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

This installment: Africa revisited, Northwest short stories, and a novel about horses.    Lower River by Paul Theroux

I've dipped in and out of Theroux's books for...
This installment: a teen book about WWII, a book on CD set in the South, and an odd, charming Scandinavian idyll.      Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein

An amazing...
Teens, there is an Online Book Club just for you.  Signup today and start reading books tomorrow!  Every Monday, you will be introduced to a new Teen book.  Receive a five-minute read...
This installment: creepy true crime in Japan, witty British short stories, and a Southwest mystery in the Hillerman tradition. (And you may wonder how I choose the three books that appear each week...
This installment: disembodied spirits in a school tragedy, an intimate look at slow medicine in action, and another satisfying Scandinavian mystery…   Afterwards by Rosamund Lupton...
This installment: weird short stories featuring animals, grim childhood doings in England, and an amazing mystical blockbuster.   I Am An Executioner by Rajesh ParameswaranSubtitled Love...
Banned poster
Banned Books Week celebrates the freedom to read!  For the last thirty years, the American Library Association has drawn attention to efforts across the country to restrict access to books....
  New eBooks are available through the Marin County Free Library. They can be used on any devices or computers that are compatible with eBooks. These new eBooks include The Dog Stars by Peter...
Sierra upgrade
Next week the library will be installing a new software upgrade.  While the upgrade is being implemented, some of our services will be affected.  In order to help everyone prepare and plan...
this installment covers a novel about the greedy rich,  Anne Tyler's latest, and a new C.J. Box mystery! 
   The Darlings  by Cristina Alger

Ahh,...