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

Read to a Dog

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Library Branch: Central Santa Rosa Library
Room: Children's Room (Central)
Age Group: Children (Grades K-6)
Program Type: Bilingual, Enrichment, Library & Community
Details:
Come and read aloud to the dogs of the Humane Society of Sonoma County. These well-trained dogs love to listen to stories! Children build confidence in their reading skills by reading aloud in a safe space.  Perritos y Libros: Ven a leer en v...

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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!

Unattended Children Policy

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

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.

Food Justice with Bryant Terry

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Central Santa Rosa Library
Room: Central Meeting Room
Age Group: Adult, Teens (Grades 7-12), Senior
Program Type: Author Events, English, Enrichment, Environment & Sustainability, Equity & Inclusion, Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Details:
This event is sold out- we encourage you to sign up for the event recording here. In this interactive talk, Bryant Terry shares how the food we eat directly affects issues such as poverty, sustainability, and structural racism. Bryant fuses food j...

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Room Capacity

If the room meets maximum capacity, we will admit entrance on a first come first serve basis. 

 

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 Camera Basics (Canon T7i DSLR)

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
Details:
Stop by and learn the basics of how to check out and use one of E Street Studios Canon cameras (T7i DSLR). Perfect for beginners to get started using the camera and an opportunity for intermediate users to ask specific questions and get some tips....

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.

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

Toddler Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Central Santa Rosa Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Central Santa Rosa Library
Room: Central Meeting Room
Age Group: Baby - Preschool (Ages 0-5)
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 28
Details:
Read, sing, play, move and learn! Open to all families with toddlers 18-36 months. Registration is not required, but feel free to register to receive an email reminder before each session. ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Senior" group.

Lawyers in the Library: Employment & Civil Law

10:30am - 12:30pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Library Branch: Central Santa Rosa Library
Room: Central Board Room
Age Group: Adult, Senior
Program Type: Equity & Inclusion, Finance & Law
Details:
Local volunteer attorneys offer free legal information and referral for matters of civil and employment law only. These lawyer consultations will last up to 20 minutes.  Sign-ups are first come, first served in person and begin at 10 am....
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Senior" group.

Tortilla Literaria: La señora March

6:15pm - 7:45pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Central Santa Rosa Library
Room: Central Meeting Room
Age Group: Adult, Senior
Program Type: Book Clubs, Books, Literature, & Writing, Spanish
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Details:
Tortilla  LITERARIA Biblioteca Central de Santa Rosa TERCER MARTES DEL MES 6:15PM-7:45PM Acompáñenos cada mes en una discusión de libros en españo el tercer martes del mes.  Este mes vamos a platicar sobre:  Para recibir s...

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This program is offered in Spanish.

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

Celebrate Día: Express Yourself Journaling for Teens

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Central Santa Rosa Library
Room: Central Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens (Grades 7-12)
Program Type: Arts & Music, Celebrations
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Details:
Decorate your own unique journal and get inspired with fun writing prompts. For grades 7-12 . Supplies are limited; please register to receive a reminder email. ...

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 "Teens (Grades 7-12)" group.

Drop-in Teen Volunteer Hour

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Central Santa Rosa Library
Room: Central Board Room
Age Group: Teens (Grades 7-12)
Program Type: Careers & Workforce Development, Enrichment, Library & Community
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Details:
Do you need volunteer hours? Every Wednesday we offer a weekly drop-in volunteer hour from 4:30pm-5:30pm, where teen volunteers can assist with various library tasks.  ...

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 "All Ages" group.

Santa Rosa Zine Fest: Intro to Zines with Luminescent Squid

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Library Branch: Central Santa Rosa Library
Room: Central Meeting Room
Age Group: Adult, Teens (Grades 7-12), All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Music, Celebrations, LGBTQIA+
Details:
Ren and Athena provide insight into their process as zine makers and the modern world of zines and its history. They will teach zine-making techniques and provide materials for workshop attendees to create their own. The workshop will be a low-pressu...
This event is in the "Baby - Preschool (Ages 0-5)" group.

Babytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Central Santa Rosa Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Central Santa Rosa Library
Room: Central Meeting Room
Age Group: Baby - Preschool (Ages 0-5)
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 60
Details:
Sing, bounce, tickle, and play with baby at the Central Santa Rosa Library! This program is intended for babies ages 0 to 18 months and their parents and caregivers. ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Senior" group.

Solve the Mystery Book Club

1:00pm - 2:15pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Central Santa Rosa Library
Room: Central Meeting Room
Age Group: Adult, Senior
Program Type: Book Clubs, Books, Literature, & Writing, English
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Details:
Print Copies will be available in the branch a month before the discussion. Please call or email the Library with any questions. 2024 Schedule January 18 - Talented Mr. Ripley – Patricia Highsmith February 15 - The Maid – Nita Pr...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Senior" group.

One-on-One Tech Help

3:00pm - 3:30pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Central Santa Rosa Library
Room: Reference Desk (Central)
Age Group: Adult, Senior
Program Type: Technology & Computers
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Details:
Have a nagging tech question? Need help borrowing an eBook? What about setting up an email account? Book 30-minutes with Central Reference staff for one-on-one assistance every Thursday, between 3:00-5:00 pm. Please register in advance, and share a l...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Senior" group.

One-on-One Tech Help

3:30pm - 4:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Central Santa Rosa Library
Room: Reference Desk (Central)
Age Group: Adult, Senior
Program Type: Technology & Computers
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Details:
Have a nagging tech question? Need help borrowing an eBook? What about setting up an email account? Book 30-minutes with Central Reference staff for one-on-one assistance every Thursday, between 3:00-5:00 pm. Please register in advance, and share a l...

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Advance Registration Required

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

Drop-in Teen Volunteer Hour

3:30pm - 5:30pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Central Santa Rosa Library
Age Group: Teens (Grades 7-12)
Program Type: Careers & Workforce Development, Enrichment, Library & Community
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Details:
Do you need volunteer hours? Every Thursday we offer a weekly drop-in volunteer hour from 3:30pm-5:30pm, where teen volunteers can assist with library events. Come and earn one or two hours of volunteer service! ...

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 "Senior" group.

One-on-One Tech Help

4:00pm - 4:30pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Central Santa Rosa Library
Room: Reference Desk (Central)
Age Group: Adult, Senior
Program Type: Technology & Computers
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Details:
Have a nagging tech question? Need help borrowing an eBook? What about setting up an email account? Book 30-minutes with Central Reference staff for one-on-one assistance every Thursday, between 3:00-5:00 pm. Please register in advance, and share a l...
This event is in the "Children (Grades K-6)" group.

Lego & Build Club

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Library Branch: Central Santa Rosa Library
Room: Central Meeting Room
Age Group: Children (Grades K-6)
Program Type: STEAM & Maker
Details:
Join us at Lego & Build Club for hands on engineering, problem solving exercises, and play using age-appropriate materials. Younger siblings are welcome to attend and use our collection of Duplo bricks. ...

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

One-on-One Tech Help

4:30pm - 5:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Central Santa Rosa Library
Room: Reference Desk (Central)
Age Group: Adult, Senior
Program Type: Technology & Computers
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Details:
Have a nagging tech question? Need help borrowing an eBook? What about setting up an email account? Book 30-minutes with Central Reference staff for one-on-one assistance every Thursday, between 3:00-5:00 pm. Please register in advance, and share a l...
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.

Tai Chi with David Chung

11:00am - 12:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Central Santa Rosa Library
Room: Central Meeting Room
Age Group: Adult, Teens (Grades 7-12), Senior, All Ages
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Details:
Learn the ancient Asian exercise form to promote balance, relaxation, motion, health, harmony, stability, and inner power.   David Chung teaches Tai Chi for the Redwood Empire Chinese Association, and specializes in teaching beginners an...

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 "Children (Grades K-6)" group.

Read to a Dog

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Library Branch: Central Santa Rosa Library
Room: Children's Room (Central)
Age Group: Children (Grades K-6)
Program Type: Bilingual, Enrichment, Library & Community
Details:
Come and read aloud to the dogs of the Humane Society of Sonoma County. These well-trained dogs love to listen to stories! Children build confidence in their reading skills by reading aloud in a safe space.  Perritos y Libros: Ven a leer en v...

Disclaimer(s)

Advance Registration Encouraged

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

Unattended Children Policy

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

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 Camera Basics (Canon T7i DSLR)

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
Details:
Stop by and learn the basics of how to check out and use one of E Street Studios Canon cameras (T7i DSLR). Perfect for beginners to get started using the camera and an opportunity for intermediate users to ask specific questions and get some tips....

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.

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

Toddler Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Central Santa Rosa Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Central Santa Rosa Library
Room: Central Meeting Room
Age Group: Baby - Preschool (Ages 0-5)
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Details:
Read, sing, play, move and learn! Open to all families with toddlers 18-36 months. Registration is not required, but feel free to register to receive an email reminder before each session. ...
This event is in the "Teens (Grades 7-12)" group.

Teen Crafternoon: Secret Garden Tins

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Central Santa Rosa Library
Room: Central Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens (Grades 7-12)
Program Type: Arts & Music, Enrichment, STEAM & Maker
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Details:
Create your own secret garden in a mini-tin using tiny flowers, rocks, moss, animals, & nature backgrounds. All materials provided. For teens in grades 7-12. Register to secure your spot! ...

Disclaimer(s)

Advance Registration Encouraged

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

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.

Drop-in Teen Volunteer Hour

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Central Santa Rosa Library
Room: Central Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens (Grades 7-12)
Program Type: Careers & Workforce Development, Enrichment, Library & Community
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Details:
Do you need volunteer hours? Every Wednesday we offer a weekly drop-in volunteer hour from 4:30pm-5:30pm, where teen volunteers can assist with various library tasks.  ...

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.

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

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Central Santa Rosa Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Central Santa Rosa Library
Room: Central Board Room
Age Group: Adult, Teens (Grades 7-12), Senior
Program Type: Arts & Music, Documentaries & Movies, Enrichment, Technology & Computers
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 27
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.