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Write Your Novel – NaNoWriMo! 1:00 pm
Write Your Novel – NaNoWriMo!
Nov 2 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Write Your Novel - NaNoWriMo! @ Library Meeting Room | San Rafael | California | United States
National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is a fun, seat-of-your-pants approach to creative writing.  On November 1st, 2019 participants begin working towards …read more
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Chinese Mahjong @ the Library 1:00 pm
Chinese Mahjong @ the Library
Nov 3 @ 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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Monday Night Reading/Discussion Group 6:30 pm
Monday Night Reading/Discussion Group
Nov 4 @ 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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Fall Book Sale at Friends Books 10:00 am
Fall Book Sale at Friends Books
Nov 5 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Fall Book Sale at Friends Books @ Friends Books
  We’re having a Fall Book Sale at Friends Books on November 5 thru 9, Tuesday thru Saturday from 10:00am to …read more
Baby Time! Mother Goose on the Loose 10:30 am
Baby Time! Mother Goose on the Loose
Nov 5 @ 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
Game On! Board Game Night for Teens & Adults 6:00 pm
Game On! Board Game Night for Teens & Adults
Nov 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Drop-in for our weekly board game night for adults and teens. Come play – we’ll provide the games: Chess, Checkers, …read more
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Fall Book Sale at Friends Books 10:00 am
Fall Book Sale at Friends Books
Nov 6 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Fall Book Sale at Friends Books @ Friends Books
  We’re having a Fall Book Sale at Friends Books on November 5 thru 9, Tuesday thru Saturday from 10:00am to …read more
Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime
Nov 6 @ 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: James Tissot, Fashion & Faith 1:00 pm
Art Talk: James Tissot, Fashion & Faith
Nov 6 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Art Talk: James Tissot, Fashion & Faith @ Council Chambers
The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco and the Musée d’Orsay, Paris are co-organizing James Tissot: Fashion & Faith, the first …read more
Math Club 2:45 pm
Math Club
Nov 6 @ 2:45 pm – 5:30 pm
Math Club @ San Rafael Public Library | San Rafael | California | United States
*Sign-ups begin September 3, 2019* Come to Math Club at the Library! Math club will provide students in 3rd-7th grades the …read more
Family Storytime / Lectura de Cuentos Para Toda La Familia 6:00 pm
Family Storytime / Lectura de Cuentos Para Toda La Familia
Nov 6 @ 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
Memory Lab Workshop 6:30 pm
Memory Lab Workshop
Nov 6 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 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
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Fall Book Sale at Friends Books 10:00 am
Fall Book Sale at Friends Books
Nov 7 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Fall Book Sale at Friends Books @ Friends Books
  We’re having a Fall Book Sale at Friends Books on November 5 thru 9, Tuesday thru Saturday from 10:00am to …read more
Bilingual Family Storytime 10:30 am
Bilingual Family Storytime
Nov 7 @ 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
Nov 7 @ 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
Nov 7 @ 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
Nov 7 @ 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
Homework Club for Middle and High School Math 4:30 pm
Homework Club for Middle and High School Math
Nov 7 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Homework Club for Middle and High School Math @ San Rafael Public Library
Need a little extra support with math? Bring your homework and your questions to the library and receive help from …read more
Pen & Ink Botanical Illustration II 5:30 pm
Pen & Ink Botanical Illustration II
Nov 7 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Pen & Ink Botanical Illustration II @ Library Meeting Room | San Rafael | California | United States
UPDATE: The 10/31 Pen and Ink class has been cancelled due to the power outages. We plan to begin Session …read more
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Fall Book Sale at Friends Books 10:00 am
Fall Book Sale at Friends Books
Nov 8 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Fall Book Sale at Friends Books @ Friends Books
  We’re having a Fall Book Sale at Friends Books on November 5 thru 9, Tuesday thru Saturday from 10:00am to …read more
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Fall Book Sale at Friends Books 10:00 am
Fall Book Sale at Friends Books
Nov 9 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Fall Book Sale at Friends Books @ Friends Books
  We’re having a Fall Book Sale at Friends Books on November 5 thru 9, Tuesday thru Saturday from 10:00am to …read more
Process Art 1:00 pm
Process Art
Nov 9 @ 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
Write Your Novel – NaNoWriMo! 1:00 pm
Write Your Novel – NaNoWriMo!
Nov 9 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Write Your Novel - NaNoWriMo! @ Library Meeting Room | San Rafael | California | United States
National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is a fun, seat-of-your-pants approach to creative writing.  On November 1st, 2019 participants begin working towards …read more
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Baby Time! Mother Goose on the Loose 10:30 am
Baby Time! Mother Goose on the Loose
Nov 12 @ 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
Nov 12 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Our speaker, Jeffery Vaillant, Director of the California Genealogical Society and genealogy junkie, loves a challenge, so come with your …read more
Game On! Board Game Night for Teens & Adults 6:00 pm
Game On! Board Game Night for Teens & Adults
Nov 12 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Drop-in for our weekly board game night for adults and teens. Come play – we’ll provide the games: Chess, Checkers, …read more
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Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime
Nov 13 @ 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
Math Club 2:45 pm
Math Club
Nov 13 @ 2:45 pm – 5:30 pm
Math Club @ San Rafael Public Library | San Rafael | California | United States
*Sign-ups begin September 3, 2019* Come to Math Club at the Library! Math club will provide students in 3rd-7th grades the …read more
CANCELLED–10,000 Degrees Information Session 6:00 pm
CANCELLED–10,000 Degrees Information Session
Nov 13 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
CANCELLED--10,000 Degrees Information Session @ City Hall Council Chambers
Unfortunately we had to cancel this event due to scheduling issues. We are working on finding a date to reschedule. …read more
Family Storytime / Lectura de Cuentos Para Toda La Familia 6:00 pm
Family Storytime / Lectura de Cuentos Para Toda La Familia
Nov 13 @ 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
CANCELLED & RESCHEDULED: The Economics of Immigration with Dr. Jon Haveman 6:30 pm
CANCELLED & RESCHEDULED: The Economics of Immigration with Dr. Jon Haveman
Nov 13 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
CANCELLED & RESCHEDULED: The Economics of Immigration with Dr. Jon Haveman @ Meeting Room
The date for this talk, November 13  has been cancelled. It is rescheduled to Monday, December 2, 6:30 – 8:00 …read more
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Bilingual Family Storytime 10:30 am
Bilingual Family Storytime
Nov 14 @ 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
Nov 14 @ 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
Nov 14 @ 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
Homework Club for Middle and High School Math 4:30 pm
Homework Club for Middle and High School Math
Nov 14 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Homework Club for Middle and High School Math @ San Rafael Public Library
Need a little extra support with math? Bring your homework and your questions to the library and receive help from …read more
Pen & Ink Botanical Illustration II 5:30 pm
Pen & Ink Botanical Illustration II
Nov 14 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Pen & Ink Botanical Illustration II @ Library Meeting Room | San Rafael | California | United States
UPDATE: The 10/31 Pen and Ink class has been cancelled due to the power outages. We plan to begin Session …read more
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Write Your Novel – NaNoWriMo! 1:00 pm
Write Your Novel – NaNoWriMo!
Nov 16 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Write Your Novel - NaNoWriMo! @ Library Meeting Room | San Rafael | California | United States
National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is a fun, seat-of-your-pants approach to creative writing.  On November 1st, 2019 participants begin working towards …read more
Film Screening and Panel 2:00 pm
Film Screening and Panel
Nov 16 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Film Screening and Panel @ City Hall Council Chambers
  Join us for a film screening followed by a panel discussion with director Theo Rigby and Joana Castro Simonini, …read more
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Chinese Mahjong @ the Library 1:00 pm
Chinese Mahjong @ the Library
Nov 17 @ 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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Drag Queen Storytime 1:30 pm
Drag Queen Storytime
Nov 18 @ 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
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Baby Time! Mother Goose on the Loose 10:30 am
Baby Time! Mother Goose on the Loose
Nov 19 @ 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
Game On! Board Game Night for Teens & Adults 6:00 pm
Game On! Board Game Night for Teens & Adults
Nov 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Drop-in for our weekly board game night for adults and teens. Come play – we’ll provide the games: Chess, Checkers, …read more
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Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime
Nov 20 @ 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
Nov 20 @ 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
Math Club 2:45 pm
Math Club
Nov 20 @ 2:45 pm – 5:30 pm
Math Club @ San Rafael Public Library | San Rafael | California | United States
*Sign-ups begin September 3, 2019* Come to Math Club at the Library! Math club will provide students in 3rd-7th grades the …read more
Family Storytime / Lectura de Cuentos Para Toda La Familia 6:00 pm
Family Storytime / Lectura de Cuentos Para Toda La Familia
Nov 20 @ 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
Teen Advisory Board 6:00 pm
Teen Advisory Board
Nov 20 @ 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
Nov 20 @ 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
Nov 21 @ 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
Nov 21 @ 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
Nov 21 @ 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 Book Club 2:00 pm
Northgate Book Club
Nov 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Northgate Book Club @ Community Meeting Room
Join us every 3rd Thursday of the month for a discussion of a popular literary novel. For book club attendees, …read more
Pen & Ink Botanical Illustration II 5:30 pm
Pen & Ink Botanical Illustration II
Nov 21 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Pen & Ink Botanical Illustration II @ Library Meeting Room | San Rafael | California | United States
UPDATE: The 10/31 Pen and Ink class has been cancelled due to the power outages. We plan to begin Session …read more
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Sing and Dance with Miss Kitty 10:30 am
Sing and Dance with Miss Kitty
Nov 22 @ 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
Long-Term Care – Protecting Your Future with Anthony Trias 2:00 pm
Long-Term Care – Protecting Your Future with Anthony Trias
Nov 22 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Attend the workshop to learn options for planning for long term care; the estimated cost of services in Marin; how …read more
Stories for You 11:30 pm
Stories for You
Nov 22 @ 11:30 pm – Nov 23 @ 12:30 am
Stories for You @ San Rafael Public Library
Join us for an interactive storytime for adults with developmental disabilities and their family, friends and caregivers. Enjoy stories, songs …read more
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Write Your Novel – NaNoWriMo! 1:00 pm
Write Your Novel – NaNoWriMo!
Nov 23 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Write Your Novel - NaNoWriMo! @ Library Meeting Room | San Rafael | California | United States
National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is a fun, seat-of-your-pants approach to creative writing.  On November 1st, 2019 participants begin working towards …read more
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Game On! Board Game Night for Teens & Adults 6:00 pm
Game On! Board Game Night for Teens & Adults
Nov 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Drop-in for our weekly board game night for adults and teens. Come play – we’ll provide the games: Chess, Checkers, …read more
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Black Friday (and Saturday) Book Sale at Friends Books 10:00 am
Black Friday (and Saturday) Book Sale at Friends Books
Nov 29 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Black Friday (and Saturday) Book Sale at Friends Books @ Friends Books
Come celebrate Black Friday (and Saturday) by coming to our special display of giftable books! We will host an Art …read more
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Black Friday (and Saturday) Book Sale at Friends Books 10:00 am
Black Friday (and Saturday) Book Sale at Friends Books
Nov 30 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Black Friday (and Saturday) Book Sale at Friends Books @ Friends Books
Come celebrate Black Friday (and Saturday) by coming to our special display of giftable books! We will host an Art …read more
Write Your Novel – NaNoWriMo! 1:00 pm
Write Your Novel – NaNoWriMo!
Nov 30 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Write Your Novel - NaNoWriMo! @ Library Meeting Room | San Rafael | California | United States
National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is a fun, seat-of-your-pants approach to creative writing.  On November 1st, 2019 participants begin working towards …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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