Rohnert Park-Cotati Library
February 20, 2018
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Rohnert Park-Cotati Library news

February 16, 2018

All branches of Sonoma Libraries will be closed Monday, Feb. 19, in honor of the Presidents’ Day holiday.

The Library Advisory Board’s bi-monthly meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 20, at 5 p.m. The public is welcome to attend this meeting. The opportunity to address the board with comments on matters affecting public library service is included in the meeting’s agenda. 

Adult Programs

Tech Classes: Microsoft Excel: Saturday, Feb. 17, 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

This wonderful spreadsheet program can assist you with budgeting, organizing information and presenting dynamic charts and tables! Class size is limited to ten. Please register online, by phone, or in person at the library.

Introduction to Virtual Reality: (ages 14 and up). Saturday, Feb. 24, 2 – 4 p.m. 20-minute sessions to play with an Oculus Rift headset. Please sign up online; a signed waiver is required. 

Book Discussion Group:  Tuesday, Feb. 20, 11:30 a.m. “True Grit,” by Charles Portis. 


Children’s and Teens’ Programs

Teen Mandala Craft: (grades 7-12). Saturday, Feb. 17, 2 - 4 p.m.

Artistic free play for teens. Use paper and embellishment to make your own personal mandala decor!

Please register online using the events calendar or talk to a librarian at the adult reference desk. 


Tinker Thinkers: Forces (ages 5-12). Friday, Feb.16, 4 - 5 p.m.

A hands-on science workshop presented by the Children’s Museum of Sonoma County. Join us for learning, free exploration and a chance to play with forces.


4H in the Library: Seasonal Crafts (ages 6 & up). Wednesday, Feb. 21, 4 - 5 p.m.

Join us for crafts of the season presented by 4H volunteers.


Kids Yoga (6-12 years old): Friday, Feb. 23, 4 – 5 p.m.

This playful kids’ yoga class is geared towards older kids. The class introduces yoga poses with cooperative games, breathing and relaxation exercises, as well as encouraging self-expression and building social skills. A kids only yoga class, parents/caregivers are welcome to observe.


Homeschool Workshop: Algebra I (Teens). Fridays 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Practice group work and algebra problem solving skills.

Homework Help: Mondays, 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. 

Homework assistance for students in grades K-12 while school is in session. Help with all subjects!

Weekly Storytimes: Toddlers ages 18-36 months Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. Babytime ages 0-18 months Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Pre-School Storytime ages 3-6 Fridays at 10:30 a.m. 


Read to a Dog - Wednesdays from 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