All branches of the Marin County Free Library will be closed on Friday, September 19 for MCFL's All-Staff Day. More info.

Jul 19, 2012
 A funny thing happened to me the other evening when I was beginning to teach a summer reading program class on journal making. I was seated at a table with 4 ladies and a patron came up to...
Jul 10, 2012
Stinson Beach Library had a great time with 9 people this afternoon at Victoria Gonzalez's Quilting workshop. She and Gladys, her wonderful helper, brought all the materials for us to make...
Jun 22, 2012
 What is more American than an old fashioned county fair? I grew up with one of my favorite movies being State Fair. Spending hot summers in a small town during the 50’s gave me a...
Jun 12, 2012
 The Marin County Free Library is inviting all readers to share in the Summer Reading Fun from June 9 through August 11.   Children, Teens and Adults can enjoy special programs,...
May 30, 2012
 Between the Covers sounds like a new erotica title at the library. In fact it is the program title of our adult summer reading program. You can imagine the discussion that ensued at our first...
May 9, 2012
 World Book Night has come to Marin! World Book Night is an annual celebration designed to spread a love of reading. This event began in England and Ireland where millions of books, which are...
Mar 26, 2012
 Inquire. Imagine. Inspire. These words were the inspiration for the Marin Teen Girl Conference, presented by the Marin Women’s Commission on March 3 at the Embassy Suites in San Rafael....
picture of the outer shell, inner cover and and an open Nook
Mar 21, 2012
Library Beyond Walls, the MCFL in-home delivery service for library users no longer able to visit our facilities, is now lending pre-loaded Nook Simple Touch e-readers to qualified applicants....
Feb 29, 2012
  Books are not going away. Yes, we are reading electronically these days, however the need to feel and experience the touch of a book is stronger than ever. College art students are...
Jan 25, 2012
  What services would you like from your library?
This is the question I asked during the Marin County Senior Fair. Statistics are an important part of the library as we learn how to...