San Rafael Public Library

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Math Club

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Join us for Math Club at the Library! Math club provides students the opportunity to practice and train their math skills in a fun and non-competitive environment. Students work on level-appropriate assigned work to strengthen their foundation and learn useful tricks.

Math Club is on-going on a weekly basis beginning 1/31 and ending 6/6*. Students choose the appropriate class for them, and enroll in the full series.

  • 3rd & 4th grade: Wednesdays @ 3-4pm
  • 4th & 5th grade: Wednesdays @ 4-5pm
  • 5th-7th grade: Thursdays @ 3:45-4:45pm

Reserve your space by visiting us at the Children’s Reference Desk, or by calling us at (415)485-3322.

*No club on February 22-23 and April 11-12

 

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Reading Buddies in Fall/Winter 2019

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Reading Buddies are back for the Fall/Winter 2019 semester. Please stop by the Children’s Desk, call us at 415-485-3322, or email library@cityofsanrafael.org for specific dates and times and to make an appointment.

Reading Buddies pairs adult and teen volunteers with elementary school aged youth (grades 1-3) for 20 minute appointments. During the appointment, the child will practice reading with their Reading Buddy one-on-one, and receive help and guidance with difficult words, comprehension, and other reading skills.

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Stories of Immigration

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Check out a new recommended book list for youth, Stories of Immigration: Perspectives from Pura Belpré Medal and Honor Books. The Association for Library Services to Children (ALSC) and REFORMA’s 2018 Pura Belpré Award Committee has compiled a list of past Belpré medal and honor books that address the Latino/a immigration experience and provide young readers with insight into the very real struggles and choices faced by families every day.

The Pura Belpré Award is given annually to latino/a children’s authors and illustrators whose work best represents and celebrates latino cultural experiences.

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    Thurs: 11:00-7:00
    Fri: 10:00-5:00
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    Address
    50 Canal Street
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    Contact
    (415) 890-5670

    Address
    5800 Northgate Drive Ste. 083
    San Rafael, CA 94903


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