San Rafael Public Library

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Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime
Aug 1 @ 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
Cuentos con Catherine 6:00 pm
Cuentos con Catherine
Aug 1 @ 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
Aug 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
Circus of Smiles 11:30 am
Circus of Smiles
Aug 2 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Circus of Smiles @ Pickleweed Library | San Rafael | California | United States
Don’t miss the wild acrobatics and juggling of Circus of Smiles. This show is guaranteed to make you laugh and …read more
All Things Apple! with Beryn Hammil 1:00 pm
All Things Apple! with Beryn Hammil
Aug 2 @ 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
Aug 2 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Intercambio Marin @ Wellness Campus - Marin Health and Human Services | San Rafael | California | United States
Intercambio Marin is a weekly, one-on-one language exchange program for English and Spanish speakers. Native speakers of both languages are paired-up or put in …read more
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3D Printing and Virtual Reality 10:30 am
3D Printing and Virtual Reality
Aug 4 @ 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
Aug 5 @ 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
Aug 6 @ 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
Aug 7 @ 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
Aug 8 @ 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
Aug 8 @ 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
Aug 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
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
Aug 9 @ 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
Aug 9 @ 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
Aug 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Intercambio Marin @ Wellness Campus - Marin Health and Human Services | San Rafael | California | United States
Intercambio Marin is a weekly, one-on-one language exchange program for English and Spanish speakers. Native speakers of both languages are paired-up or put in …read more
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Container Vegetable Gardening – Marin Master Gardeners 2:00 pm
Container Vegetable Gardening – Marin Master Gardeners
Aug 10 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Container Vegetable Gardening - Marin Master Gardeners @ Library Meeting Room | San Rafael | California | United States
Container Vegetable Gardening   Growing vegetables and herbs in containers is both challenging and rewarding. The challenges of variety selection, soil …read more
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8-Bit Cross Sitch 1:00 pm
8-Bit Cross Sitch
Aug 12 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
8-Bit Cross Sitch @ San Rafael Public Library | San Rafael | California | United States
In conjunction with our Summer Reading Program…Reading Takes You Everywhere… Learn the basics of cross stitching by creating your own …read more
Virtual Reality 3:00 pm
Virtual Reality
Aug 12 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Virtual Reality @ San Rafael Public Library | San Rafael | California | United States
VIVE and Oculus Go Virtual Reality: Whether you’ve experimented with virtual reality systems or not, here is your chance to …read more
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Practice Speaking Spanish 1:00 pm
Practice Speaking Spanish
Aug 13 @ 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
Aug 13 @ 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
Aug 14 @ 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
3D Printing and Virtual Reality 4:00 pm
3D Printing and Virtual Reality
Aug 14 @ 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
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Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime
Aug 15 @ 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
Aug 15 @ 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
Aug 15 @ 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
Aug 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
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
Aug 16 @ 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
Aug 16 @ 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
Aug 16 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Intercambio Marin @ Wellness Campus - Marin Health and Human Services | San Rafael | California | United States
Intercambio Marin is a weekly, one-on-one language exchange program for English and Spanish speakers. Native speakers of both languages are paired-up or put in …read more
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Knitting Circle @ the Library 10:00 am
Knitting Circle @ the Library
Aug 18 @ 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
Aug 19 @ 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
Aug 20 @ 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
Aug 21 @ 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
Aug 21 @ 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
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Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime
Aug 22 @ 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
Aug 22 @ 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
Aug 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
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
Aug 23 @ 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
Aug 23 @ 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
Aug 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Intercambio Marin @ Wellness Campus - Marin Health and Human Services | San Rafael | California | United States
Intercambio Marin is a weekly, one-on-one language exchange program for English and Spanish speakers. Native speakers of both languages are paired-up or put in …read more
Marin Bat Study Presentation 6:30 pm
Marin Bat Study Presentation
Aug 23 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Marin Bat Study Presentation @ Council Chambers - City Hall | San Rafael | California | United States
Bats are an important part of our worldwide ecosystem, pollinating plants, dispersing seeds, and even eating fish. In Marin they …read more
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Sing and Dance with Miss Kitty 10:30 am
Sing and Dance with Miss Kitty
Aug 24 @ 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
The Next Chapter: Retirement 2:00 pm
The Next Chapter: Retirement
Aug 24 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Topic to be determined.
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Big Summer Book Sale on the Library Lawn 9:00 am
Big Summer Book Sale on the Library Lawn
Aug 25 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Big 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 so bring your friends and family to spot some great deals …read more
Games Day 12:30 pm
Games Day
Aug 25 @ 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Games Day @ San Rafael Public Library | Sacramento | California | United States
Come to  Games Day at the Library! We’ll provide a selection of new and classic board games for families with …read more
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Watercolors on the Library Lawn 1:00 pm
Watercolors on the Library Lawn
Aug 26 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Watercolors on the Library Lawn @ San Rafael Public Library | San Rafael | California | United States
First time painters and experts are invited to join us for a free watercolor painting class on the library lawn. …read more
Virtual Reality 3:00 pm
Virtual Reality
Aug 26 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Virtual Reality @ San Rafael Public Library | San Rafael | California | United States
VIVE and Oculus Go Virtual Reality: Whether you’ve experimented with virtual reality systems or not, here is your chance to …read more
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Practice Speaking Spanish 1:00 pm
Practice Speaking Spanish
Aug 27 @ 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
Aug 27 @ 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
Aug 28 @ 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
Aug 28 @ 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
Aug 28 @ 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
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Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime
Aug 29 @ 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
Aug 29 @ 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
Aug 30 @ 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
Aug 30 @ 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
Aug 30 @ 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
Aug 30 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Intercambio Marin @ Wellness Campus - Marin Health and Human Services | San Rafael | California | United States
Intercambio Marin is a weekly, one-on-one language exchange program for English and Spanish speakers. Native speakers of both languages are paired-up or put in …read more
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