Events this Week
Canceled
Wed, Jul 08, 12:00am - 11:50pm
Sebastopol Regional Library
Enjoy creative expressions.

Wed, Jul 08, All day
Adult Literacy Program
Awareness leads to action, and action leads to change.

Wed, Jul 08, 9:30am - 10:00am
Sonoma County Library
A 30 minute web session for students on time management strategies, hosted by Tutor.com's Learning Design Manager, Dr. Amy Dietzman. Register

Canceled
Wed, Jul 08, 10:30am - 11:30am
Cloverdale Regional Library
Explore books, songs, rhymes and play in English.  For children 3-5.

Canceled
Wed, Jul 08, 10:45am - 11:15am
Central Santa Rosa Library
Delight and stimulate your baby's senses with bouncing rhymes, songs, fingerplays and simple books. Children are never too young to build pre-literacy skills! Talk, sing, read, write and play with your child, and watch language skills blossom and grow.   Babytime is free and no registration required. For ages 0 - 18 months, with a caregiver. Join us for a Stay & Play after!

Canceled
Wed, Jul 08, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Drop in for verbal practice of English conversation and grammar in a small-group setting with a trained class facilitator. Pratique hablar en inglés con el apoyo de un guía de la Biblioteca.

Wed, Jul 08, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Adult Literacy Program
Join us for fun conversation and an easy way to practice your spoken English. Register

Wed, Jul 08, 11:00am - 11:15am
Sonoma County Library
Join us for a story and song from your Sonoma County Librarians.

Canceled
Wed, Jul 08, 11:15am - 12:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Playing helps children use their imaginations to create stories and develop important narrative skills. Please join other families to play and socialize. Children build language and literacy skills through the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing! Jugar ayuda a los niños a usar su imaginación para crear historias y desarrollar importantes habilidades narrativas. Únase a otras familias para jugar y socializar. Los niños desarrollan habilidades de lenguaje y alfabetización a través de las cinco prácticas de alfabetización temprana: hablar, cantar, leer, escribir y jugar.

Canceled
Wed, Jul 08, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Cloverdale Regional Library
Listen and learn with stories, songs, movement, and FUN, as you nurture in your preschooler a love of books. These fun librarian-led storytimes will model the everyday practices -- talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing -- that will help your child get ready to read.  No registration required. Free. Children build language and literacy skills through the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing.

Canceled
Wed, Jul 08, 12:15pm - 1:00pm
Sebastopol Regional Library
Lunch at the Library brings together the Library?s longstanding summer reading tradition with a lunchtime meal, in an effort to combat summer learning loss and summer hunger.

Wed, Jul 08, 1:00pm - 1:15pm
Sonoma County Library
Get comfy and listen to a chapter a week be read to you.

Canceled
Wed, Jul 08, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Rincon Valley Library
Join us each month of our book discussion group. Second Wednesday of the month at 1:30 p.m. This month enjoy "A Place for Us" by Fatima Mirza. Lending copies available at the reference desk up to 4 weeks prior to our meeting.

Canceled
Wed, Jul 08, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Sebastopol Regional Library
NextGen Trades Academy will train and help students find gainful employment in the trades fields and provide a workforce for local contractors.

Canceled
Wed, Jul 08, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Rohnert Park-Cotati Regional Library
Beginning readers and reluctant readers read aloud to certified therapy dogs at the library. Los lectores principiantes leen en voz alta a los perros de terapia certificados en la biblioteca.

Canceled
Wed, Jul 08, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Today's craft:  Join us on the 2nd Wednesday of every month at 4pm and create something new each time! Come for snacks, hang out and join us for a Maker Studio. Learn how to make something new and take home.   Some crafts we have done in the past are: Button making, sewing with circuits, pumpkin painting, stress balls, yarn wrapping, fun with clay and more.

Canceled
Wed, Jul 08, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Healdsburg Regional Library
Join the Joe Mesics? Literary Canon to discuss Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe.  The Canon meets on the second Wednesdays of the month to discuss great books.  Snacks and coffee will be served!  Email Megan at mjones@sonomalibrary.org for questions about the group or book copies.

Canceled
Wed, Jul 08, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Guerneville Library
GUERNEVILLE LIBRARY ADVISORY BOARD Sonoma County Library Wednesday, July 8, 2020 7:00 PM Guerneville Regional Library  14107 Armstrong Woods Road, Guerneville, CA 95446

Wed, Jul 08, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Sonoma County Library
How can we sort our waste and divert recyclables and compost away from the landfill to get as close to zero waste as possible?

Canceled
Thu, Jul 09, 12:00am - 11:50pm
Sebastopol Regional Library
Enjoy creative expressions.

Thu, Jul 09, All day
Adult Literacy Program
Awareness leads to action, and action leads to change.

Thu, Jul 09, 10:00am - 11:00am
Sonoma County Library
Summer Tips for Parents of Early Childhood LearnersRegister

Canceled
Thu, Jul 09, 10:00am - 11:00am
Healdsburg Regional Library
Free Coffee & Pastries These cheerful events are made available because of Measure Y and the generosity of the Friends of the Healdsburg Library. 10?11am Every Thursday! Meet your fellow library patrons  Interact with staff Learn about new & upcoming library resources

Canceled
Thu, Jul 09, 10:00am - 10:30am
Petaluma Regional Library
Kids age 0-5 and their families are invited to join us for stories, songs, movement and more downtown under the oak tree behind the Petaluma History Museum at 20 Fourth Street (Corner of 4th and B Street) in downtown Petaluma. See you there!

Canceled
Thu, Jul 09, 10:30am - 11:00am
Northwest Santa Rosa Library
Learn Sign Language from Certified Sign2Me Instructor, Clare Pryden. For Babies and Toddlers, with parents and caregivers.

Canceled
Thu, Jul 09, 10:30am - 11:00am
Cloverdale Regional Library
Join Mr. John and Ms. Kami for Bilingual Storytime, with stories, songs, movement, and fun!  Children build language and literacy skills through the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing.   Free!  Open to all!

Canceled
Thu, Jul 09, 10:45am - 11:15am
Central Santa Rosa Library
Listen and learn with stories, songs, movement, and FUN, as you nurture in your preschooler a love of books. These fun librarian-led storytimes will model the everyday practices -- talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing -- that will help your child get ready to read.  No registration required. Free. Join us for a Stay & Play after! Children build language and literacy skills through the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing.

Canceled
Thu, Jul 09, 11:15am - 12:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Playing helps children use their imaginations to create stories and develop important narrative skills. Please join other families to play and socialize. Children build language and literacy skills through the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing! Jugar ayuda a los niños a usar su imaginación para crear historias y desarrollar importantes habilidades narrativas. Únase a otras familias para jugar y socializar. Los niños desarrollan habilidades de lenguaje y alfabetización a través de las cinco prácticas de alfabetización temprana: hablar, cantar, leer, escribir y jugar.

Canceled
Thu, Jul 09, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Windsor Regional Library

Canceled
Thu, Jul 09, 12:15pm - 1:00pm
Sebastopol Regional Library
Lunch at the Library brings together the Library?s longstanding summer reading tradition with a lunchtime meal, in an effort to combat summer learning loss and summer hunger.

Canceled
Thu, Jul 09, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Guerneville Library
Join us the 2nd Thursday of every month at 12:30 for a lively book discussion.

Canceled
Thu, Jul 09, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Read the book and join the discussion! Missed reading those classics in high school or college? Here's a chance to catch up! Join us the second Thursday of each month for a thought-provoking discussion on an important "Great Book." This event is in the Forum Room in the Central Library, at the corner of 3rd and E Streets.

Canceled
Thu, Jul 09, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Sebastopol Regional Library
NextGen Trades Academy will train and help students find gainful employment in the trades fields and provide a workforce for local contractors.

Thu, Jul 09, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Sonoma County Library
Create fun new things using common household items!

Thu, Jul 09, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Sonoma Valley Regional Library
The Sonoma Valley Friends of the Library meets the second Thursday of the month. The public is welcome to attend.

Canceled
Thu, Jul 09, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Get free help with your technology needs! All ages, all devices, all questions.  By appointment only, these 30 minute sessions are the perfect length to learn a new skill or resolve a pestering issue without getting overwhelmed. From 3:00-5:00 p.m. Sign up online, over the phone (707-308-3020), or in person at the Central Santa Rosa Library! Check in at the Reference desk at the time of your appointment. Please come prepared with the necessary passwords needed to access your device or accounts. Staff may not be able to provide assistance for all device types, programs, and problems, but we will do the best that we can to assist you. Limitations:       > Registration is for a SINGLE, 30-minute appointment.       > Individuals cannot double-book.       > Appointment slots are available for the current thirty day time-span only.       > If you are more than five minutes late for your appointment, you will have to reschedule for a later date and time.       > Appointments cannot exceed 30 minutes per person.   jQuery.getScript("https://api3.libcal.com/js/myscheduler.min.js", function() { jQuery("#mysched_40179").LibCalMySched({iid: 3618, lid: 0, gid: 0, uid: 40179, width: 560, height: 680, title: 'Make an Appointment', domain: 'https://api3.libcal.com'}); }); Schedule Appointment #mysched_40179 { background: #FFFFFF; border: 1px solid #CCCCCC; border-radius: 4px; color: #333333; font: 14px Arial, Helvetica, Verdana; padding: 8px 20px; cursor: pointer; } #mysched_40179:hover { opacity: 0.9; }

Canceled
Thu, Jul 09, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Rincon Valley Library
Beginning readers are invited to come to the Library and read aloud to a certified therapy dog!

Rescheduled
Thu, Jul 09, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
New date Tuesday, July 07, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Sonoma County Library
Want to learn or relearn ukulele, strengthen your playing skills, learn new techniques, and learn how to better teach yourself?

Canceled
Fri, Jul 10, 12:00am - 11:50pm
Sebastopol Regional Library
Enjoy creative expressions.

Fri, Jul 10, All day
Adult Literacy Program
Awareness leads to action, and action leads to change.

Fri, Jul 10, 11:00am - 11:15am
Sonoma County Library
Join us for a story and song from your Sonoma County Librarians.

Canceled
Fri, Jul 10, 12:15pm - 1:00pm
Sebastopol Regional Library
Lunch at the Library brings together the Library?s longstanding summer reading tradition with a lunchtime meal, in an effort to combat summer learning loss and summer hunger.

Canceled
Fri, Jul 10, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Sebastopol Regional Library
Stay tuned to find out more about summer programs for Teens at the Sebastopol Library!

Canceled
Fri, Jul 10, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Come join other Anime fans on the 2nd Friday of every month!   Read manga, eat snacks, make crafts and watch anime.

Canceled
Sat, Jul 11, 12:00am - 11:50pm
Sebastopol Regional Library
Enjoy creative expressions.

Sat, Jul 11, All day
Adult Literacy Program
Awareness leads to action, and action leads to change.

Canceled
Sat, Jul 11, 10:15am - 11:00am
Roseland Community Library
Join us for a Spanish Family Storytime with Guadalupe, from Colors of Spanish, for stories, songs, movement, and fun!

Canceled
Sat, Jul 11, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Healdsburg Regional Library
Come read with our specially trained reading dogs. They are here in the children's area every Saturday from 11AM - 12PM. These special dogs love to hear stories read to them by children. Children earn a new book on their 7th visit and they can keep earning them all year long!!! Sponsored by 4 PAWS. Children build confidence in reading skills through practicing reading aloud in a safe space. Venga a leer con nuestros perros de lectura especialmente entrenados. Están aquí en el área de los niños todos los sábados de 11AM-12PM. A estos perros especiales les encanta escuchar historias que les leen los niños. Los niños ganan un nuevo libro en su séptima visita y pueden seguir ganando todo el año!!! Patrocinado por 4 PAWS. Al practicar la lectura en voz alta en un lugar seguro, los niños desarrollan la confianza en sus habilidades de lectura.

Canceled
Sat, Jul 11, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Rohnert Park-Cotati Regional Library
Drop in class for adults to practice verbal English in a small group setting with a class facilitator.

Canceled
Sat, Jul 11, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Drop in for verbal practice of English conversation and grammar in a small-group setting with a trained class facilitator. Pratique hablar en inglés con el apoyo de un guía de la Biblioteca.

Canceled
Sat, Jul 11, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Rincon Valley Library
Beginning readers are invited to come to the Library and read aloud to a certified therapy dog!

Sat, Jul 11, 11:00am - 11:15am
Sonoma County Library
Bienvenue à l'heure du "conte a la maison"!

Canceled
Sat, Jul 11, 12:00pm - 12:55pm
Rincon Valley Library
Storytime blah

Sat, Jul 11, 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Sonoma County Library
Learn how to use common items from around the house to get crafting!

Sun, Jul 12, All day
Adult Literacy Program
Awareness leads to action, and action leads to change.

Sun, Jul 12, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Adult Literacy Program
Get comfy and listen to a chapter a week be read to you.

Sun, Jul 12, 6:00pm - 6:15pm
Sonoma County Library
Welcome to "Storytime at Home: Pajama edition"!

Canceled
Mon, Jul 13, 12:00am - 11:50pm
Sebastopol Regional Library
Enjoy creative expressions.

Mon, Jul 13, All day
Adult Literacy Program
Awareness leads to action, and action leads to change.

Canceled
Mon, Jul 13, 10:30am - 11:00am
Cloverdale Regional Library
Join us for Wee Read, our Baby/Toddler storytime, with stories, songs, movement, and fun!  Wee Read is a language-rich educational program for children ages 0-36 months, and accompanying parents and caregivers. The librarian uses fun, engaging techniques and activities to develop positive feelings in babies and toddlers toward books and reading. These activities provide an environment for babies and toddlers to exercise important motor skills and practice using their vocabulary, and are the beginning steps toward literacy and educational success.  Siblings welcome.  Free! Children build language and literacy skills through the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing.

Mon, Jul 13, 11:00am - 11:15am
Sonoma County Library
¡Bienvenido a "Hora de cuentos en Casa"! For children 0-5. Para edades 0-5.

Canceled
Mon, Jul 13, 12:15pm - 1:00pm
Sebastopol Regional Library
Lunch at the Library brings together the Library?s longstanding summer reading tradition with a lunchtime meal, in an effort to combat summer learning loss and summer hunger.

Canceled
Mon, Jul 13, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Sebastopol Regional Library
Stay tuned to find out more about summer programs for Teens at the Sebastopol Library!

Mon, Jul 13, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Sonoma County Library
Get comfy and listen to a chapter a week read by your local librarian.

Canceled
Mon, Jul 13, 3:30pm - 6:00pm
Sebastopol Regional Library
Bring your own machine, or use one of ours!

Canceled
Mon, Jul 13, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
This meeting is the second Monday of the month due to the July 4th holiday.

Canceled
Mon, Jul 13, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Northwest Santa Rosa Library
Drop in for verbal practice of English conversation and grammar in a small-group setting with a trained class facilitator. Practique hablar en inglés con el apoyo de un guía de la Biblioteca.

Canceled
Tue, Jul 14, 12:00am - 11:50pm
Sebastopol Regional Library
Enjoy creative expressions.

Tue, Jul 14, All day
Adult Literacy Program
Awareness leads to action, and action leads to change.

Canceled
Tue, Jul 14, 10:00am - 10:30am
Sebastopol Regional Library
Nurture in your preschooler a love of books, while practicing listening skills, and interaction with others. These fun librarian-led storytimes will model the everyday practices -- talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing -- that will help your child get ready to read.  Preschool storytime lasts 30 minutes and includes longer stories, fingerplays, rhymes and songs followed by craft.  For ages 3-6 accompanied by a caregiver.     Storytimes encourage children?s curiosity about language and parents? proficiency in fostering literacy.

Canceled
Tue, Jul 14, 10:30am - 11:00am
Rincon Valley Library
By appointment only, these 30 minute sessions from 10:30-11:30 on every Tuesday will allow you personalized attention to help you with technology questions.

Canceled
Tue, Jul 14, 10:30am - 11:00am
Northwest Santa Rosa Library
By appointment only, these 30 minute sessions from 10:30-11:30 on every Tuesday will allow you personalized attention to help you with technology questions.

Canceled
Tue, Jul 14, 10:45am - 11:15am
Central Santa Rosa Library
It?s time to wiggle!  Join us for songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and simple stories for your active toddler. Children are never too young to build pre-literacy skills! Talk, sing, read, write and play with your child, and watch language skills blossom and grow. Toddler Time is free and no registration required. For children ages 18 ? 36 months, with a caregiver. Join us for a Stay n Play after! Children build language and literacy skills through the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing.

Canceled
Tue, Jul 14, 11:00am - 11:30am
Rincon Valley Library
By appointment only, these 30 minute sessions from 10:30-11:30 on every Tuesday will allow you personalized attention to help you with technology questions.

Canceled
Tue, Jul 14, 11:00am - 11:30am
Northwest Santa Rosa Library
By appointment only, these 30 minute sessions from 10:30-11:30 on every Tuesday will allow you personalized attention to help you with technology questions.

Canceled
Tue, Jul 14, 11:15am - 12:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Playing helps children use their imaginations to create stories and develop important narrative skills. Please join other families to play and socialize. Children build language and literacy skills through the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing! Jugar ayuda a los niños a usar su imaginación para crear historias y desarrollar importantes habilidades narrativas. Únase a otras familias para jugar y socializar. Los niños desarrollan habilidades de lenguaje y alfabetización a través de las cinco prácticas de alfabetización temprana: hablar, cantar, leer, escribir y jugar.

Canceled
Tue, Jul 14, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Sebastopol Regional Library
Join us for Wee Read, our Baby/Toddler storytime, with stories, songs, movement, and fun!  Wee Read is a language-rich educational program for children ages 0-36 months, and accompanying parents and caregivers. The librarian uses fun, engaging techniques and activities to develop positive feelings in babies and toddlers toward books and reading. These activities provide an environment for babies and toddlers to exercise important motor skills and practice using their vocabulary, and are the beginning steps toward literacy and educational success.  Siblings welcome.  Free! Children build language and literacy skills through the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing.

Canceled
Tue, Jul 14, 12:15pm - 1:00pm
Sebastopol Regional Library
Lunch at the Library brings together the Library?s longstanding summer reading tradition with a lunchtime meal, in an effort to combat summer learning loss and summer hunger.

Canceled
Tue, Jul 14, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Come enjoy a discussion of a Mystery Hosted by Steven Alcorta and fellow Librarians.

Tue, Jul 14, 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Sonoma County Library
Come play with science using simple ingredients from home!

Canceled
Tue, Jul 14, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Sebastopol Regional Library
NextGen Trades Academy will train and help students find gainful employment in the trades fields and provide a workforce for local contractors.

Tue, Jul 14, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Sonoma County Library
Want to learn or relearn guitar, strengthen your playing skills, learn new techniques, and learn how to better teach yourself?

Canceled
Tue, Jul 14, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Cloverdale Regional Library
Join us each month for our book discussion group. Second Tuesday of the month at 2:00 pm.  The discussion this month is on The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris. Free and open to all. New members are always welcome.  Lending copies available near the information desk.

Canceled
Tue, Jul 14, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Windsor Regional Library
Join us for a lively book discussion.

Canceled
Tue, Jul 14, 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Sebastopol Regional Library
Join us for a rollicking good time playing Dungeons & Dragons!  14 players (two tables of 7), ages 7th Grade and Up. Sign up to reserve your spot!

Canceled
Tue, Jul 14, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Rohnert Park-Cotati Regional Library
This playful kids yoga class is geared towards older kids, 6-12 years.

Canceled
Tue, Jul 14, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Windsor Regional Library

Canceled
Wed, Jul 15, 12:00am - 11:50pm
Sebastopol Regional Library
Enjoy creative expressions.

Canceled
Wed, Jul 15, All day
Adult Literacy Program
Awareness leads to action, and action leads to change.

Wed, Jul 15, 9:30am - 10:00am
Sonoma County Library
A 30 minute web session for students on study skills strategies hosted by Tutor.com's Learning Design Manager, Dr. Amy Dietzman.Register

Canceled
Wed, Jul 15, 10:30am - 11:30am
Cloverdale Regional Library
Explore books, songs, rhymes and play in English.  For children 3-5.

Canceled
Wed, Jul 15, 10:45am - 11:15am
Central Santa Rosa Library
Delight and stimulate your baby's senses with bouncing rhymes, songs, fingerplays and simple books. Children are never too young to build pre-literacy skills! Talk, sing, read, write and play with your child, and watch language skills blossom and grow.   Babytime is free and no registration required. For ages 0 - 18 months, with a caregiver. Join us for a Stay & Play after!

Canceled
Wed, Jul 15, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Drop in for verbal practice of English conversation and grammar in a small-group setting with a trained class facilitator. Pratique hablar en inglés con el apoyo de un guía de la Biblioteca.

Wed, Jul 15, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Adult Literacy Program
Join us for fun conversation and an easy way to practice your spoken English. Register

Wed, Jul 15, 11:00am - 11:15am
Sonoma County Library
Join us for a story and song from your Sonoma County Librarians.

Canceled
Wed, Jul 15, 11:15am - 12:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Playing helps children use their imaginations to create stories and develop important narrative skills. Please join other families to play and socialize. Children build language and literacy skills through the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing! Jugar ayuda a los niños a usar su imaginación para crear historias y desarrollar importantes habilidades narrativas. Únase a otras familias para jugar y socializar. Los niños desarrollan habilidades de lenguaje y alfabetización a través de las cinco prácticas de alfabetización temprana: hablar, cantar, leer, escribir y jugar.

Canceled
Wed, Jul 15, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Cloverdale Regional Library
Listen and learn with stories, songs, movement, and FUN, as you nurture in your preschooler a love of books. These fun librarian-led storytimes will model the everyday practices -- talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing -- that will help your child get ready to read.  No registration required. Free. Children build language and literacy skills through the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing.

Canceled
Wed, Jul 15, 12:15pm - 1:00pm
Sebastopol Regional Library
Lunch at the Library brings together the Library?s longstanding summer reading tradition with a lunchtime meal, in an effort to combat summer learning loss and summer hunger.

Wed, Jul 15, 1:00pm - 1:15pm
Sonoma County Library
Get comfy and listen to a chapter a week be read to you.

Canceled
Wed, Jul 15, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Sebastopol Regional Library
NextGen Trades Academy will train and help students find gainful employment in the trades fields and provide a workforce for local contractors.

Canceled
Wed, Jul 15, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Rohnert Park-Cotati Regional Library
Beginning readers and reluctant readers read aloud to certified therapy dogs at the library. Los lectores principiantes leen en voz alta a los perros de terapia certificados en la biblioteca.

Canceled
Wed, Jul 15, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Guerneville Library
Discuss the latest queer young adult books with other teens! Pick up the monthly selection at the reference desk. Snacks provided. Allies welcome!

Canceled
Wed, Jul 15, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Magic the Gathering Club For ages 10-18 Come play Magic the Gathering at your library! Limited supplies provided so feel free to bring your own cards. For new and experienced players.

Canceled
Wed, Jul 15, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Sebastopol Regional Library
Visit the Sebastopol Regional Library to meet and converse with this month's exhibiting artists from Legacy.

Canceled
Wed, Jul 15, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Windsor Regional Library
Do you love to write?  Do you want to meet with others who also love to write?

Canceled
Wed, Jul 15, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Read the book and join the discussion! Please join us for a rewarding discussion in Central Library's Forum Room, at the corner of 3rd and E Streets. Our discussions take place every 4th Tuesday of the month during lunch and on the 3rd Wednesday of the month in January, April, July, and October. Book club copies available for checkout at the Information Desk in limited quantities.

Wed, Jul 15, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Sonoma County Library
Awareness leads to action, and action leads to change.

Canceled
Thu, Jul 16, 12:00am - 11:50pm
Sebastopol Regional Library
Enjoy creative expressions.

Canceled
Thu, Jul 16, All day
Adult Literacy Program
Awareness leads to action, and action leads to change.

Canceled
Thu, Jul 16, 10:00am - 11:00am
Healdsburg Regional Library
Free Coffee & Pastries These cheerful events are made available because of Measure Y and the generosity of the Friends of the Healdsburg Library. 10?11am Every Thursday! Meet your fellow library patrons  Interact with staff Learn about new & upcoming library resources

Canceled
Thu, Jul 16, 10:30am - 11:00am
Cloverdale Regional Library
Join Mr. John and Ms. Kami for Bilingual Storytime, with stories, songs, movement, and fun!  Children build language and literacy skills through the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing.   Free!  Open to all!

Canceled
Thu, Jul 16, 10:45am - 11:15am
Central Santa Rosa Library
Listen and learn with stories, songs, movement, and FUN, as you nurture in your preschooler a love of books. These fun librarian-led storytimes will model the everyday practices -- talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing -- that will help your child get ready to read.  No registration required. Free. Join us for a Stay & Play after! Children build language and literacy skills through the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing.

Canceled
Thu, Jul 16, 11:15am - 12:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Playing helps children use their imaginations to create stories and develop important narrative skills. Please join other families to play and socialize. Children build language and literacy skills through the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing! Jugar ayuda a los niños a usar su imaginación para crear historias y desarrollar importantes habilidades narrativas. Únase a otras familias para jugar y socializar. Los niños desarrollan habilidades de lenguaje y alfabetización a través de las cinco prácticas de alfabetización temprana: hablar, cantar, leer, escribir y jugar.

Canceled
Thu, Jul 16, 12:15pm - 1:00pm
Sebastopol Regional Library
Lunch at the Library brings together the Library?s longstanding summer reading tradition with a lunchtime meal, in an effort to combat summer learning loss and summer hunger.

Canceled
Thu, Jul 16, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Sebastopol Regional Library
NextGen Trades Academy will train and help students find gainful employment in the trades fields and provide a workforce for local contractors.

Thu, Jul 16, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Sonoma County Library
Awareness leads to action, and action leads to change.

Thu, Jul 16, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Sonoma County Library
Create fun new things using common household items!

Canceled
Thu, Jul 16, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Get free help with your technology needs! All ages, all devices, all questions.  By appointment only, these 30 minute sessions are the perfect length to learn a new skill or resolve a pestering issue without getting overwhelmed. From 3:00-5:00 p.m. Sign up online, over the phone (707-308-3020), or in person at the Central Santa Rosa Library! Check in at the Reference desk at the time of your appointment. Please come prepared with the necessary passwords needed to access your device or accounts. Staff may not be able to provide assistance for all device types, programs, and problems, but we will do the best that we can to assist you. Limitations:       > Registration is for a SINGLE, 30-minute appointment.       > Individuals cannot double-book.       > Appointment slots are available for the current thirty day time-span only.       > If you are more than five minutes late for your appointment, you will have to reschedule for a later date and time.       > Appointments cannot exceed 30 minutes per person.   jQuery.getScript("https://api3.libcal.com/js/myscheduler.min.js", function() { jQuery("#mysched_40179").LibCalMySched({iid: 3618, lid: 0, gid: 0, uid: 40179, width: 560, height: 680, title: 'Make an Appointment', domain: 'https://api3.libcal.com'}); }); Schedule Appointment #mysched_40179 { background: #FFFFFF; border: 1px solid #CCCCCC; border-radius: 4px; color: #333333; font: 14px Arial, Helvetica, Verdana; padding: 8px 20px; cursor: pointer; } #mysched_40179:hover { opacity: 0.9; }

Canceled
Thu, Jul 16, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Rincon Valley Library
Beginning readers are invited to come to the Library and read aloud to a certified therapy dog!

Rescheduled
Thu, Jul 16, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
New date Tuesday, July 14, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Sonoma County Library
Want to learn or relearn guitar, strengthen your playing skills, learn new techniques, and learn how to better teach yourself?

Canceled
Fri, Jul 17, 12:00am - 11:50pm
Sebastopol Regional Library
Enjoy creative expressions.

Canceled
Fri, Jul 17, All day
Adult Literacy Program
Awareness leads to action, and action leads to change.

Fri, Jul 17, 11:00am - 11:15am
Sonoma County Library
Join us for a story and song from your Sonoma County Librarians.

Canceled
Fri, Jul 17, 12:15pm - 1:00pm
Sebastopol Regional Library
Lunch at the Library brings together the Library?s longstanding summer reading tradition with a lunchtime meal, in an effort to combat summer learning loss and summer hunger.

Canceled
Fri, Jul 17, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Sebastopol Regional Library
Stay tuned to find out more about summer programs for Teens at the Sebastopol Library!

Canceled
Fri, Jul 17, 4:00pm - 5:45pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Come join the Central Library at this monthly movie series every 3rd Friday night! There will be snacks and family fun movies to enjoy!   For more information, please call (707) 308-3020

Canceled
Sat, Jul 18, 12:00am - 11:50pm
Sebastopol Regional Library
Enjoy creative expressions.

Canceled
Sat, Jul 18, All day
Adult Literacy Program
Awareness leads to action, and action leads to change.

Canceled
Sat, Jul 18, 10:15am - 10:45am
Central Santa Rosa Library
Come join us on the 3rd Saturday of every month at 10:15am for French songs and stories Viens nous rejoindre pour écouter des histoires, des contes et des chansons en français. C'est tous les 3e samedi du mois à 10h15 à la bibliothèque de central Santa Rosa.

Canceled
Sat, Jul 18, 10:30am - 11:30am
Rincon Valley Library
MEET THE DIRECTOR Sonoma County Library Director Ann Hammond is visiting all library branches this year to meet library users, share the latest library news and hear your suggestions.     CONOZCAN A LA DIRECTORA La Directora de la Biblioteca del Condado de Sonoma Ann Hammond esta? visitando todas las sucursales de la biblioteca este año, para conocer a los usuarios, compartir las últimas noticias de la biblioteca y escuchar sus sugerencias.

Canceled
Sat, Jul 18, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Windsor Regional Library

Canceled
Sat, Jul 18, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Healdsburg Regional Library
Come read with our specially trained reading dogs. They are here in the children's area every Saturday from 11AM - 12PM. These special dogs love to hear stories read to them by children. Children earn a new book on their 7th visit and they can keep earning them all year long!!! Sponsored by 4 PAWS. Children build confidence in reading skills through practicing reading aloud in a safe space. Venga a leer con nuestros perros de lectura especialmente entrenados. Están aquí en el área de los niños todos los sábados de 11AM-12PM. A estos perros especiales les encanta escuchar historias que les leen los niños. Los niños ganan un nuevo libro en su séptima visita y pueden seguir ganando todo el año!!! Patrocinado por 4 PAWS. Al practicar la lectura en voz alta en un lugar seguro, los niños desarrollan la confianza en sus habilidades de lectura.

Canceled
Sat, Jul 18, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Rohnert Park-Cotati Regional Library
Drop in class for adults to practice verbal English in a small group setting with a class facilitator.

Canceled
Sat, Jul 18, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Drop in for verbal practice of English conversation and grammar in a small-group setting with a trained class facilitator. Pratique hablar en inglés con el apoyo de un guía de la Biblioteca.

Canceled
Sat, Jul 18, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Rincon Valley Library
Beginning readers are invited to come to the Library and read aloud to a certified therapy dog!

Sat, Jul 18, 11:00am - 11:15am
Sonoma County Library
Bienvenue à l'heure du "conte a la maison"!

Sat, Jul 18, 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Sonoma County Library
Learn how to use common items from around the house to get crafting!

Canceled
Sat, Jul 18, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Sebastopol Regional Library
Classic Books You Missed; the Counter-Canon. A monthly meeting to read the underrepresented classics and to explore the depth and diversity of this counter-canon. We are defining classic books for this purpose as books that have been written or published at least 40 years ago. This month our selection is Passing by Nella Larsen. Please come pick up you copy of the book from the library and join us on the 3rd Saturday of the month at 2:00pm at the Sebastopol Regional Library

Canceled
Sat, Jul 18, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Music, poetry, comedy, spoken word, and more. Join us 3-5pm in the Central Library Forum Room. Slots are upto 15 minutes long and space is limited, so please register in advance. An electric piano is available for performers. Refreshments and snacks will be provided. All ages welcome. Música, poesía, comedia, spoken word, y más. Acompáñenos de las 3-5pm en la Sala de Foro de la Biblioteca Central. Cada intérprete tendrá hasta 15 minutos y el registro estará limitado a las primeras 15 personas. Favor de registrarse con anticipación. Un piano eléctrico estará disponible para los interpretes. Habrá unos refrescos y botanas. Todas las edades están bienvenidas.

Canceled
Sun, Jul 19, All day
Adult Literacy Program
Awareness leads to action, and action leads to change.

Sun, Jul 19, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Adult Literacy Program
Get comfy and listen to a chapter a week be read to you.

Sun, Jul 19, 6:00pm - 6:15pm
Sonoma County Library
Welcome to "Storytime at Home: Pajama edition"!

Canceled
Mon, Jul 20, 12:00am - 11:50pm
Sebastopol Regional Library
Enjoy creative expressions.

Canceled
Mon, Jul 20, 10:30am - 11:00am
Cloverdale Regional Library
Join us for Wee Read, our Baby/Toddler storytime, with stories, songs, movement, and fun!  Wee Read is a language-rich educational program for children ages 0-36 months, and accompanying parents and caregivers. The librarian uses fun, engaging techniques and activities to develop positive feelings in babies and toddlers toward books and reading. These activities provide an environment for babies and toddlers to exercise important motor skills and practice using their vocabulary, and are the beginning steps toward literacy and educational success.  Siblings welcome.  Free! Children build language and literacy skills through the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing.

Mon, Jul 20, 11:00am - 11:15am
Sonoma County Library
¡Bienvenido a "Hora de cuentos en Casa"! For children 0-5. Para edades 0-5.

Canceled
Mon, Jul 20, 12:15pm - 1:00pm
Sebastopol Regional Library
Lunch at the Library brings together the Library?s longstanding summer reading tradition with a lunchtime meal, in an effort to combat summer learning loss and summer hunger.

Canceled
Mon, Jul 20, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Sebastopol Regional Library
Stay tuned to find out more about summer programs for Teens at the Sebastopol Library!

Mon, Jul 20, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Sonoma County Library
Get comfy and listen to a chapter a week read by your local librarian.

Canceled
Mon, Jul 20, 3:30pm - 6:00pm
Sebastopol Regional Library
Bring your own machine, or use one of ours!

Canceled
Mon, Jul 20, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Healdsburg Regional Library
Este mes estamos leyendo Rayuela de Julio Cortázar Copias del libro estan disponibles en la biblioteca. Habra Bocadillos y bebidas.

Canceled
Mon, Jul 20, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Northwest Santa Rosa Library
Drop in for verbal practice of English conversation and grammar in a small-group setting with a trained class facilitator. Practique hablar en inglés con el apoyo de un guía de la Biblioteca.

Canceled
Tue, Jul 21, 12:00am - 11:50pm
Sebastopol Regional Library
Enjoy creative expressions.

Canceled
Tue, Jul 21, 10:00am - 10:30am
Sebastopol Regional Library
Nurture in your preschooler a love of books, while practicing listening skills, and interaction with others. These fun librarian-led storytimes will model the everyday practices -- talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing -- that will help your child get ready to read.  Preschool storytime lasts 30 minutes and includes longer stories, fingerplays, rhymes and songs followed by craft.  For ages 3-6 accompanied by a caregiver.     Storytimes encourage children?s curiosity about language and parents? proficiency in fostering literacy.

Canceled
Tue, Jul 21, 10:30am - 11:00am
Rincon Valley Library
By appointment only, these 30 minute sessions from 10:30-11:30 on every Tuesday will allow you personalized attention to help you with technology questions.

Canceled
Tue, Jul 21, 10:30am - 11:00am
Northwest Santa Rosa Library
By appointment only, these 30 minute sessions from 10:30-11:30 on every Tuesday will allow you personalized attention to help you with technology questions.

Canceled
Tue, Jul 21, 10:45am - 11:15am
Central Santa Rosa Library
It?s time to wiggle!  Join us for songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and simple stories for your active toddler. Children are never too young to build pre-literacy skills! Talk, sing, read, write and play with your child, and watch language skills blossom and grow. Toddler Time is free and no registration required. For children ages 18 ? 36 months, with a caregiver. Join us for a Stay n Play after! Children build language and literacy skills through the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing.

Canceled
Tue, Jul 21, 11:00am - 11:30am
Rincon Valley Library
By appointment only, these 30 minute sessions from 10:30-11:30 on every Tuesday will allow you personalized attention to help you with technology questions.

Canceled
Tue, Jul 21, 11:00am - 11:30am
Northwest Santa Rosa Library
By appointment only, these 30 minute sessions from 10:30-11:30 on every Tuesday will allow you personalized attention to help you with technology questions.

Canceled
Tue, Jul 21, 11:15am - 12:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Playing helps children use their imaginations to create stories and develop important narrative skills. Please join other families to play and socialize. Children build language and literacy skills through the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing! Jugar ayuda a los niños a usar su imaginación para crear historias y desarrollar importantes habilidades narrativas. Únase a otras familias para jugar y socializar. Los niños desarrollan habilidades de lenguaje y alfabetización a través de las cinco prácticas de alfabetización temprana: hablar, cantar, leer, escribir y jugar.

Canceled
Tue, Jul 21, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Rohnert Park-Cotati Regional Library
Please join us in the Rohnert Park-Cotati Library's conference room for a discussion of Born a Crime by Trevor Noah. Free and open to all. New members are always welcome.  Pick up a copy of this book at the adult information desk to check out.

Canceled
Tue, Jul 21, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Sebastopol Regional Library
Join us for Wee Read, our Baby/Toddler storytime, with stories, songs, movement, and fun!  Wee Read is a language-rich educational program for children ages 0-36 months, and accompanying parents and caregivers. The librarian uses fun, engaging techniques and activities to develop positive feelings in babies and toddlers toward books and reading. These activities provide an environment for babies and toddlers to exercise important motor skills and practice using their vocabulary, and are the beginning steps toward literacy and educational success.  Siblings welcome.  Free! Children build language and literacy skills through the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing.

Canceled
Tue, Jul 21, 12:15pm - 1:00pm
Sebastopol Regional Library
Lunch at the Library brings together the Library?s longstanding summer reading tradition with a lunchtime meal, in an effort to combat summer learning loss and summer hunger.

Tue, Jul 21, 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Sonoma County Library
Come play with science using simple ingredients from home!

Canceled
Tue, Jul 21, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Sonoma Valley Regional Library
Classical Reflections focuses on ancient Greek and some Roman texts. Most of these are contemporary, although there are some, which are somewhat earlier, and most are fictional   *Pick up the month's selection ahead of time at the service desk

Tue, Jul 21, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Sonoma County Library
Want to learn or relearn ukulele, strengthen your playing skills, learn new techniques, and learn how to better teach yourself?

Canceled
Tue, Jul 21, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Northwest Santa Rosa Library
Join us each 3rd Tuesday of the month at 2:30 pm for a book discussion.  New members are always welcome.  

Canceled
Tue, Jul 21, 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Sebastopol Regional Library
Join us for a rollicking good time playing Dungeons & Dragons!  14 players (two tables of 7), ages 7th Grade and Up. Sign up to reserve your spot!

Canceled
Tue, Jul 21, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Healdsburg Regional Library
Game On w/ Virtual Reality! (Grades 4-12) A place away from home where you can hang out with your peeps, have a snack and play games. No studying required. We will supply the games and the space to play them.   Games may include, but are not limited to in the Nintendo Switch: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Super Mario Party, Mario Tennis Aces, Rocket League, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe.   Virtual Reality is 14 and older.  Teens and tweens welcome, snacks provided!

Canceled
Wed, Jul 22, 12:00am - 11:50pm
Sebastopol Regional Library
Enjoy creative expressions.

Wed, Jul 22, 9:30am - 10:00am
Sonoma County Library
A 30 minute web session for students on goal setting and decision-making strategies hosted by Tutor.com's Learning Design Manager, Dr. Amy Dietzman.Register

Canceled
Wed, Jul 22, 10:30am - 11:30am
Cloverdale Regional Library
Explore books, songs, rhymes and play in English and Spanish! Libros, canciones, rimas y actividades en ingles y espanol.  For children 0-5. Para edades 0-5.

Canceled
Wed, Jul 22, 10:45am - 11:15am
Central Santa Rosa Library
Delight and stimulate your baby's senses with bouncing rhymes, songs, fingerplays and simple books. Children are never too young to build pre-literacy skills! Talk, sing, read, write and play with your child, and watch language skills blossom and grow.   Babytime is free and no registration required. For ages 0 - 18 months, with a caregiver. Join us for a Stay & Play after!

Canceled
Wed, Jul 22, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Drop in for verbal practice of English conversation and grammar in a small-group setting with a trained class facilitator. Pratique hablar en inglés con el apoyo de un guía de la Biblioteca.

Wed, Jul 22, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Adult Literacy Program
Join us for fun conversation and an easy way to practice your spoken English. Register

Wed, Jul 22, 11:00am - 11:15am
Sonoma County Library
Join us for a story and song from your Sonoma County Librarians.

Canceled
Wed, Jul 22, 11:15am - 12:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Playing helps children use their imaginations to create stories and develop important narrative skills. Please join other families to play and socialize. Children build language and literacy skills through the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing! Jugar ayuda a los niños a usar su imaginación para crear historias y desarrollar importantes habilidades narrativas. Únase a otras familias para jugar y socializar. Los niños desarrollan habilidades de lenguaje y alfabetización a través de las cinco prácticas de alfabetización temprana: hablar, cantar, leer, escribir y jugar.

Canceled
Wed, Jul 22, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Cloverdale Regional Library
Listen and learn with stories, songs, movement, and FUN, as you nurture in your preschooler a love of books. These fun librarian-led storytimes will model the everyday practices -- talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing -- that will help your child get ready to read.  No registration required. Free. Children build language and literacy skills through the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing.

Canceled
Wed, Jul 22, 12:15pm - 1:00pm
Sebastopol Regional Library
Lunch at the Library brings together the Library?s longstanding summer reading tradition with a lunchtime meal, in an effort to combat summer learning loss and summer hunger.

Wed, Jul 22, 1:00pm - 1:15pm
Sonoma County Library
Get comfy and listen to a chapter a week be read to you.

Canceled
Wed, Jul 22, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Rohnert Park-Cotati Regional Library
Beginning readers and reluctant readers read aloud to certified therapy dogs at the library. Los lectores principiantes leen en voz alta a los perros de terapia certificados en la biblioteca.

Canceled
Wed, Jul 22, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Stop by home for dinner and get changed into pajamas! Come back to the library and join us for a pajama storytime!   join us on the 4th Wednesday of every month at 6:00pm

Canceled
Thu, Jul 23, 12:00am - 11:50pm
Sebastopol Regional Library
Enjoy creative expressions.

Canceled
Thu, Jul 23, 10:00am - 11:00am
Healdsburg Regional Library
Free Coffee & Pastries These cheerful events are made available because of Measure Y and the generosity of the Friends of the Healdsburg Library. 10?11am Every Thursday! Meet your fellow library patrons  Interact with staff Learn about new & upcoming library resources

Canceled
Thu, Jul 23, 10:30am - 11:00am
Cloverdale Regional Library
Join Mr. John and Ms. Kami for Bilingual Storytime, with stories, songs, movement, and fun!  Children build language and literacy skills through the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing.   Free!  Open to all!

Canceled
Thu, Jul 23, 10:45am - 11:15am
Central Santa Rosa Library
Listen and learn with stories, songs, movement, and FUN, as you nurture in your preschooler a love of books. These fun librarian-led storytimes will model the everyday practices -- talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing -- that will help your child get ready to read.  No registration required. Free. Join us for a Stay & Play after! Children build language and literacy skills through the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing.

Canceled
Thu, Jul 23, 11:15am - 12:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Playing helps children use their imaginations to create stories and develop important narrative skills. Please join other families to play and socialize. Children build language and literacy skills through the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing! Jugar ayuda a los niños a usar su imaginación para crear historias y desarrollar importantes habilidades narrativas. Únase a otras familias para jugar y socializar. Los niños desarrollan habilidades de lenguaje y alfabetización a través de las cinco prácticas de alfabetización temprana: hablar, cantar, leer, escribir y jugar.

Canceled
Thu, Jul 23, 12:15pm - 1:00pm
Sebastopol Regional Library
Lunch at the Library brings together the Library?s longstanding summer reading tradition with a lunchtime meal, in an effort to combat summer learning loss and summer hunger.

Canceled
Thu, Jul 23, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Sonoma Valley Regional Library
Discuss literature and life with other lovers of books! Drop in, no registration necessary! Pick up the month's selection ahead of time at the service desk.

Thu, Jul 23, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Sonoma County Library
Create fun new things using common household items!

Canceled
Thu, Jul 23, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Get free help with your technology needs! All ages, all devices, all questions.  By appointment only, these 30 minute sessions are the perfect length to learn a new skill or resolve a pestering issue without getting overwhelmed. From 3:00-5:00 p.m. Sign up online, over the phone (707-308-3020), or in person at the Central Santa Rosa Library! Check in at the Reference desk at the time of your appointment. Please come prepared with the necessary passwords needed to access your device or accounts. Staff may not be able to provide assistance for all device types, programs, and problems, but we will do the best that we can to assist you. Limitations:       > Registration is for a SINGLE, 30-minute appointment.       > Individuals cannot double-book.       > Appointment slots are available for the current thirty day time-span only.       > If you are more than five minutes late for your appointment, you will have to reschedule for a later date and time.       > Appointments cannot exceed 30 minutes per person.   jQuery.getScript("https://api3.libcal.com/js/myscheduler.min.js", function() { jQuery("#mysched_40179").LibCalMySched({iid: 3618, lid: 0, gid: 0, uid: 40179, width: 560, height: 680, title: 'Make an Appointment', domain: 'https://api3.libcal.com'}); }); Schedule Appointment #mysched_40179 { background: #FFFFFF; border: 1px solid #CCCCCC; border-radius: 4px; color: #333333; font: 14px Arial, Helvetica, Verdana; padding: 8px 20px; cursor: pointer; } #mysched_40179:hover { opacity: 0.9; }

Canceled
Thu, Jul 23, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Rincon Valley Library
Beginning readers are invited to come to the Library and read aloud to a certified therapy dog!

Rescheduled
Thu, Jul 23, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
New date Tuesday, July 21, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Sonoma County Library
Want to learn or relearn ukulele, strengthen your playing skills, learn new techniques, and learn how to better teach yourself?

Canceled
Fri, Jul 24, 12:00am - 11:50pm
Sebastopol Regional Library
Enjoy creative expressions.

Fri, Jul 24, 11:00am - 11:15am
Sonoma County Library
Join us for a story and song from your Sonoma County Librarians.

Canceled
Fri, Jul 24, 12:15pm - 1:00pm
Sebastopol Regional Library
Lunch at the Library brings together the Library?s longstanding summer reading tradition with a lunchtime meal, in an effort to combat summer learning loss and summer hunger.

Canceled
Fri, Jul 24, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Sebastopol Regional Library
Stay tuned to find out more about summer programs for Teens at the Sebastopol Library!

Canceled
Sat, Jul 25, 12:00am - 11:50pm
Sebastopol Regional Library
Enjoy creative expressions.

Canceled
Sat, Jul 25, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Healdsburg Regional Library
Come read with our specially trained reading dogs. They are here in the children's area every Saturday from 11AM - 12PM. These special dogs love to hear stories read to them by children. Children earn a new book on their 7th visit and they can keep earning them all year long!!! Sponsored by 4 PAWS. Children build confidence in reading skills through practicing reading aloud in a safe space. Venga a leer con nuestros perros de lectura especialmente entrenados. Están aquí en el área de los niños todos los sábados de 11AM-12PM. A estos perros especiales les encanta escuchar historias que les leen los niños. Los niños ganan un nuevo libro en su séptima visita y pueden seguir ganando todo el año!!! Patrocinado por 4 PAWS. Al practicar la lectura en voz alta en un lugar seguro, los niños desarrollan la confianza en sus habilidades de lectura.

Canceled
Sat, Jul 25, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Rohnert Park-Cotati Regional Library
Drop in class for adults to practice verbal English in a small group setting with a class facilitator.

Canceled
Sat, Jul 25, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Drop in for verbal practice of English conversation and grammar in a small-group setting with a trained class facilitator. Pratique hablar en inglés con el apoyo de un guía de la Biblioteca.

Canceled
Sat, Jul 25, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Rincon Valley Library
Beginning readers are invited to come to the Library and read aloud to a certified therapy dog!

Sat, Jul 25, 11:00am - 11:15am
Sonoma County Library
Bienvenue à l'heure du "conte a la maison"!

Sat, Jul 25, 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Sonoma County Library
Learn how to use common items from around the house to get crafting!

Sun, Jul 26, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Adult Literacy Program
Get comfy and listen to a chapter a week be read to you.

Sun, Jul 26, 6:00pm - 6:15pm
Sonoma County Library
Welcome to "Storytime at Home: Pajama edition"!

Canceled
Mon, Jul 27, 12:00am - 11:50pm
Sebastopol Regional Library
Enjoy creative expressions.

Canceled
Mon, Jul 27, 10:30am - 11:00am
Cloverdale Regional Library
Join us for Wee Read, our Baby/Toddler storytime, with stories, songs, movement, and fun!  Wee Read is a language-rich educational program for children ages 0-36 months, and accompanying parents and caregivers. The librarian uses fun, engaging techniques and activities to develop positive feelings in babies and toddlers toward books and reading. These activities provide an environment for babies and toddlers to exercise important motor skills and practice using their vocabulary, and are the beginning steps toward literacy and educational success.  Siblings welcome.  Free! Children build language and literacy skills through the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing.

Mon, Jul 27, 11:00am - 11:15am
Sonoma County Library
¡Bienvenido a "Hora de cuentos en Casa"! For children 0-5. Para edades 0-5.

Canceled
Mon, Jul 27, 12:15pm - 1:00pm
Sebastopol Regional Library
Lunch at the Library brings together the Library?s longstanding summer reading tradition with a lunchtime meal, in an effort to combat summer learning loss and summer hunger.

Canceled
Mon, Jul 27, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Sebastopol Regional Library
Stay tuned to find out more about summer programs for Teens at the Sebastopol Library!

Mon, Jul 27, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Sonoma County Library
Get comfy and listen to a chapter a week read by your local librarian.

Canceled
Mon, Jul 27, 3:30pm - 6:00pm
Sebastopol Regional Library
Bring your own machine, or use one of ours!

Canceled
Mon, Jul 27, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Northwest Santa Rosa Library
Drop in for verbal practice of English conversation and grammar in a small-group setting with a trained class facilitator. Practique hablar en inglés con el apoyo de un guía de la Biblioteca.

Canceled
Tue, Jul 28, 12:00am - 11:50pm
Sebastopol Regional Library
Enjoy creative expressions.

Canceled
Tue, Jul 28, 10:00am - 10:30am
Sebastopol Regional Library
Nurture in your preschooler a love of books, while practicing listening skills, and interaction with others. These fun librarian-led storytimes will model the everyday practices -- talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing -- that will help your child get ready to read.  Preschool storytime lasts 30 minutes and includes longer stories, fingerplays, rhymes and songs followed by craft.  For ages 3-6 accompanied by a caregiver.     Storytimes encourage children?s curiosity about language and parents? proficiency in fostering literacy.

Canceled
Tue, Jul 28, 10:30am - 11:00am
Rincon Valley Library
By appointment only, these 30 minute sessions from 10:30-11:30 on every Tuesday will allow you personalized attention to help you with technology questions.

Canceled
Tue, Jul 28, 10:30am - 11:00am
Northwest Santa Rosa Library
By appointment only, these 30 minute sessions from 10:30-11:30 on every Tuesday will allow you personalized attention to help you with technology questions.

Canceled
Tue, Jul 28, 10:45am - 11:15am
Central Santa Rosa Library
It?s time to wiggle!  Join us for songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and simple stories for your active toddler. Children are never too young to build pre-literacy skills! Talk, sing, read, write and play with your child, and watch language skills blossom and grow. Toddler Time is free and no registration required. For children ages 18 ? 36 months, with a caregiver. Join us for a Stay n Play after! Children build language and literacy skills through the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing.

Canceled
Tue, Jul 28, 11:00am - 11:30am
Rincon Valley Library
By appointment only, these 30 minute sessions from 10:30-11:30 on every Tuesday will allow you personalized attention to help you with technology questions.

Canceled
Tue, Jul 28, 11:00am - 11:30am
Northwest Santa Rosa Library
By appointment only, these 30 minute sessions from 10:30-11:30 on every Tuesday will allow you personalized attention to help you with technology questions.

Canceled
Tue, Jul 28, 11:15am - 12:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Playing helps children use their imaginations to create stories and develop important narrative skills. Please join other families to play and socialize. Children build language and literacy skills through the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing! Jugar ayuda a los niños a usar su imaginación para crear historias y desarrollar importantes habilidades narrativas. Únase a otras familias para jugar y socializar. Los niños desarrollan habilidades de lenguaje y alfabetización a través de las cinco prácticas de alfabetización temprana: hablar, cantar, leer, escribir y jugar.

Canceled
Tue, Jul 28, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Sebastopol Regional Library
Join us for Wee Read, our Baby/Toddler storytime, with stories, songs, movement, and fun!  Wee Read is a language-rich educational program for children ages 0-36 months, and accompanying parents and caregivers. The librarian uses fun, engaging techniques and activities to develop positive feelings in babies and toddlers toward books and reading. These activities provide an environment for babies and toddlers to exercise important motor skills and practice using their vocabulary, and are the beginning steps toward literacy and educational success.  Siblings welcome.  Free! Children build language and literacy skills through the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing.

Canceled
Tue, Jul 28, 12:15pm - 1:00pm
Sebastopol Regional Library
Lunch at the Library brings together the Library?s longstanding summer reading tradition with a lunchtime meal, in an effort to combat summer learning loss and summer hunger.

Canceled
Tue, Jul 28, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Read the book and join the discussion! Please join us for a rewarding discussion in Central Library's Forum Room, at the corner of 3rd and E Streets. Our discussions take place every 4th Tuesday of the month during lunch. Book club copies available for checkout at the Information Desk in limited quantities.

Tue, Jul 28, 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Sonoma County Library
Come play with science using simple ingredients from home!

Tue, Jul 28, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Sonoma County Library
Want to learn or relearn guitar, strengthen your playing skills, learn new techniques, and learn how to better teach yourself?

Canceled
Tue, Jul 28, 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Sebastopol Regional Library
Join us for a rollicking good time playing Dungeons & Dragons!  14 players (two tables of 7), ages 7th Grade and Up. Sign up to reserve your spot!

Canceled
Tue, Jul 28, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Healdsburg Regional Library
This free program is open to all teens in grades 6 to 12 ONLY please   Discover a new country every month and experience the best snacks and candies they have to offer. We provide the treats, you bring an appetite and a spirit of adventure! The Universal Yums Club meets monthly on every fourth Tuesday at 4pm.   The Healdsburg Regional Library is located at: 139 Piper Street Healdsburg, CA 95448 (707) 433-3772 https://sonomalibrary.org/locations/healdsburg-regional-library

Canceled
Wed, Jul 29, 12:00am - 11:50pm
Sebastopol Regional Library
Enjoy creative expressions.

Wed, Jul 29, 9:30am - 10:00am
Sonoma County Library
A 30 minute web session for the parents of middle school and high school students preparing for the new academic year. Hosted by Tutor.com's Learning Design Manager, Dr. Amy Dietzman.Register

Canceled
Wed, Jul 29, 10:30am - 11:30am
Cloverdale Regional Library
Explore books, songs, rhymes and play in English.  For children 3-5.

Canceled
Wed, Jul 29, 10:45am - 11:15am
Central Santa Rosa Library
Delight and stimulate your baby's senses with bouncing rhymes, songs, fingerplays and simple books. Children are never too young to build pre-literacy skills! Talk, sing, read, write and play with your child, and watch language skills blossom and grow.   Babytime is free and no registration required. For ages 0 - 18 months, with a caregiver. Join us for a Stay & Play after!

Canceled
Wed, Jul 29, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Drop in for verbal practice of English conversation and grammar in a small-group setting with a trained class facilitator. Pratique hablar en inglés con el apoyo de un guía de la Biblioteca.

Wed, Jul 29, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Adult Literacy Program
Join us for fun conversation and an easy way to practice your spoken English. Register

Wed, Jul 29, 11:00am - 11:15am
Sonoma County Library
Join us for a story and song from your Sonoma County Librarians.

Canceled
Wed, Jul 29, 11:15am - 12:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Playing helps children use their imaginations to create stories and develop important narrative skills. Please join other families to play and socialize. Children build language and literacy skills through the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing! Jugar ayuda a los niños a usar su imaginación para crear historias y desarrollar importantes habilidades narrativas. Únase a otras familias para jugar y socializar. Los niños desarrollan habilidades de lenguaje y alfabetización a través de las cinco prácticas de alfabetización temprana: hablar, cantar, leer, escribir y jugar.

Canceled
Wed, Jul 29, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Cloverdale Regional Library
Listen and learn with stories, songs, movement, and FUN, as you nurture in your preschooler a love of books. These fun librarian-led storytimes will model the everyday practices -- talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing -- that will help your child get ready to read.  No registration required. Free. Children build language and literacy skills through the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing.

Canceled
Wed, Jul 29, 12:15pm - 1:00pm
Sebastopol Regional Library
Lunch at the Library brings together the Library?s longstanding summer reading tradition with a lunchtime meal, in an effort to combat summer learning loss and summer hunger.

Wed, Jul 29, 1:00pm - 1:15pm
Sonoma County Library
Get comfy and listen to a chapter a week be read to you.

Canceled
Wed, Jul 29, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Rohnert Park-Cotati Regional Library
Beginning readers and reluctant readers read aloud to certified therapy dogs at the library. Los lectores principiantes leen en voz alta a los perros de terapia certificados en la biblioteca.

Canceled
Wed, Jul 29, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Rincon Valley Library
SANTA ROSA LIBRARY ADVISORY BOARD MEETING Sonoma County Library Wednesday, July 29, 2020 7:00 pm Rincon Valley Library 6959 Montecito Blvd. Santa Rosa, CA 95409

Canceled
Wed, Jul 29, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Sebastopol Regional Library
Dining on great food & great reads. Grab a copy of each month's selection at the Sebastopol Regional Library.

Canceled
Thu, Jul 30, 12:00am - 11:50pm
Sebastopol Regional Library
Enjoy creative expressions.

Canceled
Thu, Jul 30, 10:00am - 11:00am
Healdsburg Regional Library
Free Coffee & Pastries These cheerful events are made available because of Measure Y and the generosity of the Friends of the Healdsburg Library. 10?11am Every Thursday! Meet your fellow library patrons  Interact with staff Learn about new & upcoming library resources

Canceled
Thu, Jul 30, 10:30am - 11:00am
Cloverdale Regional Library
Join Mr. John and Ms. Kami for Bilingual Storytime, with stories, songs, movement, and fun!  Children build language and literacy skills through the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing.   Free!  Open to all!

Canceled
Thu, Jul 30, 10:45am - 11:15am
Central Santa Rosa Library
Listen and learn with stories, songs, movement, and FUN, as you nurture in your preschooler a love of books. These fun librarian-led storytimes will model the everyday practices -- talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing -- that will help your child get ready to read.  No registration required. Free. Join us for a Stay & Play after! Children build language and literacy skills through the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing.

Canceled
Thu, Jul 30, 11:15am - 12:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Playing helps children use their imaginations to create stories and develop important narrative skills. Please join other families to play and socialize. Children build language and literacy skills through the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing! Jugar ayuda a los niños a usar su imaginación para crear historias y desarrollar importantes habilidades narrativas. Únase a otras familias para jugar y socializar. Los niños desarrollan habilidades de lenguaje y alfabetización a través de las cinco prácticas de alfabetización temprana: hablar, cantar, leer, escribir y jugar.

Canceled
Thu, Jul 30, 12:15pm - 1:00pm
Sebastopol Regional Library
Lunch at the Library brings together the Library?s longstanding summer reading tradition with a lunchtime meal, in an effort to combat summer learning loss and summer hunger.

Thu, Jul 30, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Sonoma County Library
Create fun new things using common household items!

Canceled
Thu, Jul 30, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Get free help with your technology needs! All ages, all devices, all questions.  By appointment only, these 30 minute sessions are the perfect length to learn a new skill or resolve a pestering issue without getting overwhelmed. From 3:00-5:00 p.m. Sign up online, over the phone (707-308-3020), or in person at the Central Santa Rosa Library! Check in at the Reference desk at the time of your appointment. Please come prepared with the necessary passwords needed to access your device or accounts. Staff may not be able to provide assistance for all device types, programs, and problems, but we will do the best that we can to assist you. Limitations:       > Registration is for a SINGLE, 30-minute appointment.       > Individuals cannot double-book.       > Appointment slots are available for the current thirty day time-span only.       > If you are more than five minutes late for your appointment, you will have to reschedule for a later date and time.       > Appointments cannot exceed 30 minutes per person.   jQuery.getScript("https://api3.libcal.com/js/myscheduler.min.js", function() { jQuery("#mysched_40179").LibCalMySched({iid: 3618, lid: 0, gid: 0, uid: 40179, width: 560, height: 680, title: 'Make an Appointment', domain: 'https://api3.libcal.com'}); }); Schedule Appointment #mysched_40179 { background: #FFFFFF; border: 1px solid #CCCCCC; border-radius: 4px; color: #333333; font: 14px Arial, Helvetica, Verdana; padding: 8px 20px; cursor: pointer; } #mysched_40179:hover { opacity: 0.9; }

Canceled
Thu, Jul 30, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Rincon Valley Library
Beginning readers are invited to come to the Library and read aloud to a certified therapy dog!

Rescheduled
Thu, Jul 30, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
New date Tuesday, July 28, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Sonoma County Library
Want to learn or relearn guitar, strengthen your playing skills, learn new techniques, and learn how to better teach yourself?

Canceled
Fri, Jul 31, 12:00am - 11:50pm
Sebastopol Regional Library
Enjoy creative expressions.

Fri, Jul 31, 11:00am - 11:15am
Sonoma County Library
Join us for a story and song from your Sonoma County Librarians.

Canceled
Fri, Jul 31, 12:15pm - 1:00pm
Sebastopol Regional Library
Lunch at the Library brings together the Library?s longstanding summer reading tradition with a lunchtime meal, in an effort to combat summer learning loss and summer hunger.

Canceled
Fri, Jul 31, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Sebastopol Regional Library
Stay tuned to find out more about summer programs for Teens at the Sebastopol Library!

Canceled
Sat, Aug 01, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Healdsburg Regional Library
Come read with our specially trained reading dogs. They are here in the children's area every Saturday from 11AM - 12PM. These special dogs love to hear stories read to them by children. Children earn a new book on their 7th visit and they can keep earning them all year long!!! Sponsored by 4 PAWS. Children build confidence in reading skills through practicing reading aloud in a safe space. Venga a leer con nuestros perros de lectura especialmente entrenados. Están aquí en el área de los niños todos los sábados de 11AM-12PM. A estos perros especiales les encanta escuchar historias que les leen los niños. Los niños ganan un nuevo libro en su séptima visita y pueden seguir ganando todo el año!!! Patrocinado por 4 PAWS. Al practicar la lectura en voz alta en un lugar seguro, los niños desarrollan la confianza en sus habilidades de lectura.

Canceled
Sat, Aug 01, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Rohnert Park-Cotati Regional Library
Drop in class for adults to practice verbal English in a small group setting with a class facilitator.

Canceled
Sat, Aug 01, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Drop in for verbal practice of English conversation and grammar in a small-group setting with a trained class facilitator. Pratique hablar en inglés con el apoyo de un guía de la Biblioteca.

Canceled
Sat, Aug 01, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Rincon Valley Library
Beginning readers are invited to come to the Library and read aloud to a certified therapy dog!

Canceled
Sat, Aug 01, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Sebastopol Regional Library
Imagine 11th century Japanese aristocracy through the eyes of Genji, as we read and discuss his classic tale by noble-woman and lady-in-waiting Murasaki Shikibu, translated by Royall Tyler. Pick up a free copy of the book at the library service desk.

Canceled
Mon, Aug 03, 10:30am - 11:00am
Cloverdale Regional Library
Join us for Wee Read, our Baby/Toddler storytime, with stories, songs, movement, and fun!  Wee Read is a language-rich educational program for children ages 0-36 months, and accompanying parents and caregivers. The librarian uses fun, engaging techniques and activities to develop positive feelings in babies and toddlers toward books and reading. These activities provide an environment for babies and toddlers to exercise important motor skills and practice using their vocabulary, and are the beginning steps toward literacy and educational success.  Siblings welcome.  Free! Children build language and literacy skills through the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing.

Canceled
Mon, Aug 03, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Windsor Regional Library
Join the Mystery Book Club at the Windsor Senior Center.

Canceled
Mon, Aug 03, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Healdsburg Regional Library
Do you play Super Smash Bros? The Healdsburg Regional Library is having a Super Smash Bros Ultimate Tournament! Think you have what it takes to win it all? The top finalist will receive a prize. We will also have casual play! If you have a system and a TV, please bring it so we can have more stations! If you have a controller bring it as well! Snacks will be provided. For more information, please email fgonzalez@sonomalibrary.org

Canceled
Mon, Aug 03, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library

Canceled
Mon, Aug 03, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Northwest Santa Rosa Library
Drop in for verbal practice of English conversation and grammar in a small-group setting with a trained class facilitator. Practique hablar en inglés con el apoyo de un guía de la Biblioteca.

Mon, Aug 03, 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Sonoma County Library
Club de lectura virtual. Primer lunes del mes.

Canceled
Tue, Aug 04, 10:30am - 11:00am
Rincon Valley Library
By appointment only, these 30 minute sessions from 10:30-11:30 on every Tuesday will allow you personalized attention to help you with technology questions.

Canceled
Tue, Aug 04, 10:45am - 11:30am
Central Santa Rosa Library
Bilingual Music & Movement with Colors of Spanish A bilingual spin through music and movement for little ones and their family. Get Spanish exposure, with songs and activities that present comprehensible language and fun! This program will take the place of our regularly scheduled Toddler Storytime on the first Tuesday of every month and run from 10:45 am ? 11:30 am.

Canceled
Tue, Aug 04, 11:00am - 11:30am
Rincon Valley Library
By appointment only, these 30 minute sessions from 10:30-11:30 on every Tuesday will allow you personalized attention to help you with technology questions.

Canceled
Tue, Aug 04, 11:15am - 12:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Playing helps children use their imaginations to create stories and develop important narrative skills. Please join other families to play and socialize. Children build language and literacy skills through the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing! Jugar ayuda a los niños a usar su imaginación para crear historias y desarrollar importantes habilidades narrativas. Únase a otras familias para jugar y socializar. Los niños desarrollan habilidades de lenguaje y alfabetización a través de las cinco prácticas de alfabetización temprana: hablar, cantar, leer, escribir y jugar.

Canceled
Tue, Aug 04, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Healdsburg Regional Library
Join us to discuss There There by Tommy Orange and bring your lunch!

Canceled
Tue, Aug 04, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Rohnert Park-Cotati Regional Library

Wed, Aug 05, 9:30am - 10:00am
Sonoma County Library
A 30 minute web session for students on stress management strategies hosted by Tutor.com's Learning Design Manager, Dr. Amy Dietzman.Register

Canceled
Wed, Aug 05, 10:30am - 11:30am
Cloverdale Regional Library
Explore books, songs, rhymes and play in English.  For children 3-5.

Canceled
Wed, Aug 05, 10:45am - 11:15am
Central Santa Rosa Library
Delight and stimulate your baby's senses with bouncing rhymes, songs, fingerplays and simple books. Children are never too young to build pre-literacy skills! Talk, sing, read, write and play with your child, and watch language skills blossom and grow.   Babytime is free and no registration required. For ages 0 - 18 months, with a caregiver. Join us for a Stay & Play after!

Canceled
Wed, Aug 05, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Drop in for verbal practice of English conversation and grammar in a small-group setting with a trained class facilitator. Pratique hablar en inglés con el apoyo de un guía de la Biblioteca.

Canceled
Wed, Aug 05, 11:15am - 12:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Playing helps children use their imaginations to create stories and develop important narrative skills. Please join other families to play and socialize. Children build language and literacy skills through the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing! Jugar ayuda a los niños a usar su imaginación para crear historias y desarrollar importantes habilidades narrativas. Únase a otras familias para jugar y socializar. Los niños desarrollan habilidades de lenguaje y alfabetización a través de las cinco prácticas de alfabetización temprana: hablar, cantar, leer, escribir y jugar.

Canceled
Wed, Aug 05, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Cloverdale Regional Library
Listen and learn with stories, songs, movement, and FUN, as you nurture in your preschooler a love of books. These fun librarian-led storytimes will model the everyday practices -- talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing -- that will help your child get ready to read.  No registration required. Free. Children build language and literacy skills through the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing.

Canceled
Wed, Aug 05, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Welcome! The Veterans Resource Center is now open at the Central branch in Santa Rosa. This is a grant-funded program in partnership between California Department of Veterans? Affairs and the California State Library. The Resource Center is staffed by trained volunteers who can guide you to benefits, services, and programs that veterans and their dependents may be entitled to. The space is always open, but is staffed by volunteers: Tuesdays, from 12:00-14:00; Thursdays, from 10:00-12:00; Fridays, from 12:00- 14:00;  and Sundays from 14:00-16:00. And now, twice a month, you can drop-in and chat with a specialist from the CA Employment Development Department regarding employment opportunities, resume-crafting tips- you name it. 14:00-16:00 the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month.     Interested in volunteering? Please inquire at the Information Desk: 707-308-3020 ext 3333

Canceled
Wed, Aug 05, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Rohnert Park-Cotati Regional Library
Beginning readers and reluctant readers read aloud to certified therapy dogs at the library. Los lectores principiantes leen en voz alta a los perros de terapia certificados en la biblioteca.

Canceled
Wed, Aug 05, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Sebastopol Regional Library
The Sebastopol Library Advisory Board meets on the first Wednesday of February, April, June, August, October, and December at 4 p.m. Location: Sebastopol Regional Library Forum Room, 7140 Bodega Avenue, Sebastopol, 95472

Canceled
Wed, Aug 05, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Build with us the 1st Wednesday afternoon of each month.  Join us and other makers at the library and build your own unique creations.  We will provide the building supplies, along with a different theme each month. Ages 5-12 are welcome to attend the program. FREE! Explore, create, build, and learn! Building programs like the Lego Build Club offer children hands-on engineering and problem-solving exercise, with both structure and open-ended creativity.

Canceled
Wed, Aug 05, 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Sebastopol Regional Library
Help support your Sebastopol Regional Library at this Friends of Sebastopol Library Booksale. All funds support local library services. There will be books for all ages: Adults, Young Adults and Children! Friday, August 7: Half Price Day Saturday, August 8: $5 a Bag Day

Canceled
Thu, Aug 06, 10:00am - 11:00am
Healdsburg Regional Library
Free Coffee & Pastries These cheerful events are made available because of Measure Y and the generosity of the Friends of the Healdsburg Library. 10?11am Every Thursday! Meet your fellow library patrons  Interact with staff Learn about new & upcoming library resources

Canceled
Thu, Aug 06, 10:00am - 6:00pm
Sebastopol Regional Library
Help support your Sebastopol Regional Library at this Friends of Sebastopol Library Booksale. All funds support local library services. There will be books for all ages: Adults, Young Adults and Children! Friday, August 7: Half Price Day Saturday, August 8: $5 a Bag Day

Canceled
Thu, Aug 06, 10:30am - 11:30am
Rohnert Park-Cotati Regional Library
Explore books, songs, rhymes and play in English and Spanish! Libros, canciones, rimas y actividades en ingles y espanol.  For children 0-5. Para edades 0-5.

Canceled
Thu, Aug 06, 10:30am - 11:00am
Cloverdale Regional Library
Join Mr. John and Ms. Kami for Bilingual Storytime, with stories, songs, movement, and fun!  Children build language and literacy skills through the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing.   Free!  Open to all!

Canceled
Thu, Aug 06, 10:45am - 11:15am
Central Santa Rosa Library
Listen and learn with stories, songs, movement, and FUN, as you nurture in your preschooler a love of books. These fun librarian-led storytimes will model the everyday practices -- talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing -- that will help your child get ready to read.  No registration required. Free. Join us for a Stay & Play after! Children build language and literacy skills through the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing.

Canceled
Thu, Aug 06, 11:15am - 12:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Playing helps children use their imaginations to create stories and develop important narrative skills. Please join other families to play and socialize. Children build language and literacy skills through the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing! Jugar ayuda a los niños a usar su imaginación para crear historias y desarrollar importantes habilidades narrativas. Únase a otras familias para jugar y socializar. Los niños desarrollan habilidades de lenguaje y alfabetización a través de las cinco prácticas de alfabetización temprana: hablar, cantar, leer, escribir y jugar.

Canceled
Thu, Aug 06, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Get free help with your technology needs! All ages, all devices, all questions.  By appointment only, these 30 minute sessions are the perfect length to learn a new skill or resolve a pestering issue without getting overwhelmed. From 3:00-5:00 p.m. Sign up online, over the phone (707-308-3020), or in person at the Central Santa Rosa Library! Check in at the Reference desk at the time of your appointment. Please come prepared with the necessary passwords needed to access your device or accounts. Staff may not be able to provide assistance for all device types, programs, and problems, but we will do the best that we can to assist you. Limitations:       > Registration is for a SINGLE, 30-minute appointment.       > Individuals cannot double-book.       > Appointment slots are available for the current thirty day time-span only.       > If you are more than five minutes late for your appointment, you will have to reschedule for a later date and time.       > Appointments cannot exceed 30 minutes per person.   jQuery.getScript("https://api3.libcal.com/js/myscheduler.min.js", function() { jQuery("#mysched_40179").LibCalMySched({iid: 3618, lid: 0, gid: 0, uid: 40179, width: 560, height: 680, title: 'Make an Appointment', domain: 'https://api3.libcal.com'}); }); Schedule Appointment #mysched_40179 { background: #FFFFFF; border: 1px solid #CCCCCC; border-radius: 4px; color: #333333; font: 14px Arial, Helvetica, Verdana; padding: 8px 20px; cursor: pointer; } #mysched_40179:hover { opacity: 0.9; }

Canceled
Thu, Aug 06, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Rincon Valley Library
Beginning readers are invited to come to the Library and read aloud to a certified therapy dog!

Canceled
Thu, Aug 06, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Sonoma Valley Regional Library
Drop in, no registration necessary! Pick up the month's selection ahead of time at the service desk. This month's book is Cape Diamond by Ron Corbett.

Canceled
Fri, Aug 07, 10:00am - 6:00pm
Sebastopol Regional Library
Help support your Sebastopol Regional Library at this Friends of Sebastopol Library Booksale. All funds support local library services. There will be books for all ages: Adults, Young Adults and Children! Saturday, August 8: $5 a Bag Day

Canceled
Fri, Aug 07, 10:30am - 11:30am
Rohnert Park-Cotati Regional Library
Join us for Signs, Stories and Songs! Learn Sign Language from Certified Sign2Me Instructor, Clare Pryden. For Babies and Toddlers, with parents and caregivers. Free.  No Registration required. Children build language and literacy skills through the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing--and now by signing too!

Canceled
Fri, Aug 07, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Rohnert Park-Cotati Regional Library
Grades 9-12  Come discuss the latest queer YA books with other teens! Pick up a copy of the book at the Adult Reference Desk. Snacks will be provided! Allies welcome!

Canceled
Sat, Aug 08, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Sebastopol Regional Library
Help support your Sebastopol Regional Library at this Friends of Sebastopol Library Booksale. All funds support local library services. There will be books for all ages: Adults, Young Adults and Children!

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Sat, Aug 08, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Healdsburg Regional Library
Come read with our specially trained reading dogs. They are here in the children's area every Saturday from 11AM - 12PM. These special dogs love to hear stories read to them by children. Children earn a new book on their 7th visit and they can keep earning them all year long!!! Sponsored by 4 PAWS. Children build confidence in reading skills through practicing reading aloud in a safe space. Venga a leer con nuestros perros de lectura especialmente entrenados. Están aquí en el área de los niños todos los sábados de 11AM-12PM. A estos perros especiales les encanta escuchar historias que les leen los niños. Los niños ganan un nuevo libro en su séptima visita y pueden seguir ganando todo el año!!! Patrocinado por 4 PAWS. Al practicar la lectura en voz alta en un lugar seguro, los niños desarrollan la confianza en sus habilidades de lectura.

Canceled
Sat, Aug 08, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Rohnert Park-Cotati Regional Library
Drop in class for adults to practice verbal English in a small group setting with a class facilitator.

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Sat, Aug 08, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Drop in for verbal practice of English conversation and grammar in a small-group setting with a trained class facilitator. Pratique hablar en inglés con el apoyo de un guía de la Biblioteca.

Canceled
Sat, Aug 08, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Rincon Valley Library
Beginning readers are invited to come to the Library and read aloud to a certified therapy dog!

Canceled
Mon, Aug 10, 10:30am - 11:00am
Cloverdale Regional Library
Join us for Wee Read, our Baby/Toddler storytime, with stories, songs, movement, and fun!  Wee Read is a language-rich educational program for children ages 0-36 months, and accompanying parents and caregivers. The librarian uses fun, engaging techniques and activities to develop positive feelings in babies and toddlers toward books and reading. These activities provide an environment for babies and toddlers to exercise important motor skills and practice using their vocabulary, and are the beginning steps toward literacy and educational success.  Siblings welcome.  Free! Children build language and literacy skills through the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing.

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Mon, Aug 10, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Sonoma County Library offers free legal information and referrals, in partnership with the Sonoma County Law Library and the Sonoma County Bar Association. Sonoma County Library is pleased to host "Lawyers in the Library," a program providing free legal information and referrals, in partnership with the Sonoma County Law Library, the Sonoma County Bar Association and Recourse Mediation. Local attorneys will offer free legal information and referral. These lawyer consultations will last up to 20 minutes. The consultations will take place at the Sonoma County Public Library and the Sonoma County Law Library on a rotating basis. The program is a partnership between the Sonoma County Public Library, the Sonoma County Law Library, the Sonoma County Bar Association and Recourse Mediation and staffed by volunteer attorneys. These attorneys should not be considered as personal lawyers. You will be required to sign a waiver before speaking to an attorney that states that no attorney-client relationship is being created with this free service. No appointment is necessary. Sign-ups are first come, first served and begin 30 minutes before the program start time. No language translation services are offered by library staff. Participants bring their own interpreters. And, participants may bring support persons, family members or other affiliation groups to see the attorney all together.

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Mon, Aug 10, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Northwest Santa Rosa Library
Drop in for verbal practice of English conversation and grammar in a small-group setting with a trained class facilitator. Practique hablar en inglés con el apoyo de un guía de la Biblioteca.

Canceled
Tue, Aug 11, 10:30am - 11:00am
Rincon Valley Library
By appointment only, these 30 minute sessions from 10:30-11:30 on every Tuesday will allow you personalized attention to help you with technology questions.

Canceled
Tue, Aug 11, 10:45am - 11:15am
Central Santa Rosa Library
It?s time to wiggle!  Join us for songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and simple stories for your active toddler. Children are never too young to build pre-literacy skills! Talk, sing, read, write and play with your child, and watch language skills blossom and grow. Toddler Time is free and no registration required. For children ages 18 ? 36 months, with a caregiver. Join us for a Stay n Play after! Children build language and literacy skills through the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing.

Canceled
Tue, Aug 11, 11:00am - 11:30am
Rincon Valley Library
By appointment only, these 30 minute sessions from 10:30-11:30 on every Tuesday will allow you personalized attention to help you with technology questions.

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Tue, Aug 11, 11:15am - 12:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Playing helps children use their imaginations to create stories and develop important narrative skills. Please join other families to play and socialize. Children build language and literacy skills through the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing! Jugar ayuda a los niños a usar su imaginación para crear historias y desarrollar importantes habilidades narrativas. Únase a otras familias para jugar y socializar. Los niños desarrollan habilidades de lenguaje y alfabetización a través de las cinco prácticas de alfabetización temprana: hablar, cantar, leer, escribir y jugar.

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Tue, Aug 11, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Come enjoy a discussion of a Mystery Hosted by Steven Alcorta and fellow Librarians.

Canceled
Tue, Aug 11, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Sonoma Valley Regional Library
Classical Reflections focuses on ancient Greek and some Roman texts. Most of these are contemporary, although there are some, which are somewhat earlier, and most are fictional   *Pick up the month's selection ahead of time at the service desk

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Tue, Aug 11, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Cloverdale Regional Library
Join us each month for our book discussion group. Second Tuesday of the month at 2:00 pm.  The discussion this month is on Her Body and Other Parties by Carmen Maria Machado. Free and open to all. New members are always welcome.  Lending copies available near the information desk.

Canceled
Tue, Aug 11, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Windsor Regional Library
Join us for a lively book discussion.

Canceled
Wed, Aug 12, 10:30am - 11:30am
Cloverdale Regional Library
Explore books, songs, rhymes and play in English.  For children 3-5.

Canceled
Wed, Aug 12, 10:45am - 11:15am
Central Santa Rosa Library
Delight and stimulate your baby's senses with bouncing rhymes, songs, fingerplays and simple books. Children are never too young to build pre-literacy skills! Talk, sing, read, write and play with your child, and watch language skills blossom and grow.   Babytime is free and no registration required. For ages 0 - 18 months, with a caregiver. Join us for a Stay & Play after!

Canceled
Wed, Aug 12, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Drop in for verbal practice of English conversation and grammar in a small-group setting with a trained class facilitator. Pratique hablar en inglés con el apoyo de un guía de la Biblioteca.

Canceled
Wed, Aug 12, 11:15am - 12:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Playing helps children use their imaginations to create stories and develop important narrative skills. Please join other families to play and socialize. Children build language and literacy skills through the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing! Jugar ayuda a los niños a usar su imaginación para crear historias y desarrollar importantes habilidades narrativas. Únase a otras familias para jugar y socializar. Los niños desarrollan habilidades de lenguaje y alfabetización a través de las cinco prácticas de alfabetización temprana: hablar, cantar, leer, escribir y jugar.

Canceled
Wed, Aug 12, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Cloverdale Regional Library
Listen and learn with stories, songs, movement, and FUN, as you nurture in your preschooler a love of books. These fun librarian-led storytimes will model the everyday practices -- talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing -- that will help your child get ready to read.  No registration required. Free. Children build language and literacy skills through the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing.

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Wed, Aug 12, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Rincon Valley Library
Join us each month of our book discussion group. Second Wednesday of the month at 1:30 p.m. This month enjoy "Born a Crime" by Trevor Noah. Lending copies available at the reference desk up to 4 weeks prior to our meeting.

Canceled
Wed, Aug 12, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Rohnert Park-Cotati Regional Library
Beginning readers and reluctant readers read aloud to certified therapy dogs at the library. Los lectores principiantes leen en voz alta a los perros de terapia certificados en la biblioteca.

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Wed, Aug 12, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Today's craft:  Join us on the 2nd Wednesday of every month at 4pm and create something new each time! Come for snacks, hang out and join us for a Maker Studio. Learn how to make something new and take home.   Some crafts we have done in the past are: Button making, sewing with circuits, pumpkin painting, stress balls, yarn wrapping, fun with clay and more.

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Wed, Aug 12, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Healdsburg Regional Library
Join the Joe Mesics? Literary Canon to discuss Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut.  The Canon meets on the second Wednesdays of the month to discuss great books.  Snacks and coffee will be served!  Email Megan at mjones@sonomalibrary.org for questions about the group or book copies.

Canceled
Thu, Aug 13, 10:00am - 11:00am
Healdsburg Regional Library
Free Coffee & Pastries These cheerful events are made available because of Measure Y and the generosity of the Friends of the Healdsburg Library. 10?11am Every Thursday! Meet your fellow library patrons  Interact with staff Learn about new & upcoming library resources

Canceled
Thu, Aug 13, 10:00am - 10:30am
Petaluma Regional Library
Kids age 0-5 and their families are invited to join us for stories, songs, movement and more downtown under the oak tree behind the Petaluma History Museum at 20 Fourth Street (Corner of 4th and B Street) in downtown Petaluma. See you there!

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Thu, Aug 13, 10:30am - 11:00am
Cloverdale Regional Library
Join Mr. John and Ms. Kami for Bilingual Storytime, with stories, songs, movement, and fun!  Children build language and literacy skills through the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing.   Free!  Open to all!

Canceled
Thu, Aug 13, 10:30am - 11:00am
Northwest Santa Rosa Library
Learn Sign Language from Certified Sign2Me Instructor, Clare Pryden. For Babies and Toddlers, with parents and caregivers.

Canceled
Thu, Aug 13, 10:45am - 11:15am
Central Santa Rosa Library
Listen and learn with stories, songs, movement, and FUN, as you nurture in your preschooler a love of books. These fun librarian-led storytimes will model the everyday practices -- talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing -- that will help your child get ready to read.  No registration required. Free. Join us for a Stay & Play after! Children build language and literacy skills through the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing.

Canceled
Thu, Aug 13, 11:15am - 12:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Playing helps children use their imaginations to create stories and develop important narrative skills. Please join other families to play and socialize. Children build language and literacy skills through the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing! Jugar ayuda a los niños a usar su imaginación para crear historias y desarrollar importantes habilidades narrativas. Únase a otras familias para jugar y socializar. Los niños desarrollan habilidades de lenguaje y alfabetización a través de las cinco prácticas de alfabetización temprana: hablar, cantar, leer, escribir y jugar.

Canceled
Thu, Aug 13, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Windsor Regional Library

Canceled
Thu, Aug 13, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Guerneville Library
Join us the 2nd Thursday of every month at 12:30 for a lively book discussion.

Canceled
Thu, Aug 13, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Read the book and join the discussion! Missed reading those classics in high school or college? Here's a chance to catch up! Join us the second Thursday of each month for a thought-provoking discussion on an important "Great Book." This event is in the Forum Room in the Central Library, at the corner of 3rd and E Streets.

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Thu, Aug 13, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Get free help with your technology needs! All ages, all devices, all questions.  By appointment only, these 30 minute sessions are the perfect length to learn a new skill or resolve a pestering issue without getting overwhelmed. From 3:00-5:00 p.m. Sign up online, over the phone (707-308-3020), or in person at the Central Santa Rosa Library! Check in at the Reference desk at the time of your appointment. Please come prepared with the necessary passwords needed to access your device or accounts. Staff may not be able to provide assistance for all device types, programs, and problems, but we will do the best that we can to assist you. Limitations:       > Registration is for a SINGLE, 30-minute appointment.       > Individuals cannot double-book.       > Appointment slots are available for the current thirty day time-span only.       > If you are more than five minutes late for your appointment, you will have to reschedule for a later date and time.       > Appointments cannot exceed 30 minutes per person.   jQuery.getScript("https://api3.libcal.com/js/myscheduler.min.js", function() { jQuery("#mysched_40179").LibCalMySched({iid: 3618, lid: 0, gid: 0, uid: 40179, width: 560, height: 680, title: 'Make an Appointment', domain: 'https://api3.libcal.com'}); }); Schedule Appointment #mysched_40179 { background: #FFFFFF; border: 1px solid #CCCCCC; border-radius: 4px; color: #333333; font: 14px Arial, Helvetica, Verdana; padding: 8px 20px; cursor: pointer; } #mysched_40179:hover { opacity: 0.9; }

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Thu, Aug 13, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Rincon Valley Library
Beginning readers are invited to come to the Library and read aloud to a certified therapy dog!

Thu, Aug 13, 3:45pm - 4:45pm
ONLINE via ZOOM
Meets the second Thursday of February, April, June, August, October, and December. The public is welcome to attend.

Canceled
Fri, Aug 14, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Come join other Anime fans on the 2nd Friday of every month!   Read manga, eat snacks, make crafts and watch anime.

Canceled
Sat, Aug 15, 10:15am - 10:45am
Central Santa Rosa Library
Come join us on the 3rd Saturday of every month at 10:15am for French songs and stories Viens nous rejoindre pour écouter des histoires, des contes et des chansons en français. C'est tous les 3e samedi du mois à 10h15 à la bibliothèque de central Santa Rosa.

Canceled
Sat, Aug 15, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Windsor Regional Library
Need help downloading E-Books or E-Audiobooks to your device? 

Canceled
Sat, Aug 15, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Healdsburg Regional Library
Come read with our specially trained reading dogs. They are here in the children's area every Saturday from 11AM - 12PM. These special dogs love to hear stories read to them by children. Children earn a new book on their 7th visit and they can keep earning them all year long!!! Sponsored by 4 PAWS. Children build confidence in reading skills through practicing reading aloud in a safe space. Venga a leer con nuestros perros de lectura especialmente entrenados. Están aquí en el área de los niños todos los sábados de 11AM-12PM. A estos perros especiales les encanta escuchar historias que les leen los niños. Los niños ganan un nuevo libro en su séptima visita y pueden seguir ganando todo el año!!! Patrocinado por 4 PAWS. Al practicar la lectura en voz alta en un lugar seguro, los niños desarrollan la confianza en sus habilidades de lectura.

Canceled
Sat, Aug 15, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Rohnert Park-Cotati Regional Library
Drop in class for adults to practice verbal English in a small group setting with a class facilitator.

Canceled
Sat, Aug 15, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Drop in for verbal practice of English conversation and grammar in a small-group setting with a trained class facilitator. Pratique hablar en inglés con el apoyo de un guía de la Biblioteca.

Canceled
Sat, Aug 15, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Rincon Valley Library
Beginning readers are invited to come to the Library and read aloud to a certified therapy dog!

Canceled
Sat, Aug 15, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Sebastopol Regional Library
Classic Books You Missed; the Counter-Canon. A monthly meeting to read the underrepresented classics and to explore the depth and diversity of this counter-canon. We are defining classic books for this purpose as books that have been written or published at least 40 years ago. Our first book will be the less read Jane Austen Classic, Persuasion. Please come pick up you copy of the book from the library and join us on the 3rd Saturday of the month at 2:00pm at the Sebastopol Regional Library

Canceled
Sat, Aug 15, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Music, poetry, comedy, spoken word, and more. Join us 3-5pm in the Central Library Forum Room. Slots are upto 15 minutes long and space is limited, so please register in advance. An electric piano is available for performers. Refreshments and snacks will be provided. All ages welcome. Música, poesía, comedia, spoken word, y más. Acompáñenos de las 3-5pm en la Sala de Foro de la Biblioteca Central. Cada intérprete tendrá hasta 15 minutos y el registro estará limitado a las primeras 15 personas. Favor de registrarse con anticipación. Un piano eléctrico estará disponible para los interpretes. Habrá unos refrescos y botanas. Todas las edades están bienvenidas.

Canceled
Mon, Aug 17, 10:30am - 11:00am
Cloverdale Regional Library
Join us for Wee Read, our Baby/Toddler storytime, with stories, songs, movement, and fun!  Wee Read is a language-rich educational program for children ages 0-36 months, and accompanying parents and caregivers. The librarian uses fun, engaging techniques and activities to develop positive feelings in babies and toddlers toward books and reading. These activities provide an environment for babies and toddlers to exercise important motor skills and practice using their vocabulary, and are the beginning steps toward literacy and educational success.  Siblings welcome.  Free! Children build language and literacy skills through the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing.

Canceled
Mon, Aug 17, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Cloverdale Regional Library
Do you love to write? Do you want to meet with others who also love to write? This club is for aspiring young authors who enjoy creating and writing their own stories. The group is led by local published author, Jennifer Lynn Alvarez, author of the Guardian Herd Series.   For ages 9-17. Free!

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Mon, Aug 17, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Northwest Santa Rosa Library
Drop in for verbal practice of English conversation and grammar in a small-group setting with a trained class facilitator. Practique hablar en inglés con el apoyo de un guía de la Biblioteca.

Canceled
Tue, Aug 18, 10:30am - 11:00am
Rincon Valley Library
By appointment only, these 30 minute sessions from 10:30-11:30 on every Tuesday will allow you personalized attention to help you with technology questions.

Canceled
Tue, Aug 18, 10:45am - 11:15am
Central Santa Rosa Library
It?s time to wiggle!  Join us for songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and simple stories for your active toddler. Children are never too young to build pre-literacy skills! Talk, sing, read, write and play with your child, and watch language skills blossom and grow. Toddler Time is free and no registration required. For children ages 18 ? 36 months, with a caregiver. Join us for a Stay n Play after! Children build language and literacy skills through the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing.

Canceled
Tue, Aug 18, 11:00am - 11:30am
Rincon Valley Library
By appointment only, these 30 minute sessions from 10:30-11:30 on every Tuesday will allow you personalized attention to help you with technology questions.

Canceled
Tue, Aug 18, 11:15am - 12:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Playing helps children use their imaginations to create stories and develop important narrative skills. Please join other families to play and socialize. Children build language and literacy skills through the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing! Jugar ayuda a los niños a usar su imaginación para crear historias y desarrollar importantes habilidades narrativas. Únase a otras familias para jugar y socializar. Los niños desarrollan habilidades de lenguaje y alfabetización a través de las cinco prácticas de alfabetización temprana: hablar, cantar, leer, escribir y jugar.

Canceled
Tue, Aug 18, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Rohnert Park-Cotati Regional Library
Please join us in the Rohnert Park-Cotati Library's conference room for a discussion of Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón. Free and open to all. New members are always welcome.  Pick up a copy of this book at the adult information desk to check out.

Canceled
Tue, Aug 18, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Northwest Santa Rosa Library
Join us each 3rd Tuesday of the month at 2:30 pm for a book discussion.  New members are always welcome.  

Canceled
Tue, Aug 18, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Healdsburg Regional Library
Game On w/ Virtual Reality! (Grades 4-12) A place away from home where you can hang out with your peeps, have a snack and play games. No studying required. We will supply the games and the space to play them.   Games may include, but are not limited to in the Nintendo Switch: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Super Mario Party, Mario Tennis Aces, Rocket League, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe.   Virtual Reality is 14 and older.  Teens and tweens welcome, snacks provided!

Canceled
Tue, Aug 18, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Rohnert Park-Cotati Regional Library
Agenda ? Sonoma County Library ? Rohnert Park-Cotati Library Advisory Board Tuesday, August 18, 2020 ? 5:00 PM ? Rohnert Park-Cotati Regional Library Agenda to be announced. Upcoming Meetings                                                      The Tuesday meetings of the Rohnert Park-Cotati LAB for 2020 will be: February 18, April 21, June 16, August 18, October 20, and December 15. All Meetings begin at 5:00 PM in the Rohnert Park-Cotati Regional Library, Community Room.

Canceled
Tue, Aug 18, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Cloverdale Regional Library
Regular Meeting of the Cloverdale Library Advisory Board.

Canceled
Wed, Aug 19, 10:30am - 11:30am
Cloverdale Regional Library
Explore books, songs, rhymes and play in English.  For children 3-5.

Canceled
Wed, Aug 19, 10:45am - 11:15am
Central Santa Rosa Library
Delight and stimulate your baby's senses with bouncing rhymes, songs, fingerplays and simple books. Children are never too young to build pre-literacy skills! Talk, sing, read, write and play with your child, and watch language skills blossom and grow.   Babytime is free and no registration required. For ages 0 - 18 months, with a caregiver. Join us for a Stay & Play after!

Canceled
Wed, Aug 19, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Drop in for verbal practice of English conversation and grammar in a small-group setting with a trained class facilitator. Pratique hablar en inglés con el apoyo de un guía de la Biblioteca.

Canceled
Wed, Aug 19, 11:15am - 12:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Playing helps children use their imaginations to create stories and develop important narrative skills. Please join other families to play and socialize. Children build language and literacy skills through the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing! Jugar ayuda a los niños a usar su imaginación para crear historias y desarrollar importantes habilidades narrativas. Únase a otras familias para jugar y socializar. Los niños desarrollan habilidades de lenguaje y alfabetización a través de las cinco prácticas de alfabetización temprana: hablar, cantar, leer, escribir y jugar.

Canceled
Wed, Aug 19, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Cloverdale Regional Library
Listen and learn with stories, songs, movement, and FUN, as you nurture in your preschooler a love of books. These fun librarian-led storytimes will model the everyday practices -- talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing -- that will help your child get ready to read.  No registration required. Free. Children build language and literacy skills through the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing.

Canceled
Wed, Aug 19, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Rohnert Park-Cotati Regional Library
Beginning readers and reluctant readers read aloud to certified therapy dogs at the library. Los lectores principiantes leen en voz alta a los perros de terapia certificados en la biblioteca.

Canceled
Wed, Aug 19, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Guerneville Library
Discuss the latest queer young adult books with other teens! Pick up the monthly selection at the reference desk. Snacks provided. Allies welcome!

Canceled
Wed, Aug 19, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Magic the Gathering Club For ages 10-18 Come play Magic the Gathering at your library! Limited supplies provided so feel free to bring your own cards. For new and experienced players.

Canceled
Wed, Aug 19, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Sebastopol Regional Library

Canceled
Wed, Aug 19, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Windsor Regional Library
Do you love to write?  Do you want to meet with others who also love to write?  

Canceled
Thu, Aug 20, 10:00am - 11:00am
Healdsburg Regional Library
Free Coffee & Pastries These cheerful events are made available because of Measure Y and the generosity of the Friends of the Healdsburg Library. 10?11am Every Thursday! Meet your fellow library patrons  Interact with staff Learn about new & upcoming library resources

Canceled
Thu, Aug 20, 10:30am - 11:00am
Cloverdale Regional Library
Join Mr. John and Ms. Kami for Bilingual Storytime, with stories, songs, movement, and fun!  Children build language and literacy skills through the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing.   Free!  Open to all!

Canceled
Thu, Aug 20, 10:45am - 11:15am
Central Santa Rosa Library
Listen and learn with stories, songs, movement, and FUN, as you nurture in your preschooler a love of books. These fun librarian-led storytimes will model the everyday practices -- talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing -- that will help your child get ready to read.  No registration required. Free. Join us for a Stay & Play after! Children build language and literacy skills through the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing.

Canceled
Thu, Aug 20, 11:15am - 12:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Playing helps children use their imaginations to create stories and develop important narrative skills. Please join other families to play and socialize. Children build language and literacy skills through the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing! Jugar ayuda a los niños a usar su imaginación para crear historias y desarrollar importantes habilidades narrativas. Únase a otras familias para jugar y socializar. Los niños desarrollan habilidades de lenguaje y alfabetización a través de las cinco prácticas de alfabetización temprana: hablar, cantar, leer, escribir y jugar.

Canceled
Thu, Aug 20, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Get free help with your technology needs! All ages, all devices, all questions.  By appointment only, these 30 minute sessions are the perfect length to learn a new skill or resolve a pestering issue without getting overwhelmed. From 3:00-5:00 p.m. Sign up online, over the phone (707-308-3020), or in person at the Central Santa Rosa Library! Check in at the Reference desk at the time of your appointment. Please come prepared with the necessary passwords needed to access your device or accounts. Staff may not be able to provide assistance for all device types, programs, and problems, but we will do the best that we can to assist you. Limitations:       > Registration is for a SINGLE, 30-minute appointment.       > Individuals cannot double-book.       > Appointment slots are available for the current thirty day time-span only.       > If you are more than five minutes late for your appointment, you will have to reschedule for a later date and time.       > Appointments cannot exceed 30 minutes per person.   jQuery.getScript("https://api3.libcal.com/js/myscheduler.min.js", function() { jQuery("#mysched_40179").LibCalMySched({iid: 3618, lid: 0, gid: 0, uid: 40179, width: 560, height: 680, title: 'Make an Appointment', domain: 'https://api3.libcal.com'}); }); Schedule Appointment #mysched_40179 { background: #FFFFFF; border: 1px solid #CCCCCC; border-radius: 4px; color: #333333; font: 14px Arial, Helvetica, Verdana; padding: 8px 20px; cursor: pointer; } #mysched_40179:hover { opacity: 0.9; }

Canceled
Thu, Aug 20, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Rincon Valley Library
Beginning readers are invited to come to the Library and read aloud to a certified therapy dog!

Canceled
Fri, Aug 21, 10:00am - 5:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Central Library Forum Room Book Sale, August 21-23, 2020. Friday, August 21, 2020, 10am ? 5pm; Saturday, August 22, 2020, 10am ? 5pm; Sunday, August 23, 2020, 2pm ? 5pm.

Canceled
Fri, Aug 21, 4:00pm - 5:45pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Come join the Central Library at this monthly movie series every 3rd Friday night! There will be snacks and family fun movies to enjoy!   For more information, please call (707) 308-3020

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Fri, Aug 21, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Windsor Regional Library
Do you love to write?  Do you want to meet with others who also love to write?  This club is for all aspiring young authors who enjoy creating and writing their own stories.  The group is led by local published author, Jennifer Lynn Alvarez, author of the Guardian Herd Series.  This is a free monthly event.  For more information please contact the Windsor Library at 838-1020.

Canceled
Sat, Aug 22, 10:00am - 5:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Central Library Forum Room Book Sale, August 21-23, 2020. Friday, August 21, 2020, 10am ? 5pm; Saturday, August 22, 2020, 10am ? 5pm; Sunday, August 23, 2020, 2pm ? 5pm.

Canceled
Sat, Aug 22, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Rohnert Park-Cotati Regional Library
Drop in class for adults to practice verbal English in a small group setting with a class facilitator.

Canceled
Sat, Aug 22, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Healdsburg Regional Library
Come read with our specially trained reading dogs. They are here in the children's area every Saturday from 11AM - 12PM. These special dogs love to hear stories read to them by children. Children earn a new book on their 7th visit and they can keep earning them all year long!!! Sponsored by 4 PAWS. Children build confidence in reading skills through practicing reading aloud in a safe space. Venga a leer con nuestros perros de lectura especialmente entrenados. Están aquí en el área de los niños todos los sábados de 11AM-12PM. A estos perros especiales les encanta escuchar historias que les leen los niños. Los niños ganan un nuevo libro en su séptima visita y pueden seguir ganando todo el año!!! Patrocinado por 4 PAWS. Al practicar la lectura en voz alta en un lugar seguro, los niños desarrollan la confianza en sus habilidades de lectura.

Canceled
Sat, Aug 22, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Drop in for verbal practice of English conversation and grammar in a small-group setting with a trained class facilitator. Pratique hablar en inglés con el apoyo de un guía de la Biblioteca.

Canceled
Sat, Aug 22, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Rincon Valley Library
Beginning readers are invited to come to the Library and read aloud to a certified therapy dog!

Canceled
Sun, Aug 23, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Central Library Forum Room Book Sale, August 21-23, 2020. Friday, August 21, 2020, 10am ? 5pm; Saturday, August 22, 2020, 10am ? 5pm; Sunday, August 23, 2020, 2pm ? 5pm.

Canceled
Mon, Aug 24, 10:30am - 11:00am
Cloverdale Regional Library
Join us for Wee Read, our Baby/Toddler storytime, with stories, songs, movement, and fun!  Wee Read is a language-rich educational program for children ages 0-36 months, and accompanying parents and caregivers. The librarian uses fun, engaging techniques and activities to develop positive feelings in babies and toddlers toward books and reading. These activities provide an environment for babies and toddlers to exercise important motor skills and practice using their vocabulary, and are the beginning steps toward literacy and educational success.  Siblings welcome.  Free! Children build language and literacy skills through the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing.

Canceled
Mon, Aug 24, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Healdsburg Regional Library
Do you love to write?  Do you want to meet with others who also love to write?  This club is for all aspiring young authors who enjoy creating and writing their own stories.  The group is led by local published author, Jennifer Lynn Alvarez, author of the Guardian Herd Series.  This is a free monthly event.  For more information please contact the Healdsburg Regional Library at 433-3772.

Canceled
Mon, Aug 24, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Healdsburg Regional Library
Este mes estamos leyendo Rayuela de Julio Cortázar Copias del libro estan disponibles en la biblioteca. Habra Bocadillos y bebidas.

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Mon, Aug 24, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Northwest Santa Rosa Library
Drop in for verbal practice of English conversation and grammar in a small-group setting with a trained class facilitator. Practique hablar en inglés con el apoyo de un guía de la Biblioteca.

Canceled
Tue, Aug 25, 10:30am - 11:00am
Rincon Valley Library
By appointment only, these 30 minute sessions from 10:30-11:30 on every Tuesday will allow you personalized attention to help you with technology questions.

Canceled
Tue, Aug 25, 10:45am - 11:15am
Central Santa Rosa Library
It?s time to wiggle!  Join us for songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and simple stories for your active toddler. Children are never too young to build pre-literacy skills! Talk, sing, read, write and play with your child, and watch language skills blossom and grow. Toddler Time is free and no registration required. For children ages 18 ? 36 months, with a caregiver. Join us for a Stay n Play after! Children build language and literacy skills through the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing.

Canceled
Tue, Aug 25, 11:00am - 11:30am
Rincon Valley Library
By appointment only, these 30 minute sessions from 10:30-11:30 on every Tuesday will allow you personalized attention to help you with technology questions.

Canceled
Tue, Aug 25, 11:15am - 12:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Playing helps children use their imaginations to create stories and develop important narrative skills. Please join other families to play and socialize. Children build language and literacy skills through the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing! Jugar ayuda a los niños a usar su imaginación para crear historias y desarrollar importantes habilidades narrativas. Únase a otras familias para jugar y socializar. Los niños desarrollan habilidades de lenguaje y alfabetización a través de las cinco prácticas de alfabetización temprana: hablar, cantar, leer, escribir y jugar.

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Tue, Aug 25, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Read the book and join the discussion! Please join us for a rewarding discussion in Central Library's Forum Room, at the corner of 3rd and E Streets. Our discussions take place every 4th Tuesday of the month during lunch. Book club copies available for checkout at the Information Desk in limited quantities.

Canceled
Tue, Aug 25, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Healdsburg Regional Library
This free program is open to all teens in grades 6 to 12 ONLY please   Discover a new country every month and experience the best snacks and candies they have to offer. We provide the treats, you bring an appetite and a spirit of adventure! The Universal Yums Club meets monthly on every fourth Tuesday at 4pm.   The Healdsburg Regional Library is located at: 139 Piper Street Healdsburg, CA 95448 (707) 433-3772 https://sonomalibrary.org/locations/healdsburg-regional-library

Canceled
Wed, Aug 26, 10:30am - 11:30am
Cloverdale Regional Library
Explore books, songs, rhymes and play in English and Spanish! Libros, canciones, rimas y actividades en ingles y espanol.  For children 0-5. Para edades 0-5.

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Wed, Aug 26, 10:45am - 11:15am
Central Santa Rosa Library
Delight and stimulate your baby's senses with bouncing rhymes, songs, fingerplays and simple books. Children are never too young to build pre-literacy skills! Talk, sing, read, write and play with your child, and watch language skills blossom and grow.   Babytime is free and no registration required. For ages 0 - 18 months, with a caregiver. Join us for a Stay & Play after!

Canceled
Wed, Aug 26, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Drop in for verbal practice of English conversation and grammar in a small-group setting with a trained class facilitator. Pratique hablar en inglés con el apoyo de un guía de la Biblioteca.

Canceled
Wed, Aug 26, 11:15am - 12:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Playing helps children use their imaginations to create stories and develop important narrative skills. Please join other families to play and socialize. Children build language and literacy skills through the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing! Jugar ayuda a los niños a usar su imaginación para crear historias y desarrollar importantes habilidades narrativas. Únase a otras familias para jugar y socializar. Los niños desarrollan habilidades de lenguaje y alfabetización a través de las cinco prácticas de alfabetización temprana: hablar, cantar, leer, escribir y jugar.

Canceled
Wed, Aug 26, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Cloverdale Regional Library
Listen and learn with stories, songs, movement, and FUN, as you nurture in your preschooler a love of books. These fun librarian-led storytimes will model the everyday practices -- talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing -- that will help your child get ready to read.  No registration required. Free. Children build language and literacy skills through the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing.

Canceled
Wed, Aug 26, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Rohnert Park-Cotati Regional Library
Beginning readers and reluctant readers read aloud to certified therapy dogs at the library. Los lectores principiantes leen en voz alta a los perros de terapia certificados en la biblioteca.

Canceled
Wed, Aug 26, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Stop by home for dinner and get changed into pajamas! Come back to the library and join us for a pajama storytime!   join us on the 4th Wednesday of every month at 6:00pm

Canceled
Wed, Aug 26, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Healdsburg Regional Library
Enjoy unique performances by musicians, storytellers, poets, and more! Sign up now to participate! Sign up below, give us a call at 433-3772, or sign up in person at the library.  Refreshments and snacks will be provided.

Canceled
Wed, Aug 26, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Sebastopol Regional Library
This bimonthly book club aims to create a space for courageous conversations.

Canceled
Thu, Aug 27, 10:00am - 10:30am
Petaluma Regional Library
Kids age 0-5 and their families are invited to join us for stories, songs, movement and more downtown under the oak tree behind the Petaluma History Museum at 20 Fourth Street (Corner of 4th and B Street) in downtown Petaluma. See you there!

Canceled
Thu, Aug 27, 10:00am - 11:00am
Healdsburg Regional Library
Free Coffee & Pastries These cheerful events are made available because of Measure Y and the generosity of the Friends of the Healdsburg Library. 10?11am Every Thursday! Meet your fellow library patrons  Interact with staff Learn about new & upcoming library resources

Canceled
Thu, Aug 27, 10:30am - 11:00am
Cloverdale Regional Library
Join Mr. John and Ms. Kami for Bilingual Storytime, with stories, songs, movement, and fun!  Children build language and literacy skills through the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing.   Free!  Open to all!

Canceled
Thu, Aug 27, 10:45am - 11:15am
Central Santa Rosa Library
Listen and learn with stories, songs, movement, and FUN, as you nurture in your preschooler a love of books. These fun librarian-led storytimes will model the everyday practices -- talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing -- that will help your child get ready to read.  No registration required. Free. Join us for a Stay & Play after! Children build language and literacy skills through the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing.

Canceled
Thu, Aug 27, 11:15am - 12:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Playing helps children use their imaginations to create stories and develop important narrative skills. Please join other families to play and socialize. Children build language and literacy skills through the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing! Jugar ayuda a los niños a usar su imaginación para crear historias y desarrollar importantes habilidades narrativas. Únase a otras familias para jugar y socializar. Los niños desarrollan habilidades de lenguaje y alfabetización a través de las cinco prácticas de alfabetización temprana: hablar, cantar, leer, escribir y jugar.

Canceled
Thu, Aug 27, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Sonoma Valley Regional Library
Discuss literature and life with other lovers of books! Drop in, no registration necessary! Pick up the month's selection ahead of time at the service desk.

Canceled
Thu, Aug 27, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Get free help with your technology needs! All ages, all devices, all questions.  By appointment only, these 30 minute sessions are the perfect length to learn a new skill or resolve a pestering issue without getting overwhelmed. From 3:00-5:00 p.m. Sign up online, over the phone (707-308-3020), or in person at the Central Santa Rosa Library! Check in at the Reference desk at the time of your appointment. Please come prepared with the necessary passwords needed to access your device or accounts. Staff may not be able to provide assistance for all device types, programs, and problems, but we will do the best that we can to assist you. Limitations:       > Registration is for a SINGLE, 30-minute appointment.       > Individuals cannot double-book.       > Appointment slots are available for the current thirty day time-span only.       > If you are more than five minutes late for your appointment, you will have to reschedule for a later date and time.       > Appointments cannot exceed 30 minutes per person.   jQuery.getScript("https://api3.libcal.com/js/myscheduler.min.js", function() { jQuery("#mysched_40179").LibCalMySched({iid: 3618, lid: 0, gid: 0, uid: 40179, width: 560, height: 680, title: 'Make an Appointment', domain: 'https://api3.libcal.com'}); }); Schedule Appointment #mysched_40179 { background: #FFFFFF; border: 1px solid #CCCCCC; border-radius: 4px; color: #333333; font: 14px Arial, Helvetica, Verdana; padding: 8px 20px; cursor: pointer; } #mysched_40179:hover { opacity: 0.9; }

Canceled
Thu, Aug 27, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Rincon Valley Library
Beginning readers are invited to come to the Library and read aloud to a certified therapy dog!

Canceled
Sat, Aug 29, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Rohnert Park-Cotati Regional Library
Drop in class for adults to practice verbal English in a small group setting with a class facilitator.

Canceled
Sat, Aug 29, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Healdsburg Regional Library
Come read with our specially trained reading dogs. They are here in the children's area every Saturday from 11AM - 12PM. These special dogs love to hear stories read to them by children. Children earn a new book on their 7th visit and they can keep earning them all year long!!! Sponsored by 4 PAWS. Children build confidence in reading skills through practicing reading aloud in a safe space. Venga a leer con nuestros perros de lectura especialmente entrenados. Están aquí en el área de los niños todos los sábados de 11AM-12PM. A estos perros especiales les encanta escuchar historias que les leen los niños. Los niños ganan un nuevo libro en su séptima visita y pueden seguir ganando todo el año!!! Patrocinado por 4 PAWS. Al practicar la lectura en voz alta en un lugar seguro, los niños desarrollan la confianza en sus habilidades de lectura.

Canceled
Sat, Aug 29, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Drop in for verbal practice of English conversation and grammar in a small-group setting with a trained class facilitator. Pratique hablar en inglés con el apoyo de un guía de la Biblioteca.

Canceled
Sat, Aug 29, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Rincon Valley Library
Beginning readers are invited to come to the Library and read aloud to a certified therapy dog!

Canceled
Mon, Aug 31, 10:30am - 11:00am
Cloverdale Regional Library
Join us for Wee Read, our Baby/Toddler storytime, with stories, songs, movement, and fun!  Wee Read is a language-rich educational program for children ages 0-36 months, and accompanying parents and caregivers. The librarian uses fun, engaging techniques and activities to develop positive feelings in babies and toddlers toward books and reading. These activities provide an environment for babies and toddlers to exercise important motor skills and practice using their vocabulary, and are the beginning steps toward literacy and educational success.  Siblings welcome.  Free! Children build language and literacy skills through the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing.

Canceled
Mon, Aug 31, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Northwest Santa Rosa Library
Drop in for verbal practice of English conversation and grammar in a small-group setting with a trained class facilitator. Practique hablar en inglés con el apoyo de un guía de la Biblioteca.

Canceled
Tue, Sep 01, 10:30am - 11:00am
Rincon Valley Library
By appointment only, these 30 minute sessions from 10:30-11:30 on every Tuesday will allow you personalized attention to help you with technology questions.

Tue, Sep 01, 10:45am - 11:15am
Central Santa Rosa Library
It?s time to wiggle!  Join us for songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and simple stories for your active toddler. Children are never too young to build pre-literacy skills! Talk, sing, read, write and play with your child, and watch language skills blossom and grow. Toddler Time is free and no registration required. For children ages 18 ? 36 months, with a caregiver. Join us for a Stay n Play after! Children build language and literacy skills through the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing.

Tue, Sep 01, 11:00am - 11:30am
Rincon Valley Library
By appointment only, these 30 minute sessions from 10:30-11:30 on every Tuesday will allow you personalized attention to help you with technology questions.

Tue, Sep 01, 11:15am - 12:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Playing helps children use their imaginations to create stories and develop important narrative skills. Please join other families to play and socialize. Children build language and literacy skills through the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing! Jugar ayuda a los niños a usar su imaginación para crear historias y desarrollar importantes habilidades narrativas. Únase a otras familias para jugar y socializar. Los niños desarrollan habilidades de lenguaje y alfabetización a través de las cinco prácticas de alfabetización temprana: hablar, cantar, leer, escribir y jugar.

Tue, Sep 01, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Healdsburg Regional Library
Join us to discuss A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles and bring your lunch!

Wed, Sep 02, 10:45am - 11:15am
Central Santa Rosa Library
Delight and stimulate your baby's senses with bouncing rhymes, songs, fingerplays and simple books. Children are never too young to build pre-literacy skills! Talk, sing, read, write and play with your child, and watch language skills blossom and grow.   Babytime is free and no registration required. For ages 0 - 18 months, with a caregiver. Join us for a Stay & Play after!

Wed, Sep 02, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Central Santa Rosa Library - Central Board Room
Drop in for verbal practice of English conversation and grammar in a small-group setting with a trained class facilitator. Pratique hablar en inglés con el apoyo de un guía de la Biblioteca.

Wed, Sep 02, 11:15am - 12:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Playing helps children use their imaginations to create stories and develop important narrative skills. Please join other families to play and socialize. Children build language and literacy skills through the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing! Jugar ayuda a los niños a usar su imaginación para crear historias y desarrollar importantes habilidades narrativas. Únase a otras familias para jugar y socializar. Los niños desarrollan habilidades de lenguaje y alfabetización a través de las cinco prácticas de alfabetización temprana: hablar, cantar, leer, escribir y jugar.

Wed, Sep 02, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library - Reference Desk
Welcome! The Veterans Resource Center is now open at the Central branch in Santa Rosa. This is a grant-funded program in partnership between California Department of Veterans? Affairs and the California State Library. The Resource Center is staffed by trained volunteers who can guide you to benefits, services, and programs that veterans and their dependents may be entitled to. The space is always open, but is staffed by volunteers: Tuesdays, from 12:00-14:00; Thursdays, from 10:00-12:00; Fridays, from 12:00- 14:00;  and Sundays from 14:00-16:00. And now, twice a month, you can drop-in and chat with a specialist from the CA Employment Development Department regarding employment opportunities, resume-crafting tips- you name it. 14:00-16:00 the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month.     Interested in volunteering? Please inquire at the Information Desk: 707-308-3020 ext 3333

Wed, Sep 02, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Build with us the 1st Wednesday afternoon of each month.  Join us and other makers at the library and build your own unique creations.  We will provide the building supplies, along with a different theme each month. Ages 5-12 are welcome to attend the program. FREE! Explore, create, build, and learn! Building programs like the Lego Build Club offer children hands-on engineering and problem-solving exercise, with both structure and open-ended creativity.

Wed, Sep 02, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Learn about emergency kits and what items are important to have ready at all times. Presenters will provide a check list for personalizing home preparedness kits, discuss the different types of kits families should consider (Home Kit, Personal Go Bag, Auto Work Kit), and explain rotation methods for supplies to minimize waste and maintain the family cache. Let's get Sonoma Ready!

Thu, Sep 03, 10:00am - 11:00am
Healdsburg Regional Library
Free Coffee & Pastries These cheerful events are made available because of Measure Y and the generosity of the Friends of the Healdsburg Library. 10?11am Every Thursday! Meet your fellow library patrons  Interact with staff Learn about new & upcoming library resources

Thu, Sep 03, 10:45am - 11:15am
Central Santa Rosa Library
Listen and learn with stories, songs, movement, and FUN, as you nurture in your preschooler a love of books. These fun librarian-led storytimes will model the everyday practices -- talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing -- that will help your child get ready to read.  No registration required. Free. Join us for a Stay & Play after! Children build language and literacy skills through the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing.

Thu, Sep 03, 11:15am - 12:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Playing helps children use their imaginations to create stories and develop important narrative skills. Please join other families to play and socialize. Children build language and literacy skills through the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing! Jugar ayuda a los niños a usar su imaginación para crear historias y desarrollar importantes habilidades narrativas. Únase a otras familias para jugar y socializar. Los niños desarrollan habilidades de lenguaje y alfabetización a través de las cinco prácticas de alfabetización temprana: hablar, cantar, leer, escribir y jugar.

Thu, Sep 03, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library - Reference Desk
Get free help with your technology needs! All ages, all devices, all questions.  By appointment only, these 30 minute sessions are the perfect length to learn a new skill or resolve a pestering issue without getting overwhelmed. From 3:00-5:00 p.m. Sign up online, over the phone (707-308-3020), or in person at the Central Santa Rosa Library! Check in at the Reference desk at the time of your appointment. Please come prepared with the necessary passwords needed to access your device or accounts. Staff may not be able to provide assistance for all device types, programs, and problems, but we will do the best that we can to assist you. Limitations:       > Registration is for a SINGLE, 30-minute appointment.       > Individuals cannot double-book.       > Appointment slots are available for the current thirty day time-span only.       > If you are more than five minutes late for your appointment, you will have to reschedule for a later date and time.       > Appointments cannot exceed 30 minutes per person.   jQuery.getScript("https://api3.libcal.com/js/myscheduler.min.js", function() { jQuery("#mysched_40179").LibCalMySched({iid: 3618, lid: 0, gid: 0, uid: 40179, width: 560, height: 680, title: 'Make an Appointment', domain: 'https://api3.libcal.com'}); }); Schedule Appointment #mysched_40179 { background: #FFFFFF; border: 1px solid #CCCCCC; border-radius: 4px; color: #333333; font: 14px Arial, Helvetica, Verdana; padding: 8px 20px; cursor: pointer; } #mysched_40179:hover { opacity: 0.9; }

Thu, Sep 03, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Sonoma Valley Regional Library
Drop in, no registration necessary! Pick up the month's selection ahead of time at the service desk. This month's book is The Wife by Alafair Burke

Thu, Sep 03, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Healdsburg Regional Library
Regular Meeting of the Healdsburg Library Advisory Board. Agenda is TBA. The Healdsburg Library Advisory Board meets on the first Thursday of March, June, September, and December at 4:30 p.m.  Location:  Healdsburg Regional Library, 139 Piper Street, Healdsburg, CA  95448

Fri, Sep 04, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Rohnert Park-Cotati Regional Library - Rohnert Park-Cotati Conference Room
Grades 9-12  Come discuss the latest queer YA books with other teens! Pick up a copy of the book at the Adult Reference Desk. Snacks will be provided! Allies welcome!

Sat, Sep 05, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Rohnert Park-Cotati Regional Library
Drop in class for adults to practice verbal English in a small group setting with a class facilitator.

Sat, Sep 05, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Healdsburg Regional Library - Children's Area
Come read with our specially trained reading dogs. They are here in the children's area every Saturday from 11AM - 12PM. These special dogs love to hear stories read to them by children. Children earn a new book on their 7th visit and they can keep earning them all year long!!! Sponsored by 4 PAWS. Children build confidence in reading skills through practicing reading aloud in a safe space. Venga a leer con nuestros perros de lectura especialmente entrenados. Están aquí en el área de los niños todos los sábados de 11AM-12PM. A estos perros especiales les encanta escuchar historias que les leen los niños. Los niños ganan un nuevo libro en su séptima visita y pueden seguir ganando todo el año!!! Patrocinado por 4 PAWS. Al practicar la lectura en voz alta en un lugar seguro, los niños desarrollan la confianza en sus habilidades de lectura.

Sat, Sep 05, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Central Santa Rosa Library - Central Board Room
Drop in for verbal practice of English conversation and grammar in a small-group setting with a trained class facilitator. Pratique hablar en inglés con el apoyo de un guía de la Biblioteca.

Sat, Sep 05, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Sebastopol Regional Library
Imagine 11th century Japanese aristocracy through the eyes of Genji, as we read and discuss his classic tale by noble-woman and lady-in-waiting Murasaki Shikibu, translated by Royall Tyler. Pick up a free copy of the book at the library service desk.

Sat, Sep 05, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Northwest Santa Rosa Library
Learn about emergency kits and what items are important to have ready at all times.

Mon, Sep 07, 12:00am - 11:50pm
Sonoma Valley Regional Library
All Sonoma County Library buildings closed in honor of Labor Day.

Mon, Sep 07, 12:00am - 11:50pm
Guerneville Library
All Sonoma County Library buildings closed in honor of Labor Day.

Mon, Sep 07, 12:00am - 11:50pm
Rincon Valley Library

Mon, Sep 07, 12:00am - 11:50pm
Rohnert Park-Cotati Regional Library
All Sonoma County Library buildings closed in honor of Labor Day.

Mon, Sep 07, 12:00am - 11:50pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
All Sonoma County Library buildings closed in honor of Labor Day.

Mon, Sep 07, 12:00am - 11:50pm
Forestville Library
All Sonoma County Library buildings closed in honor of Labor Day.

Mon, Sep 07, 12:00am - 11:50pm
Healdsburg Regional Library
All buildings closed in honor of Labor Day.

Mon, Sep 07, 12:00am - 11:50pm
Roseland Community Library
All Sonoma County Library buildings closed in honor of Labor Day. Todas las Biblioteca del Condado de Sonoma estarán cerradas en honor del Día del Trabajo.

Mon, Sep 07, 12:00am - 11:50pm
Windsor Regional Library
All Sonoma County Library buildings closed in honor of Labor Day.

Mon, Sep 07, 12:00am - 11:50pm
Northwest Santa Rosa Library
Labor Day

Mon, Sep 07, 12:00am - 11:50pm
Occidental Library
All Sonoma County Library buildings closed in honor of Labor Day.

Canceled
Tue, Sep 08, 10:30am - 11:00am
Rincon Valley Library
By appointment only, these 30 minute sessions from 10:30-11:30 on every Tuesday will allow you personalized attention to help you with technology questions.

Tue, Sep 08, 10:45am - 11:15am
Central Santa Rosa Library
It?s time to wiggle!  Join us for songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and simple stories for your active toddler. Children are never too young to build pre-literacy skills! Talk, sing, read, write and play with your child, and watch language skills blossom and grow. Toddler Time is free and no registration required. For children ages 18 ? 36 months, with a caregiver. Join us for a Stay n Play after! Children build language and literacy skills through the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing.

Tue, Sep 08, 11:00am - 11:30am
Rincon Valley Library
By appointment only, these 30 minute sessions from 10:30-11:30 on every Tuesday will allow you personalized attention to help you with technology questions.

Tue, Sep 08, 11:15am - 12:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Playing helps children use their imaginations to create stories and develop important narrative skills. Please join other families to play and socialize. Children build language and literacy skills through the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing! Jugar ayuda a los niños a usar su imaginación para crear historias y desarrollar importantes habilidades narrativas. Únase a otras familias para jugar y socializar. Los niños desarrollan habilidades de lenguaje y alfabetización a través de las cinco prácticas de alfabetización temprana: hablar, cantar, leer, escribir y jugar.

Tue, Sep 08, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Come enjoy a discussion of a Mystery Hosted by Steven Alcorta and fellow Librarians.

Tue, Sep 08, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Cloverdale Regional Library
Join us each month for our book discussion group. Second Tuesday of the month at 2:00 pm.  The discussion this month is on The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See. Free and open to all. New members are always welcome.  Lending copies available near the information desk.

Tue, Sep 08, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Windsor Regional Library
Join us for a lively book discussion.

Wed, Sep 09, 10:45am - 11:15am
Central Santa Rosa Library
Delight and stimulate your baby's senses with bouncing rhymes, songs, fingerplays and simple books. Children are never too young to build pre-literacy skills! Talk, sing, read, write and play with your child, and watch language skills blossom and grow.   Babytime is free and no registration required. For ages 0 - 18 months, with a caregiver. Join us for a Stay & Play after!

Wed, Sep 09, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Central Santa Rosa Library - Central Board Room
Drop in for verbal practice of English conversation and grammar in a small-group setting with a trained class facilitator. Pratique hablar en inglés con el apoyo de un guía de la Biblioteca.

Wed, Sep 09, 11:15am - 12:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Playing helps children use their imaginations to create stories and develop important narrative skills. Please join other families to play and socialize. Children build language and literacy skills through the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing! Jugar ayuda a los niños a usar su imaginación para crear historias y desarrollar importantes habilidades narrativas. Únase a otras familias para jugar y socializar. Los niños desarrollan habilidades de lenguaje y alfabetización a través de las cinco prácticas de alfabetización temprana: hablar, cantar, leer, escribir y jugar.

Wed, Sep 09, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Rincon Valley Library
Join us each month of our book discussion group. Second Wednesday of the month at 1:30 p.m. This month enjoy "The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane" by Lisa See. Lending copies available at the reference desk up to 4 weeks prior to our meeting.

Wed, Sep 09, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Today's craft:  Join us on the 2nd Wednesday of every month at 4pm and create something new each time! Come for snacks, hang out and join us for a Maker Studio. Learn how to make something new and take home.   Some crafts we have done in the past are: Button making, sewing with circuits, pumpkin painting, stress balls, yarn wrapping, fun with clay and more.

Wed, Sep 09, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Create a solid evacuation plan for you, the people you live with, and your pets. Key topics include a basic outline for planning, an overview of evacuation planning, important factors in deciding meeting locations, and communicating in an emergency. Special guests from the Sherriff?s Department will provide evacuation guidance. Let's get Sonoma Ready!

Wed, Sep 09, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Healdsburg Regional Library
Join the Joe Mesics? Literary Canon to discuss poems or prose by W. H. Auden, everyone can pick their own selection!  The Canon meets on the second Wednesdays of the month to discuss great books.  Snacks and coffee will be served!  Email Megan at mjones@sonomalibrary.org for questions about the group or book copies.

Wed, Sep 09, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Guerneville Library
GUERNEVILLE LIBRARY ADVISORY BOARD Sonoma County Library Wednesday, September 9, 2020 7:00 PM Guerneville Regional Library  14107 Armstrong Woods Road, Guerneville, CA 95446

Thu, Sep 10, 10:00am - 11:00am
Healdsburg Regional Library
Free Coffee & Pastries These cheerful events are made available because of Measure Y and the generosity of the Friends of the Healdsburg Library. 10?11am Every Thursday! Meet your fellow library patrons  Interact with staff Learn about new & upcoming library resources

Thu, Sep 10, 10:00am - 10:30am
Petaluma Regional Library - Off Site
Kids age 0-5 and their families are invited to join us for stories, songs, movement and more downtown under the oak tree behind the Petaluma History Museum at 20 Fourth Street (Corner of 4th and B Street) in downtown Petaluma. See you there!

Thu, Sep 10, 10:45am - 11:15am
Central Santa Rosa Library
Listen and learn with stories, songs, movement, and FUN, as you nurture in your preschooler a love of books. These fun librarian-led storytimes will model the everyday practices -- talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing -- that will help your child get ready to read.  No registration required. Free. Join us for a Stay & Play after! Children build language and literacy skills through the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing.

Thu, Sep 10, 11:15am - 12:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Playing helps children use their imaginations to create stories and develop important narrative skills. Please join other families to play and socialize. Children build language and literacy skills through the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing! Jugar ayuda a los niños a usar su imaginación para crear historias y desarrollar importantes habilidades narrativas. Únase a otras familias para jugar y socializar. Los niños desarrollan habilidades de lenguaje y alfabetización a través de las cinco prácticas de alfabetización temprana: hablar, cantar, leer, escribir y jugar.

Thu, Sep 10, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Windsor Regional Library

Thu, Sep 10, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Guerneville Library
Join us the 2nd Thursday of every month at 12:30 for a lively book discussion.

Thu, Sep 10, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Read the book and join the discussion! Missed reading those classics in high school or college? Here's a chance to catch up! Join us the second Thursday of each month for a thought-provoking discussion on an important "Great Book." This event is in the Forum Room in the Central Library, at the corner of 3rd and E Streets.

Thu, Sep 10, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library - Reference Desk
Get free help with your technology needs! All ages, all devices, all questions.  By appointment only, these 30 minute sessions are the perfect length to learn a new skill or resolve a pestering issue without getting overwhelmed. From 3:00-5:00 p.m. Sign up online, over the phone (707-308-3020), or in person at the Central Santa Rosa Library! Check in at the Reference desk at the time of your appointment. Please come prepared with the necessary passwords needed to access your device or accounts. Staff may not be able to provide assistance for all device types, programs, and problems, but we will do the best that we can to assist you. Limitations:       > Registration is for a SINGLE, 30-minute appointment.       > Individuals cannot double-book.       > Appointment slots are available for the current thirty day time-span only.       > If you are more than five minutes late for your appointment, you will have to reschedule for a later date and time.       > Appointments cannot exceed 30 minutes per person.   jQuery.getScript("https://api3.libcal.com/js/myscheduler.min.js", function() { jQuery("#mysched_40179").LibCalMySched({iid: 3618, lid: 0, gid: 0, uid: 40179, width: 560, height: 680, title: 'Make an Appointment', domain: 'https://api3.libcal.com'}); }); Schedule Appointment #mysched_40179 { background: #FFFFFF; border: 1px solid #CCCCCC; border-radius: 4px; color: #333333; font: 14px Arial, Helvetica, Verdana; padding: 8px 20px; cursor: pointer; } #mysched_40179:hover { opacity: 0.9; }

Fri, Sep 11, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Come join other Anime fans on the 2nd Friday of every month!   Read manga, eat snacks, make crafts and watch anime.

Sat, Sep 12, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Rohnert Park-Cotati Regional Library
Drop in class for adults to practice verbal English in a small group setting with a class facilitator.

Sat, Sep 12, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Healdsburg Regional Library - Children's Area
Come read with our specially trained reading dogs. They are here in the children's area every Saturday from 11AM - 12PM. These special dogs love to hear stories read to them by children. Children earn a new book on their 7th visit and they can keep earning them all year long!!! Sponsored by 4 PAWS. Children build confidence in reading skills through practicing reading aloud in a safe space. Venga a leer con nuestros perros de lectura especialmente entrenados. Están aquí en el área de los niños todos los sábados de 11AM-12PM. A estos perros especiales les encanta escuchar historias que les leen los niños. Los niños ganan un nuevo libro en su séptima visita y pueden seguir ganando todo el año!!! Patrocinado por 4 PAWS. Al practicar la lectura en voz alta en un lugar seguro, los niños desarrollan la confianza en sus habilidades de lectura.

Sat, Sep 12, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Central Santa Rosa Library - Central Board Room
Drop in for verbal practice of English conversation and grammar in a small-group setting with a trained class facilitator. Pratique hablar en inglés con el apoyo de un guía de la Biblioteca.

Sat, Sep 12, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Northwest Santa Rosa Library
Create a solid evacuation plan for you, the people you live with, and your pets.

Mon, Sep 14, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
This meeting is one the second Monday of the month due to the Labor Day holiday.

Mon, Sep 14, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Northwest Santa Rosa Library
Drop in for verbal practice of English conversation and grammar in a small-group setting with a trained class facilitator. Practique hablar en inglés con el apoyo de un guía de la Biblioteca.

Canceled
Tue, Sep 15, 10:30am - 11:00am
Rincon Valley Library
By appointment only, these 30 minute sessions from 10:30-11:30 on every Tuesday will allow you personalized attention to help you with technology questions.

Tue, Sep 15, 10:45am - 11:15am
Central Santa Rosa Library
It?s time to wiggle!  Join us for songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and simple stories for your active toddler. Children are never too young to build pre-literacy skills! Talk, sing, read, write and play with your child, and watch language skills blossom and grow. Toddler Time is free and no registration required. For children ages 18 ? 36 months, with a caregiver. Join us for a Stay n Play after! Children build language and literacy skills through the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing.

Tue, Sep 15, 11:00am - 11:30am
Rincon Valley Library
By appointment only, these 30 minute sessions from 10:30-11:30 on every Tuesday will allow you personalized attention to help you with technology questions.

Tue, Sep 15, 11:15am - 12:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Playing helps children use their imaginations to create stories and develop important narrative skills. Please join other families to play and socialize. Children build language and literacy skills through the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing! Jugar ayuda a los niños a usar su imaginación para crear historias y desarrollar importantes habilidades narrativas. Únase a otras familias para jugar y socializar. Los niños desarrollan habilidades de lenguaje y alfabetización a través de las cinco prácticas de alfabetización temprana: hablar, cantar, leer, escribir y jugar.

Tue, Sep 15, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Rohnert Park-Cotati Regional Library - Rohnert Park-Cotati Conference Room
Please join us in the Rohnert Park-Cotati Library's conference room for a discussion of Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward. Free and open to all. New members are always welcome.  Pick up a copy of this book at the adult information desk to check out.

Tue, Sep 15, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Sonoma Valley Regional Library
Classical Reflections focuses on ancient Greek and some Roman texts. Most of these are contemporary, although there are some, which are somewhat earlier, and most are fictional   *Pick up the month's selection ahead of time at the service desk

Tue, Sep 15, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Northwest Santa Rosa Library
Join us each 3rd Tuesday of the month at 2:30 pm for a book discussion.  New members are always welcome.  

Wed, Sep 16, 10:45am - 11:15am
Central Santa Rosa Library
Delight and stimulate your baby's senses with bouncing rhymes, songs, fingerplays and simple books. Children are never too young to build pre-literacy skills! Talk, sing, read, write and play with your child, and watch language skills blossom and grow.   Babytime is free and no registration required. For ages 0 - 18 months, with a caregiver. Join us for a Stay & Play after!

Wed, Sep 16, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Central Santa Rosa Library - Central Board Room
Drop in for verbal practice of English conversation and grammar in a small-group setting with a trained class facilitator. Pratique hablar en inglés con el apoyo de un guía de la Biblioteca.

Wed, Sep 16, 11:15am - 12:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Playing helps children use their imaginations to create stories and develop important narrative skills. Please join other families to play and socialize. Children build language and literacy skills through the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing! Jugar ayuda a los niños a usar su imaginación para crear historias y desarrollar importantes habilidades narrativas. Únase a otras familias para jugar y socializar. Los niños desarrollan habilidades de lenguaje y alfabetización a través de las cinco prácticas de alfabetización temprana: hablar, cantar, leer, escribir y jugar.

Wed, Sep 16, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Magic the Gathering Club For ages 10-18 Come play Magic the Gathering at your library! Limited supplies provided so feel free to bring your own cards. For new and experienced players.

Wed, Sep 16, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Guerneville Library
Discuss the latest queer young adult books with other teens! Pick up the monthly selection at the reference desk. Snacks provided. Allies welcome!

Wed, Sep 16, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Many have said the biggest indicator of how well you survive a disaster is what you knew, when you knew it, and how well you knew your neighbors. Participants will learn how to be alerted in a disaster and about local neighbor to neighbor groups preparing and supporting each other for emergencies. Let's get Sonoma Ready!

Thu, Sep 17, 10:00am - 11:00am
Healdsburg Regional Library
Free Coffee & Pastries These cheerful events are made available because of Measure Y and the generosity of the Friends of the Healdsburg Library. 10?11am Every Thursday! Meet your fellow library patrons  Interact with staff Learn about new & upcoming library resources

Thu, Sep 17, 10:45am - 11:15am
Central Santa Rosa Library
Listen and learn with stories, songs, movement, and FUN, as you nurture in your preschooler a love of books. These fun librarian-led storytimes will model the everyday practices -- talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing -- that will help your child get ready to read.  No registration required. Free. Join us for a Stay & Play after! Children build language and literacy skills through the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing.

Thu, Sep 17, 11:15am - 12:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Playing helps children use their imaginations to create stories and develop important narrative skills. Please join other families to play and socialize. Children build language and literacy skills through the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing! Jugar ayuda a los niños a usar su imaginación para crear historias y desarrollar importantes habilidades narrativas. Únase a otras familias para jugar y socializar. Los niños desarrollan habilidades de lenguaje y alfabetización a través de las cinco prácticas de alfabetización temprana: hablar, cantar, leer, escribir y jugar.

Thu, Sep 17, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library - Reference Desk
Get free help with your technology needs! All ages, all devices, all questions.  By appointment only, these 30 minute sessions are the perfect length to learn a new skill or resolve a pestering issue without getting overwhelmed. From 3:00-5:00 p.m. Sign up online, over the phone (707-308-3020), or in person at the Central Santa Rosa Library! Check in at the Reference desk at the time of your appointment. Please come prepared with the necessary passwords needed to access your device or accounts. Staff may not be able to provide assistance for all device types, programs, and problems, but we will do the best that we can to assist you. Limitations:       > Registration is for a SINGLE, 30-minute appointment.       > Individuals cannot double-book.       > Appointment slots are available for the current thirty day time-span only.       > If you are more than five minutes late for your appointment, you will have to reschedule for a later date and time.       > Appointments cannot exceed 30 minutes per person.   jQuery.getScript("https://api3.libcal.com/js/myscheduler.min.js", function() { jQuery("#mysched_40179").LibCalMySched({iid: 3618, lid: 0, gid: 0, uid: 40179, width: 560, height: 680, title: 'Make an Appointment', domain: 'https://api3.libcal.com'}); }); Schedule Appointment #mysched_40179 { background: #FFFFFF; border: 1px solid #CCCCCC; border-radius: 4px; color: #333333; font: 14px Arial, Helvetica, Verdana; padding: 8px 20px; cursor: pointer; } #mysched_40179:hover { opacity: 0.9; }

Fri, Sep 18, 4:00pm - 5:45pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Come join the Central Library at this monthly movie series every 3rd Friday night! There will be snacks and family fun movies to enjoy!   For more information, please call (707) 308-3020

Sat, Sep 19, 10:15am - 10:45am
Central Santa Rosa Library
Come join us on the 3rd Saturday of every month at 10:15am for French songs and stories Viens nous rejoindre pour écouter des histoires, des contes et des chansons en français. C'est tous les 3e samedi du mois à 10h15 à la bibliothèque de central Santa Rosa.

Sat, Sep 19, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Rohnert Park-Cotati Regional Library
Drop in class for adults to practice verbal English in a small group setting with a class facilitator.

Sat, Sep 19, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Healdsburg Regional Library - Children's Area
Come read with our specially trained reading dogs. They are here in the children's area every Saturday from 11AM - 12PM. These special dogs love to hear stories read to them by children. Children earn a new book on their 7th visit and they can keep earning them all year long!!! Sponsored by 4 PAWS. Children build confidence in reading skills through practicing reading aloud in a safe space. Venga a leer con nuestros perros de lectura especialmente entrenados. Están aquí en el área de los niños todos los sábados de 11AM-12PM. A estos perros especiales les encanta escuchar historias que les leen los niños. Los niños ganan un nuevo libro en su séptima visita y pueden seguir ganando todo el año!!! Patrocinado por 4 PAWS. Al practicar la lectura en voz alta en un lugar seguro, los niños desarrollan la confianza en sus habilidades de lectura.

Sat, Sep 19, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Central Santa Rosa Library - Central Board Room
Drop in for verbal practice of English conversation and grammar in a small-group setting with a trained class facilitator. Pratique hablar en inglés con el apoyo de un guía de la Biblioteca.

Sat, Sep 19, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Northwest Santa Rosa Library
Learn about how to be alerted in a disaster and about local neighbor-to-neighbor groups preparing and supporting each other for emergencies.

Sat, Sep 19, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Music, poetry, comedy, spoken word, and more. Join us 3-5pm in the Central Library Forum Room. Slots are upto 15 minutes long and space is limited, so please register in advance. An electric piano is available for performers. Refreshments and snacks will be provided. All ages welcome. Música, poesía, comedia, spoken word, y más. Acompáñenos de las 3-5pm en la Sala de Foro de la Biblioteca Central. Cada intérprete tendrá hasta 15 minutos y el registro estará limitado a las primeras 15 personas. Favor de registrarse con anticipación. Un piano eléctrico estará disponible para los interpretes. Habrá unos refrescos y botanas. Todas las edades están bienvenidas.

Mon, Sep 21, 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Sonoma Valley Regional Library
Sign up for a half hour session for your computer-related questions. Call 707-996-5217 or register on-line By Appointment Only One Half Hour Session Per Day Per Patron (You can register for subsquent slots on other days.) Help with: Introductory Computer and Mobile Device Skills Introduction to the Internet Setting up an E-mail Account How to use library resources

Mon, Sep 21, 1:30pm - 2:00pm
Sonoma Valley Regional Library
Sign up for a half hour session for your computer-related questions. Call 707-996-5217 or register on-line By Appointment Only One Half Hour Session Per Day Per Patron (You can register for subsquent slots on other days.) Help with: Introductory Computer and Mobile Device Skills Introduction to the Internet Setting up an E-mail Account How to use library resources

Mon, Sep 21, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Sonoma Valley Regional Library
Sign up for a half hour session for your computer-related questions. Call 707-996-5217 or register on-line By Appointment Only One Half Hour Session Per Day Per Patron (You can register for subsquent slots on other days.) Help with: Introductory Computer and Mobile Device Skills Introduction to the Internet Setting up an E-mail Account How to use library resources

Mon, Sep 21, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Windsor Regional Library - Off Site

Mon, Sep 21, 2:30pm - 3:00pm
Sonoma Valley Regional Library
Sign up for a half hour session for your computer-related questions. Call 707-996-5217 or register on-line By Appointment Only One Half Hour Session Per Day Per Patron (You can register for subsquent slots on other days.) Help with: Introductory Computer and Mobile Device Skills Introduction to the Internet Setting up an E-mail Account How to use library resources

Mon, Sep 21, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Healdsburg Regional Library
Este mes estamos leyendo Transportes González e Hija de María Amparo Escandón Copias del libro estan disponibles en la biblioteca. Habra Bocadillos y bebidas.

Mon, Sep 21, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Northwest Santa Rosa Library
Drop in for verbal practice of English conversation and grammar in a small-group setting with a trained class facilitator. Practique hablar en inglés con el apoyo de un guía de la Biblioteca.

Canceled
Tue, Sep 22, 10:30am - 11:00am
Rincon Valley Library
By appointment only, these 30 minute sessions from 10:30-11:30 on every Tuesday will allow you personalized attention to help you with technology questions.

Tue, Sep 22, 10:45am - 11:15am
Central Santa Rosa Library
It?s time to wiggle!  Join us for songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and simple stories for your active toddler. Children are never too young to build pre-literacy skills! Talk, sing, read, write and play with your child, and watch language skills blossom and grow. Toddler Time is free and no registration required. For children ages 18 ? 36 months, with a caregiver. Join us for a Stay n Play after! Children build language and literacy skills through the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing.

Tue, Sep 22, 11:00am - 11:30am
Rincon Valley Library
By appointment only, these 30 minute sessions from 10:30-11:30 on every Tuesday will allow you personalized attention to help you with technology questions.

Tue, Sep 22, 11:15am - 12:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Playing helps children use their imaginations to create stories and develop important narrative skills. Please join other families to play and socialize. Children build language and literacy skills through the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing! Jugar ayuda a los niños a usar su imaginación para crear historias y desarrollar importantes habilidades narrativas. Únase a otras familias para jugar y socializar. Los niños desarrollan habilidades de lenguaje y alfabetización a través de las cinco prácticas de alfabetización temprana: hablar, cantar, leer, escribir y jugar.

Tue, Sep 22, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Read the book and join the discussion! Please join us for a rewarding discussion in Central Library's Forum Room, at the corner of 3rd and E Streets. Our discussions take place every 4th Tuesday of the month during lunch. Book club copies available for checkout at the Information Desk in limited quantities.

Tue, Sep 22, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Healdsburg Regional Library
Game On w/ Virtual Reality! (Grades 4-12) A place away from home where you can hang out with your peeps, have a snack and play games. No studying required. We will supply the games and the space to play them.   Games may include, but are not limited to in the Nintendo Switch: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Super Mario Party, Mario Tennis Aces, Rocket League, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe.   Virtual Reality is 14 and older.  Teens and tweens welcome, snacks provided!

Tue, Sep 22, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Healdsburg Regional Library - Healdsburg Forum Room
This free program is open to all teens in grades 6 to 12 ONLY please   Discover a new country every month and experience the best snacks and candies they have to offer. We provide the treats, you bring an appetite and a spirit of adventure! The Universal Yums Club meets monthly on every fourth Tuesday at 4pm.   The Healdsburg Regional Library is located at: 139 Piper Street Healdsburg, CA 95448 (707) 433-3772 https://sonomalibrary.org/locations/healdsburg-regional-library

Wed, Sep 23, 10:45am - 11:15am
Central Santa Rosa Library
Delight and stimulate your baby's senses with bouncing rhymes, songs, fingerplays and simple books. Children are never too young to build pre-literacy skills! Talk, sing, read, write and play with your child, and watch language skills blossom and grow.   Babytime is free and no registration required. For ages 0 - 18 months, with a caregiver. Join us for a Stay & Play after!

Wed, Sep 23, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Central Santa Rosa Library - Central Board Room
Drop in for verbal practice of English conversation and grammar in a small-group setting with a trained class facilitator. Pratique hablar en inglés con el apoyo de un guía de la Biblioteca.

Wed, Sep 23, 11:15am - 12:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Playing helps children use their imaginations to create stories and develop important narrative skills. Please join other families to play and socialize. Children build language and literacy skills through the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing! Jugar ayuda a los niños a usar su imaginación para crear historias y desarrollar importantes habilidades narrativas. Únase a otras familias para jugar y socializar. Los niños desarrollan habilidades de lenguaje y alfabetización a través de las cinco prácticas de alfabetización temprana: hablar, cantar, leer, escribir y jugar.

Wed, Sep 23, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library - Children's Room
Stop by home for dinner and get changed into pajamas! Come back to the library and join us for a pajama storytime!   join us on the 4th Wednesday of every month at 6:00pm

Wed, Sep 23, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Sebastopol Regional Library
Learn about emergency kits and what items are important to have ready at all times. Presenters will provide a check list for personalizing home preparedness kits, discuss the different types of kits families should consider (Home Kit, Personal Go Bag, Auto Work Kit), and explain rotation methods for supplies to minimize waste and maintain the family cache. Let's get Sonoma Ready!

Thu, Sep 24, 10:00am - 11:00am
Healdsburg Regional Library
Free Coffee & Pastries These cheerful events are made available because of Measure Y and the generosity of the Friends of the Healdsburg Library. 10?11am Every Thursday! Meet your fellow library patrons  Interact with staff Learn about new & upcoming library resources

Thu, Sep 24, 10:45am - 11:15am
Central Santa Rosa Library
Listen and learn with stories, songs, movement, and FUN, as you nurture in your preschooler a love of books. These fun librarian-led storytimes will model the everyday practices -- talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing -- that will help your child get ready to read.  No registration required. Free. Join us for a Stay & Play after! Children build language and literacy skills through the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing.

Thu, Sep 24, 11:15am - 12:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Playing helps children use their imaginations to create stories and develop important narrative skills. Please join other families to play and socialize. Children build language and literacy skills through the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing! Jugar ayuda a los niños a usar su imaginación para crear historias y desarrollar importantes habilidades narrativas. Únase a otras familias para jugar y socializar. Los niños desarrollan habilidades de lenguaje y alfabetización a través de las cinco prácticas de alfabetización temprana: hablar, cantar, leer, escribir y jugar.

Thu, Sep 24, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Sonoma Valley Regional Library
Discuss literature and life with other lovers of books! Drop in, no registration necessary! Pick up the month's selection ahead of time at the service desk.

Thu, Sep 24, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library - Reference Desk
Get free help with your technology needs! All ages, all devices, all questions.  By appointment only, these 30 minute sessions are the perfect length to learn a new skill or resolve a pestering issue without getting overwhelmed. From 3:00-5:00 p.m. Sign up online, over the phone (707-308-3020), or in person at the Central Santa Rosa Library! Check in at the Reference desk at the time of your appointment. Please come prepared with the necessary passwords needed to access your device or accounts. Staff may not be able to provide assistance for all device types, programs, and problems, but we will do the best that we can to assist you. Limitations:       > Registration is for a SINGLE, 30-minute appointment.       > Individuals cannot double-book.       > Appointment slots are available for the current thirty day time-span only.       > If you are more than five minutes late for your appointment, you will have to reschedule for a later date and time.       > Appointments cannot exceed 30 minutes per person.   jQuery.getScript("https://api3.libcal.com/js/myscheduler.min.js", function() { jQuery("#mysched_40179").LibCalMySched({iid: 3618, lid: 0, gid: 0, uid: 40179, width: 560, height: 680, title: 'Make an Appointment', domain: 'https://api3.libcal.com'}); }); Schedule Appointment #mysched_40179 { background: #FFFFFF; border: 1px solid #CCCCCC; border-radius: 4px; color: #333333; font: 14px Arial, Helvetica, Verdana; padding: 8px 20px; cursor: pointer; } #mysched_40179:hover { opacity: 0.9; }

Sat, Sep 26, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Healdsburg Regional Library - Children's Area
Come read with our specially trained reading dogs. They are here in the children's area every Saturday from 11AM - 12PM. These special dogs love to hear stories read to them by children. Children earn a new book on their 7th visit and they can keep earning them all year long!!! Sponsored by 4 PAWS. Children build confidence in reading skills through practicing reading aloud in a safe space. Venga a leer con nuestros perros de lectura especialmente entrenados. Están aquí en el área de los niños todos los sábados de 11AM-12PM. A estos perros especiales les encanta escuchar historias que les leen los niños. Los niños ganan un nuevo libro en su séptima visita y pueden seguir ganando todo el año!!! Patrocinado por 4 PAWS. Al practicar la lectura en voz alta en un lugar seguro, los niños desarrollan la confianza en sus habilidades de lectura.

Sat, Sep 26, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Rohnert Park-Cotati Regional Library
Drop in class for adults to practice verbal English in a small group setting with a class facilitator.

Sat, Sep 26, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Central Santa Rosa Library - Central Board Room
Drop in for verbal practice of English conversation and grammar in a small-group setting with a trained class facilitator. Pratique hablar en inglés con el apoyo de un guía de la Biblioteca.

Mon, Sep 28, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Northwest Santa Rosa Library
Drop in for verbal practice of English conversation and grammar in a small-group setting with a trained class facilitator. Practique hablar en inglés con el apoyo de un guía de la Biblioteca.

Canceled
Tue, Sep 29, 10:30am - 11:00am
Rincon Valley Library
By appointment only, these 30 minute sessions from 10:30-11:30 on every Tuesday will allow you personalized attention to help you with technology questions.

Tue, Sep 29, 10:45am - 11:15am
Central Santa Rosa Library
It?s time to wiggle!  Join us for songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and simple stories for your active toddler. Children are never too young to build pre-literacy skills! Talk, sing, read, write and play with your child, and watch language skills blossom and grow. Toddler Time is free and no registration required. For children ages 18 ? 36 months, with a caregiver. Join us for a Stay n Play after! Children build language and literacy skills through the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing.

Tue, Sep 29, 11:00am - 11:30am
Rincon Valley Library
By appointment only, these 30 minute sessions from 10:30-11:30 on every Tuesday will allow you personalized attention to help you with technology questions.

Tue, Sep 29, 11:15am - 12:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Playing helps children use their imaginations to create stories and develop important narrative skills. Please join other families to play and socialize. Children build language and literacy skills through the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing! Jugar ayuda a los niños a usar su imaginación para crear historias y desarrollar importantes habilidades narrativas. Únase a otras familias para jugar y socializar. Los niños desarrollan habilidades de lenguaje y alfabetización a través de las cinco prácticas de alfabetización temprana: hablar, cantar, leer, escribir y jugar.

Wed, Sep 30, 10:45am - 11:15am
Central Santa Rosa Library
Delight and stimulate your baby's senses with bouncing rhymes, songs, fingerplays and simple books. Children are never too young to build pre-literacy skills! Talk, sing, read, write and play with your child, and watch language skills blossom and grow.   Babytime is free and no registration required. For ages 0 - 18 months, with a caregiver. Join us for a Stay & Play after!

Wed, Sep 30, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Central Santa Rosa Library - Central Board Room
Drop in for verbal practice of English conversation and grammar in a small-group setting with a trained class facilitator. Pratique hablar en inglés con el apoyo de un guía de la Biblioteca.

Wed, Sep 30, 11:15am - 12:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Playing helps children use their imaginations to create stories and develop important narrative skills. Please join other families to play and socialize. Children build language and literacy skills through the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing! Jugar ayuda a los niños a usar su imaginación para crear historias y desarrollar importantes habilidades narrativas. Únase a otras familias para jugar y socializar. Los niños desarrollan habilidades de lenguaje y alfabetización a través de las cinco prácticas de alfabetización temprana: hablar, cantar, leer, escribir y jugar.

Wed, Sep 30, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Sebastopol Regional Library
Create a solid evacuation plan for you, the people you live with, and your pets. Key topics include a basic outline for planning, an overview of evacuation planning, important factors in deciding meeting locations, and communicating in an emergency. Special guests from the Sherriff?s Department will provide evacuation guidance. Let's get Sonoma Ready!

Wed, Sep 30, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Sebastopol Regional Library
Dining on great food & great reads. Grab a copy of each month's selection at the Sebastopol Regional Library.

Wed, Sep 30, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
SANTA ROSA LIBRARY ADVISORY BOARD MEETING Sonoma County Library Wednesday, September 30, 2020 7:00 pm Central Santa Rosa Library 211 E Street Santa Rosa, CA 95404

Thu, Oct 01, 10:00am - 11:00am
Healdsburg Regional Library
Free Coffee & Pastries These cheerful events are made available because of Measure Y and the generosity of the Friends of the Healdsburg Library. 10?11am Every Thursday! Meet your fellow library patrons  Interact with staff Learn about new & upcoming library resources

Thu, Oct 01, 10:45am - 11:15am
Central Santa Rosa Library
Listen and learn with stories, songs, movement, and FUN, as you nurture in your preschooler a love of books. These fun librarian-led storytimes will model the everyday practices -- talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing -- that will help your child get ready to read.  No registration required. Free. Join us for a Stay & Play after! Children build language and literacy skills through the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing.

Thu, Oct 01, 11:15am - 12:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Playing helps children use their imaginations to create stories and develop important narrative skills. Please join other families to play and socialize. Children build language and literacy skills through the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing! Jugar ayuda a los niños a usar su imaginación para crear historias y desarrollar importantes habilidades narrativas. Únase a otras familias para jugar y socializar. Los niños desarrollan habilidades de lenguaje y alfabetización a través de las cinco prácticas de alfabetización temprana: hablar, cantar, leer, escribir y jugar.

Thu, Oct 01, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library - Reference Desk
Get free help with your technology needs! All ages, all devices, all questions.  By appointment only, these 30 minute sessions are the perfect length to learn a new skill or resolve a pestering issue without getting overwhelmed. From 3:00-5:00 p.m. Sign up online, over the phone (707-308-3020), or in person at the Central Santa Rosa Library! Check in at the Reference desk at the time of your appointment. Please come prepared with the necessary passwords needed to access your device or accounts. Staff may not be able to provide assistance for all device types, programs, and problems, but we will do the best that we can to assist you. Limitations:       > Registration is for a SINGLE, 30-minute appointment.       > Individuals cannot double-book.       > Appointment slots are available for the current thirty day time-span only.       > If you are more than five minutes late for your appointment, you will have to reschedule for a later date and time.       > Appointments cannot exceed 30 minutes per person.   jQuery.getScript("https://api3.libcal.com/js/myscheduler.min.js", function() { jQuery("#mysched_40179").LibCalMySched({iid: 3618, lid: 0, gid: 0, uid: 40179, width: 560, height: 680, title: 'Make an Appointment', domain: 'https://api3.libcal.com'}); }); Schedule Appointment #mysched_40179 { background: #FFFFFF; border: 1px solid #CCCCCC; border-radius: 4px; color: #333333; font: 14px Arial, Helvetica, Verdana; padding: 8px 20px; cursor: pointer; } #mysched_40179:hover { opacity: 0.9; }

Thu, Oct 01, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Sonoma Valley Regional Library
Drop in, no registration necessary! Pick up the month's selection ahead of time at the service desk. This month's book is Killing Floor by Lee Child.

Fri, Oct 02, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library - Off Site
Spring Book Fair at the Veteran?s Memorial Building Preview for Friends members only - Friday from 2 - 3 p.m.  New memberships and renewals may be purchased beginning at 12:30 p.m. Friday from 2 - 3 p.m. Preview for Friends members only - New memberships and renewals may be purchased beginning at 12:30 p.m. Friday from 3 - 7:00 p.m. now Free admission for all! Saturday from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. - Half Price day Monday from 2 - 6 p.m. - Bag Day - all books $5 a bag

Fri, Oct 02, 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library - Off Site
Spring Book Fair at the Veteran?s Memorial Building Open for all at 3pm! Friday from 2 - 3 p.m. Preview for Friends members only - New memberships and renewals may be purchased beginning at 12:30 p.m. Friday from 3 - 7:00 p.m. now Free admission for all! Saturday from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. - Half Price day Monday from 2 - 6 p.m. - Bag Day - all books $5 a bag

Fri, Oct 02, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Rohnert Park-Cotati Regional Library - Rohnert Park-Cotati Conference Room
Grades 9-12  Come discuss the latest queer YA books with other teens! Pick up a copy of the book at the Adult Reference Desk. Snacks will be provided! Allies welcome!

Sat, Oct 03, 10:00am - 5:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library - Off Site
Fall Book Fair at the Veteran?s Memorial Building Saturday from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. - Half Price day Monday from 2 - 6 p.m. - Bag Day - all books $5 a bag

Sat, Oct 03, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Healdsburg Regional Library - Children's Area
Come read with our specially trained reading dogs. They are here in the children's area every Saturday from 11AM - 12PM. These special dogs love to hear stories read to them by children. Children earn a new book on their 7th visit and they can keep earning them all year long!!! Sponsored by 4 PAWS. Children build confidence in reading skills through practicing reading aloud in a safe space. Venga a leer con nuestros perros de lectura especialmente entrenados. Están aquí en el área de los niños todos los sábados de 11AM-12PM. A estos perros especiales les encanta escuchar historias que les leen los niños. Los niños ganan un nuevo libro en su séptima visita y pueden seguir ganando todo el año!!! Patrocinado por 4 PAWS. Al practicar la lectura en voz alta en un lugar seguro, los niños desarrollan la confianza en sus habilidades de lectura.

Sat, Oct 03, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Rohnert Park-Cotati Regional Library
Drop in class for adults to practice verbal English in a small group setting with a class facilitator.

Sat, Oct 03, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Central Santa Rosa Library - Central Board Room
Drop in for verbal practice of English conversation and grammar in a small-group setting with a trained class facilitator. Pratique hablar en inglés con el apoyo de un guía de la Biblioteca.

Sat, Oct 03, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Sebastopol Regional Library
Imagine 11th century Japanese aristocracy through the eyes of Genji, as we read and discuss his classic tale by noble-woman and lady-in-waiting Murasaki Shikibu, translated by Royall Tyler. Pick up a free copy of the book at the library service desk.

Sun, Oct 04, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library - Off Site
Fall Book Fair at the Veteran?s Memorial Building HALF PRICE DAY! Sunday from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. - Half Price day Monday from 2 - 6 p.m. - Bag Day - all books $5 a bag

Mon, Oct 05, 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Sonoma Valley Regional Library
Sign up for a half hour session for your computer-related questions. Call 707-996-5217 or register on-line By Appointment Only One Half Hour Session Per Day Per Patron (You can register for subsquent slots on other days.) Help with: Introductory Computer and Mobile Device Skills Introduction to the Internet Setting up an E-mail Account How to use library resources

Mon, Oct 05, 1:30pm - 2:00pm
Sonoma Valley Regional Library
Sign up for a half hour session for your computer-related questions. Call 707-996-5217 or register on-line By Appointment Only One Half Hour Session Per Day Per Patron (You can register for subsquent slots on other days.) Help with: Introductory Computer and Mobile Device Skills Introduction to the Internet Setting up an E-mail Account How to use library resources

Mon, Oct 05, 2:00pm - 6:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library - Off Site
Fall Book Fair at the Veteran?s Memorial Building Bag Day - all books $5 a bag!

Mon, Oct 05, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Sonoma Valley Regional Library
Sign up for a half hour session for your computer-related questions. Call 707-996-5217 or register on-line By Appointment Only One Half Hour Session Per Day Per Patron (You can register for subsquent slots on other days.) Help with: Introductory Computer and Mobile Device Skills Introduction to the Internet Setting up an E-mail Account How to use library resources

Mon, Oct 05, 2:30pm - 3:00pm
Sonoma Valley Regional Library
Sign up for a half hour session for your computer-related questions. Call 707-996-5217 or register on-line By Appointment Only One Half Hour Session Per Day Per Patron (You can register for subsquent slots on other days.) Help with: Introductory Computer and Mobile Device Skills Introduction to the Internet Setting up an E-mail Account How to use library resources

Mon, Oct 05, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Windsor Regional Library - Off Site

Mon, Oct 05, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library

Mon, Oct 05, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Healdsburg Regional Library
Do you play Super Smash Bros? The Healdsburg Regional Library is having a Super Smash Bros Ultimate Tournament! Think you have what it takes to win it all? The top finalist will receive a prize. We will also have casual play! If you have a system and a TV, please bring it so we can have more stations! If you have a controller bring it as well! Snacks will be provided. For more information, please email fgonzalez@sonomalibrary.org

Mon, Oct 05, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Northwest Santa Rosa Library
Drop in for verbal practice of English conversation and grammar in a small-group setting with a trained class facilitator. Practique hablar en inglés con el apoyo de un guía de la Biblioteca.

Canceled
Tue, Oct 06, 10:30am - 11:00am
Rincon Valley Library
By appointment only, these 30 minute sessions from 10:30-11:30 on every Tuesday will allow you personalized attention to help you with technology questions.

Tue, Oct 06, 10:45am - 11:15am
Central Santa Rosa Library
It?s time to wiggle!  Join us for songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and simple stories for your active toddler. Children are never too young to build pre-literacy skills! Talk, sing, read, write and play with your child, and watch language skills blossom and grow. Toddler Time is free and no registration required. For children ages 18 ? 36 months, with a caregiver. Join us for a Stay n Play after! Children build language and literacy skills through the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing.

Tue, Oct 06, 11:00am - 11:30am
Rincon Valley Library
By appointment only, these 30 minute sessions from 10:30-11:30 on every Tuesday will allow you personalized attention to help you with technology questions.

Tue, Oct 06, 11:15am - 12:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Playing helps children use their imaginations to create stories and develop important narrative skills. Please join other families to play and socialize. Children build language and literacy skills through the five practices of early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing and playing! Jugar ayuda a los niños a usar su imaginación para crear historias y desarrollar importantes habilidades narrativas. Únase a otras familias para jugar y socializar. Los niños desarrollan habilidades de lenguaje y alfabetización a través de las cinco prácticas de alfabetización temprana: hablar, cantar, leer, escribir y jugar.

Tue, Oct 06, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Healdsburg Regional Library
Join us to discuss Pachinko by Min Jin Lee and bring your lunch!