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.

Math Club

Wednesdays, 2/6, 2/13, 2/27, 3/6, 3/13, 3/27, 4/3, 4/24, 5/1, 5/8, 5/22, and 5/29

  • 2:45 – 3:40 pm: 3rd and 4th graders
  • 3:40 – 4:35 pm: 4th and 5th graders
  • 4:35 – 5:30 pm: 5th – 7th graders

Math club will provide students in 3rd-7th grades the opportunity to practice math skills in a fun and non-competitive atmosphere. Students will work on level-appropriate assigned work to strengthen their foundation and learn useful tricks. Space is limited; register by calling (415)485-3322, email library@cityofsanrafael.org, or stop by the Children’s Room.

 

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.

 

Virtual Reality Labs

Tuesdays, January 8 & 22, 4pm-6pm
Saturday, January 5, 10:30am-12:30pm
Sunday, January 13, 3pm-4:45pm

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, January 8 & 22, 4pm-6pm
Saturday, January 5, 10:30am-12:30pm

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.

 

 

Cards for Hospitalized Kids

Friday, December 21, 1-3pm

Start your winter break off right by giving back! While a card might seem simple, it can have a tremendous impact on a hospitalized child and their family.

We’ll provide all the supplies you need to make beautiful handmade cards, and we’ll send them to Cards for Hospitalized Kids to be distributed to hospitals around the country.

There will also be a button maker and supplies for you to make last minute gifts for friends and family who need a little bit of flair!

For youth in grades 5-12. No registration required; 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, 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.