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Posted - 05/28/2022 10:56pm
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Book Sale on June 12th, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
The next Friends of the Library Book Sale will be held on Sunday, June 12th from 10:00am to 3:00pm at 755 W Napa St, Sonoma. Hardback books are $2 each, paperbacks $1 each, DVDs are $2 and CDs & LPs $1 per disc. Please bring your own bags. Masks are optional. Credit cards encouraged. Cash accepted, no checks please. No restroom facilities available. Street parking only. See you at the Book Sale!

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Posted - 05/28/2022 12:09pm
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Bystander Intervention Training
A workshop to help bystanders respond to racism, bullying and harassment will be offered at the Sonoma Valley Library by the Council on American-Islamic Relations on Saturday, June 4.
Participants will learn hands-on skills to help them de-escalate hate incidents, create a safe space, and support the person being targeted.  Learn more or register at the library's website.


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Posted - 04/14/2022 05:18pm
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Children's Book Sale!
Saturday, April 23 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The sale will be held under the covered area at the library entrance. Only children’s books will be available for purchase.  Books are priced to sell at 25 cents, 50 cents, and $1.00. Cash only, please!

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Posted - 01/22/2022 02:51pm
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Volunteer Opportunities with Friends of the Library
Looking to support our local library? The Friends of the Library are currently seeking volunteers for the following roles:
SECRETARY: The Secretary is the note taker for Friends of the Library board meetings (typically held monthly), drafting minutes and contacting members with minutes and agendas. 
BOOK SALES COORDINATOR(S):  This role oversees and coordinates the dates of the (typically) quarterly book sales and mini book sales, as well as coordinating volunteer recruitment for sorting donating items and book sales. 
VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR:  This role serves as contact (via our website) for interested parties who would like to volunteer for The Friends of the Sonoma Valley Library, and connects them to the appropriate opportunity, e.g. Book Sales, Outreach, Newsletter, Book Groups, etc.
Learn more at our Volunteer Opportunities page or by contacting Janet at constanj8@comcast.net 



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Posted - 12/30/2021 04:13pm
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Holiday Partnership with Meals on Wheels and Friends of the Library
Books make the holidays brighter! We recently received this thank you note from the local Meals on Wheels coordinator: 
"A heartfelt Thank-You from Meals on Wheels to the Friends of the Library for the donation of paperbacks as holiday gifts to our clients. We will be delivering a fabulous holiday meal on Fri 12/24 to 45 home-bound seniors. They will be receiving a gift from a local group plus the book plus other holiday goodies. Thanks for your part in bringing holiday cheer to local seniors."


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Posted - 11/02/2021 04:25pm
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Book Sale on November 21
Rain or Shine! Friends of the Library Book Sale will be held in the Sonoma Valley Library parking lot on Sunday, November 21, 2021 from 10:00am to 3:00pm.  If it is raining, the sale will be held on the covered area at the library entrance. Many categories of books and vinyl LPs will be available for purchase. Hardback books are $2 each, paperback books $1 each and LPs $1 per disc. Books will be restocked throughout the sale.
MASKS ARE MANDATORY. Credit cards encouraged. Cash accepted. No checks will be accepted. Bring your own bags, please. Street parking only. No restroom facilities available.  See you at the Library!


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