’s is located on the outside …read more
Magician Mike Della Penna 1:30 pm
Magician Mike Della Penna
Jun 20 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Magician Mike Della Penna @ San Rafael Public Library
Award winning magician Mike Della Penna brings laughter, wonder, and real warmth to his performances for children. His approachability and …read more
Amateur Radio Communication 5:30 pm
Amateur Radio Communication
Jun 20 @ 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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RESCHEDULED Miss Kitty 10:30 am
RESCHEDULED Miss Kitty
Jun 21 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
The Miss Kitty concert previously scheduled for June 21 has been rescheduled for the following week, June 28, 10:30-11:15am. We …read more
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Huge Summer Book Sale on the Library Lawn 9:00 am
Huge Summer Book Sale on the Library Lawn
Jun 22 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Huge Summer Book Sale on the Library Lawn @ Downtown Library Lawn | San Rafael | California | United States
This is Marin’s favorite book event of the year, an old-fashioned sale on the lawn sheltered by our beautiful deciduous …read more
Stretch It, Shape It, Grow It! 1:30 pm
Stretch It, Shape It, Grow It!
Jun 22 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Stretch It, Shape It, Grow It! @ San Rafael Public Library
Join our friends from the Bay Area Discovery Museum to learn about our amazing brains! Through story, movement, discussion, and …read more
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SURJ Marin Book Club – Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson 1:00 pm
SURJ Marin Book Club – Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson
Jun 23 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
SURJ Marin Book Club - Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson @ Library Meeting Room
Racial Justice Book Club – Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson This discussion will be facilitated by members of  SURJ Marin …read more
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Speed-Learn Conversational Spanish  1:00 pm
Speed-Learn Conversational Spanish 
Jun 24 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Speed-Learn Conversational Spanish  @ Library Meeting Room | San Rafael | California | United States
Speed-Learn Conversational Spanish – Free! Want to learn a bit of conversational Spanish? Here is your opportunity! Using timeline based …read more
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Meadowlark Music 10:30 am
Meadowlark Music
Jun 25 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Meadowlark Music @ San Rafael Public Library
Meadowlark is a nature – inspired music class for young children and caregivers, led by acclaimed indie singer-songwriter Noe Venable. …read more
Keynote for iPad Interest Group 2:00 pm
Keynote for iPad Interest Group
Jun 25 @ 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
Teen Advisory Board 6:00 pm
Teen Advisory Board
Jun 25 @ 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
Chess Club for Adults & Teens 7:00 pm
Chess Club for Adults & Teens
Jun 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Chess Club for Adults & Teens @ San Rafael Public Library
Love to play chess or simply want to learn what it’s all about? Visit our chess club! Feel free to drop …read more
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Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime
Jun 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
Health Benefits of Meditation 1:00 pm
Health Benefits of Meditation
Jun 26 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Health Benefits of Meditation @ San Rafael Public Library
Research has proven the benefits of regular meditation in decreasing stress-related diseases, calming anxiety and emotional turmoil, and increasing survival …read more
ABADÁ CAPOEIRA 4:45 pm
ABADÁ CAPOEIRA
Jun 26 @ 4:45 pm – 5:45 pm
ABADÁ CAPOEIRA @ San Rafael Public Library
ABADÁ Capoeira’s mission is to spread the African-Brazilian martial art form of capoeira worldwide, while simultaneously promoting good character, respect, …read more
Family Storytime / Lectura de Cuentos Para Toda La Familia 6:00 pm
Family Storytime / Lectura de Cuentos Para Toda La Familia
Jun 26 @ 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
Jun 27 @ 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
Cascada de Flores 11:30 am
Cascada de Flores
Jun 27 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Cascada de Flores @ Pickleweed Library
Join us for this unique bilingual performance from Cascada de Flores that includes traditional songs and music from Mexico and …read more
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Sing and Dance with Miss Kitty 10:30 am
Sing and Dance with Miss Kitty
Jun 28 @ 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
Avoiding Scams, Fraud, Identity Theft & Financial Abuse 2:00 pm
Avoiding Scams, Fraud, Identity Theft & Financial Abuse
Jun 28 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Avoiding Scams, Fraud, Identity Theft & Financial Abuse @ Library Meeting Room
Marin County’s Department of Aging and Adult Services helps to combat the financial abuse of older and dependent adults through …read more
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Super Smash Tournament 1:00 pm
Super Smash Tournament
Jun 29 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Super Smash Tournament @ San Rafael Public Library
Put your Smash skills to the test at this fun tournament. All levels welcome! Extra controllers are not necessary but …read more
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  • 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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