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

National Book Awards Winners
The National Book Foundation has announced the long lists for its 2013 awards in the following categories:  Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry and Young People’s Literature.  Finalists will...
The illustrated guide to chickens : how to choose them, how to keep them
Raising backyard chickens has become very popular in Marin County in the past few years.  Not only do chickens provide fresh eggs, they also help keep gardens free of insects and other pests....
Going vegan : a healthy guide to making the switch
Are you considering becoming a vegan?  This healthy, compassionate lifestyle is becoming more and more popular, and it’s considered an important step toward a sustainable future for...
Grow Fruit
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....
Tour de France
This year is the 100th anniversary of the Tour de France.  The race began, for the first time in the Tour’s history, on the Island of Corsica, on Saturday, June 29, and progressed to...
As part of the Maker movement, the Webstars created a T-Shirt folding machine. Here are some pics of the creation. Attached are videos and a tutorial if you'd like to create your own.TutorialYou...
Picture of scoops of ice cream
Looking for a way to beat the summer heat?  Have some fun and make your own ice cream.  The Marin County Free Library  has a variety of materials to help you get started.  Try...
America's Cup
The opening ceremony of the 34th America’s Cup will take place tomorrow, July 4th, at America’s Cup Park on the San Francisco waterfront. The America’s Cup match will take place...
The week-by-week vegetable gardener's handbook
There’s still time to plant a summer vegetable garden.   According to the Marin Master Gardeners, when you’re choosing what and when to plant, consider how long it will take...
Summer is a great time for reading and picnics.  The library has some fun recipes for picnics and barbecues. Try them and delight your family and friends.You can share your favorite summer...