Adult Programs

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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
Coloring & Doodling for Adults: The Art Exhibit
Exhibit: July 14 - August 16, 2018

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.

The exhibit is free and open to the public.

Bingo card croppedThere's still time to turn in your Bingo August 31st

The challenge continues! If you picked up a bingo card for the summer reading challenge for adults, you still have until August 31st to complete more activities and get raffle tickets, Raffle prizes have been 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.

pencilSausalito Writers' Circle
Sunday, August 19
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.

color pencils 125x183Coloring & Doodling Party for Adults
Tuesday, August 28
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 or (415) 289-4100 x502.


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.