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Readers of the Pack 11:00 am
Readers of the Pack
Feb 1 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Readers of the Pack @ San Rafael Public Library
Earn books by reading to trained “listening” dogs! Dogs offer a calm, safe environment in which children may practice, make …read more
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Chinese Mahjong @ the Library 1:00 pm
Chinese Mahjong @ the Library
Feb 2 @ 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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Autonomous Vehicles with Dr. Jon Haveman 6:30 pm
Autonomous Vehicles with Dr. Jon Haveman
Feb 3 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Autonomous Vehicles with Dr. Jon Haveman @ Library Meeting Room
Autonomous vehicles are coming!     Or are they? Only time will tell.     In the event that they do …read more
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Baby Time 10:30 am
Baby Time
Feb 4 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Baby Time @ San Rafael Public Library
This is an action-packed story time with stories, songs, fingerplays, puppets, flannelboard stories and Mother Goose. Perfect for children from birth …read more
Intro to HAM Radio 2:00 pm
Intro to HAM Radio
Feb 4 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Intro to HAM Radio @ San Rafael Public Library
  Join us for Intro to Ham Radio and find out everything from the nuts and bolts of the technology, …read more
Game On! Board Game Night for Teens & Adults 6:00 pm
Game On! Board Game Night for Teens & Adults
Feb 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Game On! Board Game Night for Teens & Adults
Drop-in for our weekly board game night for adults and teens. Come play – we’ll provide the games as in-library …read more
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Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime
Feb 5 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Family Storytime @ San Rafael Public Library - Meeting Room
This is an action-packed story time with stories, songs, fingerplays, puppets, flannelboard stories and Mother Goose. Perfect for children from birth …read more
Art Talk – Hair: A long & Short Love Story 1:00 pm
Art Talk – Hair: A long & Short Love Story
Feb 5 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Art Talk - Hair: A long & Short Love Story @ San Rafael City Hall Council Chambers
Learn about the rich and kinky history of human hair styling—how we shape hair and how hair shapes us. As …read more
Family Storytime at the Mall 2:30 pm
Family Storytime at the Mall
Feb 5 @ 2:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Family Storytime at the Mall @ Library Pop-up
Come to our ever popular Family Storytime at our Mall Pop-Up location. Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, puppets and felts. Perfect …read more
Math Club 2:45 pm
Math Club
Feb 5 @ 2:45 pm – 5:30 pm
Math Club @ San Rafael Public Library | San Rafael | California | United States
Math club provides students in 3rd-7th grades the opportunity to practice math skills in a fun and non-competitive atmosphere. Students …read more
Family Storytime / Lectura de Cuentos Para Toda La Familia 6:00 pm
Family Storytime / Lectura de Cuentos Para Toda La Familia
Feb 5 @ 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, …read more
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Bilingual Family Storytime 10:30 am
Bilingual Family Storytime
Feb 6 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Bilingual Family Storytime @ San Rafael Public Library - Meeting Room
Thursday Mornings, 10:30am-11am Join our action-packed storytime with stories, songs, fingerplays, puppets, flannelboard stories and Mother Goose. Perfect for children from birth …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
Feb 6 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
Toddler Storytime / Lectura de cuentos para niños de 0 a 3 años @ Pickleweed Library | San Rafael | California | United States
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
Feb 6 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
All Things Apple! with Beryn Hammil @ City Hall Council Chambers | San Rafael | California | United States
Scroll down to see the full schedule of topics through December 19th. If you have an Apple computer, iPad, or …read more
Great Books Reading and Discussion Group 1:30 pm
Great Books Reading and Discussion Group
Feb 6 @ 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
Books Beyond Borders Book Club 4:30 pm
Books Beyond Borders Book Club
Feb 6 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Books Beyond Borders Book Club @ Pickleweed Library
Travel the world with Books Beyond Borders! Every month we read and discuss a book set in a different country. …read more
Sight Words Workshop/ Taller de Sight Words 6:00 pm
Sight Words Workshop/ Taller de Sight Words
Feb 6 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Sight Words Workshop/ Taller de Sight Words @ Pickleweed Library
Sight words are high-frequency words like there, it, were and of; these words make-up 50% to 70% of text. Developing …read more
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Drag Queen Storytime 1:30 pm
Drag Queen Storytime
Feb 10 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Drag Queen Storytime @ San Rafael Public Library
Join glamorous local drag queen Beef Cakes for an hour of stories, songs, sparkles and crafts! The purpose of drag …read more
Monday Night Reading/Discussion Group 6:30 pm
Monday Night Reading/Discussion Group
Feb 10 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Monday Night Reading/Discussion Group @ Library Meeting Room | San Rafael | California | United States
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 10:30 am
Baby Time
Feb 11 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Baby Time @ San Rafael Public Library
This is an action-packed story time with stories, songs, fingerplays, puppets, flannelboard stories and Mother Goose. Perfect for children from birth …read more
Topics in Genealogy 2:00 pm
Topics in Genealogy
Feb 11 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Topics in Genealogy @ Library Meeting Room | San Rafael | California | United States
Our speaker, Jeffrey Vaillant, former Director of the California Genealogy Society and genealogy junkie, loves a challenge, so come with …read more
Game On! Board Game Night for Teens & Adults 6:00 pm
Game On! Board Game Night for Teens & Adults
Feb 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Game On! Board Game Night for Teens & Adults
Drop-in for our weekly board game night for adults and teens. Come play – we’ll provide the games as in-library …read more
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Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime
Feb 12 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Family Storytime @ San Rafael Public Library - Meeting Room
This is an action-packed story time with stories, songs, fingerplays, puppets, flannelboard stories and Mother Goose. Perfect for children from birth …read more
Family Storytime at the Mall 2:30 pm
Family Storytime at the Mall
Feb 12 @ 2:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Family Storytime at the Mall @ Library Pop-up
Come to our ever popular Family Storytime at our Mall Pop-Up location. Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, puppets and felts. Perfect …read more
Math Club 2:45 pm
Math Club
Feb 12 @ 2:45 pm – 5:30 pm
Math Club @ San Rafael Public Library | San Rafael | California | United States
Math club provides students in 3rd-7th grades the opportunity to practice math skills in a fun and non-competitive atmosphere. Students …read more
Monthly Youth Activity/ Actividad para Jovenes 4:00 pm
Monthly Youth Activity/ Actividad para Jovenes
Feb 12 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Monthly Youth Activity/ Actividad para Jovenes @ Pickleweed Library
Join us for our monthly craft for youth ages 8-12. All materials included. Space is limited. Actividad del mes para …read more
Family Storytime / Lectura de Cuentos Para Toda La Familia 6:00 pm
Family Storytime / Lectura de Cuentos Para Toda La Familia
Feb 12 @ 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, …read more
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Bilingual Family Storytime 10:30 am
Bilingual Family Storytime
Feb 13 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Bilingual Family Storytime @ San Rafael Public Library - Meeting Room
Thursday Mornings, 10:30am-11am Join our action-packed storytime with stories, songs, fingerplays, puppets, flannelboard stories and Mother Goose. Perfect for children from birth …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
Feb 13 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
Toddler Storytime / Lectura de cuentos para niños de 0 a 3 años @ Pickleweed Library | San Rafael | California | United States
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
Feb 13 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
All Things Apple! with Beryn Hammil @ City Hall Council Chambers | San Rafael | California | United States
Scroll down to see the full schedule of topics through December 19th. If you have an Apple computer, iPad, or …read more
Memory Lab Workshop 1:30 pm
Memory Lab Workshop
Feb 13 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Memory Lab Workshop @ San Rafael Public Library - Meeting Room | 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
Amateur Radio Communication 5:30 pm
Amateur Radio Communication
Feb 13 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Amateur Radio Communication
Led by the Hamilton Wireless Association Free and open to all licensed amateur radio operators.* In the Communication Class we …read more
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Marin Master Gardeners – Firewise Gardens 2:00 pm
Marin Master Gardeners – Firewise Gardens
Feb 14 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Marin Master Gardeners - Firewise Gardens @ Council Chambers
Creating a Beautiful and Firewise Landscape with Bob Mauceli and Jim Kasper Concerned about how to have a beautiful garden …read more
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Readers of the Pack 11:00 am
Readers of the Pack
Feb 15 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Readers of the Pack @ San Rafael Public Library
Earn books by reading to trained “listening” dogs! Dogs offer a calm, safe environment in which children may practice, make …read more
Process Art 1:00 pm
Process Art
Feb 15 @ 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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Chinese Mahjong @ the Library 1:00 pm
Chinese Mahjong @ the Library
Feb 16 @ 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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Baby Time 10:30 am
Baby Time
Feb 18 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Baby Time @ San Rafael Public Library
This is an action-packed story time with stories, songs, fingerplays, puppets, flannelboard stories and Mother Goose. Perfect for children from birth …read more
Game On! Board Game Night for Teens & Adults 6:00 pm
Game On! Board Game Night for Teens & Adults
Feb 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Game On! Board Game Night for Teens & Adults
Drop-in for our weekly board game night for adults and teens. Come play – we’ll provide the games as in-library …read more
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Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime
Feb 19 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Family Storytime @ San Rafael Public Library - Meeting Room
This is an action-packed story time with stories, songs, fingerplays, puppets, flannelboard stories and Mother Goose. Perfect for children from birth …read more
Zentangle @ the Library 2:00 pm
Zentangle @ the Library
Feb 19 @ 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 at the Mall 2:30 pm
Family Storytime at the Mall
Feb 19 @ 2:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Family Storytime at the Mall @ Library Pop-up
Come to our ever popular Family Storytime at our Mall Pop-Up location. Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, puppets and felts. Perfect …read more
Family Storytime / Lectura de Cuentos Para Toda La Familia 6:00 pm
Family Storytime / Lectura de Cuentos Para Toda La Familia
Feb 19 @ 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, …read more
Teen Advisory Board 6:00 pm
Teen Advisory Board
Feb 19 @ 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
Zentangle @ the Library 6:00 pm
Zentangle @ the Library
Feb 19 @ 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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Bilingual Family Storytime 10:30 am
Bilingual Family Storytime
Feb 20 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Bilingual Family Storytime @ San Rafael Public Library - Meeting Room
Thursday Mornings, 10:30am-11am Join our action-packed storytime with stories, songs, fingerplays, puppets, flannelboard stories and Mother Goose. Perfect for children from birth …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
Feb 20 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
Toddler Storytime / Lectura de cuentos para niños de 0 a 3 años @ Pickleweed Library | San Rafael | California | United States
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
Feb 20 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
All Things Apple! with Beryn Hammil @ City Hall Council Chambers | San Rafael | California | United States
Scroll down to see the full schedule of topics through December 19th. If you have an Apple computer, iPad, or …read more
Northgate Library Book Club 2:00 pm
Northgate Library Book Club
Feb 20 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Northgate Library Book Club @ Northgate Community Center Meeting Room
Join us every 3rd Thursday of the month for a discussion of a popular literary novel. For book club attendees, …read more
Amateur Radio Communication 5:30 pm
Amateur Radio Communication
Feb 20 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Amateur Radio Communication
Led by the Hamilton Wireless Association Free and open to all licensed amateur radio operators.* In the Communication Class we …read more
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Baby Time 10:30 am
Baby Time
Feb 25 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Baby Time @ San Rafael Public Library
This is an action-packed story time with stories, songs, fingerplays, puppets, flannelboard stories and Mother Goose. Perfect for children from birth …read more
Game On! Board Game Night for Teens & Adults 6:00 pm
Game On! Board Game Night for Teens & Adults
Feb 25 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Game On! Board Game Night for Teens & Adults
Drop-in for our weekly board game night for adults and teens. Come play – we’ll provide the games as in-library …read more
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Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime
Feb 26 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Family Storytime @ San Rafael Public Library - Meeting Room
This is an action-packed story time with stories, songs, fingerplays, puppets, flannelboard stories and Mother Goose. Perfect for children from birth …read more
Family Storytime at the Mall 2:30 pm
Family Storytime at the Mall
Feb 26 @ 2:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Family Storytime at the Mall @ Library Pop-up
Come to our ever popular Family Storytime at our Mall Pop-Up location. Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, puppets and felts. Perfect …read more
Math Club 2:45 pm
Math Club
Feb 26 @ 2:45 pm – 5:30 pm
Math Club @ San Rafael Public Library | San Rafael | California | United States
Math club provides students in 3rd-7th grades the opportunity to practice math skills in a fun and non-competitive atmosphere. Students …read more
Family Storytime / Lectura de Cuentos Para Toda La Familia 6:00 pm
Family Storytime / Lectura de Cuentos Para Toda La Familia
Feb 26 @ 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, …read more
Girls Who Code 6:00 pm
Girls Who Code
Feb 26 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Girls Who Code @ San Rafael Public Library | San Rafael | California | United States
Enjoy helping your community? Want to build your own cool apps? Join our FREE Girls Who Code Club! Learn how …read more
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Bilingual Family Storytime 10:30 am
Bilingual Family Storytime
Feb 27 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Bilingual Family Storytime @ San Rafael Public Library - Meeting Room
Thursday Mornings, 10:30am-11am Join our action-packed storytime with stories, songs, fingerplays, puppets, flannelboard stories and Mother Goose. Perfect for children from birth …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
Feb 27 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
Toddler Storytime / Lectura de cuentos para niños de 0 a 3 años @ Pickleweed Library | San Rafael | California | United States
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
Feb 27 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
All Things Apple! with Beryn Hammil @ City Hall Council Chambers | San Rafael | California | United States
Scroll down to see the full schedule of topics through December 19th. If you have an Apple computer, iPad, or …read more
Amateur Radio Communication 5:30 pm
Amateur Radio Communication
Feb 27 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Amateur Radio Communication
Led by the Hamilton Wireless Association Free and open to all licensed amateur radio operators.* In the Communication Class we …read more
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Meadowlark Music 10:30 am
Meadowlark Music
Feb 28 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Meadowlark Music @ San Rafael - City Council Chambers
Meadowlark is a nature-inspired music class for young children and caregivers, led by acclaimed indie singer-songwriter Noe Venable. Seasonal songs, …read more
Somatic Awareness – Living with Ease & Balance: The Alexander Technique 2:00 pm
Somatic Awareness – Living with Ease & Balance: The Alexander Technique
Feb 28 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Somatic Awareness - Living with Ease & Balance: The Alexander Technique @ Library Meeting Room
The Next Chapter: Somatic Awareness – Living with Ease & Balance: The Alexander Technique with Janet Lott This seminar is …read more
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Readers of the Pack 11:00 am
Readers of the Pack
Feb 29 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Readers of the Pack @ San Rafael Public Library
Earn books by reading to trained “listening” dogs! Dogs offer a calm, safe environment in which children may practice, make …read more
  • 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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