San Rafael Public Library

Kids Events

Events for Youth at the Downtown Library

For a complete listing of all programs at the Downtown and Pickleweed libraries, please check our calendar. Many of our enrichment programs are sponsored by the Friends of the San Rafael Public Library.

 

Saturday, May 25, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Readers aged 5 and older are invited to book an appointment to read to a dog at the San Rafael Public Library.

Make your appointment at the children’s desk, email library@cityofsanrafael.org, or call 415-485-3322.

 

 

Tuesdays, May 28 4:00 – 5:30 pm

Test out some thrilling and immersive games on our VIVE or Oculus Go virtual reality systems!

Make your appointment at the children’s desk, email library@cityofsanrafael.org, or call 415-485-3322.

 

 

Saturdays, May 23, 1-3pm

Come to  Games Day at the Library! We’ll provide a selection of new and classic board games for families with children of all ages.  Stay the entire time or drop-by for just a game or two!

Families with all ages welcome! Drop in program; no registration required.

 

 

Award winning magician Mike Della Penna brings laughter, wonder, and real warmth to his performances for children. His approachability and elementary-school background make him a favorite with children and families alike.

 

 

 

 

Join our friends from the Bay Area Discovery Museum to learn about our amazing brains! Through story, movement, discussion, and creative activities, children learn how practice, taking risks, and making mistakes are important for tackling new challenges.

For children ages 4-8 and their caregivers.

 

ABADÁ Capoeira’s mission is to spread the African-Brazilian martial art form of capoeira worldwide, while simultaneously promoting good character, respect, and dignity. Join ABADÁ Capoeira Marin on the library lawn for a demonstration and free class! Wear comfy clothes and shoes you can move in.

 

 

 

Events for Families at the Pickleweed Library

For a complete listing of all programs at the Downtown and Pickleweed libraries, please check our calendar. Our enrichment programs are sponsored by the Friends of the San Rafael Public Library.

 

  • 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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