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

 This installment: a skewed, hipster novel with illustrations; a fascinating young adult book with shifting identities; Joyce Carol Oates on her widowhood; and a fine West Coast historical...
This installment: audio version of a stunning book about a hard-scrabble family; fresh and quirky short stories; an entertaining (if you can believe it) memoir about anxiety; and a fine...
Booklist magazine, a publication of the American Library Association, has declared this month to be “The Murderous Month of May.”  Their May 1 publication lists the editors'...
This installment: Chabon’s latest; a British novel about getting and spending; another one about economic excesses and collapses; and a historical novel based in California citrus groves with...
This installment: Food Rules, delightfully illustrated; an Irish-American returns to the old country; England in the 1900s; and a NYC gentrification satire.    Food Rules an eater...
Marin Poets Live!
As a fitting tie-in to National Library Week and National Poetry Month, the Marin County Free Library is launching a new monthly television series in partnership with the Marin Poetry Center, and in...
National Library Week 2013
   Communities Matter @ Your Library is the theme of this year’s National Library Week.  Visit your local library and:enjoy a storytime,play "Food for Thought", a...
This installment: Caribbean culture, teen book set in Spain, and quirky, magical short stories    A Cupboard Full of Coats by Yvvete Edwards Caribbean culture transplanted to...
This installment: an amazing, brilliant book on cd with a sci fi theme (alternate realities) but so much more, my take on a very popular novel, and an entertaining story based in Seattle.. ...
This installment: a novel that ranges from cold to hot climes, Strayed’s advice on love and life, and a charming older book revisited on CD.       Inside by Alix Ohlin...