Rohnert Park-Cotati Library
December 12, 2017
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Rohnert Park-Cotati Library news

October 28, 2016
Who will you vote for: Clifford or Pigeon? 
Election Day is nearly here. Children between the ages of 2 and 10 can cast their ballots in our voting booth November 1-8 for the candidate you prefer. 
If Clifford wins, he promises that at the next family movie night, he will serve pizza and show his movies. 
If Pigeon wins, he vows that his movies will be shown at family movie night, and he'll provide cookies to eat. The winner will be announced Nov. 9. Family movie night is Nov. 16 at 5:30 p.m.
 
ADULT PROGRAMS
Master Gardeners Workshop:
 “Monarchs and Milkweed”
The Sonoma County Master Gardeners offer their final Rohnert Park-Cotati Library free workshop for the Fall 2016 season on Saturday, Oct. 29, from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. “Monarchs and Milkweed,” will be presented by Master Gardener Suzanne Clark.
  Meditation for Everyone
This class (Saturday, Oct. 29, 2-4 p.m.) will introduce several types of meditation that anyone can do sitting in a chair. The class offers the experience of meditation, an understanding of the benefits of meditation, and teaches how to use the skills learned to develop a daily practice at home. This class is part of the Healthy Living at Your Library series of events, offered through our partnership with the Santa Rosa Junior College.
 
Healing food basics/healthy living
Join us and our partner Ceres Community Project on Saturday, Nov. 5 at 10 a.m., to explore whole foods and nutrition basics. We will focus on shopping strategies, tips for eating well on a budget and includes foods to add and avoid in your diet.  
 
Book discussion group
On Tuesday, Nov. 15, from 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m., our group will discuss “Inherent Vice,” by Thomas Pynchon. 
 
Basic library Internet
Learn to use the library catalog and databases on Tuesday, Nov. 29, from 10-11 a.m. Sign up in advance in person at the information desk or call 584-9121 ext. 0920.
 
CHILDREN’S AND TEEN PROGRAMS
Halloween Murder Mystery and Pizza Party
Just in time for Halloween! Children in the seventh through 12th grades can hunt for clues, solve the mystery, and win prizes on Saturday, Oct. 29, from 4-6 p.m. Come in costume if you dare.
Food and drinks will be provided, and all teens who attend get a free book. Call or come in to sign up.
 
Día de los Muertos Craft Table 
Children ages 3 and older can stop by any time we are open to decorate their own skull mask in honor of Día de los Muertos on Nov. 1-2. All supplies provided at our craft table in the children's room.
 
Homework help on Tuesdays
Free coaching in the Homework Help program is available Tuesdays from 3:30-5:30 p.m. Homework assistance is provided for grades K-12, with all subjects on a drop-in basis.
 
Storytimes
Babytime (0-18 months) Thursdays 10 a.m.; Toddler Time (18-35 months) Thursdays, 11 a.m.; Preschool Story Time (3-5 years) Fridays 10:30 a.m. 
 
Read to a Dog
The Read to a Dog program takes place every Wednesday from 3:30-4:30 p.m., and every Saturday from 2-3 p.m.
 
All events are free and open to the public. For more information, call the library at 584-9121 or visit www.sonomalibrary.org.