All branches of the Marin County Free Library will be closed on Monday, September 1 for Labor Day.

May 30, 2012
New book reviewed on NPR - Fresh AirThe Leftoversby  Tom PerrottaWhat if the rapture actually occured? That's the premise of Tom Perrotta's latest novel, The Leftovers, which examines...
May 30, 2012
 Between the Covers sounds like a new erotica title at the library. In fact it is the program title of our adult summer reading program. You can imagine the discussion that ensued at our first...
May 29, 2012
La geografía es probablemente la materia escolar de la mayoría de los norteamericanos no saben nada de nada. Y cuando digo "nada de nada" quiero decir "cero punto cero."Yo sí...
Nancy Hemmingway and Charlotte Torgovitsky  at the Inverness Library
May 26, 2012
Painted Ladies, Monarchs, Anise Swallowtails, Cabbage Whites, Common Checkered Skippers, California Ringlets and Grass Skippers! We saw beautiful pictures of all these butterflies and learned about...
May 24, 2012
MCFL has had bookmobile service since 1948, crisscrossing the County to bring library service to children and adults in one-room schools, senior centers, in remote areas of the County, at the Ferry...
May 23, 2012
From NYTimes.com/Richard Perry I was up all night reading about 50 Shades of Grey. I admit it. What kept me up wasn’t the book itself, but the idea of the book, the phenomenon of its...
OcerDrive App
May 22, 2012
Overdrive, our primary provider of eBooks and eAudiobooks, announced a new  of the OverDrive Media Console (OMC)  for iOS devices which gives readers more control over how they chose to...
May 21, 2012
More picks for May, one an obscure novel by a popular writer, the other two on the frothy side, but deft.  (I read these when I was recovering from an accident and they fitted my “...
May 21, 2012
The Marin County Free Library is getting a new bookmobile sometime between June and November this year.  In the meantime, the Bookmobile is on a world tour and our staff members have caught it...
Nest with baby birds in it
May 20, 2012
Birds, birds, birds---it must be the season!  I'm waking up at 6 a.m. to the sounds of "Rockin' robin" natural style.  Nature's orchestra starts slow but the...