|The Sonoma County Library offers virtual events throughout the month of February. We have programming for all ages, including yoga, African American folktales, book clubs, and more! All events are free and you don’t need a library card to attend, however registration is required. See a selection of our February events below!
|Kids & Families
|Join us for a very special virtual storytime on Saturday, February 5, at 10:30 am with Drag Queen Story Hour! This fabulous event, featuring the ultra glamorous PerSia reading favorite children’s stories, will inspire a love of reading and teach deeper lessons on diversity, self-respect, and appreciation of others.
|Join children’s librarians Miss Serena and Ms. Adriel for bilingual storytime on Thursday, February 24, at 4:30 pm to celebrate Jazz & Friends National Day of School & Community Readings! Ms. Adriel will read From the Stars in the Sky to the Fish in the Sea and I am Jazz. Miss Serena will read Mi Princesito and Vivan las uñas de colores.
|Tweens & Teens
|Calling all young writers! Join us for our Tween Writing Club, a virtual series with children’s author Natasha Yim. Starting on Wednesday, February 9, at 4:00 pm, Natasha will lead young writers, ages 9-12, in monthly meetings to develop their own stories. Through writing exercises and mini-lessons, students will learn the basic elements of story structure and more!
|Looking for a way to relax and unwind? Join other teens on Monday, February 14, at 4:30 pm for Mindful Monday with yoga teacher Ozlem Ozdener! Ozlem will offer a beginner’s yoga practice featuring mindful movement and breathwork. This online class is for teens only.
|It’s time to celebrate! Join us on Saturday, February 26, at 1:00 pm for the second annual Sonoma County Library Teen Film Festival premiere! Together we will award the top three short films, chat with the filmmakers and judges, and virtually hand out prizes. Every teen who submitted a film will receive some library swag!
|Join us online for our new monthly Climate Circles Book Club! On the second Wednesday of each month we will discuss climate change along with the book All We Can Save, edited by Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson and Dr. Katherine K. Wilkerson. We will learn from each other and regional leaders about how to address the climate crisis together and as individuals. Our first meeting is on Wednesday, February 16, at 6:00 pm. Check out the book, eBook, or eAudiobook through the library catalog. Find out more here.
|Boost your resilience and creativity with Dr. Eki’Shola Edwards on Friday, February 25, at 6:00 pm! Join us for an inspiring presentation by Dr. Edwards, an award-winning musician and internist/lifestyle medicine physician, who will share her personal story of resilience and hope. Dr. Edwards will present simple techniques to foster creativity and wellness, followed by a Q&A session.
|Learn American Sign Language with our Intro to ASL for All Ages! This class series is held on the first Thursday of each month and will introduce the significance of deaf culture, how to finger spell your name, and provide an overview of basic grammar, vocabulary, numbers, and colors. Join us on Thursday, February 10, at 4:00 pm.
|Celebrate Black History Month with Sonoma County Library and renowned storyteller Kirk Waller! Join us on Wednesday, February 16, at 10:30 am for African and African American folktales, legends, and history, brought to life with music, movement, singing, and the spoken word.
|From Queer Book Club to La Tortilla Literaria, we’ve got a book club for everyone. Check out the calendar for upcoming meetings, or click here for a list of all Sonoma County Library book clubs.
|This month’s Read BIPOC Book Club is on Tuesday, February 22, at 6:00 pm and the book isThere, There by Tommy Orange. Borrow the eBook or eAudiobook. Print copies are available while supplies last. Call or text 707-978-1631 to have a copy sent to your local library for pickup.
|Looking for more? Explore the full calendar! Explore the CalendarThank you for being a member of the Sonoma County Library community. Visit us online or in person at one of our branches. Be sure to check out open jobs at Sonoma County Library here. Questions? Please call your local library branch or click here to send us a message. Eventos virtuales de febrero La Biblioteca del Condado de Sonoma ofrece eventos virtuales por todo el mes de febrero. ¡Tenemos programación para todas las edades, que incluye yoga, cuentacuentos folklóricos, clubes de lectura y más! Todos eventos son gratis y no necesita una tarjeta de la biblioteca para poder asistirlos, pero sí es necesario registrarse. ¡Pueda ver una selección de los eventos en febrero a continuación!