Civic Center Library will be closed for upgrades Apr 16-30. Reopening tentatively set for May 1. More details.

Teddy bear reading on a Nook
Looking for that bestseller, but don't want to wait?  Or, maybe you've been hearing about eBooks and eReaders, and wondered what all the fuss is about?Well, now's the time to try...
My take on a wildly popular book, a novel about ideals gone awry, and a very weird DVD.    Wild by Cheryl Strayed

Subtitled From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail....
Two of my favorite writers have published new novels this summer.  Alan Furst and Joseph  Kanon are somewhat similar in their subject matter and style.  Both write historical novels...
It's the one on the top, expertly folded by origami aritist Kiyoshi Okada. Take a look at his amazing portfolio, then drop by one of his Thursday classes at the Corte Madera Library. There will...
Thirty teens came to the Stinson Beach Library last Friday for snacks and have fun with henna. Rachael Anne Palacios gave  a wonderful presentation about the culture of henna tattooing and then...
London 2012 Predictions: Teenagers with Best Chance at GoldIn this year's Games, there will be many athletes who are still of high school age or slightly older that will make their mark with a...
Affordable housing for all in Marin!  Build your own sandcastle and be king or queen----if only for a day.  Here are two great books from your library to get you started:  ...
I am an avid listener of audio books.  I generally download them from the Library’s website.  As anyone who listens to audiobooks knows, a good reader is essential.  One ...
book jacket for The World of Downton Abbey
While waiting for the new season of Downton Abbey to begin, why not enjoy other DVDs  and books which explore the same time period and themes?  Anne Rouyer of the New York Public Library...
 A haunting novel set in the far north, a musical compendium, and a Southern California fable on CD.    The Snow Child  by Eowyn Ivey

Magical realism in Alaska? ...