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.

Math Club

Wednesdays, 2/13, 2/27, 3/6, 3/13, 3/27, 4/3, 4/24, 5/1, 5/8, 5/22, and 5/29

  • 2:45 – 3:40 pm: 3rd and 4th graders
  • 3:40 – 4:35 pm: 4th and 5th graders
  • 4:35 – 5:30 pm: 5th – 7th graders

Math club will provide students in 3rd-7th grades the opportunity to practice math skills in a fun and non-competitive atmosphere. Students will work on level-appropriate assigned work to strengthen their foundation and learn useful tricks. Space is limited; register by calling (415)485-3322, email library@cityofsanrafael.org, or stop by the Children’s Room.

 

Reading Buddies

January 28 – May 30

For children in grades 1-3. Would you like 20 minutes of reading assistance? Make an appointment with a Reading Buddy volunteer! Stop by the children’s desk, email library@cityofsanrafael.org, or call 415-485-3322 to schedule your weekly appointment for the winter-spring 2019 semester.

 

Read to a Dog

Saturdays, March 23, April 27, and 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.

 

Virtual Reality Labs

Tuesdays, March 12 & 26, 4pm-6pm
Saturday, March 2nd, 10:30am-12:30pm
Sunday, March 10, 3pm-4:45pm

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

Reserve your place by stopping by a reference desk or calling the library at (415) 485-3322.

 

3D Printing Labs

Saturday, March 2, 10:30am-12:30pm

We are now offering one-on-one 3D printing consultations; reserve your appointment today!

Reserve your place by stopping by a reference desk or calling the library at (415) 485-3322.

 

 

Games Day

Saturdays, March 16, April 27 & 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. Bring your Magic the Gathering cards or Pokémon cards— experts will be on hand. Stay the entire time or drop-by for just a game or two!

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

 

Builders Club

Thursdays, March 14, April 11 & May 9, 3:30-5pm

Children ages five and older are invited to join us at Builders Club. We provide the Legos, you bring the ideas and imagination. Participants can both build freely and participate in a Lego Quest challenge.

Drop in program; no registration required!

 

Process Art Explorations

Saturdays, March 9, April 13 & May 11, 1 – 2pm

Process Art emphasizes the process of making art. It is about the experience children have while they are creating. Children make their own decisions and there is no right or wrong way to explore.

Join us for a series of process art explorations! Wear clothes that are okay to get messy. Each session new materials for exploration will be offered. All ages welcome.

 

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.