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

one flying bat
Summer Reading has begun!  The bats (the animal kind! ) are flying on the bulletin boards, the books are checking out,  and the excitement is building.  Whether you are reading on...
 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,...
The Marin County Free Library is getting a new bookmobile sometime between June and November this year.  In the meantime, the Bookmobile is on a world tour and our staff members have caught it...
Nest with baby birds in it
Birds, birds, birds---it must be the season!  I'm waking up at 6 a.m. to the sounds of "Rockin' robin" natural style.  Nature's orchestra starts slow but the...
Image of a question mark
The Marin County Free Library is getting a new bookmobile sometime between June and November this year.  In the meantime, the Bookmobile is on a world tour and our staff members have caught it...
I love book tours. I love book tours like some people love March Madness and the World Series. Book tours connect readers and writers for the second time. The reunion of writer and reader reminds...
cover of the book Hatchet by Gary Paulsen
In his own words, Gary Paulsen talks about what books mean to him:"One night, in a small Minnesota town (Thief River Falls) where I was selling newspapers, as I was walking past the public...
Picture of lupine wildflower
is a Bluebonnet!  Beautiful wildflowers are on the Marin hills right now and we've got 2 wonderful children's books featuring lupine:
Dog wearing lab goggles
Afraid to experiment or try out a new idea?  Check out this great encouraging article in the Handful of Salt Blog----if you've got a library card you're already on your way!Read more in...
Illustration from charlotte's web
Today, April 16, is the 100th anniversary of the birthday of best loved illustrator Garth Williams. Generations of children picture their favorite fictional characters as drawn by Mr. Williams...