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Sausalito Public Library
Adult Programs for Spring 2019

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

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


Mac ScreenComputer Class
Introduction to Photos on Mac
Thursday, May 30
10:30 a.m. in the Edgewater Room

Learn how to make the most of the photos and videos on your Mac laptop or desktop computer in this free introductory class. We will discuss tools, tips, and tricks to help you get the most out of Photos. Topics covered include organizing, editing, and sharing photos and videos. Instructor Jon Hartman is a computer consultant specializing in Apple devices who also teaches classes at the libraries in Mill Valley and Tiburon.

French BroomMaster Gardener Series
Invasives: More Than Just Bugs and Blooms
Thursday, May 30
7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers

Invasive plants brought in from other parts of the world represent a significant challenge to the natural environment of our country and our home landscapes in Marin. When a gardener thinks of an"exotic invasive," it is usually an insect or a plant. These are, indeed, awful threats, but there are exotic invasive diseases, aquatics, and mammals that also pose important threats to our native species and environments. Based on research done by the UC Cooperative Extension staff, Marin Master Gardener Bob Mauceli will discuss some examples of these alien threats, and what California is doing to deal with them. This program is co-sponsored by Sausalito Beautiful and the Sausalito Library. 

pencilSausalito Writers' Circle
Sunday, June 2
3:00 - 4:30 p.m. in the 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 Council Chambers. 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.

Joel Stratte-McClureSpecial Program
Walking Around the Mediterranean Sea
Thursday, June 6
7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers

Join us to hear author Joel Stratte-McClure discuss his trilogy of "The Idiot and the Odyssey" travel narratives about his 20-year walk around the Mediterranean Sea, illustrated by a photo slideshow. Joel is an American journalist/adventurer who lived in France for more than three decades and has been writing about his global trekking and hiking adventures since the 1970s. His work has taken him to more than 115 countries, and his articles on a variety of subjects have appeared in The International Herald Tribune, Time Magazine, The Times of London, People Magazine and numerous other publications. Joel will be introduced by KALW radio host Peter Robinson. You can learn more about Joel from his website.

color pencils 125x183Coloring & Doodling Party for Adults
Tuesday, June 18
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 register with Rebecca at rburgan@sausalito.gov or (415) 289-4121 x502.

Mac ScreenComputer Class
Mail, Contacts, and Calendars on your Mac
Thursday, June 20
10:30 a.m. in the Edgewater Room

This workshop will focus on the Apple applications for your personal life: managing your people, your time, and your communication. You will learn how to create contacts and calendar events and sync them to your iPhone and iPad. You will also discover the basics of Apple Mail and learn workflows and organizational strategies to master your email. Instructor Jon Hartman is a computer consultant specializing in Apple devices who also teaches classes at the libraries in Mill Valley and Tiburon.

Poetry Traveling ShowSpecial Event
Marin Poetry Center Traveling Show
Thursday, June 20
7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers

The Marin Poetry Center Traveling Show brings together local poets to read their own or others' work aloud. In groups of no more than five, these poets hold forth at coffee houses, bookstores, libraries, and civic sites. The shows are short, punchy, pithy, and informal. The Sausalito show will be hosted by the Sausalito Library in the City Hall Council Chambers on Thursday, June 20 at 7:00 p.m. Poets include Louise Yost, Sy Margaret Baldwin, Robin Lee, Carol Sheldon, and Angelika Quirk. All are welcome to attend. The Marin Poetry Center is a local organization dedicated to the development and appreciation of poetry.

NasturtiumMaster Gardener Series
Edible Flowers: Beyond the Beauty
Thursday, June 27
7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers

Have you ever wondered if you can eat your flowers? In some cases, you can! Many of these edible beauties are easy to grow over the course of a season. Join Jenine Stilson to learn which flowers or parts of flowers are safe to eat — and some that you should avoid. We will cover ornamentals, herbs, flowers of fruits and vegetables, and even weeds, and give you creative ideas on how to use them. Jenine became a UC Marin Master Gardener in 2014 and has been a leader of the Edibles Guild for the past three years.