Rohnert Park-Cotati Library
December 14, 2018
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Rohnert Park-Cotati Library news­ September 7

September 7, 2018

Back to School: Educator party

Friday, Sept. 7, 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. For Sonoma County educators, including homeschool parents and families. Discover library resources, meet our librarians, enjoy light refreshments and door prizes!

Homework help

Homework help resumes Sept. 18, Tuesdays 3:30-5:30 p.m.  Free homework assistance for grades K-12. Help with all subjects on a drop-in basis.

Adult programs

Reflecting Back as We Rebuild the Future: Stories and Poems about the 2017 Sonoma Fires. With Sonoma County Poet Laureate Maya Khosla. Wed., Sept. 12, 6-8 p.m. An interactive evening including a slide show of Pepperwood Preserve showing its rapid comeback. Participate in discussions and question-answer sessions, write and listen to fire-related poetry.  Light refreshments.

 

Healthy Living at your Library: A Matter of Balance. Wed., Sept. 12, 1-3 p.m. For older adults, provided by the Sonoma County Area Agency on Aging. Advanced registration required. Please call Sonoma County Area Agency on Aging at (707) 565-5936 or inquire at the information desk.

Virtual Reality Lab: Oculus Rift. Sat., Sept. 15, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

30 minute sessions with the Oculus Rift! 14 years and older welcome. Please make an appointment online or visit a service desk at the library to sign up. A signed waiver is required.

 

Ukulele beyond the Basics. Sat., Sept. 8, 2-3 p.m.

Add more songs to your repertoire and learn more music theory. Space is limited. Please register online or in person at the information desk.

 

Book Discussion Group:  Tues., Sept. 18, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng. New members are welcome! Pick up a copy of the book at the adult information desk.

 

Children’s and Teen Programs

123 Andrés. Mon., Sept. 10, 7–8 p.m. Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month! Latin Grammy winners 123 Andrés in concert for kids and families! 

 

Writing Club for Kids (Ages 9 and up). Thurs., Sept. 13, 4-5 p.m.

For all aspiring young authors who enjoy creating and writing their own stories.  

 

Zumba for Kids (Ages 5 & up). Fri., Sept. 14, 4- 4:45 p.m.

Dance and exercise.  Please wear comfy clothes to move in and shoes for exercising.  

 

Olympic Fencing Class (Ages 7 and up). Mon. Sept. 17. 4 p.m.

Basic fencing gear provided. Register online or at the library.

 

Teen Virtual Lounge (ages 14-18). Tues., Nov. 6, 3- 5 p.m.

Drop-in/sign-up for sessions with the VR headset. Hang out and watch your friends play games projected on to a large monitor. Signed waiver is required (signed by a parent if under 18). Snacks and music provided.  

 

Weekly Storytimes—new days and times:  Preschool Storytimes (ages 3-6) Fri. at 10:30 a.m. beginning Sept. 7. Toddler Storytimes (ages 18 months-3 years), Tues. at 10:30 a.m. beginning Sept. 11. Babytimes (ages 0-18 months), Thurs. at 10:30 am beginning Sept. 13

 

Read to a Dog – Wed. 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 www.sonomalibrary.org.