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

Spanish Music & Movement

10:00am - 10:30am
Rincon Valley Regional Library
Library Branch: Rincon Valley Regional Library
Room: Rincon Valley Meeting Room
Age Group: Baby - Preschool (Ages 0-5)
Program Type: Arts & Music, Enrichment, ESL & Language Learning, Spanish
Details:
This program is presented in Spanish. Spanish Music & Movement is a tour of culture, language, and fun! This presentation is not for sitting – your family will be active characters in these adventures, participating with colorful scarfs, instr...

Disclaimer(s)

This program is offered in Spanish.

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
Details:
Bring a blanket and join your local librarian in singing, reading, and playing together to build early literacy skills and a joy of reading.  We meet near the stage in Ives Park.   ...

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 "All Ages" group.

BiblioBus at Studios at Montero

11:00am - 12:00pm
BiblioBus
Library Branch: BiblioBus
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: BiblioBus
Details:
Explore the Sonoma County Library BiblioBus! This mobile library will be on site at the Studios at Montero  Sign up for a library card! Access FREE Wi-Fi! Browse a small collection of English and Spanish books for all ages. And much ...

Disclaimer(s)

Weather and Air Quality

Weather and Air Quality may result in postponement.

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

Family Storytime

11:00am - 12:00pm
Guerneville Regional Library
Library Branch: Guerneville Regional Library
Room: Guerneville Meeting Room
Age Group: Baby - Preschool (Ages 0-5)
Program Type: Storytime
Details:
Join the Children's Librarian and community families in the forum room for stories, rhymes, songs and simple crafts. Be prepared to wiggle, learn and have fun! ...

Disclaimer(s)

This program is offered in English.

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
Details:
Please REGISTER NOW for: September Let’s Talk English Conversation Classes on WEDNESDAYS 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM First Class Meets: September 6, 2023 at 11:00 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada) Register in advance for this WEDNESDAY class series in...
This event is in the "Senior" group.

BiblioBus at Kellgren Senior Apartments

1:00pm - 2:00pm
BiblioBus
Library Branch: BiblioBus
Age Group: Senior
Program Type: BiblioBus, Bilingual
Details:
Explore the brand new Sonoma County Library BiblioBus! This mobile library will be on site at Kellgren Senior Apartments in Petaluma on the fourth Wednesday of every month.  Sign up for a library card! Access FREE Wi-Fi! Browse a small...

Disclaimer(s)

Weather and Air Quality

Weather and Air Quality may result in postponement.

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

One-on-One Genealogy Research Help

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Sonoma County History & Genealogy Library
Library Branch: Sonoma County History & Genealogy Library
Age Group: Adult, Senior
Program Type: History & Genealogy
Details:
Our free in-depth one-on-one genealogy help service is back! Get assistance from experienced Sonoma County Genealogical Society volunteers every Wednesday and Friday, 1 PM - 3 PM.  Free service - only in person at the Sonoma County Hi...
This event is in the "Children (Grades K-6)" group.

Read to a Dog

1:30pm - 2:30pm
Roseland Regional Library
Library Branch: Roseland Regional Library
Room: Children's Area (Roseland)
Age Group: Children (Grades K-6)
Program Type: Bilingual, Enrichment
Details:
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 space. ...
This event is in the "Teens (Grades 7-12)" group.

Universal Yums for Teens

1:30pm - 3:30pm
Healdsburg Regional Library
Library Branch: Healdsburg Regional Library
Room: Healdsburg Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens (Grades 7-12)
Program Type: Enrichment
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. Grades 7 and up only for this event, please.&nbs...

Disclaimer(s)

This program is offered in English.

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
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...

Disclaimer(s)

Unattended Children Policy

Children 8 years old and younger must be accompanied by a parent, guardian, or childcare provider.

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
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.

Hangout Club: 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: 26
Details:
Teen Anime Club  (for Teens) Come join other Anime fans every 4th 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 w...
This event is in the "Teens (Grades 7-12)" group.

Game On!

2:30pm - 4:30pm
Cloverdale Regional Library
Open
Required
Library Branch: Cloverdale Regional Library
Room: Cloverdale Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens (Grades 7-12)
Program Type: Games & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Details:
Drop in from 2:30-4:30 on Wednesdays and play games with other teens. Options include Pokemon Trading Card Game, chess, Exploding Kittens, Uno, Connect 4, Organ Attack, Wordle Party Game, Scrabble, Nintendo Switch, Xbox and more. Free snacks! ...
This event is in the "Baby - Preschool (Ages 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Children (Grades K-6)" group.

Family is a Rainbow Storytime

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Roseland Regional Library
Library Branch: Roseland Regional Library
Room: Children's Area (Roseland)
Age Group: Baby - Preschool (Ages 0-5), Children (Grades K-6)
Program Type: Bilingual, Equity & Inclusion, LGBTQIA+, Library & Community, Storytime
Details:
Join us for an inclusive event for queer families and allies focused on celebrating the importance of family, diversity, and community. Parents, caregivers, and guardians are welcome to bring their children for an hour of stories, crafts, and explori...

Disclaimer(s)

This program is offered in English.

This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Paper flowers

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Roseland Regional Library
Library Branch: Roseland Regional Library
Room: Roseland Meeting Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Music, Celebrations, Spanish
Details:
Haremos flores de papel brillantes para llevar a casa. Personas de todas las edades y habilidades son bienvenidas a este programa inclusivo. We will make bright tissue paper flowers to take home. People of all ages and abilities are welcome to thi...

Disclaimer(s)

Spanish with English Translation

This event is in Spanish with an English interpreter.

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.

Petaluma Chess Club

3:00pm - 4:30pm
Petaluma Regional Library
Library Branch: Petaluma Regional Library
Room: Petaluma Meeting Room
Age Group: Adult, Children (Grades K-6), Teens (Grades 7-12), Senior
Program Type: Games & Gaming
Details:
All ages welcome! No experienced necessary. Limited boards available - bring an extra if you have one! ...
This event is in the "Children (Grades K-6)" group.

Read to a Dog

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Sebastopol Regional Library
Library Branch: Sebastopol Regional Library
Room: Children's Area (Sebastopol)
Age Group: Children (Grades K-6)
Program Type: Enrichment
Details:
Welcome to our Read to a Dog Program 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 readi...

Disclaimer(s)

This program is offered in English.

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

Kids Can Cook Healthy Foods

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Rincon Valley Regional Library
Open
Required
Library Branch: Rincon Valley Regional Library
Room: Rincon Valley Meeting Room
Age Group: Children (Grades K-6)
Program Type: Enrichment, Health & Wellness, STEAM & Maker
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Details:
Explore cooking with super easy and yummy recipes for kids with Ceres Community Project. Space is limited; sign up online or at your local library. For ages 8-12. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Advance Registration Required

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: 4
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
Library Branch: Sebastopol Regional Library
Room: Sebastopol Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens (Grades 7-12)
Program Type: Arts & Music
Details:
Teen Knitting Club (Grades 7-12) Wednesdays, 4-5:30pm 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...

Disclaimer(s)

This program is offered in English.

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

Teen Volunteer Orientation

4:00pm - 6:00pm
Petaluma Regional Library
Open
Required
Library Branch: Petaluma Regional Library
Room: Petaluma Conference Room
Age Group: Teens (Grades 7-12)
Program Type: Careers & Workforce Development, Education & College, Enrichment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Details:
Do you need volunteer hours for school? Just looking for a volunteer opportunity? Come to Petaluma library's volunteer orientation! Bring a completed volunteer packet with you. The packet is attached to this event for downloading and printing. You ca...

Disclaimer(s)

Advance Registration Required

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

Northwest Teen Council

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Northwest Santa Rosa Library
Open
Required
Library Branch: Northwest Santa Rosa Library
Age Group: Teens (Grades 7-12)
Program Type: Careers & Workforce Development, Education & College, Enrichment, Equity & Inclusion, LGBTQIA+, Library & Community
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 49
Details:
Join our brand-new Northwest Teen Council! The Teen Council is an opportunity for teens to give feedback to the library, suggest and help plan library events and/or services, build leadership skills, and socialize with other teens.  Snacks provi...

Disclaimer(s)

Advance Registration Encouraged

Advance registration encouraged, but not required, in order to receive an email reminder about the event. Walk-ins welcome!

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

Sebastopol Library Advisory Board Meeting

4:30pm - 6:00pm
Sebastopol Regional Library
Open
Required
Library Branch: Sebastopol Regional Library
Room: Sebastopol Meeting Room
Age Group: Adult, Teens (Grades 7-12), Senior
Program Type: Library & Community
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 50

Library Advisory Board

Members of the public are welcome to attend Library Advisory Board (LAB) meetings. Regional LABs serve to advise the Library Commission on issues affecting each branch.

To learn more about LABs including upcoming meetings visit: sonomalibrary.org/governance/lab


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

  • Electronic Writing – Written comments may be submitted via email to to the Branch Manager. 
  • U.S. Mail – Written comments may be submitted via U.S. mail to the branch's mailing address. It is advised you consider normal delays in mail delivery when sending your written comment via U.S. mail.
  • Orally, Live – Oral comments may be given during the meeting.
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Teens (Grades 7-12)" group.
This event is in the "Senior" group.

Author Talk with Amor Towles

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Virtual Events
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adult, Teens (Grades 7-12), Senior
Program Type: Author Events, English, Health & Wellness, Virtual
Details:
Register here: https://libraryc.org/sonomalibrary/32009/register   Please tune in as we chat online with New York Times bestselling author Amor Towles about his incredible body of work. Find his books in our library catalogu...

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 event is in the "All Ages" group.

Friends of the Rohnert Park-Cotati Library Book Sale: Members Only

5:00pm - 7:00pm
Rohnert Park-Cotati Regional Library
Library Branch: Rohnert Park-Cotati Regional Library
Room: Rohnert Park-Cotati Meeting Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Book Sales & Fundraising
Details:
Fall 2023 Book Sale - Members Only Day! Purchase a membership at the door for $5. Non-fiction and Fiction -- Mysteries and Sci-Fi -- Children's Book - Book Sets -- DVD's -- CD's – Books on CD Please limit donations to 1-2 bags the week prior...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

¡Lotería!

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Roseland Regional Library
Library Branch: Roseland Regional Library
Room: Roseland Meeting Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Celebrations, Games & Gaming, Spanish
Details:
Juega algunas rondas de lotería. La lotería es un juego tradicional mexicano. ¡Este evento inclusivo es para todas las edades! ...

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

What's in your Go Bag?

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Guerneville Regional Library
Library Branch: Guerneville Regional Library
Room: Guerneville Meeting Room
Age Group: Adult, Teens (Grades 7-12), Senior
Program Type: English, Environment & Sustainability, Library & Community
Details:
Let’s look at choices for things like food and water, and take a deep dive into What’s in your Go Bag? What's an MRE- do rations taste good, how long will my water last? All this and more! Presented in partnership with the SoCo Department of Em...

Disclaimer(s)

Room Capacity

If the room meets maximum capacity, we will admit entrance on a first come first serve basis. If there is registration associated with the event, we will go off the registration list and hold the spot for 10 minutes before admitting walk-ins.

 

Weather and Air Quality

Weather and Air Quality may result in postponement.

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

Creation Station

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Petaluma Regional Library
Library Branch: Petaluma Regional Library
Room: Petaluma Meeting Room
Age Group: Adult, Teens (Grades 7-12)
Program Type: STEAM & Maker
Details:
Join us for drop-in makerspace time! The library owns several sewing machines, a serger, a Cricut, an embroidery machine, and other tools of the crafting trade. Bring a project to work on, or explore the options we have-we have some materials on hand...

Disclaimer(s)

This program is offered in English.

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

One-On-One Tech Help

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Northwest Santa Rosa Library
Library Branch: Northwest Santa Rosa Library
Age Group: Adult, Senior
Program Type: Technology & Computers
Details:
Do you have questions about basic computer skills, digital library resources, email, internet basics, basic computer troubleshooting, or other technology-related issues?  Come to Northwest and a library staff member will assist you! Drop in o...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Senior" group.

Movie Night for Adults

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Healdsburg Regional Library
Library Branch: Healdsburg Regional Library
Room: Healdsburg Meeting Room
Age Group: Adult, Senior
Program Type: Documentaries & Movies
Details:
Join us for a movie and snacks!  Rotten Tomatoes audience score is 97% for our movie pick for this month. Call or email the library to find out the title.  ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Teens (Grades 7-12)" group.
This event is in the "Senior" group.

Santa Rosa Library Advisory Board Meeting

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Rincon Valley Regional Library
Library Branch: Rincon Valley Regional Library
Room: Rincon Valley Meeting Room
Age Group: Adult, Teens (Grades 7-12), Senior
Program Type: Library & Community

Library Advisory Board

Members of the public are welcome to attend Library Advisory Board (LAB) meetings. Regional LABs serve to advise the Library Commission on issues affecting each branch.

To learn more about LABs including upcoming meetings visit: sonomalibrary.org/governance/lab


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

  • Electronic Writing – Written comments may be submitted via email to to the Branch Manager. 
  • U.S. Mail – Written comments may be submitted via U.S. mail to the branch's mailing address. It is advised you consider normal delays in mail delivery when sending your written comment via U.S. mail.
  • Orally, Live – Oral comments may be given during the meeting.
This event is in the "Teens (Grades 7-12)" group.

Paying for College with Scholarships - Workshop #2

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Northwest Santa Rosa Library
Open
Required
Library Branch: Northwest Santa Rosa Library
Room: Northwest Teen Area
Age Group: Teens (Grades 7-12)
Program Type: Education & College
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Details:
Join scholarships advisor Becca Lippman for 3 interactive workshops that teach students and parents how to embrace the fact that scholarships exist for everyone, regardless of academic merit or personal background. Becca will walk you through the ste...

Disclaimer(s)

Advance Registration Encouraged

Advance registration encouraged, but not required, in order to receive an email reminder about the event. Walk-ins welcome!

This program is offered in English.