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

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The Marin Webstars based at the Marin City Library is doing a series of profile videos on each branch in the Marin County Free Library system.  The first branch that got profiled was, wait for...
A mixed bag this round: a cockamamie film, a cockamamie marriage, a mystery set in the wilds of Arizona, and (after all that), a book that takes a thoughtful look at the nature of faith when the...
Por si pensabas que el lenguaje era una cosa cierta como los impuestos o la muerte, la Real Academia de la Lengua Española (RAE por sus siglas) ha hecho algunos cambios a nuestra lengua madre:1.-...
Cover of the book "The Water Giver" by Joan Ryan
It's an occupational hazard for librarians - stumbling across a compelling read.  The other night, just before going to sleep, I decided to take a quick look at The water giver : the story...
 World Book Night has come to Marin! World Book Night is an annual celebration designed to spread a love of reading. This event began in England and Ireland where millions of books, which are...
BEST NEW MYSTERIES The editors of Booklist magazine, a publication of the American Library Association, pick the best new mysteries.Broken HarborBy Tana French
Irish cop Mick "Scorcher...
Picture of lupine wildflower
is a Bluebonnet!  Beautiful wildflowers are on the Marin hills right now and we've got 2 wonderful children's books featuring lupine:
Marin Museum Of Contempory Art in Novato has a wonderful show of altered books. I am pleased to have a piece in it. My book is collages of beautiful roses with both the front and back covers of...
via Time Picture an ambitious, yet conflicted Columbia graduate. At twenty-two, the clarity and rigor of campus life has faded, and in its place, a cruel dispersion of meaning that is--adult...
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Three different people recommended this meme to me in a span of a week. Does it say something about me? About them? About us? Does the spread of memes or popular Internet content matter?...