Civic Center Library will be closed for upgrades Apr 16-30. Reopening tentatively set for May 1. More details.

According to the Marin Master Gardeners, February is a good time to start your pruning.  Deciduous trees, vines and shrubs all respond well to a little trimming and thinning this time of the...
Are you a penguin fan?  San Francisco is a great place to learn about these fascinating birds.  The California Academy of Sciences has an African penguin colony, and features live penguin...
New book reviewed on NPR – Fresh AirWhat We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank  by Nathan EnglanderIn  What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank, Englander writes about...
According to the January 2012 issue of Sunset cookbook clubs are “catching on across the West.”  The idea is simple.  Friends get together to choose a cookbook, just as they...
 New book reviewed on NPR - Fresh AirWhat We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank  by Nathan EnglanderIn What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank, Englander writes about his...
In honor of the 200th anniversary of Fort Ross, the Sonoma County Museum will present The Tsar’s Cabinet featuring more than 200 years of decorative arts under the Romanovs: http://ow.ly/94GPP...
                          Black History Month is the annual...
Valentine’s Day is the holiday observed on February 14th in honor of several Christian martyrs named Saint Valentine.  It is the day on which lovers express their feelings for each other...
New book reviewed on NPR / Fresh AirThe Science of Yoga : the Risks and the Rewards The Science of Yoga, investigates both the risks and rewards of yoga. Using the latest scientific research, the...
It's Time to Get OrganizedHere are some ideas to help you eliminate the clutter in your life and get organized.Make a plan and set aside time in your schedule to implement it.Start small. Pick a...