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Amelia Roskin-Frazee
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...
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 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...
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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
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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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...
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...
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...
Now that the Summer Olympics are over you can see the distribution of medals around the world.  The Wallstreet Journal has an interactive map showing where all that gold, silver and bronze will...
I think of libraries as people places – our buildings are lively with the hum of staff going about their jobs, of children discovering possibilities, of adults learning and visiting and...