|Rohnert Park-Cotati Library news
Meet Jonah Raskin, local author of “Burning Down the House: Jack London and the 1913 Wolf House Fire” on Saturday, Jan. 11 at 2 p.m. Playing detective and gathering clues from London's books and letters, arson experts and Wolf House itself, Raskin puts together a jigsaw puzzle that has eluded biographers and historians for more than 100 years.
• Our book discussion group meets next on Tuesday, Jan. 21, discussing “The Cat’s Table” by Michael Ondaatje. Copies of the book are available at the library information desk.
Basic library Internet
Learn to use the library catalog and databases on Jan. 28 from 10-11 a.m. Sign up in advance, as space is limited to four people. You can sign up in person at the reference/information desk or call 584-9121 ext. 0920.
Morning Storytimes: Babytime Storytimes for children ages 0-17 months are on Thursdays at 10 a.m., beginning Jan. 9; Wiggle Time Storytimes for toddlers ages 18-35 months are on Thursdays at 11 a.m., beginning Jan. 9; and Preschool Storytime for children ages 3-5 are on Fridays at 10:30 a.m. beginning Jan. 10.
Lego Club for ages 6-12 is on Tuesday, Jan. 7 at 4 p.m. All Legos are provided.
Pam Brown Saturday Storytime
The next Saturday Storytime for ages 2-6 with stories and a craft will be on Jan. 11 at 11 a.m. This program is all about “Pirate Treasure!”.
Fratello Marionettes will present “The North Pole Review” show on Friday, Jan. 3 at 11 a.m. All ages are welcome.
The next movie night will be on Wednesday, Jan. 15 at 5:30 p.m. This movie is adapted from the children’s books about Mr. Popper’s penguins, is 94 minutes long and rated PG. Popcorn is provided.
Read to a dog
The Read to a Dog reading program takes place each Wednesday from 3:30-4:30 p.m., and each Saturday from 2-3 p.m. Come sign up that afternoon to read to an appreciative dog.
All events are free and open to the public. For more information, call the library at 584-9121 or visit www.sonomalibrary.org.