All branches of Marin County Free Library will be closed on Thursday, Nov 27 & Friday, Nov 28 for Thanksgiving.

Corte Madera Library will be closed for upgrades Nov 27 - Dec 15, reopening on Dec 16. More details.

Nov 2, 2012
It's time to plan holiday celebrations, and that means cooking.  Here are a few recently published cookbooks to help, whether you are cooking for holiday entertaining or for always...
Nov 1, 2012
Daylight Saving Time ends this weekend, so remember to turn your clocks back one hour when you go to bed on Saturday night.To find information in the library on Daylight Saving Time type “...
Oct 29, 2012
This installment: Africa revisited, Northwest short stories, and a novel about horses.    Lower River by Paul Theroux

I've dipped in and out of Theroux's books for...
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Oct 29, 2012
Election day is rapidly approaching.  If you are a registered voter and would like more information on the candidates and ballot initiatives or have general questions about voting, have a look...
Oct 27, 2012
There comes a time in a child's life where "a little bit scary" becomes fun!  It must be a rite of passage for all kids to share ghost stories by the campfire or in the dark----...
Oct 23, 2012
 Two weeks ago the National Book Foundation announced the finalists for the National Book Awards. The judges chose five titles each in Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, and Young People's...
Oct 22, 2012
This installment: a teen book about WWII, a book on CD set in the South, and an odd, charming Scandinavian idyll.      Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein

An amazing...
Oct 20, 2012
"Scary fun" is confusing for young children.  Too them, scary is often just plain "scary"!  Here are some books to share with kids that explore Halloween fun and...
Oct 18, 2012
Booklist magazine, published by the American Library Association, has published its annual list of “Best First Novels.”  Here’s your chance to read the inventive and ...
Oct 16, 2012
Teens, there is an Online Book Club just for you.  Signup today and start reading books tomorrow!  Every Monday, you will be introduced to a new Teen book.  Receive a five-minute read...