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

Who isn’t smitten with Curious George? No matter your age, the inquisitive little fellow who always seems to get into one scrape after another has, in all likelihood, captured your heart....
Jean Craighead George 1920-2012Jean wrote for children. Children are still in love with the wonders of nature, and she was, too. She told them stories about a boy and a falcon, a girl and an elegant...
Postage stamp of Duke Kahanamoku, father of surfing
Our Bookmobile goes to Dillon  Beach 2 times a month which gives us time to watch the amazing surfers in between customers.  Although I can't say that I have ever been on a surfboard,...
If you haven't read books by Diana Wynne Jones, you are in for a treat.  Many have seen the animated movie Howl's Moving Castle by animator Hayao Miyazaki and are unaware of the book by...
Basset hound in front of fan with ears blowing
Warm weather in July and August as the Dog Star Sirius shines above us.  Sirius is the brightest star in the constellation Canis Major, the Large Dog.  What better time to enjoy star...
Affordable housing for all in Marin!  Build your own sandcastle and be king or queen----if only for a day.  Here are two great books from your library to get you started:  ...
slices of watermelon
The flavors of summertime---ice cold watermelon and refreshing frozen paletas and pops!  Make them, eat some, read about them and share----perfect hot weather entertainment!   ...
Patricia Pollaco is a prolific author illustrator of many children's books.  Her stories often include her experiences spending time at her grandparents farm in Michigan and the stories of...
Sign for Road Trip on top of a map
Heading out on the open road with the family?  Try audio books that can make even the boring part of the road more exciting!  You'll know you've got a winner when every one sits in...
Road Trip title with picture of family in car
The antidote to "are we there yet?" and "he's poking me!" !  Nothing like a great story for the family to listen to together.  They need to be chosen carefully to...