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

Booklist magazine, published by the American Library Association, has published its annual list of “Best First Novels.”  Here’s your chance to read the inventive and ...
Are you hooked on the new PBS series Call the Midwife?  If so, here are some books and another PBS series that might interest you.  First, there’s the memoir on which the TV series...
Do you need to check Consumer Reports before you buy a product but don’t have time to go to the library?  You can access Consumer Reports from home on your computer, smart phone or other...
  The Marin County Free Library is among the public libraries with access to the MARINet Digital Downloads collection.  Library patrons who are residents of Marin County can use their...
Sierra upgrade
Next week the library will be installing a new software upgrade.  While the upgrade is being implemented, some of our services will be affected.  In order to help everyone prepare and plan...
September is Organic Harvest Month, initiated in 1992 by the Organic Trade Association.  This is a time to highlight organic agriculture and the growing organic products industry.  It is...
New book reviewed on NPR, Fresh AirFeathers: The Evolution of a Natural Miracle by Thor HansonIn an effort to better understand the composition of feathers, author Thor Hanson disassembled a wren...
National Grandparents Day is the first Sunday in September after Labor Day.  The idea for this holiday originated with Marian McQuade, a homemaker in West Virginia, who wanted to champion the...
Introducing Encore a new way to search
Fall is in the air in the Bay Area, and that means going back to school, updating your look, and getting ready for the latest batch of tech gadget rollouts.  Here at the library, we've...
 Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a day to celebrate the social and economic contributions of workers.  It also symbolizes the end of summer.  The first Labor Day was...