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Aug 27, 2012
Neil Armstrong, the Apollo 11 astronaut who became the first human being to set foot on another world, the moon, has died at age 82. When Armstrong set foot on the moon on July 20, 1969, he...
Aug 27, 2012
I'm back from a 10 day vacation in which I managed to  read 10 books (you'll hear about them down the line) but here is a novel about contemporary Berkeley, a book of photos of folks...
Amelia Roskin-Frazee
Aug 25, 2012
As a seventh-grader, Amelia Roskin-Frazee was frustrated to discover that there were no LGBT books in her school library. In November she started the Make It Safe Project which donates boxes of...
Aug 25, 2012
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Aug 24, 2012
 The Open Books project for seniors was created to actively engage seniors via literature. This project through Small Press Distribution in Berkeley, and funded by the Marin Community...
Postage stamp of Duke Kahanamoku, father of surfing
Aug 22, 2012
Our Bookmobile goes to Dillon  Beach 2 times a month which gives us time to watch the amazing surfers in between customers.  Although I can't say that I have ever been on a surfboard,...
Book Cover for The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet
Aug 20, 2012
The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet by David Mitchell will open the fall series of the Corte Madera Library Book Club.  The discussion will take place at 10 a.m. on Thursday September 13 at...
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Aug 15, 2012
Great news!OverDrive, our primary provider of eBooks and digital downloads such as audiobooks, has announced new social media features. From Michael Lovett OverDrive:"New versions of the...
Aug 14, 2012
Experience a piece of California history and enjoy the thrill of sailing on the Bay.  Board the scow schooner Alma to go back in time.   Built in 1891, Alma carried cargo all around...
Aug 14, 2012
If you haven't read books by Diana Wynne Jones, you are in for a treat.  Many have seen the animated movie Howl's Moving Castle by animator Hayao Miyazaki and are unaware of the book by...