Mar 20, 2012
Cesar Chavez Day is an official state holiday in California, and is intended to promote community service in honor of the Latino labor leader’s life and work.  Cesar Chavez, a first...
Mar 20, 2012
Rápido. ¿Cuál es la imagen que te viene a la mente cuando piensas en una bibliotecaria? A que es el de la solterona dócil con moño severo (como Dona Reed en It’s A Wonderful Life)....
two parrots on their perch
Mar 18, 2012
This is Max, a Red Lored Amazon Parrot. He is about 20 years old - pretty young for a parrot since they can live to be more than 60.  His favorite foods include nuts, seeds, fruits, and berries...
Little sock monkey toy
Mar 18, 2012
       Did you know that March is the month of the Sock Monkey Madness Festival?  Made out of Rockford Red Heel Work Socks, sock monkeys had their heyday in the...
Mar 17, 2012
A new-but-familiar face behind the circulation desk!                   You may know Etienne as our...
Mar 16, 2012
I said last time that I'd talk some about being Library Director.  My job is to manage resources, and at Marin County Free Library we are blessed with many.  We have financial...
Mar 15, 2012
Recientemente le  pregunté a un amigo cuales vegetales son sus favoritos. Me dijo que los tomates, cebolla y cilantro. Poco después me confesó que esos son los únicos que conoce. Dizque su...
Mar 14, 2012
GPOY (This is me all this week)When I'm not gazing out the window, looking mean, but admiring the rain, I'll be reading: The American Way of Eating: Undercover at Walmart, Applebee'...
bookcover of Island by MacLeod
Mar 14, 2012
Slow ReadingWhile working at the circulation desk at the Bolinas Library, I noticed that a favorite book I read long ago was being checked out and passed along from person to person.  Island, a...
Mar 14, 2012
I ditched my point-and-shoot camera ages ago and never looked back. With the proliferation of smart phones, your average photo-taker can now get the same results with a high-end Android, iOS, or...