All branches of Marin County Free Library will be closed on Thursday, Nov 27 & Friday, Nov 28 for Thanksgiving.

Corte Madera Library will be closed for upgrades Nov 27 - Dec 15, reopening on Dec 16. More details.

The week-by-week vegetable gardener's handbook
Jun 22, 2013
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...
Jun 17, 2013
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...
June is Adopt a Cat Month
Jun 13, 2013
It’s kitten season, and millions of adorable kittens are flooding animal shelters across the country.  At this time of the year it’s harder for shelters to find homes for their...
The field guide to fields : hidden treasures of meadows, prairies, and pastures
Jun 1, 2013
 With the arrival of spring, and the return of warm weather, many plants and animals are on full display.  From the flowers in our gardens, to the birds in the trees, and the sounds of the...
May 22, 2013
Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial beginning of summer, and the kick-off for outdoor cooking.  To learn how to cook on your barbecue, or to find some new recipes, turn to your local library...
May is short story month
May 16, 2013
May is Short Story Month.  Check out some collections at your local library.  You can find what’s available by going to the classic catalog in Marinet and typing in “short...
Mother's Day
May 8, 2013
Mother’s Day is the day we honor our mothers and/or mother figures, and celebrate their contributions to our lives.  The modern holiday of Mother’s Day was first celebrated in 1908...
Wolves
Apr 30, 2013
Wolves are the largest members of the dog family.  Gray wolves are the most common, and were once found all over the Northern Hemisphere.  Because wolves kill domestic animals, however,...
Earth Day
Apr 18, 2013
Earth Day was created to increase awareness of the Earth’s natural environment, and it led to the modern environmental movement.  The first Earth Day was celebrated in 1970 and was the...
Beginner's illustrated guide to gardening
Apr 10, 2013
April is a great time to get your garden in shape.  Provided that soil and air temperatures are sufficiently warm, the sooner plants are put into the garden, the sooner they’ll start to...