San Rafael Public Library

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Baby Time! Mother Goose on the Loose 10:30 am
Baby Time! Mother Goose on the Loose
Apr 2 @ 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
Words With Wings: Writing as a Spiritual Practice: A Workshop with Susanne West 5:30 pm
Words With Wings: Writing as a Spiritual Practice: A Workshop with Susanne West
Apr 2 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Words With Wings: Writing as a Spiritual Practice: A Workshop with Susanne West @ Library Meeting Room | San Rafael | California | United States
As a spiritual practice, writing is a powerful tool that can take you beyond the limitations of the thinking mind. …read more
Chess Club for Adults & Teens 7:00 pm
Chess Club for Adults & Teens
Apr 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Chess Club for Adults & Teens @ San Rafael Public Library
Love to play chess or simply want to learn what it’s all about? Visit our chess club! Feel free to drop …read more
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Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime
Apr 3 @ 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
First Wednesday Art Talk – A Walk through the World of Jane Austen at the Legion of Honor  1:00 pm
First Wednesday Art Talk – A Walk through the World of Jane Austen at the Legion of Honor 
Apr 3 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
First Wednesday Art Talk - A Walk through the World of Jane Austen at the Legion of Honor  @ City Hall Council Chambers | San Rafael | California | United States
A Walk through the World of Jane Austen at the Legion of Honor  This presentation explores the world of beloved …read more
Math Club 2:45 pm
Math Club
Apr 3 @ 2:45 pm – 5:30 pm
Math Club @ San Rafael Public Library | San Rafael | California | United States
Come to Math Club at the Library! Math club will provide students in 3rd-7th grades the opportunity to practice math skills …read more
Family Storytime / Lectura de Cuentos Para Toda La Familia 6:00 pm
Family Storytime / Lectura de Cuentos Para Toda La Familia
Apr 3 @ 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
Apr 4 @ 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
Apr 4 @ 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
Apr 4 @ 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
Great Books Reading and Discussion Group 1:30 pm
Great Books Reading and Discussion Group
Apr 4 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Great Books Reading and Discussion Group @ San Rafael Public Library
Great Books Reading and Discussion Group Join the group for a monthly discussion of literature as “a fun and challenging …read more
Intercambio Marin 6:00 pm
Intercambio Marin
Apr 4 @ 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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Canceled – Virtual Reality 10:30 am
Canceled – Virtual Reality
Apr 6 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Canceled - Virtual Reality @ San Rafael Public Library | San Rafael | California | United States
This session has been canceled. Please drop in to our location at the Northgate Mall any time to use our …read more
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Chinese Mahjong @ the Library 1:00 pm
Chinese Mahjong @ the Library
Apr 7 @ 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 every 1st & 3rd  Sundays from 1:00 – 4:00 pm. Space is …read more
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Speed-Learn Conversational Spanish  1:00 pm
Speed-Learn Conversational Spanish 
Apr 8 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Speed-Learn Conversational Spanish  @ Library Meeting Room | San Rafael | California | United States
Speed-Learn Conversational Spanish – Free! Want to learn a bit of conversational Spanish? Here is your opportunity! Using timeline based …read more
Monday Night Reading/Discussion Group 6:30 pm
Monday Night Reading/Discussion Group
Apr 8 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
The Downtown library has a reading/discussion group that meets on the 2nd Monday of the month (except where noted for holidays) …read more
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Baby Time! Mother Goose on the Loose 10:30 am
Baby Time! Mother Goose on the Loose
Apr 9 @ 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
Topics in Genealogy 2:00 pm
Topics in Genealogy
Apr 9 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Our speaker, Jeffery Vaillant, Director of the Marin County Genealogy Society and genealogy junkie, loves a challenge, so come with …read more
Virtual Reality 4:00 pm
Virtual Reality
Apr 9 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Virtual Reality @ Library Meeting Room
VIVE -Virtual Reality: Whether you’ve experimented with virtual reality systems or not, here is your chance to try out one …read more
Chess Club for Adults & Teens 7:00 pm
Chess Club for Adults & Teens
Apr 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Chess Club for Adults & Teens @ San Rafael Public Library
Love to play chess or simply want to learn what it’s all about? Visit our chess club! Feel free to drop …read more
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Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime
Apr 10 @ 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
Apr 10 @ 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
Apr 11 @ 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
Apr 11 @ 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
Builder’s Club 3:30 pm
Builder’s Club
Apr 11 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Builder's Club @ San Rafael Public Library | San Rafael | California | United States
Children ages five and older are invited to join us at Builders Club. We provide the Legos, you bring the …read more
Intercambio Marin 6:00 pm
Intercambio Marin
Apr 11 @ 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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Getting to the Root of the Matter – Marin Master Gardeners 2:00 pm
Getting to the Root of the Matter – Marin Master Gardeners
Apr 12 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Getting To The Root Of The Matter by Lois Stevens This presentation will provide home gardeners with an overview of …read more
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Sidewalk Sale – Friends Books 10:00 am
Sidewalk Sale – Friends Books
Apr 13 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Sidewalk Sale - Friends Books @ Friends Books
Friends Books will participate in the citywide Spring Sidewalk Sale in downtown San Rafael on Saturday, April 13 from 10 …read more
Process Art 1:00 pm
Process Art
Apr 13 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Process Art @ San Rafael Public Library
Process Art emphasizes the process of making art. It is about the experience children have while they are creating. Children …read more
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Speed-Learn Conversational Spanish  1:00 pm
Speed-Learn Conversational Spanish 
Apr 15 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Speed-Learn Conversational Spanish  @ Library Meeting Room | San Rafael | California | United States
Speed-Learn Conversational Spanish – Free! Want to learn a bit of conversational Spanish? Here is your opportunity! Using timeline based …read more
Shipwrecks of Marin – with Brian K. Crawford 7:00 pm
Shipwrecks of Marin – with Brian K. Crawford
Apr 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Shipwrecks of Marin - with Brian K. Crawford @ Library Meeting Room
Marin County is a graveyard of ships.  Its steep rock-bound shores, treacherous currents, and frequent fogs have been the doom …read more
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Baby Time! Mother Goose on the Loose 10:30 am
Baby Time! Mother Goose on the Loose
Apr 16 @ 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
Apr 16 @ 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
Chess Club for Adults & Teens 7:00 pm
Chess Club for Adults & Teens
Apr 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Chess Club for Adults & Teens @ San Rafael Public Library
Love to play chess or simply want to learn what it’s all about? Visit our chess club! Feel free to drop …read more
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Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime
Apr 17 @ 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
Zentangle @ the Library 2:00 pm
Zentangle @ the Library
Apr 17 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 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
Family Storytime / Lectura de Cuentos Para Toda La Familia 6:00 pm
Family Storytime / Lectura de Cuentos Para Toda La Familia
Apr 17 @ 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
Apr 17 @ 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
Apr 18 @ 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
Apr 18 @ 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
Northgate Book Club 1:00 pm
Northgate Book Club
Apr 18 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Northgate Book Club @ Peet's Coffee
Join us for a new book club at Peet’s Coffee at the Northgate Mall! Peet’s is located on the outside …read more
Memory Lab Workshop 1:30 pm
Memory Lab Workshop
Apr 18 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Memory Lab Workshop @ San Rafael Public Library | San Rafael | California | United States
Treasured family photos, slides, negatives, and documents are often fragile and easily damaged by a variety of environmental factors. Learn …read more
Intercambio Marin 6:00 pm
Intercambio Marin
Apr 18 @ 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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Sing and Dance with Miss Kitty 10:30 am
Sing and Dance with Miss Kitty
Apr 19 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Sing and Dance with Miss Kitty @ San Rafael City Hall, City Council Chambers | San Rafael | California | United States
Miss Kitty will join us for a series of fun family concerts that are just right for kids birth to …read more
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Día Ecológico de los Niños/Earth Day and Day of the Child 9:00 am
Día Ecológico de los Niños/Earth Day and Day of the Child
Apr 20 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Día Ecológico de los Niños/Earth Day and Day of the Child @ Pickleweed Library
Join us for this day of fun in celebration of Earth Day and Day of the Child. Starting at 9am, …read more
Knitting Circle @ the Library 10:00 am
Knitting Circle @ the Library
Apr 20 @ 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
Earth Day at the Library 11:00 am
Earth Day at the Library
Apr 20 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Earth Day at the Library @ San Rafael Public Library - Lawn | San Rafael | California | United States
  Celebrate Earth Day with games and activities on the library lawn. Take part in recycling games. Make seed bombs …read more
LGBTQ+ at the Library 4:00 pm
LGBTQ+ at the Library
Apr 20 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
LGBTQ+ at the Library @ Falkirk Cultural Center
Join us for snacks, games, a queer book talk, an “Ask a Queer Adult” panel and more! Meet cool people …read more
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Chinese Mahjong @ the Library 1:00 pm
Chinese Mahjong @ the Library
Apr 21 @ 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 every 1st & 3rd  Sundays from 1:00 – 4:00 pm. Space is …read more
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Speed-Learn Conversational Spanish  1:00 pm
Speed-Learn Conversational Spanish 
Apr 22 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Speed-Learn Conversational Spanish  @ Library Meeting Room | San Rafael | California | United States
Speed-Learn Conversational Spanish – Free! Want to learn a bit of conversational Spanish? Here is your opportunity! Using timeline based …read more
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Baby Time! Mother Goose on the Loose 10:30 am
Baby Time! Mother Goose on the Loose
Apr 23 @ 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
Apr 23 @ 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
Virtual Reality 4:00 pm
Virtual Reality
Apr 23 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Virtual Reality @ Library Meeting Room
VIVE -Virtual Reality: Whether you’ve experimented with virtual reality systems or not, here is your chance to try out one …read more
Teen Advisory Board 6:00 pm
Teen Advisory Board
Apr 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Teen Advisory Board @ San Rafael Public Library | San Rafael | California | United States
Come participate in our Teen Advisory Board! TAB is a place where you can share your opinions and directly improve …read more
Chess Club for Adults & Teens 7:00 pm
Chess Club for Adults & Teens
Apr 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Chess Club for Adults & Teens @ San Rafael Public Library
Love to play chess or simply want to learn what it’s all about? Visit our chess club! Feel free to drop …read more
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Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime
Apr 24 @ 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
Math Club 2:45 pm
Math Club
Apr 24 @ 2:45 pm – 5:30 pm
Math Club @ San Rafael Public Library | San Rafael | California | United States
Come to Math Club at the Library! Math club will provide students in 3rd-7th grades the opportunity to practice math skills …read more
Family Storytime / Lectura de Cuentos Para Toda La Familia 6:00 pm
Family Storytime / Lectura de Cuentos Para Toda La Familia
Apr 24 @ 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
Apr 25 @ 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
Apr 25 @ 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
Intercambio Marin 6:00 pm
Intercambio Marin
Apr 25 @ 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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Next Chapter: Walking Over the Earth with Lauren Kruse Diephof 2:00 pm
Next Chapter: Walking Over the Earth with Lauren Kruse Diephof
Apr 26 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Next Chapter: Walking Over the Earth with Lauren Kruse Diephof @ Library Meeting Room
Lauren Kruse Diephof has been a world traveler most of her life, but it wasn’t until she was 74 years old …read more
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Community Meeting: Help shape the future! 11:00 am
Community Meeting: Help shape the future!
Apr 27 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Community Meeting: Help shape the future! @ Albert J. Boro Community Center
The City of San Rafael is examining options for building new and improved library facilities. This is stage three of …read more
Read to a Dog 11:00 am
Read to a Dog
Apr 27 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Read to a Dog @ San Rafael Public Library | San Rafael | California | United States
Readers aged 5 and older are invited to book an appointment to read to a dog at the San Rafael …read more
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Speed-Learn Conversational Spanish  1:00 pm
Speed-Learn Conversational Spanish 
Apr 29 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Speed-Learn Conversational Spanish  @ Library Meeting Room | San Rafael | California | United States
Speed-Learn Conversational Spanish – Free! Want to learn a bit of conversational Spanish? Here is your opportunity! Using timeline based …read more
A Path to Financial Independence 6:15 pm
A Path to Financial Independence
Apr 29 @ 6:15 pm – 8:00 pm
A Path to Financial Independence with Brian O’Donnell In your 20’s/30’s/40’s and feeling overwhelmed by finances? Want a path out …read more
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Baby Time! Mother Goose on the Loose 10:30 am
Baby Time! Mother Goose on the Loose
Apr 30 @ 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
Chess Club for Adults & Teens 7:00 pm
Chess Club for Adults & Teens
Apr 30 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Chess Club for Adults & Teens @ San Rafael Public Library
Love to play chess or simply want to learn what it’s all about? Visit our chess club! Feel free to drop …read more
Community Meeting: Help shape the future! 7:00 pm
Community Meeting: Help shape the future!
Apr 30 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Community Meeting: Help shape the future! @ Terra Linda Community Center
The City of San Rafael is examining options for building new and improved library facilities. This is stage three of …read more