San Rafael Public Library

Kids Events

Events for Youth at the Downtown Library

For a complete listing of all programs at the Downtown and Pickleweed libraries, please check our calendar. Many of our enrichment programs are sponsored by the Friends of the San Rafael Public Library.

 

Girls Who Code

Wednesdays, 6-7pm, Nov 7 – Feb 27

Enjoy helping your community? Want to build your own cool apps? Join our FREE Girls Who Code Club! Learn how to code and change the world!

For female-identified and non-binary youth in grades 6-12. Space is limited; register by calling (415)485-3322.

 

Process Art: Splatter Resist!

Saturday, October 20, 1-2pm

In this process art activity, we’re combining two techniques: tape resist and splatter paint.  Process art is a contemporary movement where the journey counts more than the outcome!

Please wear clothes that are okay to get messy. This fun drop-in program is for families with kids of all ages; no registration required!

 

Halloween Bash

The Teen Advisory Board is hosting a fun Halloween party! Enjoy crafts, games, treats, and face painting. Costumes are encouraged (there might be prizes…)!

This program is for children and teens of all ages. Drop-in event; no registration required.

 

Virtual Reality Labs

Tuesdays, October 22, 4pm-6pm
Saturday, November 3, 10:30-12:30

Test out some thrilling and immersive games on our VIVE or Oculus Go virtual reality systems!

Reserve your place by stopping by a reference desk or calling the library at (415) 485-3322.

 

3D Printing Labs

Tuesdays, October 22, 4pm-6pm
Saturday, November 3, 10:30-12:30

We are now offering one-on-one 3D printing consultations; reserve your appointment today!

Reserve your place by stopping by a reference desk or calling the library at (415) 485-3322.

 

Read to a Dog

Second Saturdays, 11am-12pm
November 10, December 8

Readers aged 5 and older are invited to book an appointment to read to a dog at the San Rafael Public Library!

Make your appointment at the Children’s Reference Desk, or call us at 415-485-3322.

 

Teen Advisory Board

Come participate in our Teen Advisory Board! TAB is a place where you can share your opinions and directly improve the library’s teen programs, services and collections. Must be in grades 7-12 to participate. Pizza will be provided, and participating in TAB counts as community service hours!

Next Meeting: Tuesday, October 23, 6-7pm
No registration required; just show-up. Bring a friend!

 

Games Day

Saturdays, December 29, January 26, 1-3pm

Come to  Games Day at the Library! We’ll provide a selection of new and classic board games for families with children of all ages. Bring your Magic the Gathering cards or Pokémon cards— experts will be on hand. Stay the entire time or drop-by for just a game or two!

Families with all ages welcome! Drop in program; no registration required.

 

Builders Club

Thursdays, November 8, December, 13 3:30-5pm

Children ages five and older are invited to join us at Builders Club. We provide the Legos, you bring the ideas and imagination. Participants can both build freely and participate in a Lego Quest challenge.

Drop in program; no registration required!

 

Events for Families at the Pickleweed Library

For a complete listing of all programs at the Downtown and Pickleweed libraries, please check our calendar. Our enrichment programs are sponsored by the Friends of the San Rafael Public Library.