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MLK Poster Contest

All Day 11/28 - 1/10
Virtual Events
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Children (Grades K-6), Teens (Grades 7-12)
Program Type: Arts & Music, Equity & Inclusion, Library & Community
Event Details:
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Poster Contest 43rd annual Sonoma County celebration of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s vision of a just nation! "Power at its best is LOVE, implementing the demands of JUSTICE" – MLK Deadline for Entries: Tuesd...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Baby - Preschool (Ages 0-5)" 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.

Mock Caldecott Contest

All Day 12/1 - 12/23
Virtual Events
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adult, Baby - Preschool (Ages 0-5), Children (Grades K-6), Teens (Grades 7-12), Senior, All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Music, Books, Literature, & Writing, Enrichment
Event Details:
Calling all picture book lovers!  Each winter, Sonoma County Library hosts a Mock Caldecott contest, inviting our community to participate in the fun of voting for your favorite illustrated books.  Check the Mock Caldecott nominee titles at...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Teens (Grades 7-12)" group.
This event is in the "Senior" group.

Intergenerational Chess Club

3:30pm - 5:00pm
Sebastopol Regional Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Sebastopol Regional Library
Room: Sebastopol Meeting Room
Age Group: Adult, Teens (Grades 7-12), Senior
Program Type: Games & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 50
Event Details:
Intergenerational Chess Club Weekly on Thursdays, 3:30-5 PM  Join us! Learn something! Have fun! Contact Mathew Rose at the Sebastopol Library with questions: mrose@sonomalibrary.org ...

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This program is offered in English.

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

Homework Help

3:30pm - 5:00pm
Sebastopol Regional Library
Library Branch: Sebastopol Regional Library
Room: Children's Area (Sebastopol)
Age Group: Children (Grades K-6), Teens (Grades 7-12)
Program Type: Education & College, Equity & Inclusion, ESL & Language Learning, Library & Community
Event Details:
Are you a student in elementary school or high school? Do you need help with your homework? Join us on Thursdays from 3:30-5 for help with your homework. ...
This event is in the "Teens (Grades 7-12)" group.

Once Upon a Gingerbread House (grades 7-12)

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Rincon Valley Regional Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Rincon Valley Regional Library
Room: Rincon Valley Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens (Grades 7-12)
Program Type: Arts & Music, Celebrations, Enrichment, STEAM & Maker
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:
Celebrate the season at our annual gingerbread house workshop for teens! Choose from festive candy, graham crackers, and frosting to create a holiday masterpiece you can take home. Free for teens in grades 7-12. All materials provided. Registratio...

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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 "Teens (Grades 7-12)" group.

Teen Thursday Crafternoons

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Petaluma Regional Library
Library Branch: Petaluma Regional Library
Room: Teen Space (Petaluma)
Age Group: Teens (Grades 7-12)
Program Type: Arts & Music, Equity & Inclusion, STEAM & Maker
Event Details:
Join us in the teen space to craft.  Supplies and instruction will be provided to make woven crafts such as friendship bracelets.  You can bring your own crafts to work on too and sit with us.  Button making supplies may also be provid...

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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.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adult, Teens (Grades 7-12), Senior
Program Type: History & Genealogy, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:
Join the History & Genealogy Library for a virtual talk with art historian Celia Stahr, author of Frida in America: The Creative Awakening of a Great Artist. Stahr will discuss Frida Kahlo’s creative and personal journey while living in the Unite...

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

Bookbinding & Watercolors with Amanda Ayala (Grades 7-12)

4:00pm - 5:30pm
Sebastopol Regional Library
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Sebastopol Regional Library
Room: Sebastopol Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens (Grades 7-12)
Program Type: Arts & Music, Books, Literature, & Writing, Enrichment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Bookbinding & Watercolors with Amanda Ayala Make your own mini watercolor palette and tiny watercolor sketchbook to paint wherever you go. For teens in grades 7-12. Space is limited, please register online. Amanda Ayala (she/ella) is a mult...

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Advance Registration Required

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

Winter Reading Challenge

All Day 12/10 - 1/14
Virtual Events
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adult, Baby - Preschool (Ages 0-5), Children (Grades K-6), Teens (Grades 7-12), Senior, All Ages
Program Type: Bilingual, Books, Literature, & Writing, Enrichment, Library & Community, Virtual
Event Details:
December 10-January 14 All Ages Read at least 300 minutes to complete the challenge and earn a limited-edition bookmark. Sign Up online at sonomalibrary.beanstack.org or in the Beanstack app Track Your Reading on ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Teens (Grades 7-12)" group.

Virtual Author Talk with Fredrik Backman

11:00am - 12:00pm
Virtual Events
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adult, Teens (Grades 7-12)
Program Type: Author Events, English, Virtual
Event Details:
Register Here: https://libraryc.org/sonomalibrary/22440/register Join us for an online chat with bestselling author Fredrik Backman as we discuss his outstanding body of work, including his breathtaking new novel, The Winners, the third ...

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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 "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Baby - Preschool (Ages 0-5)" 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.
Library Branch: BiblioBus
Age Group: Adult, Baby - Preschool (Ages 0-5), Children (Grades K-6), Teens (Grades 7-12), Senior, All Ages
Program Type: BiblioBus, Bilingual, Books, Literature, & Writing, Celebrations, Enrichment, Library & Community, Storytime
Event Details:
Caring for the Caretakers Latino Service Providers is hosting their annual Winter celebration on December 10th at Bayer Park and Garden.  Our goal is to promote healing through art and holistic practices while celebrating the individuals ...

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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.
This event is in the "Senior" group.

E Street Studios Drop-In Canon T7i DSLR Camera Basics

2:30pm - 3:30pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Central Santa Rosa Library
Room: Central Meeting Room
Age Group: Adult, Teens (Grades 7-12), Senior
Program Type: Documentaries & Movies, Enrichment, Technology & Computers
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Stop by and learn the basics of how to check out and use one of E Street Studios Canon T7i DSLR cameras. This is a weekly drop-in event. The focus of the workshop will be based upon the group's interest and questions. Perfect for beginners to g...

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This program is offered in English.

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

Tween Computer Lounge

2:30pm - 4:30pm
Cloverdale Regional Library
Library Branch: Cloverdale Regional Library
Room: Cloverdale Meeting Room
Age Group: Children (Grades K-6), Teens (Grades 7-12)
Program Type: Games & Gaming

Disclaimer(s)

This program is offered in English.

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

Teach Climate & Redefine It (6-10th grade)

4:15pm - 5:30pm
Sebastopol Regional Library
Library Branch: Sebastopol Regional Library
Room: Sebastopol Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens (Grades 7-12)
Program Type: Environment & Sustainability
Event Details:
Looking to get involved in local climate action? We are Teach Climate & Redefine It, or TCRI, a Sebastopol-based entirely youth-led 501-c(3)-adjacent organization dedicated to teaching climate education and inspiring climate action in Sonoma C...
This event is in the "Children (Grades K-6)" group.
This event is in the "Teens (Grades 7-12)" group.

Tween Computer Lounge

2:30pm - 4:30pm
Cloverdale Regional Library
Library Branch: Cloverdale Regional Library
Room: Cloverdale Meeting Room
Age Group: Children (Grades K-6), Teens (Grades 7-12)
Program Type: Games & Gaming

Disclaimer(s)

This program is offered in Spanish.

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

Dungeons & Dragons (D&D)

3:30pm - 5:30pm
Sebastopol Regional Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Sebastopol Regional Library
Room: Sebastopol Meeting Room
Age Group: Children (Grades K-6), Teens (Grades 7-12)
Program Type: Games & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Details:
Dungeons & Dragons Join us for playing Dungeons & Dragons with DM Jasmine. D&D calls for basic reading and arithmetic, critical thinking, the ability to work as a team, and, most importantly, the attention span to make it through a 180...

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This program is offered in English.

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

SoCo CoderDojo

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Rincon Valley Regional Library
Library Branch: Rincon Valley Regional Library
Room: Rincon Valley Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens (Grades 7-12)
Program Type: STEAM & Maker, Technology & Computers
Event Details:
Join us for CoderDojo at Rincon Valley Regional Library! Young people, ages 12-17 are invited to join us every Tuesday, from 5pm- 6pm, @ Rincon Valley Regional Library to learn to code with both peers, and mentors. Learn to develop websites, games...
This event is in the "Children (Grades K-6)" group.
This event is in the "Teens (Grades 7-12)" group.

Young Astronomers Club at the Library (Grades 4-9)

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Windsor Regional Library
Library Branch: Windsor Regional Library
Room: Windsor Meeting Room
Age Group: Children (Grades K-6), Teens (Grades 7-12)
Program Type: English, Enrichment, Library & Community, STEAM & Maker
Event Details:
Together with the Robert Ferguson Observatory, club members will study the night sky, learn how to use telescopes, meet other kids who are interested in space, and leave with a Young Astronomers membership button! Free! No registration required. F...

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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.

Crafting with CreativeBug: Beginning Calligraphy

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Healdsburg Regional Library
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Healdsburg Regional Library
Room: Healdsburg Meeting Room
Age Group: Adult, Teens (Grades 7-12), Senior
Program Type: Arts & Music, English
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
The first step to learning calligraphy is getting familiar with your tools and materials. In Part 1, Maybelle introduces you to the inks, pens, and papers you will need to get started and show you the proper way to hold the pen. After you work throug...

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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.

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 "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 "Teens (Grades 7-12)" group.

Teen Anime Club

2:30pm - 4:00pm
Sonoma Valley Regional Library
Open
Registration
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. ...