Panama-Pacific International Exposition
Nov 18, 2015
2015 is the 100th anniversary of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition, a world’s fair held in San Francisco between February 20 and December 4, 1915.  While its primary purpose was...
Logo for Veterans connect @ the library
Nov 10, 2015
The South Novato Library is the proud home to a new Veterans Resource Center in partnership with the California Department of Veterans Affairs (CalVet).An expanded and dedicated collection of books...
Oliver Sacks
Oct 25, 2015
Neurologist, professor, and popular author Oliver Wolf Sacks died in August at the age of 82.  He was born and educated in England, but spent the majority of his professional life in the U.S....
LibraryReads
Sep 14, 2015
LibraryReads has announced its October 2015 top 10 list.  Check out the books at your local Marin County Free Library.             ...
Publisher's Weekly Fall Books
Aug 31, 2015
According to the August 28 edition of Publishers Weekly, the following are some of “The Most Anticipated Books of Fall 2015.”  You can request them at the Marin County Free Library...
California Drought
Aug 10, 2015
As everyone knows, California is entering its 4th year of record-breaking drought.  Governor Jerry Brown declared a drought State of Emergency in January, and asked state officials to prepare...
Grow fruit
Jul 22, 2015
Summer is a wonderful time to enjoy fresh fruit.  If you grow your own fruit, be sure to check the Marin Master Gardeners website frequently for tips on growing, pruning, and harvesting fruit....
4th of July
Jul 1, 2015
Across the country, Americans celebrate the 4th of July with picnics, family get-togethers, parades and fireworks.  To find books for your children about the holiday, look in the Classic...
Pollinator Week
Jun 21, 2015
Pollinator week is ending today, but it’s a reminder of the urgent issue of declining pollinator populations.  In California, where so much of the nation’s food is grown, the health...
June is Audiobook Month
Jun 7, 2015
According to the APA, the Audio Publishers Association, June is the month to celebrate audiobooks.  And there’s reason to celebrate.  The audiobook industry has grown phenomenally in...