All branches of Marin County Free Library will be closed on Friday, July 3 & Saturday, July 4 for Independence Day.

South Novato Library reopened July 1 in new location at 931 C St, Novato. More details.

Apr 24, 2012
On May 27, 1937, after four years of construction, the completion of the Golden  Gate Bridge was celebrated.  200,000 people walked or roller-skated across the span linking San Francisco...
Apr 16, 2012
via Telegraph Urban Dictionary defines fangirling as:Pronunciation: /FAN'gərl'ing/v. the reaction a fangirl has to any mention or sighting of the object of her "affection."...
Apr 12, 2012
 If you love historical fiction, as I do, you are always looking for reading recommendations.  Booklist magazine, a publication of the American Library Association, has published its...
Apr 6, 2012
 At last, it’s time for baseball again.  The  six month wait is over and we start fresh with a whole new season before us.  It could happen again, Giants fans! As a...
Mar 22, 2012
 More intriguing first lines from books that are currently available for “Lucky Day” first-come-first-served checkout: “The man flew through the air, propelled by one of...
Mar 14, 2012
GPOY (This is me all this week)When I'm not gazing out the window, looking mean, but admiring the rain, I'll be reading: The American Way of Eating: Undercover at Walmart, Applebee'...
Mar 13, 2012
Just in case you don’t get enough live basketball in the next couple of weeks, here are some great basketball films to fill in the days between the NCAA Tournament games. Coach Carter....
Mar 10, 2012
The DVR is programmed, the sofa is cleared, the snacks are ready, the remote is in hand, and the TV is tuned to ESPN2. Now, leave me alone, it’s March Madness!You know March Madness, right?...
Handling the Undead cover image
Mar 8, 2012
I'm a big fan of the horror genre - I have been ever since I read Stephen King's The Shining at the tender age of 11.  I love it when I can recognize the canon of a...
Librarians with pink tights
Mar 8, 2012
Today we had a bit of a fashion faux pas here at the Novato Library - two of us were wearing hot pink tights! Pink tights? Librarians? Are you someone who thought librarians wore cardigans,...