Corte Madera Library

Corte Madera Library

CORTE MADERA LIBRARY

707 Meadowsweet Dr
Corte Madera CA 94925
Map & Directions

Main: 415-924-3515
Children’s: 415-924-6382
Recording: 415-924-4844

Branch Manager:
Julie Magnus
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HOURS

DayFromTo
Monday10 AM9 PM
Tuesday10 AM9 PM
Wednesday10 AM9 PM
Thursday10 AM9 PM
FridayClosedClosed
Saturday10 AM5 PM
Sunday12 PM5 PM
Holiday Closures

FEATURES

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Public computers
  • Print & copy
  • Scan & fax
  • Gallery space

About Corte Madera Library

  • Welcome to the Corte Madera Library, conveniently located near Highway 101 across from the Town Center Mall and Peet’s in Corte Madera.
  • Features free wi-fi access, comfortable chairs for reading, study or meeting your neighbor.
  • Lovely garden with benches available for enjoying the outdoors.
  • Programs for adults, teens and children, including monthly “Read to a Dog”, storytimes, lectures, workshops and book clubs.
  • One to one computer tutoring, by appointment.
  • Large, up-to-date collection of books, paperbacks, books on CD, large-type books, DVDs, magazines and newspapers.
  • Community Room features rotating art exhibits from local artists.

Computers & Wi-Fi

  • Computer reservations are recommended. Reservations can be made at the branch or online.
  • 13 public computers for adults & teens
  • 1 early literacy (AWE) computer for children
  • 2 ADA workstations
  • Free wi-fi access is available throughout the branch.
  • Wireless printing from laptops is available. Download the software needed to print at Corte Madera Library. Check with library staff for more information.

Print, Copy, Scan, Fax

  • B&W & color printers
  • Copy machine (B&W only)
  • Scan and fax, up to 20 pages a day

Computer & eBook Help by Appointment

  • One-to-one internet tutoring by appointment
    To reserve a session, please call 415-924-6444.
  • eBook training by appointment
    Learn how to download free eBooks from the library. Bring your own device or see a demo. To make an appointment for a free half-hour session, please call 924-6444.

Donating Books & Materials

  • We accept small quantities of donations at the branch (due to limited storage space).
  • Larger donations can be taken to the bookstore run by the Friends – Book Place.
  • Books should be in good condition. We also accept DVDs, videos, CDs and magazines.
  • We do not accept textbooks. (The Friends do not accept textbooks or magazines).
  • Donated items are usually sold at the branch or at the Friends bookstore.

Friends Groups

Photography courtesy of the Anne T. Kent California Room Collection

History of the Corte Madera Library: The Corte Madera branch of the Marin County Free Library opened in January 1928 in the Parkside Hotel Building, which it shared with the Post Office. More information about the library is available in “The Building of the Corte Madera Library“[pdf], a summary prepared by Nancy Davis.

Presentation by Laurie Thompson of the Anne T. Kent California Room: “History of the Marin County Free Library and its Establishment in Corte Madera“[pdf], December 1, 2011

Events at Corte Madera Library