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September 27, 2020
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Sonoma Clean Power to provide school districts free battery storage assessments Food for Thought to hold drive-thru food drive Salvation Army nearly doubles number of meals served to wildfire evacuees California Alliance for Arts Education endorses Proposition 15 Area officers and neighbors connect FAIR-RP reports public survey results on equality & justice in RP CADEM Chair Hicks on the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg CRPUSD secures money for distance learning through Ed Foundation Library as a verb Learn to write resumes and cover letters September is library card month Teachable Moments – Intersectionality Generation Housing presents The Future of Housing: The Schulz Museum Live online: Peanuts Origami Placing Measure S on ballot Sen. Dodd: Sept. 22 Virtual Town Hall on preparedness CalFresh benefits replaced for food lost in fires, hot food purchases approved Take home BBQ- promoting and protecting agriculture Attention Sonoma County residents! Teachable moments – Diversity Rohnert Park Districts 1, 3 & 4 candidate forum Candidate Forum for City of Cotati Creek week – Ways to get involved with protecting our creeks Highlighting Sebastopol Senior Center for September/October: Food for Thought to hold drive-thru food drive at Santa Rosa Plaza Six counties receive Federal help with wildfire debris removal “If you build it they will come” is not the case here in this RP cooling center Student temperatures being taken before entering school Stay in touch with FEMA

Join the challenge of the summer—By reading

August 7, 2020

As we are faced with difficult times and uncertainty in the world around us, we can find comfort in books. Sign up for Sonoma County Library’s Summer Reading Program for exploration, learning, and fun—and a welcome escape. 

Sonoma County Library challenges you to read and help us reach a county wide 2 million minute goal by August 8, that's a week from Saturday! As of July 29, Sonoma County has read 1,069,821 minutes. Sonoma County is over halfway there, so you can make a difference!

“We’re down to the wire here and every single minute counts,” said Kathy DeWeese, Youth Services Administrator at the Sonoma County Library. “Studies show that reading over the summer strengthens reading and math skills, and the program we’ve set up makes reading even more fun.” 

eBooks, audiobooks, eAudiobooks, physical books, and even books read out loud by a loved one...all reading counts. Input the minutes for any reading you've done since June 1 and join the challenge! Plus, for every eight hours you read you'll get a free book to keep, when libraries reopen.

It’s easy to enroll in summer reading and start logging your reading minutes. Enroll yourself by following the easy prompts at sonomalibrary.beanstack.org, or call 707-308-3262 and library staff will get you started.