All branches of Marin County Free Library will be closed on Monday, September 7 for Labor Day.

Nelson Mandela
Dec 18, 2013
Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, the beloved South African anti-apartheid revolutionary and politician, died on December 5 at the age of 95.  After spending 27 years in prison, he was released and...
Dec 16, 2013
This installment: a difficult, rewarding novel; a lively one about Orthodox Jews; another difficult, rewarding novel (!); charming essays by a favorite Bosnian-American writer; Typhoid Mary brought...
Dec 11, 2013
Nunca es tarde para celebrar la vida y logros de Nelson Mandela. Hazlo aprendiendo algo nuevo cada dia. Empieza por nuestro catálogo.  
Dec 9, 2013
  This installment: a fine old DVD and novels about: deathbed truths; communion with a favorite author; the slippery nature of public relations; a father absconding with his kid; a...
Painting by Tara Spring
Dec 8, 2013
 Visit the Fairfax Library this December to see a colorful exhibition of landscapes, portraits and still lifes by Fairfax resident Tara Spring. Her whimsical acrylic works on canvas will...
Best Books 2013
Dec 3, 2013
The Library Journal recently published its Best Books 2013: Top Ten.  At the same time it released its Best Books 2013: More of the Best.  If you’re looking for some good books to...
Dec 2, 2013
This installment: stories set in the Northwest; a memoir rooted in Alaska; three sisters at odds; a magical Gaiman tale; a very Jewish novel; and one that straddles Ghana and the States. ...
Nov 25, 2013
This installment:  an assistant to a difficult Parisian photographer gets in over her head; a father takes off spontaneously with baby in tow (uh oh); new novellas by Jim Harrison; woes of the...
Cook up a Storm for the Holidays
Nov 20, 2013
Are you hosting the Thanksgiving or Christmas feast this year, or throwing a holiday open house?  If so, it’s time to start planning your cooking.  The Marin County Free Library has...
Nov 18, 2013
This installment: an intense, fraught friendship between girls; the witty tale of an international newspaper; a delightful DVD about disability; a meaty, absurd novel from China; brilliant short...