All branches of Marin County Free Library will be closed on Friday, July 3 & Saturday, July 4 for Independence Day.

South Novato Library reopened July 1 in new location at 931 C St, Novato. More details.

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Books and Literature

Gale Virtual Reference Library

A collection of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for research which includes Arts and Humanities Through the Eras, Readymade Job Search Letters, Grizmek’s Animal Life Encyclopedia, the Ancient World, Dictionary of American History, Fashion Costume and Culture, the Greenwood Library of World Folktales, the Gale Encyclopedia of Science and more.

 

Literary Reference Center

Comprehensive resource with information on thousands of authors and their works, including literary criticism, biographies and bibliographies.

 

NoveList

Get recommended reading suggestions by entering a title or author to find similar books. Explore reading lists and book discussion guides.

 

NoveList K-8

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.