Dec 9, 2011
Check out a NOOK Color eReader at your local branch!  See what the eBook experience is like first-hand, without having to download the books yourself.The NOOKs come loaded with tons of popular...
Dec 9, 2011
Everyone is in the list-making mood in December, as we look back and remember the best of the year.  There is no shortage of book lists, from the New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2011, to...
Dec 2, 2011
 Have you ever noticed the towers of empty bins behind the circulation desk at your library? Those bins contain each branch's daily delivery of new and popular materials. Check out this...
Dec 2, 2011
 Library Journal just released their Best Books of 2011 Lists. Included were their recommendations for the best Street Lit.  Click on the pictures below to find them in the library's...
Nov 28, 2011
From a staff member at the Civic Center Library:  I'm currently listening to Tina Fey's Bossypants and just loving it.  I'm laughing and learning.  She is funny,...
Nov 18, 2011
Mystery lovers will soon have a new way to enjoy the genre--  the cable channel TNT is launching Mystery Movie Night, which will feature original full-length movies based on best-selling...
Nov 17, 2011
I just finished reading Bonobo Handshake: a memoir of love and adventure in the Congo, by Vanessa Woods.  I thoroughly enjoyed it.  It's reminiscent of books by Dian Fossey and...
Nov 16, 2011
Two fairly new books that I have read recently stand out. Both are historical fiction.Caleb's Crossing by Geraldine Brooks (May, 2011): This compelling story is based on fact. Caleb was the...
Nov 14, 2011
 Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon.   Originally written in Spanish, this richly imaginative tale takes place in Barcelona during the rule of the dictator Franco. Love interests,...
Nov 9, 2011
The Marin County Free Library staff members share a love of reading.  Our reading tastes range across all genres, from biography to graphic novels.  We read (and listen)  in all...