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

 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...
Neil Armstrong, the Apollo 11 astronaut who became the first human being to set foot on another world, the moon, has died at age 82. When Armstrong set foot on the moon on July 20, 1969, he...
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Great news!OverDrive, our primary provider of eBooks and digital downloads such as audiobooks, has announced new social media features. From Michael Lovett OverDrive:"New versions of the...
What is a LAPPAR you say?  Well a LAPPAR is a Librarian Against Pawnee Parks and Recreation.  Parks and Recreation is a reality show on NBC with Leslie Knope as the focus.  On the...
In her new book, Slouching Toward Adulthood,  Sally Koslow discusses a new phenomenon in America, according to the Pew Research Center, one-fifth of young adults aged 25-34 live in...
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California Academy of Sciences Astronomer Bing Quock has been giving a series of talks on the summer sky at various branches of the Marin County Free Library.  Mr. Quock discusses observing the...
Across the country Americans are celebrating the 4th of July with picnics, family get-togethers and fireworks.  To find books about the holiday for your children, look under the subject heading...
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...
According to National Geographic Daily News, summer officially kicks off today with the summer solstice, which is the longest day of the year.  This summer’s solstice takes place a day...
Father’s Day is the day we honor our fathers and/or father figures, and celebrate their contributions to our lives.  It is a relatively modern holiday, but was inspired by two events...