All branches of Marin County Free Library will be closed on Monday, May 30 for Memorial Day.

Mar 14, 2016
This installment: past bullying with present grisly consequences—a Swedish mystery (f); a WWII evacuee in England—Dickensian (f); lively stories about animals, metamorphoses, and artists...
Mar 7, 2016
This installment: last in the Neopolitan trilogy (f); a spicy mystery set in the deep south (f); British Columbia setting, First Nations folk and alcoholism (f); Rushdie's latest (f); it ...
Oscar statue
Feb 29, 2016
Best PictureThe Big ShortBridge of SpiesBrooklynMad Max: Fury RoadThe MartianThe RevenantRoomSpotlight -- WINNER Actor in a Leading RoleBryan Cranston, TrumboMatt Damon, The MartianLeonardo...
Feb 29, 2016
[Note: I'll be telling folktales tomorrow 3/1 at the Wu Wei Tea Temple in Fairfax at 7 p.m. That's 1820 Sir Francis Drake Blvd., a few blocks from the library.) Please come!]This installment...
Feb 1, 2016
This installment: rich Irish familial confusion (f); the underside of suburbia (f); rich Greek immigrant familial confusion (f); Blume for grownups (f); witty, tricky short stories (f);and an...
Jan 25, 2016
This installment: a blockbuster historical novel (f); fundamentalist religion in California and Nebraska (f); an ill-prepared wilderness excursion (f);family pathology in California and New Mexico (...
Jan 19, 2016
This installment: lyrical, philosophical musings through one set of Irish eyes (f); Sack’s penultimate memoir (nf); McEwan’s take on a moral tangle (f);don’t get old but it’s...
Jan 11, 2016
This installment: child molestation (f);LBGTQ theme in Montana (YA-f);a domestic workout on the page (f); a surrealistic Scandinavian mystery (f); mythology meets breast cancer on an ill-fated yacht...
Jan 4, 2016
This installment:   an atmospheric quest in the long-ago deep South (f); wolf colony preservation in Idaho and England (!)(f); life near the Arctic Circle (f);hard-boiled thriller set in...
Dec 28, 2015
This installment: the fierce world of college admissions (f); the making of a clinical psychologist (nf); a graphic novelist goes abroad (f);the brutal world of food service (f);  fine short...