This event is in the "Baby - Preschool (Ages 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Children (Grades K-6)" group.

Bilingual Storytime and Craft

10:15am - 11:00am
Petaluma Regional Library
Library Branch: Petaluma Regional Library
Age Group: Baby - Preschool (Ages 0-5), Children (Grades K-6)
Program Type: Bilingual, Spanish, Storytime
Event Details:
Join us for a fun family bilingual (Spanish/English) storytime. Books, music, movement and a craft! This program will be held inside the library.    Únase a nosotros para una divertida hora de cuentos bilingüe para la familia (espa...
This event is in the "Baby - Preschool (Ages 0-5)" group.

Family Storytime at Ives Park

10:30am - 11:00am
Sebastopol Regional Library
Library Branch: Sebastopol Regional Library
Room: Offsite (Sebastopol)
Age Group: Baby - Preschool (Ages 0-5)
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
Join your local librarian in singing, reading, and playing together to build early literacy skills and a joy of reading.  This event is outdoors and we are meeting on the stage when the grass is wet. We are in the shade and recommend bringing...

Disclaimer(s)

Weather and Air Quality

Weather and Air Quality may result in postponement.

This program is offered in English.

This event is in the "Baby - Preschool (Ages 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Children (Grades K-6)" group.

Stay and Play/ Quédate y juega

10:30am - 11:30am
Rohnert Park-Cotati Regional Library
Library Branch: Rohnert Park-Cotati Regional Library
Room: Rohnert Park-Cotati Meeting Room
Age Group: Baby - Preschool (Ages 0-5), Children (Grades K-6)
Program Type: Enrichment, Library & Community
Event Details:
Stay and Play/ Quédate y juega   Stay and Play (ages 0-6) Come to “Stay and Play” Explore our toys, puzzles, building blocks and more! Through play, children learn about their world. With this knowledge, they can understand book...
This event is in the "Baby - Preschool (Ages 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Children (Grades K-6)" group.

Cuéntame un cuento: Día de Muertos = Day of the Dead Storytime

11:00am - 12:00pm
Roseland Regional Library
Library Branch: Roseland Regional Library
Age Group: Baby - Preschool (Ages 0-5), Children (Grades K-6)
Program Type: Spanish, Storytime
Event Details:
Un programa bilingüe con historias y canciones sobre Día de los Muertos. Ven a la biblioteca a cantar, escuchar cuentos, moverte, jugar, y aprender. Serena brinda diversión para familias con niños de 0 a 6 años. Este es un evento inclusivo ...

Disclaimer(s)

This program is offered in Spanish.

Spanish with English Translation

This event is in Spanish with an English interpreter.

This event is in the "Baby - Preschool (Ages 0-5)" group.

Patio Storytime in Guerneville

11:00am - 12:00pm
Guerneville Regional Library
Library Branch: Guerneville Regional Library
Age Group: Baby - Preschool (Ages 0-5)
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
Join us on the Guerneville Library patio for stories, songs and simple crafts. Be ready to wiggle, sing and have lots of fun! Please note: If the weather is too cold, wet or smoky, we'll be inside in the children's reading area.  ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Let's Talk English Conversation Class

11:00am - 12:30pm
Adult Literacy Program
Library Branch: Adult Literacy Program
Room: Virtual (Adult Literacy)
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Adult Literacy, English, ESL & Language Learning, Virtual
Event Details:
Please REGISTER NOW for: October Let’s Talk English Conversation Classes on WEDNESDAYS 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM First Class Meets: October 5, 2022  at 11:00 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada) Register in advance for this WEDNESDAY class seri...
This event is in the "Children (Grades K-6)" group.

Read to a Dog/ Leer a un Perro

1:45pm - 2:45pm
Roseland Regional Library
Library Branch: Roseland Regional Library
Age Group: Children (Grades K-6)
Program Type: Enrichment
Event Details:
Read to a Dog Come and read out loud to the dogs of PALS (Paws as Loving Support). These well-trained dogs love to listen to stories in English and Spanish.  Children build confidence in their reading skills by reading aloud in a safe spac...
This event is in the "Children (Grades K-6)" group.

Read to a Dog

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Petaluma Regional Library
Library Branch: Petaluma Regional Library
Room: Children's Room (Petaluma)
Age Group: Children (Grades K-6)
Program Type: Enrichment
Event Details:
Read to a Dog Come and read out loud to the dogs of PALS (Paws as Loving Support). These well-trained dogs love to listen to stories in English and Spanish.  Children build confidence in their reading skills by reading aloud in a safe spac...
This event is in the "Teens (Grades 7-12)" group.

Universal Yums for Teens

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Healdsburg Regional Library
Library Branch: Healdsburg Regional Library
Room: Healdsburg Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens (Grades 7-12)
Program Type: Enrichment
Event Details:
Discover a new country every month through music, trivia, and the best snacks and candies they have to offer. We provide the treats, you bring a spirit of adventure and curiosity about the world. This month, get ready for snacks from South Kore...

Disclaimer(s)

This program is offered in English.

This event is in the "Teens (Grades 7-12)" group.

Sugar Skulls Workshop for Teens & Tweens (ages 11-18)

2:30pm - 3:30pm
Sonoma Valley Regional Library
Closed
Required
Library Branch: Sonoma Valley Regional Library
Room: Sonoma Valley Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens (Grades 7-12)
Program Type: Arts & Music, Bilingual, Celebrations, Enrichment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Details:
Decorate a sugar skull in celebration of Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) with Elsa Tapia. For kids in grades 4-12. Space is limited; please sign up online or call your local library. Decore una calavera de azúcar para celebrar el Día de los M...

Disclaimer(s)

Advance Registration Required

This event is in the "Children (Grades K-6)" group.
This event is in the "Teens (Grades 7-12)" group.

Crafting Lounge for Teens and Tweens

2:30pm - 4:00pm
Sonoma Valley Regional Library
Open
Required
Library Branch: Sonoma Valley Regional Library
Room: Sonoma Valley Meeting Room
Age Group: Children (Grades K-6), Teens (Grades 7-12)
Program Type: Arts & Music
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Details:
Join us for an afternoon of crafts and fun! Come craft every 4th Wednesday of the month in the Forum Room. Drop in anytime between 2:30-4pm. Supplies provided! Registration is recommended but not required.   ¡Unanse a nosotros ...
This event is in the "Teens (Grades 7-12)" group.

Petaluma Teen Advisory Council

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Petaluma Regional Library
Open
Required
Library Branch: Petaluma Regional Library
Room: Virtual (Petaluma)
Age Group: Teens (Grades 7-12)
Program Type: Library & Community, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 36
Event Details:
Are you a teen in Petaluma, California?  Do you want to be more involved in your community?  Want to be involved in Lumacon planning?  Planning of library programs?  Join Petaluma's Teen Advisory Council!  We will have meetin...

Disclaimer(s)

Advance Registration Required - Virtual

Advance registration is required. Registered participants will receive the Zoom invite one hour prior to the scheduled event. 
Questions? Or if you need special accommodations, please let us know. Email: events@sonomalibrary.org or call your local library!

This program is offered in English.

This event is in the "Children (Grades K-6)" group.

Seeds and Reads – Our Friend the River Otter

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Sebastopol Regional Library
Closed
Required
Library Branch: Sebastopol Regional Library
Room: Children's Area (Sebastopol)
Age Group: Children (Grades K-6)
Program Type: Arts & Music, Enrichment, Environment & Sustainability, Library & Community
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Learn all about Sonoma County Library's mascot Otto the River Otter!  Listen to stories all about otters, then cut out and color a river otter mask to take home with you. All materials provided. For grades K-6.  Need help with...

Disclaimer(s)

Advance Registration Required

This event is in the "Children (Grades K-6)" group.
This event is in the "Teens (Grades 7-12)" group.

International Snacks with Universal Yums (Teens & Tweens)

3:00pm - 4:30pm
Cloverdale Regional Library
Closed
Required
Library Branch: Cloverdale Regional Library
Room: Cloverdale Meeting Room
Age Group: Children (Grades K-6), Teens (Grades 7-12)
Program Type: Enrichment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
Come hang out with other teens and tweens every 4th Wednesday of the month. The library will host with a box of Universal Yums. Learn about other countries and try their snacks and candies. Taste the delicious, unique, and often difficult t...

Disclaimer(s)

This program is offered in English.

This event is in the "Children (Grades K-6)" group.

Kids Can Cook Healthy Food (ages 6-8)

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Roseland Regional Library
Closed
Required
Library Branch: Roseland Regional Library
Room: Roseland Meeting Room
Age Group: Children (Grades K-6)
Program Type: English, Enrichment, Health & Wellness, Library & Community
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
Drink Your Fruits and Vegetables A great way to get more fruits and vegetables in your day and learn to make delicious smoothies. Ceres Community Project is offering classes to the community through our High School Healthy Eating Internship Progra...

Disclaimer(s)

Advance Registration Required

This program is offered in English.

This event is in the "Teens (Grades 7-12)" group.

Central Santa Rosa Teen Anime Club

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Closed
Required
Library Branch: Central Santa Rosa Library
Room: Central Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens (Grades 7-12)
Program Type: Arts & Music, Enrichment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Details:
Come join other Anime fans every 4nd Wednesday of the month at 4-5pm! December meeting will take place a week early on Wednesday, Dec 21st due to the season.  Come meet other Teens who enjoy watching Anime and discussing Manga. Teens wi...

Disclaimer(s)

This program is offered in English.

This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Senior" group.

Petaluma Library Advisory Board

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Petaluma Regional Library
Library Branch: Petaluma Regional Library
Room: Virtual (Petaluma)
Age Group: Adult, Senior
Program Type: Library & Community

Library Advisory Board

MEETING INFORMATION

The Library Commission adopted Resolution No. #2192, on October 12, 2022, finding a proclaimed state of emergency exists in the jurisdiction of the Library related to the COVID-19 virus pandemic, that conditions of that emergency pose a threat to meeting attendees' health and safety, and Health Officer of the County of Sonoma, Dr. Sundari R. Mase, MD MPH, recommended measures to promote social distancing such that Library legislative body meetings may be held via teleconference pursuant to Government Code section 54953(e) so long as the Library (1) posts notice and agendas as otherwise provided by the Brown Act and applicable law, (2) allows members of the public to access the meeting via call-in line or internet-based service line, (3) provides details on the agenda on how to access the meeting and give public comment, (4) provides an opportunity to comment pursuant to Government Code section 54954.3 and allows a reasonable amount of time during public comment for a person to register, login, and comment, and (5) monitors the call-in line and/or internet-based service line to ensure no disruption hinders access or ability to comment, if there is, take no action until public access is restored.  The Library is not required to provide a location to attend in-person.  The Library is complying with these requirements and taking all reasonable steps to ensure that any member of the public may attend, participate, and watch the Library's legislative bodies conduct their business.

Any person may access and comment during the meeting by doing the following:

PUBLIC ACCESS

All members of the public who wish to observe or participate in this Library Advisory Board Meeting can do so via Zoom.

To access the meeting using this option, either one of the following may be utilized:

1. Via telephone: call  1 (669) 900 6833 and use the Meeting ID found in the meeting description or agenda
2. Via internet: utilize the link https://zoom.us/join and use the Meeting ID (please input name and email address when requested)

PUBLIC COMMENT

Public comment may be submitted in writing prior to the meeting or orally during the meeting.

  • Orally, Live – Oral comments may be given via Zoom. You will be prompted when it is time for public comment, at which time those who are interested in making a public comment will be given the opportunity.
    • When the Chair of the Library Advisory Board calls for public comments for the agenda item you wish to comment on, please raise your hand and wait for the Chair to acknowledge you.
    • Please take all precautions, like muting your microphone, to minimize meeting interruption. Public comments are limited to three minutes apiece.  Failure to comply with this and other instructions may result in removal from the meeting without the ability to rejoin.
  • Electronic Writing – Written comments may be submitted via email to the branch manager. Contact information available in event details below. Written comments will be read aloud by the clerk and added to the record. Put the Agenda item Number, if known, in the subject line of the email. Email comments must be received at least 20 minutes prior to the start of the meeting.
Event Details:
Members of the public are welcome to attend the Petaluma Library Advisory Board (LAB) which meets quarterly on the 4th Thursday of January, April, July, and October at 4:00 PM. See attached Agenda for Zoom Meeting ID for access to the meeting. ...

Disclaimer(s)

This program is offered in English.

This event is in the "Teens (Grades 7-12)" group.

Rohnert Park-Cotati Teen Volunteer Orientation

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Rohnert Park-Cotati Regional Library
Closed
Required
Library Branch: Rohnert Park-Cotati Regional Library
Room: Rohnert Park-Cotati Conference Room
Age Group: Teens (Grades 7-12)
Program Type: Careers & Workforce Development, Education & College
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:
Please note: Registration required to attend orientation! Scroll to bottom of page to register. Are you a teen interested in volunteering for the Rohnert Park-Cotati Regional Library? Bring the attached Volunteer Packet signed by both you and your...

Disclaimer(s)

Advance Registration Required

This program is offered in English.

This event is in the "Teens (Grades 7-12)" group.

Teen Knitting Club

4:00pm - 5:30pm
Sebastopol Regional Library
Closed
Required
Library Branch: Sebastopol Regional Library
Room: Sebastopol Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens (Grades 7-12)
Program Type: Arts & Music, Enrichment, Library & Community
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
Join us as a beginner or an experienced knitter who wants to learn new techniques, make new friends, and help other students. We will support knitters in gaining the skills needed to achieve their own goals, whether that is making garments, accessori...

Disclaimer(s)

Advance Registration Required

This program is offered in English.

This event is in the "Baby - Preschool (Ages 0-5)" group.

Storytime in the Reading Garden

6:00pm - 6:30pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Library Branch: Central Santa Rosa Library
Room: Reading Garden (Central)
Age Group: Baby - Preschool (Ages 0-5)
Program Type: Bilingual, Storytime
Event Details:
Welcome to outdoor Storytime at Central Santa Rosa Library! Please bring your coziest outdoor blanket to sit on and enter the library's front door to access the Reading Garden. In the event of rain or bad air quality, Storytime will move indoors. ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Teens (Grades 7-12)" group.
This event is in the "Senior" group.

*E Street Studios Media Maker Meetup (In-Person)*

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Closed
Required
Library Branch: Central Santa Rosa Library
Room: Central Meeting Room
Age Group: Adult, Teens (Grades 7-12), Senior
Program Type: Arts & Music, Documentaries & Movies, Enrichment, Technology & Computers
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 28
Event Details:
Connect with other videographers, photographers, podcasters, designers, sound artists, and others who are making media or are curious about making media. The last Wednesday of every month from 6-7pm. Learn about E Street camera and audio equ...

Disclaimer(s)

This program is offered in English.

This event is in the "Adult" group.

Novel Tasting

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Sonoma Valley Regional Library
Closed
Required
Library Branch: Sonoma Valley Regional Library
Room: Sonoma Valley Meeting Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Enrichment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Event Details:
Join us for samples of staff selected chocolate themed books paired with an assortment of delights from the Chocolate Cow. Limited seating. Registration is required. A box of assorted chocolates will be raffled during the event. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Advance Registration Required

This program is offered in English.

This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Teens (Grades 7-12)" group.
This event is in the "Senior" group.

Pros & Cons of the 7 State Ballot Propositions

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Virtual Events
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adult, Teens (Grades 7-12), Senior
Program Type: English, Finance & Law, Library & Community, Virtual
Event Details:
The Sonoma League of Women Voters presents a non-partisan and unbiased look at the Pros & Cons of the seven state ballot propositions on Wednesday, October 26th at 6:00pm.  This is your opportunity to demystify your ballot and learn what a y...

Disclaimer(s)

Advance Registration Required

This program is offered in English.

This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Teens (Grades 7-12)" group.
This event is in the "Senior" group.

Screening of Pros & Cons of the 7 State Ballot Propositions

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Windsor Regional Library
Library Branch: Windsor Regional Library
Room: Windsor Meeting Room
Age Group: Adult, Teens (Grades 7-12), Senior
Program Type: English, Finance & Law, Library & Community
Event Details:
The Sonoma League of Women Voters presents a non-partisan and unbiased look at the Pros & Cons of the seven state ballot propositions on Wednesday, October 26th at 6:00pm.  This is your opportunity to demystify your ballot and learn what a y...

Disclaimer(s)

This program is offered in English.

This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Teens (Grades 7-12)" group.
Library Branch: Petaluma Regional Library
Room: Petaluma Meeting Room
Age Group: Adult, Teens (Grades 7-12)
Program Type: English, Enrichment, Equity & Inclusion, LGBTQIA+, Library & Community
Event Details:
Join us for a panel discussion with transgender youth and parents of transgender children who will share their perspectives with us. This program will support, educate and inspire anyone who attends. For teens and adults.  Meet our panelists:...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Children (Grades K-6)" group.
This event is in the "Teens (Grades 7-12)" group.
This event is in the "Senior" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Paint Party! | ¡Fiesta de pintura!

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Rincon Valley Regional Library
Closed
Required
Library Branch: Rincon Valley Regional Library
Room: Rincon Valley Meeting Room
Age Group: Adult, Children (Grades K-6), Teens (Grades 7-12), Senior, All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Music, English
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:
Paint Party Follow along and create a one-of-a-kind masterpiece at our interactive paint parties with Beautiful Things Art Studio and local artist Tara Hackett. Fiesta de pintura Sigue y crea una obra maestra única en nuestras fiestas interactiv...

Disclaimer(s)

Advance Registration Required

Kits limited availability

Kits are available on a first come, first served basis. While supplies last. Limit one per patron.

This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Teens (Grades 7-12)" group.
This event is in the "Senior" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Sewing in Community

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Sebastopol Regional Library
Library Branch: Sebastopol Regional Library
Room: Sebastopol Meeting Room
Age Group: Adult, Teens (Grades 7-12), Senior, All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Music, Enrichment, Environment & Sustainability, Library & Community
Event Details:
Join us each Wednesday from 6-7:30 to sew in community.  The first Wednesday of each month a sewing instructor will lead us in learning how to complete a small project. If you can't make it the first Wednesday of the month, no worries, we w...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Teens (Grades 7-12)" group.
This event is in the "Senior" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adult, Teens (Grades 7-12), Senior
Program Type: History & Genealogy
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 21
Event Details:
A small group of American capitalists are commonly known as Petaluma’s “founding fathers,” but the vibrant downtown was actually created by Irish, Chinese, German, Swiss-Italian, and Portuguese immigrants, as well as Black merchan...