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

New book reviewed on NPR / Fresh AirThe Science of Yoga : the Risks and the Rewards The Science of Yoga, investigates both the risks and rewards of yoga. Using the latest scientific research, the...
On this day 200 years ago, Charles Dickens was born in Portsea, England.  He spent his childhood years in Kent, where he enjoyed an almost idyllic early childhood and read voraciously. ...
Books are a wonderful way to explore other lands, other times, other cultures and other people.  The 2012 One Book One Marin selection, The Oracle of Stamboul, is set in Istanbul in the late...
“Eleanora Cohen came into this world on a Thursday, late in the summer of 1877.  Those who rose early that morning would recall noticing a flock of purple-and-white hoopoes circling above...
Libraries across Marin County invite the entire Marin Community to read and discuss one book each year.  The goal of One Book One Marin is to build a stronger, enriched community through the...
Test your knowledge on the book The Hunger GamesTake the online   Hunger Games Quiz! All the books in the Hunger Games series are available at public libraries in Marin.  Check the...
Ultimate Teen Reading Listteenreads.com has created what they think is the Ultimate Teen Reading List --- close to 400 titles that are perfect choices for reading and discussing.teenreads staff...
New book reviewed on NPR / Fresh AirThe Real RomneyIn a new biography, two longtime Boston Globe reporters Michael Kranish and Scott Helman write about Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney...
How Dr. Seuss Got His Start 'On Mulberry Street'Morning Edition outlines the history of one of America’s most cherished children’s book.Seventy-five years ago, before Theodor...
New book reviewed on NPR / Talk of the Nation Would It Kill You to Stop Doing That? A Modern Guide to MannersAuthor Henry Alford tries to uncover the purpose and principles of manners — and...