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Friday, November 13, 2020

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Visit the Pop-In Library at the Northgate Mall-- now open for browsing!

What's New?

New hours: 12 PM – 4 PM Thu-Sat

Yes that's right... you can set foot inside a library again! Pop-in during our limited hours to browse our fresh collection of popular books and media. Time limited to 15 minutes. Masks required at all times.

 
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All San Rafael Public Library Branches will be closed: Downtown, Pickleweed and Northgate. This closure is due to holiday and furlough.

Note that the book drops will also be locked while we are closed. Please wait until Nov 29 to return books.
1016 C St, San Rafael
(415) 453-1443

Join our wonderful Friends at the Friends Book Store for the Fall Sale. Splendid books for the whole family! 
 
FRIENDS OF THE SRPL

Media literacy tools help us fact check news we get from friends and family, and from outside sources. We are sharing a series of media literacy tools, tips and reminders to help make sure you can trust the information you receive.

Get Smart About News is a free newsletter that explores timely examples of misinformation, addresses media and press freedom topics and discusses social media trends and issues.

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Pint-Size Storytime

This week Lea shares a delicious storytime with you: Chocolate y Merengue. 
Made with love by your favorite children's librarians 🍁🌈🧡 

Staff Picks: Bonnie's Shelf

Events, Services & More

We're now offering 45 minute express computing appointments in the Pickleweed Library computer lab. Printing is available. Call the Pickleweed Library at 415-485-3483, or the Downtown Library at 415-485-3323 to schedule your appointment!

Express Computing Appointments


Tues: 2:00pm-2:45pm; 3:00pm-3:45pm
Weds: 4:00pm-4:45pm; 5:00pm-5:45pm
Thurs: 4:00pm-4:45pm; 5:00pm-5:45pm
Fri: 2:00pm-2:45pm; 3:00pm-3:45pm
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Join PBS Books for an upcoming virtual event on Tuesday, November 17 at 5pm with renowned author Harold Holzer discussing his latest book--The Presidents vs. the Press: The Endless Battle between the White House and the Media--from the Founding Fathers to Fake News.
JOIN LIVE HERE

Join Peller for the remaining class of this three class series occurring Dec 14 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm.

Dive into your creativity without all the routines, stress, and obligations that keep us distracted from our dreams. It’s an adventurous mix of writing and some art. This class requires no experience.

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Join our Virtual Book Club with Librarian, Marilyn Boatright via Zoom.

December 3 – The Caliph's House by Tahir Shah

Please note new date:
January 21 at 2pm– title TBD

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Do you have a green thumb or are you trying to grow one? UC Marin Master Gardeners have a whole slate of interesting programs coming up in November, from fire-smart landscaping to growing persimmons!
MMG PROGRAMMING

The Center for Racial Justice in Education


The Center for Racial Justice in Education’s mission is to train and empower educators to dismantle patterns of racism and injustice in our schools and communities. At the Center for Racial Justice in Education, we envision a world where all young people learn and thrive in racially equitable, liberating, and empowering educational spaces.
 
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MORE ANTI-RACISM RESOURCES

Beginner & Intermediate Classes via Zoom

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EMAIL TO REGISTER
  1. Place a hold on items online or by phone
  2. When you receive an email notification that your items are ready:
    • DOWNTOWN: Call to schedule an appointment
    • PICKLEWEED: Call or visit-- no appointment required
  • Face coverings are required for service
  • We do not know when we will open for walk-in service.
  • Northgate Library is not open for curbside service.

 

Curbside Hours


Downtown Library
Sun: Closed
Mon, Tues, & Weds: 10:00am to 4:00pm
Thurs: 12:00 to 6:00pm
Fri & Sat: 10:00am to 4:00pm

Pickleweed Library
Sat, Sun, & Mon: Closed
Tues: 10:00am to 4:00pm
Weds & Thurs: 12:00 to 6:00pm
Fri: 10:00am to 4:00pm
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Maximize Your Card

Featured Resource: NYT Online

Redeem a code to access the New York Times online for free. Code is good for 24 hours, but you can get a new code every day!
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ALL ONLINE RESOURCES
Request books that are not availble in our MARINet Catalog. The item is free and shipped directly to you using Amazon. 
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Free Streaming Media with Your Library Card

Enjoy access to popular movies, shows, eBooks and eAudio with Hoopla, and find thoughtful shows and movies for kids and adults on Kanopy. No wait lists or holds!

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