Civic Center Library will be closed for upgrades Apr 16-30. Reopening tentatively set for May 1. More details.

President Obama awarded Fairfax's Kay Ryan the National Humanities Medal and San Anselmo's George Lucas the National Medal of Arts in ceremonies at the White House on Wednesday. The Marin IJ...
This installment: Russo’s memoir; life and death entwined in a novel; short stories by the author of Room; and new poetry by Sharon Olds.       Elsewhere by Richard...
This installment: witches and vampires and daemons (oh my)!; new Leonard Cohen bio; Christopher Hitchen's brilliant swan song; and a very popular romantic fable.      A...
This installment: a memoir from a New Yorker insider; short stories by Sherman Alexie; a new take on old tales; and a novel about trying to create a sentient computer.    The...
Relish book Cover
This year's summer reading theme is "Reading is So Delicious," and one of the best new graphic novels to enjoy about food is Lucy Knisley's Relish. Knisley was born and raised...
Summer is a great time for reading and picnics.  The library has some fun recipes for picnics and barbecues. Try them and delight your family and friends.You can share your favorite summer...
This installment: a touching film about relationships; a blockbuster thriller; a novel about academic  pressure; and a Finnish mystery.    Beginners A touching film about...
This installment: books aid the biggest transition of all; Kingsolver’s latest; a dark, funny, redemptive novel; and an English comedy of manners based in Morocco.    The End of...
 This installment: dementia plus recipes (sad and funny); a mystery set in Virginia;  caregiving by default; and a charming Brooklyn soap opera     All Gone by Alix...
This installment: mid-century Romania;  Israeli Army life; a visceral, vibrant memoir; and a memoir that combines books and death (yes!)    Painter of Silence by Georgina Harding...