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Rohnert Park - Cotati Library Advisory Board

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Rohnert Park-Cotati Regional Library
Library Branch: Rohnert Park-Cotati Regional Library
Room: Virtual (Rohnert)
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Library & Community

Library Advisory Board

MEETING INFORMATION

The Library Commission adopted Resolution No., # 2184 on August 3, 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:
The Rohnert Park - Cotati Library Advisory Board (LAB) meets quarterly on the 3rd Tuesday of February, April, June, August, October, December at 5:00 PM. Members of the public are welcome to attend the meeting. Meeting ID: 881 2466 0696 Zoom Me...

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This program is offered in English.

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

Tortilla Literaria: Esa Gente por Chico Buarque

5:30pm - 7:00pm
Roseland Regional Library
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Roseland Regional Library
Room: Roseland Meeting Room
Age Group: Adult, Senior
Program Type: Books, Literature, & Writing, Spanish
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Tortilla  LITERARIA Biblioteca Regional de Roseland TERCER MARTES DEL MES (5:30PM-7:00PM) Acompáñenos cada mes en una discusión de libros en españo el tercer martes del mes.  Este mes vamos a platicar sobre: Esa Gente - Chico...

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This program is offered in Spanish.

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

CLOVERDALE LIBRARY ADVISORY BOARD MEETING

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

Library Advisory Board

MEETING INFORMATION

The Library Commission adopted Resolution No., # 2184 on August 3, 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:
Aug 16, 2022 06:00 PM Cloverdale Library is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Join Zoom Meeting https://us06web.zoom.us/j/83801881941?pwd=WHdKdERJSThlWFkrR01oVFY4R0tWUT09   Meeting ID: 838 0188 1941 Passcode: 816522 ...

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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.

Spanish Conversation for Beginners

6:30pm - 7:45pm
Virtual Events
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adult, Teens (Grades 7-12), Senior
Program Type: Spanish, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Details:
This highly participatory course focuses on conversation, emphasizing pronunciation and vocabulary.  It provides the knowledge, linguistic structures, and grammar necessary to communicate in Spanish at a basic level. This course is taught mostly...

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Advanced Registration Required - Virtual

Advanced 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 Spanish.

This event is in the "Adult" group.

Let's Talk English Coversation 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: August’s Let’s Talk English Conversation Classes on WEDNESDAYS 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM   First Class Meets: August 3, 2022  at 11:00 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada)   Register in advance for this ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Senior" group.

Rain Creek Water District Meeting

5:00pm - 7:30pm
Cloverdale Regional Library
Library Branch: Cloverdale Regional Library
Room: Cloverdale Meeting Room
Age Group: Adult, Senior
Program Type: Library & Community

Disclaimer(s)

This program is offered in English.

This event is in the "Adult" group.

Clases de Ciudadanía en Español Gratis

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Roseland Regional Library
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Roseland Regional Library
Room: Roseland Meeting Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Equity & Inclusion, Spanish
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Clases de Ciudadanía en Español Gratis Las clases están diseñadas para ayudar a los estudiantes a prepararse para la entrevista de ciudadanía. Los Miércoles, a partir del 3 de Agosto de 2022, 5:30-7:30 Biblioteca Regional de Roseland ...

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Advanced Registration Required

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.

Climate Circles: All We Can Save, Feel

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Virtual Events
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adult, Teens (Grades 7-12), Senior, All Ages
Program Type: Books, Literature, & Writing, English, Environment & Sustainability, Library & Community, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 39
Event Details:
Session 7: Feel Awake, aware, attuned Hearts break, souls shake with anxiety Book Section: Pages 231- 286 Check out the book from your local library: LINK About the Book Club!  Join us to discuss climate change along with ...

Disclaimer(s)

Advanced Registration Required - Virtual

Advanced 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 "Adult" group.
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Books, Literature, & Writing
Event Details:
Mystery Lovers! Join fellow mystery buffs in lively conversation about the monthly mystery read at the Rohnert Park Senior Center. No pre-registration or sign-up needed.  The selected title for the month is available for check-out at th...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Senior" group.

Solve the Mystery Book Discussion

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Central Santa Rosa Library
Room: Central Meeting Room
Age Group: Adult, Senior
Program Type: Books, Literature, & Writing, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Event Details:
August 18 - Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman : Abstract: "In a peaceful retirement village, four unlikely friends meet weekly in the Jigsaw Room to discuss unsolved crimes; together they call themselves The Thursday Murder Club. T...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Let's Talk English Coversation Class

1:00pm - 2:30pm
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: August’s Let’s Talk English Conversation Classes on THURSDAYS 1:00 – 2:30 pm   First Class Meets: August 4, 2022 at 01:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)   Register in advance for this THURSDAY cla...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Teens (Grades 7-12)" group.
This event is in the "Senior" group.

Advanced Spanish Conversation

1:30pm - 2:45pm
Virtual Events
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adult, Teens (Grades 7-12), Senior
Program Type: Spanish, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 39
Event Details:
Advanced Spanish conversation class This highly interactive class is geared towards those who desire to more effectively and confidently express themselves in Spanish by improving their conversational skills. Students participate in cultural discu...

Disclaimer(s)

Advanced Registration Required - Virtual

Advanced 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 Spanish.

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

Friends of Santa Rosa Libraries Book Sale

10:00am - 5:30pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Library Branch: Central Santa Rosa Library
Room: Central Meeting Room
Age Group: Adult, Senior, All Ages
Program Type: Book Sales & Fundraising, Library & Community
Event Details:
The Friends of the Santa Rosa Libraries are hosting a Summer Book Sale! ...
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.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adult, Children (Grades K-6), Teens (Grades 7-12), Senior, All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Music, Bilingual, Books, Literature, & Writing, Documentaries & Movies, English, Enrichment, Library & Community, Spanish, Technology & Computers, Virtual
Event Details:
Virtual Open Mic Submission period: June 6 - July 31 Film your performance and submit it for a chance to win! The community will vote for their favorites in two categories (Adult and Youth) and the top three vote-getters from each category will w...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Senior" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Friends of Santa Rosa Libraries Book Sale

10:00am - 5:30pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Library Branch: Central Santa Rosa Library
Room: Central Meeting Room
Age Group: Adult, Senior, All Ages
Program Type: Book Sales & Fundraising, Library & Community
Event Details:
The Friends of the Santa Rosa Libraries are hosting a Summer Book Sale! ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Senior" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

UC Master Gardeners: Herb Cultivation and Use

10:30am - 11:30am
Rincon Valley Regional Library
Library Branch: Rincon Valley Regional Library
Room: Rincon Valley Meeting Room
Age Group: Adult, Senior, All Ages
Program Type: English, Environment & Sustainability, Health & Wellness, Library & Community, Summer Reading

Summer Reading 2022

https://sonomalibrary.org/summerreading2022

Event Details:
UC Master Gardeners Presentations Learn about home gardening, pest management, water conservation practices, and more! Different presentation topic per location. Maestros Jardineros de la UC ¡Aprenda sobre jardinería doméstica, manejo de pl...

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This program is offered in English.

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.

Virtual Open Mic!: Youth Facebook/YouTube Premiere

11:00am - 12:30pm
Virtual Events
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adult, Children (Grades K-6), Teens (Grades 7-12), Senior, All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Music, Bilingual, Books, Literature, & Writing, Documentaries & Movies, English, Enrichment, Library & Community, Spanish, Technology & Computers, Virtual
Event Details:
Virtual Open Mic Submission period: June 6 - July 31 Film your performance and submit it for a chance to win! The community will vote for their favorites in two categories (Adult and Youth) and the top three vote-getters from each category will w...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Senior" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Friends of Santa Rosa Libraries Book Sale

1:00pm - 4:30pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Library Branch: Central Santa Rosa Library
Room: Central Meeting Room
Age Group: Adult, Senior, All Ages
Program Type: Book Sales & Fundraising, Library & Community
Event Details:
The Friends of the Santa Rosa Libraries are hosting a Summer Book Sale! ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Teens (Grades 7-12)" group.
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/18883/register Michele Harper is a female African American emergency room physician in an overwhelmingly male and white profession. Brought up in Washington, D.C., in a complicated family, she...

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Author Talks - Advanced 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.

English Conversation Circle

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Rohnert Park-Cotati Regional Library
Library Branch: Rohnert Park-Cotati Regional Library
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: ESL & Language Learning
Event Details:
Virtual drop-in class for adults to practice verbal English in a small group setting with a class facilitator. If you are interested in attending the English Conversation Circle on ZOOM, please e-mail Lisa Musgrove at lmusgrove@sonomalibrary.org. ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Senior" group.

One-On-One Tech Help

10:00am - 12:00pm
Northwest Santa Rosa Library
Library Branch: Northwest Santa Rosa Library
Age Group: Adult, Senior
Program Type: Technology & Computers
Event 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.

Breastfeeding Cafe

11:00am - 12:00pm
Sebastopol Regional Library
Library Branch: Sebastopol Regional Library
Room: Sebastopol Meeting Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Details:
Local nonprofit Better Beginnings for Babies understands the challenges, changes, and successes of breastfeeding. They will host Breastfeeding Cafes at Sebastopol Regional Library Tuesdays at 11am-12pm, where parents can receive professional support ...

Disclaimer(s)

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 & Stories at the Market!

5:00pm - 7:00pm
Sonoma Valley Regional Library
Library Branch: Sonoma Valley Regional Library
Room: Offsite (Sonoma)
Age Group: Adult, Baby - Preschool (Ages 0-5), Children (Grades K-6), Teens (Grades 7-12), Senior, All Ages
Program Type: Library & Community, Storytime
Event Details:
Come join us on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month for library news and stories at the Sonoma Tuesday Night Market! Look for the Library in the "Free Speech" area of the Market. ...

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Weather and Air Quality

Weather and Air Quality may result in postponement.