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.

Award Winners

Newbery Medal

The Newbery Medal is awarded each January to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.  Here's a link to the official page and a list of some of our favorite winners.

Caldecott Medal

The Caldecott Medal is awarded each January to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children.  Here's a link to the official page and a list of some of our favorite winners.

Coretta Scott King Book Award

The Coretta Scott King Book Award celebrates quality literature written and illustrated by African Americans.

Belpré Medal

The Pura Belpré Award is presented annually to a Latino/Latina writer and illustrator whose work best portrays, affirms, and celebrates the Latino cultural experience.  Here's a link to the official page and a list of some of our favorite winners.

Sibert Medal

The Sibert Medal is awarded annually to the author(s) and illustrator(s) of the most distinguished informational book.   Here's a link to the official page and a list of some of our favorite winners.

Odyssey Award

The Odyssey Award is given to the best audiobook produced for children and/or young adults.  Here's a link to the official page and a list of some our favorite winners.

 

Miss Kitty Presents

Miss Kitty Blog


A blog for readers, both big and small, from your devoted children's librarian.

 

Friday, November 21, 2014 - 4:59pm
It's dark and rainy today in Marin. Let's curl up on the couch with some hot chocolate and I'll read you a quick story. This story is from our folk and fairy tale collection; it's called The Turtle Who Couldn't Stop Talking. You'll find this story and many others in...

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