|Rohnert Park-Cotati Library news
All branches of the Sonoma County Library will be closed on Saturday, May 24, in observation of Memorial Day.
Swing Street – a five-man band playing jazz, swing, standards and bossa nova – will perform at the library on Saturday, May 17, from 2-3 p.m.
The group includes horns, bass, guitar and percussion. Friends of the Rohnert Park-Cotati Regional Library is funding this program.
• Our book discussion group meets next on Tuesday, May 20, from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., discussing “Quiet: The Power of Introverts In a World That Can’t Stop Talking” by Susan Cain. Copies of the book are available at the library information desk.
Basic library Internet
Learn to use the library catalog and databases on Tuesday, May 27, 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.; Wiggle Time Storytimes for toddlers ages 18-35 months are on Thursdays at 11 a.m.; and Pre-School Storytime for children ages 3-5 are on Fridays at 10:30 a.m.
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.
Evening Family Storytime
The next evening storytime for children 2 and up and their families will be on Wednesday, May 21, at 5:30 p.m. Come in pajamas and bring teddy bears if you like.
Summer reading program
This year’s summer library program is called “Fizz! Boom! Read!” The program begins on Tuesday, June 10, and will feature a summer reading club with prizes for participants, storytimes and special events. There is also a teen summer reading program. Visit the library or the library’s webpage for more information.
All events are free and open to the public. For more information, call the library at 584-9121 or visit www.sonomalibrary.org.