All branches of the Marin County Free Library will be closed on Friday, September 19 for MCFL's All-Staff Day. More info.

Jan 24, 2013
You may not be aware of the Pura Belpre Awards in literature but they're definitely worth seeing.  Pura Belpre was the first Latina librarian at the New York Public Library. The award is...
The Edgar Awards have been announced.
Jan 22, 2013
The Edgar Awards, named for Edgar Allen Poe, are presented each spring by the Mystery Writers of America.  The awards honor the best mystery fiction and nonfiction published, and the best...
Jan 18, 2013
Mavericks! It’s ON!Big name surfers are flying from all over the world to participate in Mavericks to be held on this Sunday, July 20th in Pillar Point, Half Moon Bay. Beach, bluffs, and roads...
eBook Readers
Jan 16, 2013
Marin County Free Library has new eBook resources with the addition of 3M Cloud Library, Zinio Digital Magazines, BookFLIX for kids... and more!  These new resources are in addition to our...
 Photographs by Laural and Lily Reid at the Fairfax Library
Jan 16, 2013
Teenager Lily Reid is a talented artist who uses a Polaroid camera to capture the world around her. Her unique photographs are on display at the Fairfax Library during January 2013. ...
Martin Luther King
Jan 16, 2013
Martin Luther King Day is a federal holiday celebrated on the third Monday in January to commemorate the birth of Dr. Martin Luther King.  King is remembered for his nonviolent activism during...
Jan 15, 2013
John Bellairs wrote his most popular series of gothic children’s mysteries while living in Massachusetts.  Bellairs was born and grew up in Michigan which he used as the setting for his...
Jan 11, 2013
The first of the spring wildflowers are beginning to appear on Marin hillsides and trails.  This California native perennial was seen on the Terra Linda-Sleepy Hollow trail.  The flowers...
Jan 10, 2013
  The Civic Center Building Conservancy has formed an Ad Hoc committee to plan a series of events and outreach activities in celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Marin...
Roses
Jan 10, 2013
According to the Marin Master Gardeners now through mid-February is the ideal time to prune your roses.  Identify which types of roses you have, and decide how you want them to look.  Arm...