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2022 SRPL Covered: a year in review

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2022 SRPL covered. A year in review

Happy New Year! As we welcome in 2023, we’re taking a moment to look back on our library in 2022. Please join us in reviewing the books and media our community enjoyed, and more! Place a hold on anything you missed, and get a jump on your resolution of using your public library more. Thanks for being the best part of our year!

Total items checked out at our libraries: 467,872
Number of visitors at our 3 libraries: 160,864
Total programs: 258. Total attendees: 11,167.

Top item at Pickleweed: Dog Man: Fetch-22
Fetch-22

Top item at Northgate: No Time To Die
No time to die

Top item at Downtown: Marin County Parks Pass
Marin County Parks Pass

Top adult book: The Madness of Crowds
The madness of crowds

Top teen graphic novel: They Called Us Enemy
They called us enemy

Top item in Spanish: Gente Tóxica
Gente tóxica

Top eBook: Lessons in Chemistry
Lessons in Chemistry

Top video game: Super Mario Odyssey
Super Mario Odyssey

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Winter 2022 Closure

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All San Rafael Public Library branches will be closed December 24 – January 2. The Pickleweed Library will be closed December 20 – January 2. We will reopen Tuesday, January 3, 2023.

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Due to the winter holidays, all San Rafael Public Library locations will be closed during the last week of December.

Downtown
Closed: Saturday, Dec. 24
Re-opening: Tuesday, Jan. 3

Northgate
Closed: Saturday, Dec. 24
Re-opening: Wednesday, Jan. 4

Pickleweed
Closed: Tuesday, Dec. 20
Re-opening: Tuesday, Jan. 3

Please note that the entire Albert J. Boro Community Center will be closed starting on December 19, including the Pickleweed Library. Most City departments/facilities will be closed between Dec. 24 and Jan. 2, and will re-open for services on Jan. 3.

 

Q: Will the book drops be open? 

A: Yes, the book drops at the Downtown, Pickleweed, and Northgate branches will remain open during the closure. Please note it may take up to a few days for your items to be scanned in and taken off your record. SRPL has been fine-free since July 2021 – no late fees will be collected.

 

Q: What will happen to my holds? 

A: All holds on the shelves when we close will be extended for the length of our closure. No holds will be transferred to or from our libraries during this closure.

 

Q: Are other MARINet libraries or book drops going to be open? When? 

A: Please check the status of each MARINet library you plan to visit or return items to.

 


 

Las Bibliotecas de San Rafael permaneceran cerradas a partir del 24 de diciembre hasta el 2 de enero. La Biblioteca Pickleweed estará cerrada desde el 20 de diciembre a 2 de enero. Reiniciando labores el día 3 de enero.

La Biblioteca Pública de San Rafael y sucursales permanecerán cerradas la última semana de diciembre.

Downtown
Cerrado: sábado, el 24 de dic
Abierto: martes, el 3 de ene

Northgate
Cerrado: sábado, el 24 de dic
Abierto: miércoles, el 4 de ene

Pickleweed
Cerrado: martes, el 20 de dic
Abierto: martes, el 3 de ene

La Biblioteca Pickleweed y el Centro Comunitario Albert J. Boro cerrarán sus puertas a partir del lunes 19 de diciembre y reabrirán el martes 3 de enero.

 

¿Estarán abiertos los buzones para devolver materiales?

Sí, los buzones de las bibliotecas Downtown, Pickleweed, y Northgate así como el de Lucas Valley Road estarán abiertos durante el cierre. Puede que tome más de un par de días para que sus devoluciones sean registradas en el sistema, ya que a partir de julio 2021 la biblioteca no cobra multas por regresar material atrasado.

 

¿Qué pasará con mis pedidos?

Todos los encargos permanecerán en los estantes durante el cierre de la biblioteca. Ningún pedido será transferido ni removido a otra biblioteca durante el cierre.

 

¿Estarán abiertas otras bibliotecas del consorcio de MARINet? ¿Cuándo? 

Visite el sitio web de  MARINet para consultar los horarios y planear su visita. Podrían cambiar los horarios.

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  • Downtown Library

    Hours
    Sun: 10:00-5:00
    Mon: 9:00-7:00
    Tues: 9:00-7:00
    Weds: 9:00-7:00
    Thurs: 9:00-7:00
    Fri: 10:00-5:00
    Sat: 10:00-5:00

    Contact
    (415) 485-3323

    Address
    1100 E Street (at 5th Avenue)
    San Rafael, CA 94901

  • Pickleweed Library

    Hours
    Sun: closed
    Mon: closed
    Tues: 9:00-5:00
    Weds: 9:00-5:00
    Thurs: 11:00-7:00
    Fri: 10:00-5:00
    Sat: 10:00-5:00

    Contact
    (415) 485-3483

    Address
    50 Canal Street
    San Rafael, CA 94901

  • Northgate Library

    Hours
    Sun: closed
    Mon: closed
    Tues: closed
    Weds: 11:00-5:00
    Thurs: 11:00-5:00
    Fri: 11:00-5:00
    Sat: 11:00-5:00

    Contact
    (415) 890-5670

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


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