Events

The Sonoma County Public Library Foundation holds events for library patrons, volunteers, donors, and the Sonoma County community throughout the year. Join us!

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Leaders in the Sonoma County wine community exploring challenges and opportunities in the industry, featuring:

Wine industry legend Edward Lee “Mac” McDonald will be recognized during the event. Reception, wine tasting, and auction to follow the panel discussion. Appetizers provided by Saucy Mama’s, Vegan Mob, and Maison Porcella.

Tasting Diversity is a collaboration of the Sonoma County Library’s Wine Library, Sonoma County Wine Library Association, and the Sonoma County Public Library Foundation. Partners include Steve and Mary Graves, descendants of abolitionist John Brown; Fog Crest Vineyard; Association of African American Vintners; and the NAACP Santa Rosa-Sonoma County Branch.

David Sabsay Legacy Society Vision Breakfast

Be our guest for our first annual David Sabsay Legacy Society Vision Breakfast. Whether you have already included the Sonoma County Public Library Foundation in your estate planning, are planning to, or want to learn more, this is the event for you. Special guest speakers include:

  • Thomas Haeuser, Library Commissioner and Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law
  • Erika Thibault, Library Director
  • Chris Falley, SCPLF President
  • Bo Simons, Retired Wine Librarian

All are welcome! Please reserve your seat here by February 23.

Wednesday, February 28, 2024 from 7:30-9:00 am

Central Santa Rosa Library, 211 E St, Santa Rosa

For more information about the breakfast or to let us know if you’ve already included SCPLF in your estate planning, contact Suzanne Axtell at saxtell@sonomalibrary.org or 707-545-0813 x1530.

Past Events Gallery

Roseland Regional Library Community Preview

SCPLF joined forces with Los Cien to host a Community Preview on November 9, 2023 at Sally Tomatoes in Rohnert Park, sharing updates on how the project is progressing and images of how the library might look based on community feedback. Joining Library Director Erika Thibault and SCPLF Treasurer Judy Glenn at the podium was Senate Majority Leader Mike McGuire, Group 4 Architecture principal David Schnee, Santa Rosa City Councilmembers Eddie Alvarez and Jeff Okrepkie, and Library Commission Chair Deborah Doyle.

Volunteer Leadership Recognition Day

On April 20, 2023, Sonoma County Library held an appreciation event to thank SCPLF Board members and other core library volunteers. Nominating Committee Chair Jorge Inocencio was one of the featured speakers.

Roseland Regional Library Campaign Launch

SCPLF launched our $3.6 million fundraising campaign for the Roseland Regional Library with a breakfast in the Central Library’s Forum room on November 10, 2022 with longtime library supporters, elected officials, library commissioners, and key donors. Read coverage of the event in the Press Democrat.

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