All branches of Marin County Free Library will be closed on Thursday, November 26 and Friday November 27 for Thanksgiving.

Discovery Museum Passes

You can check out free passes for the Bay Area Discovery Museum at the Marin County Free Library! Each MCFL pass admits six people and can be checked out for one week.


The Bay Area Discovery Museum is an award winning children's museum located in Sausalito and dedicated to nurturing childhood creativity through play and exploration.

For more information, contact your local branch.

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Library Databases for Kids

From ebooks to language learning to homework help, the Marin County Free Library offers a variety of free, online research and resources that can be accessed from within the library and from home.

Comprehensive collection of biographies, including actors, authors, composers, explorers, historical figures, world leaders, inventors, musicians, and many others.


Online video storybooks for kids, paired with nonfiction eBooks, reinforcing reading skills and developing real-world knowledge. 


Instantly stream nature and environmental films from around the globe.


Get live online homework help from an expert tutor. For students of all ages, in English or Spanish. Monday - Friday 1pm -10pm PST. Also includes a writing lab, test center, live skill building, foreign language lab and adult learning center.

Elementary school students can find resources on a number of topics.


Online learning center with subject review and practice tests for occupation exams, AP tests, SAT & college prep & U.S. Citizenship test. Skill-building materials in math, reading and writing for all age groups.
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Comprehensive resource with information on thousands of authors and their works, including literary criticism, biographies and bibliographies.


Online language learning system for children ages 0-6.


Online language learning program in a variety of languages, focusing on everyday conversational skills. Also includes English as a second language.


Research tool designed for high school students, containing articles from many popular magazines.


Research tool designed for middle school students, containing articles from many popular magazines and reference books. Articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles).


Get recommended reading suggestions for K-8 graders by entering a title or author to find similar books. Explore reading lists, award-winner lists and book discussion guides.


Research tool designed for Middle and High School students, including articles from magazines and reference books. Articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles).


Explore articles on social, political & economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics. Sources include international & regional newspapers, magazines, polls, pamphlets and government information.