Library News

Discover & Go!

Discover and go logoNow with Discover & Go you can use your Sonoma County Library card to get free or discounted passes to museums and more.

Current venues offering passes include the Aquarium of the Bay, the Asian Art Museum, Bay Area Discovery Museum, California Academy of Sciences, Charles M. Schulz Museum, Oakland Zoo, and Sonoma County Museum.  More are being added all the time!

Just log in with your library card number and PIN, then choose your passes.
About Discover & Go

Meet the Author!

Books

Meet the author at the library in August!  

Come and hear Patricia Driscoll, Michael Hingson, Connie Clark, or Michele Anna Jordan.  At various libraries in the county.

August author events in our calendar

 

Summer Art Lecture Series

The annual Summer Art Lecture Series returns to Petaluma Library.  Featuring speakers from the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, each lecture illuminates the art and artists presented in current and upcoming exhibitions at the De Young Museum and the Legion of Honor.  

Free and open to all - presented by the Friends of the Petaluma Library

Impressionists upcoming exhibition

New group: Amigos de la Biblioteca

UPDATE 7/18: Thank you to everyone who attended the kickoff meeting of

Los Amigos de la Biblioteca

"... good energy, good turnout, lots of ideas, and lots of work to do."  Stay tuned for news of the next steps of Los Amigos.

10 am to 12 noon on Saturday, July 13, 2013 at the Central Library in Santa Rosa

Amigos de la Biblioteca is a non-profit “Friends of the Library” group committed to fostering communication between the Sonoma County Library and the County’s Latino population, and to supporting library services to the Latino community through fundraising efforts.

Please RSVP to Becky Goodsell, Reservations Secretary:
bgoodsell@sbcglobal.net by July 10, 2013

Bilingual flyer to print out

E-books for children

We now have more e-books for kids to read and watch online! BookFLIX and Tumble-books

You can choose from BookFLIX or Tumble-books.

Our latest addition, Tumble-books are talking books that read themselves aloud.  Includes titles for preschool up to grade 5; books in French and books in Spanish; and read-alongs for older readers.

Three Summer Reading Series: Babies, Kids, Teens

Summer Reading and Teen Read 2013Summer Reading 2013 kicks off Tuesday, June 4!

Sign up at your local regional library, then come to special events over the summer.

Free books and great prizes!

Get ready for Summer Reading!

Dig into Reading!  Summer Reading Club signups start June 4.  Print and color this puzzle page, then post it on your fridge to remind you of signup day!

Possum and mice reading

 

Job & Career Kiosk!

Use the research computers in the library for free access to job hunting and career research, with no time limit.  On the main page of these computers, click Job & Career Kiosk for a quick list of top starting points.

JobScoutNew in the list: JobScout - take lessons, earn badges, and learn basic Internet skills to find a job.  Many employers these days expect online job applications or e-mailed resumes.  We recommend JobScout for your friends who need to get up to speed on the Internet in order to apply for jobs!

Ask a librarian to show you the location of the research computer at any regional library.

You can also browse our list of career resources anytime, by going to the Careers & Jobs page on our website.

A poem a day for National Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month, so our librarians decided to start a new blog just for April: sonomalibrary.org/blogs/poem
Poem of the day

Every day during April, a different poem will appear.

Happy Spring and Happy National Poetry Month!

Library and system closures March 30 - April 1

All Library branches will be closed Saturday and Sunday, March 30 and 31, in observance of César Chávez Day and Easter.

All Library websites, automated phone renewals, My Account, and other systems will be unavailable Monday, April 1 starting at 7 a.m. while we replace some network communication equipment.  The systems will be available again by 7 p.m.

communications equipment

 

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