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Friday, October 9, 2020

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Celebrate Dia de los Muertos all month long in San Rafael!

What's New?

We are excited to once again participate in the annual Día de los Muertos celebration in San Rafael! On Día de los Muertos we honor loved ones who have passed away. Learn about all the ways you can take part in this month-long virtual celebration, and enjoy Alejandra's bilingual Día de los Muertos storytime!
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Alejandra shares a bilingual Día de los Muertos storytime.

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

VERIFY before you share: (Spot a Fake)

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Celebrate the contributions of Hispanic and Latinx people throughout the month and all year long! 

Join the Consortium of Latin American Studies Programs (CLASP) and the Hispanic Division of the Library of Congress for a virtual, pre-recorded ceremony honoring the winners of the 2020 Américas Award. The Américas Award celebrates Latin American, Hispanic-American, and LatinX creators and their work in youth and children’s literature.
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Author Spotlight: Meg Medina

Pint-Size Storytime

Peter brings you a storytime: Hello Everybody Yes Indeed!
Plus: Pete the Cat and His Magic Sunglasses

Events, Services & More

UC Personal Insight Statements

Saturday, Oct 10, 2pm
 

Common App Essay

Saturday, Oct 17, 2pm

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Join Peller for this 3-class series occurring on the 2nd Mondays:  Oct 12, Nov 9, and Dec 14 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm. Attend all 3 classes, or drop-in at any point.

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.
 

First Thursdays at 2pm

November 5 –  The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead

December 3 – The Caliph's House by Tahir Shah

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CalMatters Voter Guide

Feeling overwhelmed by the upcoming election? CalMatters has you covered with this comprehensive and user-friendly online voter guide. Don't forget to register to vote!
VOTER GUIDE

For White Parents: Raising Anti-Racist Youth

Watch Coming Together: Standing Up To Racism, a town hall for kids and families created by CNN and Sesame Street.
MORE ANTI-RACISM RESOURCES

Beginner & Intermediate Classes via Zoom

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  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
PLACE A HOLD
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Maximize Your Card

Featured Resource: JobNow & VetNow

NEW! Get resume and interview tips, live coaching, resume templates, job and career resources for free with your library card. Find support tools and resources for Veterans to help you understand your benefits and community resources.
JOBNOW & VETNOW
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!

COVID-19

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