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Location Address:

15 Park Ave
Inverness CA 94937

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 160
Inverness, CA 94937

Phone: 415-669-1288
Branch Manager: Bonny White
Hours:
MonTuesWedThursFriSatSun
3 - 6
7 - 9
10 - 1
2 - 6
10 - 1
2 - 6
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About Inverness Library

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  • Welcome to the Inverness Library – one of the most charming libraries in Marin County.
  • Features a welcoming garden with wi-fi access, perfect for reading, study or gathering.
  • Regular storytimes, weekly coffee and tea klatch, monthly laptop classes and quilting group and access to the Jack Mason Museum exhibit room which features historical photographs of West Marin.
  • Good-sized, up-to-date collection of books, books on CD, large-type books, DVDs, magazines and newspapers. Smaller collection of music CDs.
  • Spanish language materials for children, teens and adults.
  • Complete collection of Jack Mason’s books on West Marin as well as other local historians’ works and guide books to local flowers, birds and other animals.
  • Each summer we have special summer reading programs  for children, teens and adults along with three events  which are sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Computers & Wi-Fi

  • 3 public computers for adults & teens & children
  • Computer reservations are recommended. Reservations can be made by phone or at the branch.
  • Wi-fi access is available throughout the branch and on the porch and in the garden. It is an open system and no password is needed.

Printers & Copiers

  • B&W & color printer
  • 1 copy machine

Accessibility

  • Handicapped parking space in the back of the building where there is a ramp for entering.
  • Accessible restroom.

Meeting Room/ Study Space

  • We try to keep our community room open to the public as much as possible, and reserve this room only for library events or community meetings sponsored by the Inverness Association.
  • We do have a large public study table that can be used by tutors & students as well as other library users. Tutor policy.

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, and CDs.
  • We do not accept textbooks, cassettes, magazines or videos. (The Friends do not accept textbooks or magazines).
  • Donated items are usually sold at the branch or at the Friends bookstore, or the annual August booksale during the Inverness Fair.

Friends Groups

From the Branch Manager: Community Library Specialist Nancy Hemmingway and I welcome you to the Inverness Library, located in the picturesque Gables building, once owned by West Marin historian, Jack Mason. Inverness Library offers you an old-fashioned welcome combined with state of the art technology. Visit us on Wednesday mornings, and we’ll offer you a cup of coffee or tea. Visit during our monthly Bring Your Own Laptop class, and you may learn about advanced internet search techniques. Our gardens, maintained by the Inverness Garden Club, offer an ever-changing and colorful backdrop. Please stop in and say hello!

Branch News

Meg Linden, a volunteer with the Jack Mason Museum of West Marin History, describes the current exhibit at the museum. On display now through December 18 are photographs of M.B. Boissevain, Marin County's first farm agent.There will be an open...
Inverness historian Meg Linden describes an exhibit at the Jack Mason Museum
Inverness historian Meg Linden describes the current exhibit at the Jack Mason Museum of West Marin History in the Inverness Library. This photographic display, "Thank Goodness It Never Happened," looks at both the overall West Marin...

Upcoming Events


Storytimes

  • Storytimes are held during the school year.

Please check our calendar to see upcoming storytimes at Inverness Library.