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San Rafael Public Library Announcements (Week of February 18th, 2013)

San Rafael Public Library Announcements (Week of February 18th, 2013)

The San Rafael Public Library’s (1100 E Street, San Rafael) ongoing Computer Chat group meets on Wednesday, February 20th from 12:15pm-1pm in the library’s meeting room. No question is too simple or too difficult. Internet, social media, searching, YouTube, iWork, Macs, PCs, Microsoft Office, iTunes, and more. Please call (415) 485-3321 for more information.

The San Rafael Public Library (1100 E Street, San Rafael) will be holding its weekly eBook and eAudiobooks Help Session on Thursday, February 21st from 1pm-2pm. Learn how to download materials from the library's free collection. Please call (415) 485-3321 for more information.

The San Rafael Public Library (1100 E Street, San Rafael) will be holding an Online Business Resources class on Thursday, February 21st from 2pm-3:30pm.  Learn how to access and use the Library’s comprehensive business e-resources for market research, business start-ups, job searching and writing business plans. You’ll also learn to locate companies by their type, size, spending habits and growth. This class is ideal for job seekers, local entrepreneurs, research marketers and students.  This lecture-style class is held in the Library’s meeting room. Please call (415) 485-3321 for more information.

The San Rafael Public Library (1100 E Street, San Rafael) will be hosting an after-hours  Space and Science Trivia Night  on Thursday, February 21st  from 8pm-9:30pm. Match wits with Trivia Cafe. In honor of this year's One Book One Marin selection (Packing for Mars by Mary Roach), all the trivia questions will deal with space or science. Come alone or with a team of up to eight friends and compete for some far-out prizes! Refreshments will be served. This free event is sponsored by the Friends of the San Rafael Public Library. Please call (415) 485-3321 for more information.

The San Rafael Public Library (1100 E Street, San Rafael) is offering free SAT practice tests on Saturday, February 23rd from 10am-2pm, at the Terra Linda Community Center (670 Del Ganado Road, San Rafael) under the direction of Adam Piacente, of Marin SAT Prep, a private tutoring service specializing in preparing students for the SAT. Space is limited- please call (415) 485-3321 to reserve a place.

The San Rafael Public Library (1100 E Street, San Rafael) hosts an ongoing weekly Storytime for 4 to 6 year olds every Tuesday afternoon at 3:30pm. Children enjoy storybooks, flannel stories and puppets. There is no registration required for this free program. Please call (415) 485-3322 for more information.

Middle school aged youth (in grades 6-8) are invited to join the new San Rafael Public Library Middle School Advisory Board (MSAB). The MSAB will help make the library a great place for young adults. The next meeting will be on Wednesday, March 6, 3:30-4:30pm at The San Rafael Public Library (1100 E St., San Rafael). Registration is recommended but not required. Register at the San Rafael Public Library Children’s Desk in person, or by calling (415) 485-3322.

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