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Feb 2, 2012
“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...
Feb 1, 2012
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...
Jan 25, 2012
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...
Jan 25, 2012
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...
Jan 25, 2012
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...
Jan 24, 2012
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...
Jan 24, 2012
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...
Jan 24, 2012
Here are a few fascinating opening lines from some of the popular new fiction in the "Lucky Day" collection:"We had been wandering for so long I forgot what it was like to...
Jan 18, 2012
New book reviewed on NPR / Fresh AirThis week American Dervish was introduced on Fresh Air.  There are several copies of American Dervish available at Marin County libraries.  Place a hold...
Jan 12, 2012
LIbrary staff members are enthusiastic about sharing their love of reading.  If you're looking for ideas about what to read next, here are some of the things we've been reading lately:I...