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.

Postage stamp of Duke Kahanamoku, father of surfing
Aug 22, 2012
Our Bookmobile goes to Dillon  Beach 2 times a month which gives us time to watch the amazing surfers in between customers.  Although I can't say that I have ever been on a surfboard,...
Aug 13, 2012
If you haven't read books by Diana Wynne Jones, you are in for a treat.  Many have seen the animated movie Howl's Moving Castle by animator Hayao Miyazaki and are unaware of the book by...
Basset hound in front of fan with ears blowing
Aug 2, 2012
Warm weather in July and August as the Dog Star Sirius shines above us.  Sirius is the brightest star in the constellation Canis Major, the Large Dog.  What better time to enjoy star...
Jul 28, 2012
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...
Jul 25, 2012
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:  ...
Jul 21, 2012
He's touching a Van De Graaff Generator during a Static Electricity demonstration by the Lawrence Hall of Science at the Corte Madera Library.For more information about Van De Graaff Generators...
slices of watermelon
Jun 30, 2012
The flavors of summertime---ice cold watermelon and refreshing frozen paletas and pops!  Make them, eat some, read about them and share----perfect hot weather entertainment!   ...
Jun 30, 2012
Patricia Pollaco is a prolific author illustrator of many children's books.  Her stories often include her experiences spending time at her grandparents farm in Michigan and the stories of...
Sign for Road Trip on top of a map
Jun 30, 2012
Heading out on the open road with the family?  Try audio books that can make even the boring part of the road more exciting!  You'll know you've got a winner when every one sits in...
Road Trip title with picture of family in car
Jun 30, 2012
The antidote to "are we there yet?" and "he's poking me!" !  Nothing like a great story for the family to listen to together.  They need to be chosen carefully to...