Nov 19, 2012
This installment: a hippie country novel, delicious chick-lit, and cultural challenges   Make It Stay by Joan Frank

Mira Flores, a mythical Northern California wine country town...
Wonder, by RJ Palacio
Nov 15, 2012
"What are the kids reading?" Adults are asking this question more often these days, not so much out of mild curiosity or parental interest, but as a way of getting book referrals for...
Book cover for "Knits to Give" by Debbie Bliss
Nov 15, 2012
December is fast approaching.  If you would like to knit some holiday gifts that don’t require a big investment of time or money, the Marin County Free Library  can offer some...
Frank Gundry Photograph
Nov 15, 2012
“In a Mirror Dimly…” A Solo Photography Exhibit by Frank Gundry at the Fairfax Library during the month of November 2012.“ ‘In a Mirror Dimly…’ is from...
The perfect Thanksgiving book
Nov 13, 2012
Are you hosting the Thanksgiving feast this year and looking for ideas about what to cook?  The Marin County Free Library has lots of cookbooks to help you out.  Try typing the words...
Nov 13, 2012
William Steig was born in New York City in 1907. In a family where every member was involved in the arts, it was not surprising that Steig became an artist.

He published his first...
Annoyed teenager
Nov 11, 2012
An informal survey from the Palo Alto Medical Foundation asked 124 teens what they find most stressful:55% were stressed out from homework & school (grades, tests, college, finals week)15% by...
Nov 10, 2012
This installment: three novels.  The first, 144 reasons not to commit suicide.  The second, a very challenging sea voyage.  The third, Southern Gothic.    Contents May...
Nov 8, 2012
 Teens find thrill in readingCollaboration between the Marin County Free Library and the Friends of the Marin County Free Library has brought a great gift to the Juvenile Detention facility in...
November is Native American Heritage month
Nov 7, 2012
With the holidays soon upon us, lets not forget that November is Native American Heritage month. It may not be a widely known fact that Marin County is named after Chief Marin of the tribe Licatiut...