All branches of Sonoma County Library will close at 2 p.m. Mon., Dec. 24 for the Christmas holiday.
The library will remain closed through Tues., Dec. 25, reopening Wed. morning at 10 a.m.
Children’s storytimes are on a break beginning Dec. 13, resuming Jan. 8 with a new schedule.
Regular Dec. meeting of the Rohnert Park-Cotati Library Advisory Board has been cancelled. Next meeting is Feb. 19, 2019
The Haute Flash Quartet, Sat., Dec. 22, 2-3 p.m. Known for their gypsy jazz, French musette waltzes, American swing and more, The Haute Flash Quartet will share music, history, hard driving rhythms, vocal harmonies and lighthearted fun.
Tech Classes/Clases de Technología: Social Media Basics/Lo básico de las redes sociales Mon., Dec. 17, 4-5:30 p.m. Taught in English with Spanish translation. Discover how to stay in contact with friends and family online via social media. Understand what social media is and how it works while sampling an overview of social media sites. Descubra maneras de mantenerse en contacto con amigos y familiares vía las redes sociales (social media). Conozca qué son y cómo funcionan las redes sociales, mientras repasamos ejemplos de diferentes sitios web.
Children’s and Teen Programs
Once Upon a Gingerbread House For children ages 0-6 years: Fri., Dec. 14, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. For children ages 5-12 years: Sat., Dec. 15, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Celebrate the season at our annual gingerbread house workshop for kids and families! Choose from festive candy, graham crackers and frosting to create a holiday masterpiece you can take home. Drop-ins welcome, all materials provided!
Family Yoga (ages 3-6). Mon., Dec. 17, 10:30-11:15 a.m. Please register online or at the children’s desk, space is limited.
First Chapters: Read-Along Book Club (grades 1-3). Tues., Dec. 18, 4:30-5 p.m. Join us for a read-in-the-round book club of beginning chapter books. We will read a different First Chapter book each month. Registration required as books are limited.
BiblioBop Dance Party (ages 0 to 6), Wed., Dec. 19, 10:30-11 a.m. Calling all children who want to sing, dance and play! Get those wiggles out and show us your dance moves.
Weekly Storytimes—Preschool Storytimes (ages 3-6) Fri. at 10:30 a.m. Toddler Storytimes (ages 18 months-3 years), Tues. at 10:30 a.m. Babytimes (ages 0-18 months), Thurs. at 10:30 a.m. Storytimes will be on a break beginning Dec. 13. They will resume Jan. 8, with a new schedule.
Homework Help on Tues., 3:30-5:30 pm. Homework assistance is provided for grades K-12 when school is in session.
Read to a Dog – Wed., 3:30-4:30 p.m. all year round.
All events are free and open to the public. For more information, call the library at 584-9121 or visit www.sonomalibrary.org.