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

Mother's Day
May 8, 2013
Mother’s Day is the day we honor our mothers and/or mother figures, and celebrate their contributions to our lives.  The modern holiday of Mother’s Day was first celebrated in 1908...
May 6, 2013
This installment: audio version of a stunning book about a hard-scrabble family; fresh and quirky short stories; an entertaining (if you can believe it) memoir about anxiety; and a fine...
Jose-Luis Orozco performing in Point Reyes
May 5, 2013
West Marin Literacy Services had a real celebration yesterday. Supervisor Steve Kinsey and recently retired Director of County Library Services, Gail Haar were on hand to cut the ribbon on our newly...
The cover of How to Be a World Explorer
May 4, 2013
How to Be a World Explorer was directly responsible for saving the lives of three Austrialian boys stuck in the Queensland mud flats during a family camping trip. Written by Joel Levy, Not-for-...
Paper Inlay Art by Dave Getz
May 3, 2013
Paper inlay pieces by local artist and musician Dave Getz  are now on display at the Fairfax Library through the end of May. Dave Getz has reassembled pieces from serigraphs/screen prints into...
May 1, 2013
Booklist magazine, a publication of the American Library Association, has declared this month to be “The Murderous Month of May.”  Their May 1 publication lists the editors'...
Wolves
Apr 30, 2013
Wolves are the largest members of the dog family.  Gray wolves are the most common, and were once found all over the Northern Hemisphere.  Because wolves kill domestic animals, however,...
Apr 29, 2013
This installment: Chabon’s latest; a British novel about getting and spending; another one about economic excesses and collapses; and a historical novel based in California citrus groves with...
Apr 22, 2013
This installment: Food Rules, delightfully illustrated; an Irish-American returns to the old country; England in the 1900s; and a NYC gentrification satire.    Food Rules an eater...
Earth Day
Apr 18, 2013
Earth Day was created to increase awareness of the Earth’s natural environment, and it led to the modern environmental movement.  The first Earth Day was celebrated in 1970 and was the...