Posted on January 09, 2014
Seeking a new challenge? The Library seeks a new Director to manage a county-wide library system that includes a comprehensive program of library services. Join us in beautiful Sonoma County, California and let's build the next generation of collections and services for our extraordinary communities!
Posted on November 19, 2013
We're getting ready for our 2014 book discussion groups. Check out these titles we'll be reading next year!
- The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared by Jonas Jonasson
- The Age of Miracles by Karen Thompson Walker
- Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walter
- The Cat's Table by Michael Ondaatje
- God's Hotel: A Doctor, a Hospital, and a Pilgrimage to the Heart of Medicine by Victoria Sweet
- The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh
- Major Pettigrew's Last Stand by Helen Simonson
- The Orchardist by Amanda Coplin
- Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking by Susan Cain
- Rules of Civility by Amor Towles
- The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey
- A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith
- Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed
Posted on September 30, 2013
Signups start this Tuesday, October 1 for health insurance plans under the new health care law.
California residents, do not sign up for "Obamacare" at the national Healthcare.gov site -- use Covered California instead. Follow the link below for more details about the options for California residents and non-residents:
Posted on August 26, 2013
Are you in middle school or high school? Come to the library afternoons and weekends for cartooning workshops - copper etching - board games - haunted house building - or just to chill out at a teen lounge.
Posted on August 07, 2013
An electric power outage in Santa Rosa caused library systems to shut down for several hours today:
- The library web site
- The library catalog
- My Account
- Telecirc automated phone renewals and notifications
- Pay online
- Wine Files
All these services should now be back to normal.
Posted on August 01, 2013
Now 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
Posted on July 29, 2013
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.
Posted on July 15, 2013
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
Posted on July 08, 2013
UPDATE 7/18: Thank you to everyone who attended the kickoff meeting of
"... 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:
email@example.com by July 10, 2013
Posted on July 01, 2013
We now have more e-books for kids to read and watch online!
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.