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Winter Reading Scavenger Hunt

All Day 12/18 - 1/31
Virtual Events
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adult, Children (Grades K-6), Teens (Grades 7-12), Senior, All Ages
Program Type: Bilingual, Enrichment, Library & Community, Virtual
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 43
Event Details:
Explore with the Sonoma County Library's family-friendly virtual scavenger hunt! For each task you complete, submit a photo or short video to the GooseChase App. Finish 10 of the 15 tasks to complete the challenge! You have from December 18 to Jan...

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

Take & Make Craft Kits - Wildflower Seed Bombs

All Day 1/15 - 1/31
Virtual Events
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Children (Grades K-6), All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Music, Enrichment, Environment & Sustainability, Library & Community, STEAM & Maker
Event Details:
It's a Seeds and Reads takeover! This year Sonoma County Library's Take & Make kits will focus on the environment and sustainability. The mission of the library's Seeds and Reads program is to explore nature and better the environment through sci...

Disclaimer(s)

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 "Adult" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Rohnert Park-Cotati Regional Library
Room: Virtual (Rohnert)
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Books, Literature, & Writing, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
To take part in the discussion, please register.  You will receive an email confirming your participation and another email closer to the date with the meeting links and details. Club books can be picked up at the Library and can also be d...

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.

Rohnert Park Cotati Library Advisory Board Meeting

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

Library Advisory Board

MEETING INFORMATION

The Library Commission adopted Resolution No. 2158 on December 6, 2021, 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 using the Meeting ID #.

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; or
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:
This January meeting of the Rohnert Park - Cotati Library Advisory Board is the make-up meeting for the meeting that was to be held in December. The regularly scheduled meetings of the Library Advisory Board are every other month, starting in Febr...

Disclaimer(s)

This program is offered in English.

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

Virtual Pride Club for Teens (ages 13-18)

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Virtual Events
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Teens (Grades 7-12)
Program Type: Equity & Inclusion, LGBTQIA+, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 29
Event Details:
Hang out with other queer teens and allies to discuss books and other media on a monthly theme.  Join other teens in this weekly club to discuss books and other media that showcase queer voices and experiences. Each month there will be a diff...

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 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 — Special January Meeting

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. 2158 on December 6, 2021, 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 using the Meeting ID #.

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; or
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:
Special Meeting of the Healdsburg Library Advisory Board. The Advisory Board meets quarterly on the second Tuesday of March, June, September, and December. For the Agenda, please view the attached PDF found in "Attachments" at right. Zoom Me...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Senior" group.

Tortilla Literaria: Sombra de la Sombra - Paco Ignacio Taibo II

5:30pm - 7:00pm
Roseland Regional Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Roseland Regional Library
Room: Roseland Meeting Room
Age Group: Adult, Senior
Program Type: Books, Literature, & Writing, Spanish, Virtual
Event Details:
Tortilla Literaria! Sombra de la Sombra by Paco Ignacio Taibo II Program is offered in Spanish. Third Tuesday of the month! Register on this page or by email at fgonzalez@sonomalibrary.org. This month we are going to talk about: ...
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: 38
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 ...

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 "Baby - Preschool (Ages 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Children (Grades K-6)" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Martin Luther King Biography - Dial a Story!

10:00am - 11:00am
Virtual Events
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Baby - Preschool (Ages 0-5), Children (Grades K-6), All Ages
Program Type: Books, Literature, & Writing, English, Enrichment, Spanish
Event Details:
Listen to librarians read to you! This week a biography of Martin Luther King! New stories every Wednesday! Stories are available in English and Spanish. Call (707) 755-2050 to listen to a recording of your children’s librarians readin...

Disclaimer(s)

This program is offered in English.

This program is offered in Spanish.

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

Family Storytime on Zoom with Ms. Adriel

10:30am - 11:00am
Virtual Events
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Baby - Preschool (Ages 0-5)
Program Type: Storytime, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25

Family Storytime on Zoom

Join a Children’s Librarian for these fun live Zoom storytimes.  We will model the everyday practices of talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing that will help your child get ready to read.  Family storytime includes books, fingerplays, rhymes and songs.  For families and caregivers with children, ages 0-6.

Advanced registration is required. Registration will close one hour prior to the storytime.  Registered participants will then receive a Zoom invite one hour prior to the scheduled storytime.  

Questions?  Please contact events@sonomalibrary.org 

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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, ESL & Language Learning, Virtual
Event Details:
Please REGISTER NOW for: JANURAY’S Let’s Talk English Conversation Classes on WEDNESDAYS 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM   First Class Meets: January 5, 2022 at 11:00 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada)   Register in advance for this WEDN...
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.

BiblioBus in Geyserville

1:00pm - 3:00pm
BiblioBus
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, English, Library & Community
Event Details:
Explore the brand new Sonoma County Library BiblioBus! This mobile library will be in Geyserville from 1-3pm on the third Wednesday of the month. Sign up for a library card! Access FREE Wi-Fi! Browse a small collection of English and S...

Disclaimer(s)

Weather and Air Quality

Weather and Air Quality may result in postponement.

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

Miss Michelle’s Book Club in Spanish!

2:30pm - 3:30pm
Petaluma Regional Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Petaluma Regional Library
Room: Petaluma Meeting Room
Age Group: Children (Grades K-6)
Program Type: Books, Literature, & Writing, Spanish
Event Details:
Miss Michelle’s Book Club in Spanish! Read aloud in Spanish with Miss Michelle! Perfect for kids who are ready to start reading a little more text on each page, but still want some illustrations and short chapters.   When you ...

Disclaimer(s)

This program is offered in Spanish.

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

Miss Kate's First Chapter Book Club: The Lost Stone by Jordan Quinn

3:30pm - 4:00pm
Rohnert Park-Cotati Regional Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Rohnert Park-Cotati Regional Library
Room: Children's Room (Rohnert)
Age Group: Children (Grades K-6)
Program Type: Books, Literature, & Writing
Event Details:
Read along with Miss Kate! When you register and arrive at the library for the First Chapter Book Club, Miss Kate will have copies of give-away books for you! The group will then read-aloud with Miss Kate. There is a new book each month! ...

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

Girls Who Code- Virtual

4:00pm - 5:30pm
Sebastopol Regional Library
Library Branch: Sebastopol Regional Library
Room: Virtual (Sebastopol)
Age Group: Teens (Grades 7-12)
Program Type: English, Enrichment, STEAM & Maker, Technology & Computers
Event Details:
Extended coding club for 7th-12th-grade students, to use computer science to impact their community and to build skills to help close the gender gap in technology. Space is limited to 10 participants, and participants are expected to attend all sessi...

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 "Teens (Grades 7-12)" group.

Virtual Teen Anime Club (ages 13-18)

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Virtual Events
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Teens (Grades 7-12)
Program Type: Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Details:
Come join other Anime fans on Zoom every Wednesday at 4:30 pm! Come meet other Teens who enjoy watching Anime and discussing Manga. Teens will also help the group decide what Anime titles to watch. Anime in this club will be shown as subbed. ...

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

Code it Up: Next Level Coding - Virtual

5:30pm - 7:00pm
Sebastopol Regional Library
Library Branch: Sebastopol Regional Library
Room: Virtual (Sebastopol)
Age Group: Teens (Grades 7-12)
Program Type: English, Enrichment, STEAM & Maker, Technology & Computers
Event Details:
Promoting coding for teens in demographics that are underrepresented in the tech industry. Space is limited to 10 participants, and participants are expected to attend all sessions. Currently offered at the Sebastopol Library. Please contact Rosal...

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 "Baby - Preschool (Ages 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Children (Grades K-6)" group.

Family Storytime in the Children's Garden

10:15am - 10:45am
Petaluma Regional Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Petaluma Regional Library
Room: Children's Garden (Petaluma)
Age Group: Baby - Preschool (Ages 0-5), Children (Grades K-6)
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 39
Event Details:
FAMILY STORYTIME IN THE CHILDREN'S GARDEN   Registration required Join us for a Family Storytime outside of the Petaluma Library in the Children's Garden! Learn and practice early literacy skills with books, music and movement! &n...
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: Virtual (Central)
Age Group: Adult, Senior
Program Type: Books, Literature, & Writing, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 21
Event Details:
January 20 - Crimson Lake by Candice Fox : Abstract: "Six minutes in the wrong place at the wrong time -- that's all it took to ruin Sydney detective Ted Conkaffey's life. Accused but not convicted of a brutal abduction, Ted is now a f...
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:
dvanced 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 discus...

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.

Let’s Talk English Conversation Class

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Adult Literacy Program
Library Branch: Adult Literacy Program
Room: Virtual (Adult Literacy)
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Adult Literacy, ESL & Language Learning, Virtual
Event Details:
Please REGISTER NOW for: January’s Let’s Talk English Conversation Classes on THURSDAYS 2:00 – 3:30 pm   First Class Meets: January 5, 2022 at 02:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)   Register in advance for this THURSDAY c...
This event is in the "Children (Grades K-6)" group.

Read to a Dog

11:00am - 12:00pm
Healdsburg Regional Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Healdsburg Regional Library
Room: Children's Area (Healdsburg)
Age Group: Children (Grades K-6)
Program Type: Books, Literature, & Writing
Event Details:
Welcome Back to our Read to a Dog Program. This program is intended for beginning readers.  Practice reading with a 4PAWS certified therapy dog to improve reading skills and confidence.  Space is limited to six readers.   ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Teens (Grades 7-12)" group.
This event is in the "Senior" group.

Sonoma Ready Series: Winter Ready

11:00am - 12:00pm
Virtual Events
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adult, Teens (Grades 7-12), Senior
Program Type: Bilingual, Library & Community, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 258
Event Details:
It’s winter and weather can be disastrous. Join us on Saturday, January 22, from 11:00 am-12:00 pm and learn how to be ready for whatever comes your way this winter. Sonoma County Emergency Management, the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office, and Californ...

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!

English with Spanish Translation

This event is in English with a Spanish interpreter.