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

Virtual Author Talk with Nicole Eustace

9:00am - 10:00am
Virtual Events
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adult, Teens (Grades 7-12), Senior
Program Type: Author Events, English, Equity & Inclusion, History & Genealogy, Virtual
Event Details:
Register Here: https://libraryc.org/sonomalibrary/21020/register You’re invited to explore early-American history during an online conversation with Pulitzer Prize winning historian Nicole Eustace as she discusses her 2022 award winning book&...

Disclaimer(s)

Author Talks - Advance Registration Required

View the full list of upcoming Author Talks and watch previous Talks visit: libraryc.org/sonomalibrary

Zoom link sent upon completion of registration.

The views expressed by presenters are their own and their appearance in a program does not imply an endorsement of them or any entity they represent. Reference to any specific product or entity does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation by Sonoma County Library.

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.

Bilingual Storytime and Craft

10:15am - 11:00am
Petaluma Regional Library
Library Branch: Petaluma Regional Library
Room: Petaluma Meeting Room
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 usually meet on the stage which is in the shade and we recommend bringing a blanket to sit...

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.

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: English, ESL & Language Learning, Virtual
Event Details:
Please REGISTER NOW for: December Let’s Talk English Conversation Classes on WEDNESDAYS 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM First Class Meets: December 7, 2022  at 11:00 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada) Please note, there will be no classes held on Dece...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Senior" group.

Rincon Valley Adult Book Discussion: Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi

1:30pm - 2:30pm
Rincon Valley Regional Library
Library Branch: Rincon Valley Regional Library
Room: Rincon Valley Meeting Room
Age Group: Adult, Senior
Program Type: Books, Literature, & Writing, Enrichment
Event Details:
Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi Book Club:Join us to discuss this book IN PERSON at the Rincon Valley Library. Pick up a copy of this month's selection at the Reference Desk while supplies last. ...
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.

After School Hang Out (Grades 6-12)

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Windsor Regional Library
Library Branch: Windsor Regional Library
Room: Windsor Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens (Grades 7-12)
Program Type: Games & Gaming, STEAM & Maker, Technology & Computers
Event Details:
Drop by the After School Hang Out to study, play games, or just chill with your peers! Laptops and board games will be available to use. For Grades 6-12. ...
This event is in the "Teens (Grades 7-12)" group.

Game On! for Teens

2:00pm - 5:00pm
Healdsburg Regional Library
Library Branch: Healdsburg Regional Library
Room: Healdsburg Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens (Grades 7-12)
Program Type: Enrichment, Games & Gaming
Event Details:
Join us for Game On! for Teens  #Switch #PS4 #Virtual Reality ...

Disclaimer(s)

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.

MLK Poster Making Workshop for Kids

2:30pm - 3:30pm
Roseland Regional Library
Library Branch: Roseland Regional Library
Room: Roseland Meeting Room
Age Group: Baby - Preschool (Ages 0-5), Children (Grades K-6)
Program Type: Celebrations, Library & Community
Event Details:
Join us as we celebrate Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s vision of a just nation by making posters inspired by his quote: "Power at its best is LOVE, implementing the demands of JUSTICE"  Sonoma County students are invited to submit their...
This event is in the "Teens (Grades 7-12)" group.

Teen Anime Club

2:30pm - 4:00pm
Sonoma Valley Regional Library
Open
Required
Library Branch: Sonoma Valley Regional Library
Room: Sonoma Valley Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens (Grades 7-12)
Program Type: Documentaries & Movies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Details:
Teen Anime Club Come join other Anime fans every 2nd Wednesday of the month at 2:30-4pm! Come meet other Teens who enjoy watching Anime and discussing Manga. Teens will also help the group decide what Anime titles to watch. Eat snacks, ta...
This event is in the "Teens (Grades 7-12)" group.

Game On! (Teens & Tweens)

3:00pm - 4:30pm
Cloverdale Regional Library
Library Branch: Cloverdale Regional Library
Room: Cloverdale Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens (Grades 7-12)
Program Type: Games & Gaming
Event Details:
Teens and tweens can drop in between 3:00-4:30 pm every 2nd and 5th Wednesday of the month for gaming! Board games and video games are available as options to choose from. ...
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
Open
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: 5
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
Open
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 "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Teens (Grades 7-12)" group.
This event is in the "Senior" group.

Healdsburg Library Advisory Board

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Healdsburg Regional Library
Library Branch: Healdsburg Regional Library
Room: Virtual (Healdsburg)
Age Group: Adult, Teens (Grades 7-12), 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:
Quarterly Meeting of the Healdsburg Library Advisory Board.   The Advisory Board meets quarterly on the second Wednesday of March, June, September, and December. ...
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 "Senior" group.

Queer Book Club: The Color Purple by Alice Walker

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Virtual Events
Open
Required
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adult, Senior
Program Type: Books, Literature, & Writing, English, LGBTQIA+, Library & Community, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 45
Event Details:
Join librarians virtually to discuss books centering on LGBTQ+ voices. Meetings are on the second Wednesday of the month (January-December) from 6-7 pm. For more information please visit: https://sonomalibrary.org/queerbookclub Physical...

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!

Print Copies for Virtual book clubs

Print copies are available while supplies last. Call or text 707-978-1631 to have a copy sent to your local library for pickup. Leave your name, phone number, and requested library location in the message. Print books available upon request until 1 week before the program.

This program is offered in English.

This event is in the "Adult" group.

Canon Book Group: Man's Search for Meaning

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Healdsburg Regional Library
Library Branch: Healdsburg Regional Library
Room: Healdsburg Meeting Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Book Clubs, Books, Literature, & Writing
Event Details:
Join the Joe Mesics' Literary Canon book group in December to discuss "Man's Search for Meaning" by Frankl. To request print copies of the book please reach out to Megan Jones at mjones@sonomalibrary.org or call (707) 433-3772. ...

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.
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 "Senior" group.

Cozy Wednesdays

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Sebastopol Regional Library
Library Branch: Sebastopol Regional Library
Room: Main Reading Room (Sebastopol)
Age Group: Adult, Senior
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Details:
Enjoy the library Hygge style with soft music, tea and coziness in the main reading room. ...