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Sausalito Public Library
Adult Programs for Summer 2018

For more information about Sausalito Library programs, please call (415) 289-4121. 

The Library also offers a range of Children's Programs.

 

coloring exhibit
Art Exhibit & Reception

Coloring & Doodling for Adults: The Art Exhibit
Reception: Saturday, July 21, 2:00-4:00 p.m. in the Library
Exhibit: July 14 - August 16, 2018

Enjoy light refreshments while meeting the artists of the Coloring & Doodling art exhibit, now on view at the Sausalito Library. Coloring supplies will be available for public use.

The exhibit features art from fifteen different artists who have attended the monthly Coloring & Doodling Party for Adults program. The art submissions range from colored pages and bookmarks, original doodles, and collaged pieces. Coloring is a free and simple way to connect with your community and revel in the bliss of artistic accomplishment.

The artists participating in the exhibit are: Mary Lou Anderson, Crystal Baker, Kent Barichievich, Romilla Batra, Rebecca Burgan, Cath C., Dart Cherk, Esther Cherk, Elizabeth Flynn, Linda Laureano, Geraldine LiaBraaten, Brian Lilgreen, Shoshana Mills, Lois Pryor, and Sunshine Weismehl.

This event is free and open to the public. 

 

Bingo card croppedSummer Reading Challenge for Adults June 9 - August 4
Stop by the Library or see our webpage for more details!

Complete easy library and community-related tasks from bingo cards to compete for raffle prizes donated by local businesses including Sausalito Pictures & Frames, Driver's Market, Joinery, Best Friends Pet Supply, Sea Trek, and the Marin Symphony.  Plus a very special Grand Prize from SF Bay Adventures

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Docent Talk

Truth and Beauty: The Pre-Raphaelites and the Old Masters
Thursday, July 19
2:00 p.m.in the Council Chambers

Please join Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco docent Ellen Harden as she explores the first major exhibition to juxtapose examples by the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood with works that inspired its members, including Italian old masters Fra Angelico and Pietro Perugino and their Northern contemporaries Jan van Eyck and Hans Memling.  This Legion of Honor exhibit (running June 30, 2018 – September 30, 2018) reveals how the Brotherhood’s aesthetic evolved over time to embrace artistic influences from the High and late Renaissance, such as Botticelli, Raphael, Titian, and Veronese.

color pencils 125x183Coloring & Doodling Party for Adults
Tuesday, July 24
4:00 to 6:00 p.m. in the Edgewater Room

Come relax and join the coloring party!  We provide a stress-free atmosphere, soothing music, and delicious refreshments so you can unleash your imagination. The Sausalito Library provides all coloring supplies, and we can help you make bookmarks and buttons from your artwork. Seating is limited for this free program. If you are interested in attending, please RSVP to Rebecca at rburgan@sausalito.gov or (415) 289-4100 x502.

pencilSausalito Writers' Circle
Sunday, July 29
3:00 - 4:30 p.m. in the City Hall Conference Room

Looking for a supportive group to share your writing with? Ready to tackle that story, novel, or poem? Interested in providing feedback to others? Whether you're an aspiring writer, a seasoned veteran, or somewhere in between, come join us in the City Hall Conference Room. Your host at this Sausalito Library program is Sausalito resident, published author, and experienced workshop facilitator, Cindy Knoebel. If interested in attending, please join our Meetup group and RSVP. The Writers' Circle typically meets twice per month.

pencilSausalito Writers' Circle
Sunday, August 12
3:00 - 4:30 p.m. in the City Hall Conference Room

Looking for a supportive group to share your writing with? Ready to tackle that story, novel, or poem? Interested in providing feedback to others? Whether you're an aspiring writer, a seasoned veteran, or somewhere in between, come join us in the City Hall Conference Room. Your host at this Sausalito Library program is Sausalito resident, published author, and experienced workshop facilitator, Cindy Knoebel. If interested in attending, please join our Meetup group and RSVP. The Writers' Circle typically meets twice per month.

iPhoneNew Program
Introduction to iPhone
Thursday, August 23
10:30 a.m. in the Edgewater Room

The Sausalito Library is now offering hands-on workshops to help local residents with their mobile devices. Introduction to iPhone will be presented on Thursday, August 23 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. in the Edgewater Room of Sausalito City Hall. The class focuses on the basics of iPhone, from making calls and sending emails to understanding apps, the App Store, and Apple IDs. No RSVP necessary, but please bring your iPhone with you. Your instructor is Jon Hartman, a computer consultant specializing in Apple devices. Jon has also taught classes at the libraries in Mill Valley and Tiburon.

Bee and ThistleMarin Master Gardener Series
The Secret Lives of Bees
Thursday, August 30
7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers

One out of every three bites we eat can be attributed to the work of bees. In your own home garden, attracting bees will maximize flower, fruit, and vegetable production. It's easy to turn your garden into a pollinator paradise. Just think like a bee and follow the easy steps presented at this informative seminar presented by James Campbell at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 30. James has been a Master Gardener since 2010 and a beekeeper since 2008. This program is part of a series of talks by Master Gardeners presented by the Library and Sausalito Beautiful, in conjunction with the University of California Cooperative Extension Marin Master Gardeners.

OklahomeSpecial Program
The Stories Behind the Great American Songbook
Thursday, September 6
7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers

Join us for an entertaining musical soiree that tells the story behind the songs and music of the Great American Songbook, with recordings and video clips of the works of Cole Porter, Irving Berlin, and Rodgers and Hammerstein. The evening is presented by Peter Robinson, Critic at Large for KALW and editor of San Francisco Books & Travel.