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.

Feb 1, 2013
Last week's Pacific Sun had a great article about Marin County's One Book One Marin program's current book, "Packing for Mars" by Mary Roach.  Click here to see the full...
Jan 31, 2013
 I have been listening to a downloaded audio of The Jefferson Key, by Steve Berry, a  compelling and  delightfully preposterous  political thriller involving a secret...
Jan 31, 2013
Under the Mesquite, by Guadalupe Garcia McCall, published by Lee and Low Books Inc.In “Under the Mesquite,” Garcia McCall, writing in emotionally riveting free verse, gracefully manages...
Zac Efron
Jan 29, 2013
You could be selected, as they were, to attend the California State Summer School for the Arts from July 13-August 9!The program has been around for 27 years and is held at the California Institute...
Football and American flag
Jan 29, 2013
Go  49ers!  Want to get in the football mood to prepare for the SuperBowl this Sunday?  Check out the 10  featured DVDs on our Movies page and you’ll be gridiron-ready!...
Pen atop paper with hand writing on it
Jan 29, 2013
A new two-year term begins for the Marin Poet Laureate in April 2013, and nominations for the post are being accepted through February 15, 2013. The Marin Poet Laureate selection takes place through...
Jan 28, 2013
Just announced....the 2013 winner of the prestigious Caldecott Medal for illustration in children's books!The 2013 Caldecott Medal winner is This Is Not My Hat, written and illustrated by Jon...
Tax Help
Jan 28, 2013
The end of January approaches, W-2s have started arriving in the mail, and updated versions of tax forms and instructions are complete, which means there are no more excuses...it is time to start...
Jan 28, 2013
This installment: a family’s dissolution, a multi-layered psychological mystery; and rural girls go bad.   Gone by Cathi Hanauer

Eve is a nutritionist, offering a sensible...
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...