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¡Celebra el Orgullo LGBTQ+ con la biblioteca!

Únase a celebrar el Mes de Orgullo LGBTQ+ este junio, que nos ofrece tiempo a promover la autoafirmación, dignidad, igualdad y mayor notoriedad de la comunidad LGBTQ+.

El primer Mes de Orgullo LGBTQ+ tomó lugar en la Ciudad de Nueva York el 28 de junio, 1970 y fue coordinado en parte por Brenda Howard, una activista bisexual. Este evento conmemoró el aniversario de los disturbios de Stonewall, uno de los eventos más importantes que fomentó al movimiento de liberación gay y aumentó las luchas por los derechos LGBTQ+ en los Estados Unidos.

Con el aumento de legislación en contra de personas transgénero por todo el país este año, es aún más importante que bibliotecas se esfuercen a demostrarle a la comunidad LGBTQ+ que nuestro espacio es uno donde siempre será bienvenida y celebrada, no solo durante el Mes de Orgullo LGBTQ+ sino cada día.


Eventos virtuales

Virtual Pride Club

Club virtual de Orgullo LGBTQ+ para jóvenes (de 13 a 18 años)

Cada martes a 4pm
*Este evento será en inglés con personal bilingüe disponible

Regístrese para este programa semanal con los siguientes enlaces:

  • 1 de junio (past)
  • 8 de junio (past)
  • 15 de junio (past)
  • 22 de junio Con invitados especiales de Promotores para Adolescentes (SAY) (past)
  • 29 de junio (past)

Social Justice Club

Cada jueves a 4pm
*Este evento será en inglés. El tema de junio son los derechos transgénero.

Regístrese para este programa semanal con los siguientes enlaces:

  • 3 de junio (past)
  • 10 de junio (past)
  • 17 de junio (past)
  • 24 de junio (past)

LGBTQI+

Martes, 22 de junio a 5:30pm

Cronología de la historia LGBTQI+ en el condado de Sonoma
*Este evento será en inglés

¿Nuestra historia se informará a nuestro futuro? Las personas LGBTQI+ siempre han vivido en el condado de Sonoma y han tenido un papel importante en la cultura y política queer de la región, del estado y hasta de la nación. Exploraremos cómo personas LGBTQI+ locales se crearon comunidad y fomentaron cambio cultural y político durante los años 1947 a 2000. Únase a esta charla animada sobre comunidad y otros temas importantes a la vida LGBTQI+ en el Norte de la Bahía.

Se presentarán Tina Dungan y Shad Reinstein, dos historiadores LGBTQI+ que crearon juntos la cronología de la historia LGBTQI+ en el condado de Sonoma.


El Canto

Charla sobre el documental: El Canto del Colibrí: Padres Latinos inmigrantes y sus miembros de familias LGBTQ

Jueves, 24 de junio a 6:00pm
*Esta película está en español e interpretación en español estará disponible para la charla.

¡Vea la película antes a través de Kanopy con su tarjeta de biblioteca y luego únase a la charla en Zoom!

"El Canto del Colibrí" es una historia de padres latinos que se enfrentan a problemas de inmigración, fe, matrimonio igualitario, cultura machista y el proceso de salida de sus hijos LGBTQ. Respondiendo a las solicitudes del público de "Tres Gotas de Agua" en todo el mundo, los realizadores emprenden este viaje invitando a los hombres latinos a hablar con franqueza sobre temas delicados y profundamente personales. Esta película abordará cuestiones políticas sobre las familias LGBTQ, la opresión social, la responsabilidad compartida y la aceptación de las personas LGBTQ como miembros de familias latinas.


Programas especiales celebran el Orgullo, el amor, la inclusión y la aceptación de nosotros mismos y de los demás.

  • 16 a 22 de junio - Telecuentos: Sirenas

    Llame al 707-755-2050 para escuchar esta historia favorita en español sobre Julian, quien sueña con ser una sirena.

  • 19 de junio - Hora de Cuentos Bilingüe: Sé Quien Eres

    Historias, canciones y juegos en español e inglés sobre amarte a ti mismo y a los demás. Apareciendo en el canal de YouTube de SonomaLibrary.


Kits de arte de verano para llevar y hacer

¡Disponible en las 14 sucursales de la biblioteca! Los kits están disponibles por orden de llegada. Mientras duren las reservas. ¡Llame a la biblioteca para solicitar el servicio desde la acera y un kit de Take & Make! Para mayores de 5 años, con supervisión de un adulto.

Entre otros kits, estos kits serán de tema arcoíris:

  • 7 de junio: Diarios de Vacaciones de Verano con Lápiz Arcoíris
  • 21 de junio: Bandera de corazón de arcoíris

Scavenger Hunt

Búsqueda de Tesoro de Lectura de Verano


Gabby Rivera

Juliet respira profundo

El Orgullo LGBTQI+ no para cuando acaba el junio. ¡Únase a la charla de la autora Gabby Rivera quién escribió Juliet respira profundo el 10 de julio a las 2:00pm!


Libros, colecciones y recursos

Listas de lectura recomendada por el personal de la biblioteca:

Lista de Lectura para los Adultos

Cantoras

Cantoras

por Carolina De Robertis
(ella/elle/ellx)
SP DE ROBERTIS

Voy a hablar de Sarah

Voy a hablar de Sarah

por Pauline Delabroy-Allard
(ella)
SP DELABROY-ALLARD

No hables

No hables

por Uzodinma Iweala
(él)
SP IWEALA

Su cuerpo y otras fiestas

Su cuerpo y otras fiestas

por Carmen Maria Machado
(ella)
SP MACHADO

Rojo, blanco y sangre azul

Rojo, blanco y sangre azul

por Casey McQuiston
(cualquier pronombre)
LIBRO ELECTRÓNICO

Las biuty queens

Las biuty queens

por Iván Monalisa Ojeda
(él/ella)
SP OJEDA

No pasar

No pasar

por Dora Pavel
(ella)
SP PAVEL

El beso de la mujer araña

El beso de la mujer araña

por Manuel Puig
(él)
SP PUIG

Código de honor

Código de honor

por Radclyffe
(ella)
SP RADCLYFFE

En la Tierra somos fugazmente grandiosos

En la Tierra somos fugazmente grandiosos

por Ocean Vuong
(él)
SP VUONG

La cultura de la homofobia y cómo acabar

La cultura de la homofobia y cómo acabar

por Ramón Martínez
(él)
SP 306.766 MARTINEZ

Muchachas ordinarias

Muchachas ordinarias

por Jaquira Díaz
(ella)
SP 818 DIAZ


Lista de Lectura para los Jóvenes

Con amor, Simon

Con amor, Simon

por Becky Albertalli
(ella)
SP Y ALBERTALLI

Aristóteles y Dante descubren los secretos del universo

Aristóteles y Dante descubren los secretos del universo

por Benjamin Alire Sáenz
(él)
SP Y SAENZ

La lógica inexplicable de mi vida

La lógica inexplicable de mi vida

por Benjamin Alire Sáenz
(él)
SP Y SAENZ

Al final mueren los dos

Al final mueren los dos

por Adam Silvera
(él)
SP Y SILVERA

Juliet respira profundo

Juliet respira profundo

por Gabby Rivera
(ella)
SP Y RIVERA

Leah a destiempo

Leah a destiempo

por Becky Albertalli
(ella)
SP Y ALBERTALLI

Will Grayson, Will Grayson

Will Grayson, Will Grayson

por John Green y David Levithan
(él)
SP Y GREEN

Este libro es gay

Este libro es gay

por Juno Dawson
(ella)
YA SP 306.766 DAWSON

Desayuno en Júpiter

Desayuno en Júpiter

por Andrea Tomé
(ella)
SP Y TOME

Te daría el mundo

Te daría el mundo

por Jandy Nelson
(ella)
SP Y NELSON

Cada día

Cada día

por David Levithan
(él)
SP Y LEVITHAN

Moriré besando a Simon Snow

Moriré besando a Simon Snow

por Rainbow Rowell
(ella)
SP Y ROWELL


Lista de Lectura para los Niños

Haga clic aquí para bajar la lista como un archivo PDF.

Sirenas

Sirenas

por Jessica Love
(ella)
J SP E LOVE

Mi princesito

Mi princesito

por Cheryl Kilodavis
(ella)
J SP E KILODAVIS

Cuando amamos cantamos

Cuando amamos cantamos = When we love someone we sing to them

por Ernesto Javier Martínez
(él)
J SP E MARTINEZ

Ahora me llamo Luisa

Ahora me llamo Luisa

por Jessica Walton
(ella)
J SP E WALTON

¡Vivan las uñas de colores!

¡Vivan las uñas de colores!

por Alicia Acosta
(ella)
y Luis Amavisca
(él)
J SP E ACOSTA

Antonio’s Card / Tarjeta de Antonio

Antonio’s Card / Tarjeta de Antonio

por Rigoberto González
(él)
J SP E GONZALEZ

George simplemente sé tú mismo

George simplemente sé tú mismo

por Alex Gino
(elle)
LIBRO ELECTRÓNICO

Tres con Tango

Tres con Tango

por Justin Richardson
(él)
J SP E RICHARDSON

A de Activista

A de Activista

por Martha González
(ella)
J SP TOD

One of a kind like me = Único como yo

One of a kind like me = Único como yo

por Laurin Mayeno
(ella)
J SP E MAYENO

Federico y sus familias

Federico y sus familias

por Mili Hernández
(ella)
J SP TOD

¡Mi familia es de otro mundo!

¡Mi familia es de otro mundo!

por Cecilia Blanco
(ella)
J SP E BLANCO


Colaboradores de la Comunidad

¡Visite los sitios web de nuestros colaboradores de la comunidad para más eventos y recursos para junio en adelante!

 

Celebrate Pride with the Library!

Join us in celebrating Pride Month this June, which serves as a time to promote the self-affirmation, dignity, equality, and increased visibility of the LGBTQ+ community.

The first Pride Month was held in New York City on June 28th, 1970 and was coordinated in part by Brenda Howard, a bisexual activist. This event celebrated the anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, one of the most important events that lead to the gay liberation movement and increased fights for LGBTQ+ rights in the United States. Other important events that led up to this moment included the Cooper Do-nuts Riot of 1959, the Compton’s Cafeteria Riot of 1966, and many other oft-forgotten attempts by the LGBTQ+ community to fight for their basic human rights.

With the increase of anti-trans legislation across the country this year, it is more important than ever that libraries make the effort to show the LGBTQ+ community that our space is one where they will always be welcomed and celebrated, not just during Pride Month but every day.


Virtual Events

Virtual Pride Club

Virtual Pride Club for Teens (ages 13-18)

Every Tuesday at 4pm

To register for this weekly program, follow the links below:

  • June 1st (past)
  • June 8th (past)
  • June 15th (past)
  • June 22nd with special guests from SAY-Social Advocates for Youth (past)
  • June 29th (past)

Social Justice Club

Social Justice Club for Teens (ages 13-18)

Every Thursday at 4pm

The theme for June is Transgender Rights. To register for this weekly club, follow the links below:

  • June 3rd
  • June 10th
  • June 17th
  • June 24th

LGBTQI+

Tuesday, June 22 at 5:30pm

Sonoma County LGBTQI+ History Timeline

How can our history inform our future? LGBTQI+ people have always lived in Sonoma County and have had a significant role in queer culture and politics regionally, statewide and even nationally. Explore the community building, cultural and social change forged by local LGBTQI+ people during the years 1947 – 2000, and join us for a lively discussion about community and other topics important to North Bay LGBTQI+ life.

Presented by Tina Dungan and Shad Reinstein, LGBTQI+ Historians who together created the Sonoma County LGBTQI+ Timeline.


El Canto

Film Discussion: El Canto del Colibri: Latino Immigrant Men and Their LGBTQ Family Members

Thursday, June 24 at 6:00pm -

View the film ahead on Kanopy with your library card and then join the discussion via Zoom! Spanish interpretation will be available.

"El Canto del Colibri," is a story of Latino fathers dealing with issues of immigration, faith, marriage equality, machismo, culture, and the process of their LGBTQ children coming out. Responding to requests from "Tres Gotas de Agua" audiences around the world, the filmmakers are taking this journey by inviting Latino men to speak frankly about delicate and deeply personal topics. This film will address political issues about LGBTQ families, social oppression, shared responsibility and acceptance of LGBTQ people as members of Latino families.


Special storytimes celebrate Pride, love, inclusion, and acceptance of ourselves and of others.

  • June 16 through June 22 - Dial-a-Story/Telecuento: Sirenas
    Call 707-755-2050 to hear this favorite Spanish story about Julian, who dreams of being a mermaid.
  • June 19th - Bilingual Storytime: Be Who You Are
    Stories, songs, and games in Spanish and English about loving yourself and others. Appearing on the SonomaLibrary YouTube channel.

Summer Take & Make Craft Kits

Available at all 14 library branch locations! Kits are available on a first come, first served basis. While supplies last. For ages 5 & up w/ adult supervision. Call the library to request Curbside Service and a Take & Make Kit!

Look for these special rainbow themed crafts:

  • June 7: Summer Journals & Rainbow Pencils
  • June 21: Rainbow Heart Sign

Scavenger Hunt

Summer Reading Scavenger Hunt


Gabby Rivera

Juliet Takes a Breath!

Pride doesn’t stop when June ends! Join us July 10 at 2:00pm for an author event with Gabby Rivera, author of Juliet Takes a Breath!


Books, Collections, and Resources

Staff created book recommendation lists:

Adult Book List

Click here to download the list as a PDF

With Teeth

With Teeth

by Kristen Arnett
(she/her)
ARNETT

Fiebre Tropical

Fiebre Tropical

by Juliana Delgado Lopera
(she/her)
DELGADO LOPERA

Patsy

Patsy

by Nicole Dennis-Benn
(she/her)
DENNIS-BENN

The Death of Vivek Oji

The Death of Vivek Oji

by Akwaeke Emezi
(they/them)
EMEZI

The Mercies

The Mercies

by Kiran Millwood Hargrave
(she/her)
HARGRAVE

One Last Stop

One Last Stop

by Casey McQuiston
(any pronouns)
MCQUISTON

Honey Girl

Honey Girl

by Morgan Rogers
(she/her)
ROGERS

On Earth We Are Briefly Gorgeous

On Earth We Are Briefly Gorgeous

by Ocean Vuong
(he/him)
VUONG

Memorial

Memorial

by Bryan Washington
(he/him)
WASHINGTON

Sorrowland

Sorrowland

by Rivers Solomon
(they/them)
SF SOLOMON

Ace

Ace

by Angela Chen
(she/her)
306.76 CHEN

In the Dream House

In the Dream House
A Memoir

by Carmen Maria Machado
(she/her)
B MACHADO


Teen Book List

Click here to download the list as a PDF

Clap When You Land

Clap When You Land

by Elizabeth Acevedo
(she/her)
Y ACEVEDO

The Black Flamingo

The Black Flamingo

by Dean Atta
(he/him)
Y ATTA

Felix Ever After

Felix Ever After

by Kacen Callender
(they/them)
Y CALLENDER

The Sound of Stars

The Sound of Stars

by Alechia Dow
(she/her)
Y DOW

Pet

Pet

by Akwaeke Emezi
(they/them)
Y EMEZI

You Should See Me in a Crown

You Should See Me in a Crown

by Leah Johnson
(she/her)
Y JOHNSON

Elatsoe

Elatsoe

by Darcie Little Badger
(she/her)
Y LITTLE BADGER

Dark and Deepest Red

Dark and Deepest Red

by Anna-Marie McLemore
(they/them)
Y MCLEMORE

Cemetery Boys

Cemetery Boys

by Aiden Thomas
(he/him/they/them)
Y THOMAS

The Summer of Everything

The Summer of Everything

by Julian Winters
(he/him)
Y WINTERS

Mooncakes

Mooncakes

by Suzanne Walker (she/her) & Wendy Xu (she/her)
YG WALKER

All Boys Aren't Blue

All Boys Aren't Blue

by George M. Johnson
(they/them)
Y 306.7662JOHNSON


Children's Book List

Picture Books

Click here to download the list as a PDF

Uncle Bobby's Wedding

Uncle Bobby's Wedding

by Sarah S Brannen
(she/her)
E BRANNEN

Annie's Plaid Shirt

Annie's Plaid Shirt

by Stacey B. Davids
(she/her)
E DAVIDS

Jacob's School Play

Jacob's School Play

by Ian & Sarah Hoffman
(he/him & she/her)
E HOFFMAN

Papa, Daddy, & Riley

Papa, Daddy, & Riley

by Seamus Kirst
(he/him)
E KIRST

The Hips on the Drag Queen Go Swish, Swish, Swish

The Hips on the Drag Queen Go Swish, Swish, Swish

by Lil Miss Hot Mess
(she/her)
E LIL MISS HOT MESS

C is for Country

C is for Country

by Lil Nas X
(he/him/they/them)
E LIL NAS X

Julián at the Wedding

Julián at the Wedding

by Jessica Love
(she/her)
E LOVE

When Aidan Became a Brother

When Aidan Became a Brother

by Kyle Lukoff
(he/him)
E LUKOFF

Plenty of Hugs

Plenty of Hugs

by Fran Manushkin
(she/her)
E MANUSHKIN

My Rainbow

My Rainbow

by Deshanna Neal
(she/her)
E NEAL

This Day in June

This Day in June

by Gayle E. Pitman
(she/her)
E PITMAN

Sam is My Sister

Sam is My Sister

by Ashley Rhodes-Courter
(she/her)
E RHODES-COURTER

School Age Books

Click here to download the list as a PDF

King and the Dragon Flies

King and the Dragon Flies

by Kacen Callender
(they/them)
J CALLENDER

Genius Jolene

Genius Jolene

by Sara Cassidy
(she/her)
HOOPLA E BOOK

Sal & Gabi Fix the Universe

Sal & Gabi Fix the Universe

by Carlos Hernandez
(he/him)
J HERNANDEZ

Goldie Vance

Goldie Vance

by Lilliam Rivera
(she/her)
J M RIVERA

The Derby Daredevils

The Derby Daredevils

by Kit Rosewater
(she/her)
J ROSEWATER

Ana on the Edge

Ana on the Edge

by A.J. Sass
(he/they)
J SASS

Beetle & the Hollowbones

Beetle & the Hollowbones

by Aliza Layne
(she/her)
JG LAYNE

Snapdragon

Snapdragon

by Kat Leyh
(she/her)
JG LEYH

The Witch Boy

The Witch Boy

by Molly Ostertag
(she/her)
JG OSTERTAG

The Deep & Dark Blue

The Deep & Dark Blue

by Niki Smith
(she/her)
JG SMITH

A Queer History of the United States

A Queer History of the United States

by Michael Bronski
(he/him)
J 306.76 CHEVAT

What Was Stonewall?

What Was Stonewall?

by Nico Medina
(he/him)
J 306.76 MEDINA


Community Partners

Visit the websites of our fantastic community partners for more events and resources for June and beyond!

 

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Virtual Open Mic

Calling all musicians, storytellers, poets and more!

Sonoma County Library is hosting its second annual
Virtual OPEN Mic!

Film your performance and submit it for a chance to win! The community will vote for their favorites in two categories (Adult and Youth) and the top three vote-getters from each category will win gift cards of $100, $75, and $50 in value.

This is an all-ages community-submitted open-mic program. Submit a short video (under 5 minutes long) of you performing a song, piece of poetry, or spoken word piece.

Submissions accepted June 6th – July 31st 2022.

Submit Your Video Here!

This year, the Adult Open Mic will premiere on Friday, August 19th on the Sonoma County Library Facebook and YouTube channels. The Youth Open Mic will as well, premiering on Saturday, August 20th.

Awards & Prizes

The community will vote for their favorites in two categories (Adult and Youth) and the top three vote-getters from each category will win gift cards of $100, $75, and $50 in value.

Rules & Terms

  • Each performer must be a resident of Sonoma County.
  • Submissions may be on any topic, but must be family-friendly (G or PG rated) in language and subject matter, or they will be disqualified.
  • G – General Audiences
  • All ages admitted. Nothing that would offend parents for viewing by children
  • PG – Parental Guidance Suggested
  • Some material may not be suitable for children. Parents urged to give "parental guidance". May contain some material parents might not like for their young children.
  • No need to include graphics, title pages, or credits-- we will do the editing!
  • Submissions may be no more than 5 minutes in length including credits.
  • Performances must be your own, and submissions must abide by all applicable copyright laws.
  • Submissions are not guaranteed inclusion in the final production.
  • Adult submissions are for those aged 19+. Youth submissions are for those under age 18.

Notice: If your performance has been chosen for inclusion in the adult or youth festival, expect to receive a notification from FilmFreeway requesting permission to download your video.

Legal Disclaimers:

By entering your performance into the Sonoma County Library Virtual Open Mic, the applicant agrees to all rules and regulations as defined in the official rules.

The applicant also grants a non-exclusive license, throughout the world and in perpetuity, to the Library to:

  • Show their performance to a non-paying public at a future Sonoma County Library Virtual Open Mic, other partner programs and promotional events.
  • Display the performance, in part or in its entirety, on the Sonoma County Library website, video streaming websites, and/or Sonoma County Library website and Facebook page.

Submissions accepted June 6th – July 31st 2022.

Submit Your Video Here!


 

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Celebrating Asian Americans in Sonoma County

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month. To celebrate the AAPI community during the month of May and beyond, we’ve put together free virtual programming and activities; as well as a resource guide that recognizes AAPI achievements and contributions and addresses anti-Asian hate. We hope that the following programming and resources will celebrate the contributions of Asian Americans, provide historical context, and offer an avenue for reporting crimes and opening discussions about racism.

A Celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage

Patrons can visit the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco with free passes through Discover & Go. 10 passes per month, free admission for 2 adults and all children under 12.

This month’s Documentary Film Discussion event on May 27 will focus on the film "Aoki, an Asian American Black Panther" (event is full).

Library Materials

Resource Guide

A report on the history of discrimination against Chinese Americans in Sonoma County.

An article discusses the origins of the term “Asian American” and how it came about from the struggles of the Black Power Movement, anti-war movement, and American Indian Movements.

Within Asian American Studies and Gender Studies, there has been discussion around the hyper-sexualization of Asian women as an example of racialized gender.

California community resources collected by the Asian Pacific Islander Legislative Caucus.

If you encounter a hate incident you can report it here.

A collection of anti-Asian violence resources.

A free online picture book about anti-Asian racism and COVID-19. It was written with Asian American children in mind, but can be read by children and parents of any background.

Information from the Asian Mental Health Collective.

An Asian American K-12 resource: Confronting Xenophobia and Supporting Asian and Asian/Pacific American Communities during COVID-19.

You may also choose to use the hashtag #StopAsianHate when sharing resources on your personal social media.

The Sonoma County Library opposes the recent acts of violence against people of Asian descent and the ongoing discrimination and hate crimes that are a result of a legacy of systemic racism. The library is on record opposing bigotry and intolerance, and supporting equity diversity and inclusion. See our statement on racism and social equity here.

 

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Celebrating Día / Celebrando Día

El día de los niños/El día de los libros (Children's Day/Book Day), commonly known as Día, is a celebration every day of children, families, and reading that culminates yearly on April 30. The celebration emphasizes the importance of literacy for children of all linguistic and cultural backgrounds.

The common goals of Día are to:

  • Celebrate children and connect them to the world of learning through books, stories, and libraries.
  • Nurture cognitive and literacy development in ways that honor and embrace a child’s home language and culture.
  • Introduce families to community resources that provide opportunities for learning through multiple literacies.
  • Recognize and respect culture, heritage and language as powerful tools for strengthening families and communities.

Sonoma County Library celebrates Día this year with two fun activities:

Mi Libro/My Book. This fun literacy project invites caregivers and children to use drawings, collage and/or photos to create a book that is all about the child’s interests. Pick up the Día craft activity kit at your local branch starting Monday, April 12.

Celebrate Día Virtual Event. Join your bilingual librarians on Friday, April 30th at 10:30 AM for a virtual story time with books, songs, and a show and tell, where participating children can share their Mi Libro/My Book creations!

These activities are made possible by a grant from the Early Learning with Families (ELF) project, an initiative of the California State Library. The ELF project is supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian.


Celebrando el Día:

El día de los niños / El día de los libros, comúnmente conocido como Día, es una celebración diaria de niños, familias y lectura que culmina anualmente el 30 de abril. La celebración enfatiza la importancia de la alfabetización para los niños de todos los orígenes lingüísticos y culturales.

Los objetivos comunes de Día son:

The common goals of Día are to:

  • Celebrar a los niños y conéctelos con el mundo del aprendizaje a través de libros, cuentos y bibliotecas.
  • Fomentar el desarrollo cognitivo y de la alfabetización de manera que se respete y adopte el idioma y la cultura del hogar del niño.
  • Presentar a las familias los recursos comunitarios que brindan oportunidades de aprendizaje a través de múltiples alfabetizaciones.
  • Reconocer y respetar la cultura, el patrimonio y el idioma como instrumentos poderosos para fortalecer a las familias y las comunidades.

La Biblioteca del Condado de Sonoma está celebrando Día este año con dos actividades divertidos:

Mi Libro/My Book. Este proyecto de alfabetización invita a los niños y sus cuidadores a utilizar dibujos, collage y/o fotografías para crear un libro que trata sobre los intereses del niño. Recoja el paquete de actividades Día en su sucursal local a partir del lunes 12 de abril.

Celebre el evento virtual Día. ¡Únase a sus bibliotecarias bilingües el viernes, 30 de abril a las 10:30 AM para una hora de cuentos con libros, canciones, donde los niños participantes podrán compartir sus creaciones de Mi Libro / My Book!

Estas actividades son posibles gracias a una subvención del proyecto Early Learning with Families (ELF), una iniciativa del California State Library. El proyecto ELF es apoyado total o parcialmente por el U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services bajo las disposiciones del Library Services and Technology Act, administrada en California por el Bibliotecario Estatal.

 

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More Student Learning Support - Más recursos para apoyar a estudiantes

Your Sonoma County Library card now gives you access to more California State Library databases to support K-12 learning. Dive into this new suite of resources:

  • The ProQuest Suite, including CultureGrams. CultureGrams provides country and state reports that deliver a perspective on daily life and culture. Explore the background, customs, and lifestyles of the world's people! Also new in the ProQuest Suite are ProQuest Research Companion, eLibrary, SIRS Discoverer, and SIRS Issues Researcher.

  • Book Connections: An easy-to-use website that adds a multimedia dimension to the reading experiences of children's and young adult books. Book Connections is the public library version of TeachingBooks.net.

These new resources are an expansion of the previous state funded package that includes Britannica School, TeachingBooks.net, Escolar, and New York Times access.

All resources can be found on the A-Z list of eResources page.

Student OneCards and Educator Cards are also now able to access hoopla thanks to a generous donation from the Sonoma County Public Library Foundation. Hoopla is a one stop shop for your streaming digital media needs.


Su tarjeta de la Biblioteca del Condado de Sonoma ahora le da acceso a más bases de datos de la Biblioteca del Estado de California para apoyar el aprendizaje K-12. Revise estos nuevos recursos:

  • ProQuest Suite, incluidos CultureGrams. CultureGrams proporciona información nacional y estatal que ofrece una perspectiva de la vida y cultura diaria de la gente del mundo. Explore los antecedentes, costumbres y estilos de vida. También nuevo en ProQuest Research Companion, eLibrary, SIRS Discoverer y SIRS Issues Researcher.

  • Book Connections: un sitio web fácil de usar que agrega una dimensión multimedia a las experiencias de lectura de libros para niños y jóvenes. Book Connections es la versión de biblioteca pública de TeachingBooks.net.

Estos nuevos recursos son una expansión del paquete financiado anteriormente por el estado que incluye acceso a Britannica School, TeachingBooks.net, Escolar y New York Times.

Todos los recursos se pueden encontrar en la lista A-Z de la página de recursos electrónicos.

Student OneCards y las tarjetas para educadores ahora también pueden acceder hoopla gracias a una generosa donación de la Fundación de la Biblioteca Pública del Condado de Sonoma. Hoopla es una ventanilla única para sus necesidades de materiales digitales.

 

LumaCon 2021! - ¡LumaCon 2021!

LumaCon 2021 is all virtual this year, but that doesn’t mean you’ll miss out on any of the fun we have in person. Take some time to explore our website www.lumacon.net for all the fun.

What we have planned:

Contests:

Crafts:

Our wonderful children’s librarians are providing you the materials to make all of the fun crafts from previous years, including masks, capes, magnets, and shields. Come by the Petaluma Regional Library to pick up a superhero crafting kit to have fun crafting at home! Check out our awesome, instructional videos at LumaCon!2021 Crafts.

Starting January 19, come by the Petaluma Regional Library to pick up a sword making kit to have fun crafting and LARPing at home! Watch Christopher Melville’s wonderful instructional video at LumaCon!2021 Crafts.

We’ve also partnered with Rima Makaryan from the Monarch Project on another take home craft to paint beautiful butterflies. The butterfly craft bags are available at the Petaluma Regional Library between January 19 and January 29. Watch the Rima Makaryan's instructional video at LumaCon!2021 Crafts Return your artistic butterfly by February 6 to the library to be included in a public art display.

All crafting supplies are limited, first come, first served during curbside hours.

Showcase your art on Facebook or Instagram with #lumacon2021 and/or tag us @LumaCon2021 on Facebook and peta_lumacon on Instagram.

Panels:

Gaming:

Drawing:

Petaluma’s Towel Man will be spinning a wheel of prompts every hour on the hour of drawing prompts. Submit your artwork or lego creation to go with the prompt by tagging our Instagram (@peta_lumacon) in your own Instagram post for a ticket in our prize raffle.

Thank you to our Friends of the Library as well as many other local businesses who have supported ourLumaCon 2021!

 

LumaCon 2021 es virtual este año, pero eso no significa que te perderás nada de la diversión que tendríamos en persona. Visita nuestro sitio web lumacon.net para explorar toda la diversión.

¿Qué hemos planeado?

Concursos:

Arte:

Nuestras maravillosas bibliotecarias para niños te están proporcionando los materiales para hacer todas las divertidas manualidades de años anteriores, incluidas máscaras, capas, imanes y escudos.

¡Ven a la Biblioteca Regional de Petaluma para recoger un kit de superhéroes para divertirte haciendo manualidades en casa! Mira nuestros increíbles videos instructivo en LumaCon!2021 Crafts.

También nos hemos asociado con Rima Makaryan del Proyecto Monarca en una manualidad para pintar hermosas mariposas. Las bolsas de manualidades de mariposas están disponibles en la Biblioteca Regional de Petaluma entre el 19 y el 29 de enero. Ve el video instructivo de Rima Makaryan en LumaCon!2021 Crafts Entrega tu mariposa artística en la biblioteca antes del 6 de febrero para que esté incluido en una exhibición de arte público.

Todos los materiales de arte son limitado, por orden de llegada, durante las horas del servicio desde la acera.

Muestra tu arte en Facebook o Instagram con #lumacon2021 y etiquetanos @LumaCon2021 en Facebook y peta_lumacon en Instagram.

Paneles:

Ve mensajes especiales durante todo el día de Endor Base y Rebel Alliance.

Juegos:

Arte:

Towel Man de Petaluma hará girar una rueda de indicaciones de dibujo cada hora en punto. Envíe su obra de arte o creación de lego para acompañar el mensaje etiquetando nuestro Instagram (@peta_lumacon) en su propia publicación de Instagram para obtener un boleto para la rifa de premios.

Gracias a los Amigos de la Biblioteca de Petaluma y a los muchos negocios locales que han apoyado nuestro evento con premios.

 

Our Digital Magazines are Moving to OverDrive!

Starting February 19th, our digital magazines, currently available in the RBDigital app, will be available on OverDrive/Libby. We have access to over 3,000 magazines from around the world in many languages. This collection includes popular titles such as Us Weekly, The New Yorker, New Scientist, Newsweek, Cook’s Illustrated and many more! Magazines will not count towards your checkout limits in OverDrive/Libby. Explore and check out as many as you want!

New to Libby? Get started here: https://help.overdrive.com/en-us/1307.html

 

SLAM 2020

SLAM 2020: A Virtual Poetry Slam presented by the Sonoma County Library

Featuring Youth Poet Laureate Zoya Ahmed

2020 has been a wild ride…and what better way to close it out than with the talented young adults of Sonoma County? Community members are invited to SLAM 2020: A Virtual Poetry Slam on Saturday, December 12, from 3 to 5 p.m. This virtual event is open to performers between the ages of 13 to 19; teens will also serve as emcees and judges. All ages are welcome to attend to cheer on Sonoma County’s talented teens.

Sonoma County Youth Poet Laureate Zoya Ahmed is the slam’s featured poet. Ahmed was not only a 2019 California Poetry Out Loud finalist, she won the 2019 California’s Poetry Ourselves competition with her original poem “A Concerto of Spice.” With her passion for social justice, she also directed and performed in the 2020 Martin Luther King Jr. Assembly at Maria Carrillo High School. Ahmed said that she attempts to embrace her rich South Asian ancestorhood, and confront the minutiae of privilege and power, microaggressions and the facade of the American Dream. She hopes that her poems give a voice to all those who are silenced.

A poetry slam is a competition in which individuals perform their own poetry before an audience. The poems and the artists' performances are scored by volunteer judges. A typical poetry slam might include many styles of poetry; love poems, critical social commentary, hilarious comic poems and moving personal confessions. For this virtual slam, poets will submit two pre-recorded videos of their poems, which will be played at the live event and scored by teen judges. Prizes will be awarded to the three top-scoring poets.

The library Poetry Slam offers teens a platform to speak their truth and share their creativity with the larger community. Organizers encourage teens to be inspired to engage in, perform and experience the world of poetry—particularly spoken word poetry.


SLAM 2020: Un concurso virtual de poesía organizado por la Biblioteca del Condado de Sonoma

con una interpretación especial de la joven poeta premiada, Zoya Ahmed

Este año 2020 ha sido un viaje difícil. ¿Y qué mejor manera de cerrarlo que con los talentosos jóvenes del condado de Sonoma? Se les invita a los miembros de la comunidad al SLAM 2020: Un concurso virtual de poesía de las 3 a 5 de la tarde el sábado 12 de diciembre. Este evento virtual está abierto a artistas de 13 a 19 años de edad. Los adolescentes también servirán como maestros de ceremonia y jueces. Todas las edades están bienvenidas a animar a los jóvenes talentosos del condado de Sonoma.

Zoya Ahmed, la joven poeta premiada del condado de Sonoma es la poeta invitada al concurso. Ahmed fue finalista del concurso de California Poetry Out Loud del 2019 y también ganó la competición Poetry Ourselves de California del 2019 con su poema original “A Concerto of Spice” (Un concierto de especias). Su pasión por la justicia social la llevó a dirigir y actuar en la Asamblea de Martin Luther King Jr. del 2020 en la escuela secundaria de Maria Carrillo High School. Ahmed dijo que intentara meterse en la rica herencia de sus antepasados surasiáticos y afrontar los beneficios del privilegio y poder, las microagresiones y la fachada del sueño americano. Ella espera que sus poemas les den voz a todos los silenciados.

Un “slam” de poesía es una competición en la cual individuos interpretan su propia poesía ante una audiencia. Los poemas y las interpretaciones por los artistas son calificados por jueces voluntarios. Un “slam” de poesia típico tal vez incluirá a múltiples estilos de poesía, como poemas de amor, comentarios que critican lo social, poemas cómicos graciosos y confesiones personales conmovedores. Para este “slam” virtual, poetas entregarán dos videos pregrabados de sus poemas, que estarán sintonizados en el evento en vivo y calificados por jueces jóvenes. Los premios serán otorgados a los tres poetas con las calificaciones más altas.

La biblioteca Poetry Slam ofrece a los adolescentes una plataforma para decir su verdad y compartir su creatividad con la comunidad en general. Los organizadores animan a los adolescentes a inspirarse para participar, actuar y experimentar el mundo de la poesía, especialmente la poesía hablada.

 

Library Videos & Virtual Events

YouTube

Sonoma County Library staff works hard to engage with our community with programs that supports literacy,
civic engagement, skill development, and community-building. Since the pandemic has limited public access to our buildings, our creative staff has found many new ways to provide services through Virtual Programming.


Video Programming from the Library

Are you curious about science, or looking for artistic inspiration or cooking tips? How about new story times for the kids?
We have hundreds of staff-recorded YouTube videos to amuse, entertain, inspire and educate. Our videos are relevant
and frequently focus on current seasons, news, trends, and commemorative observances, such as heritage months.
Our collection is always expanding, so bookmark this page or subscribe to our YouTube channel.



Events with the Library

Check the library's events calendar for dates and times, and to register to attend.



Virtual Readers’ Advisory

Do you miss browsing books in the library to find new reading materials? Are you wishing for one-on-one book
recommendations tailored just for your reading interests? Check out these virtual avenues to connect with library
staff to learn about something new, read something you’ve never read before and maybe even get a surprise!



Podcasts are the future!

New Podcasts to come!


 

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