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

bookmobile 1960
Did you know that Marin County had the first Bookmobile service in California?  Starting in 1948 and continuing to the present, Bookmobiles have served library users all over the county. ...
Baseball with Giants logo on it
All things are possible on opening day!  The team is ready, the peanuts (not to mention the garlic fries!) are available, the stats are flying, the “good luck charms” are in place,...
What a joy to see the sun shine in the spring and catch the glimpse of beautiful butterflies in the air!  We have such butterfly treasures here in Marin----Cascade Canyon Open Space Preserve...
Little sock monkey toy
       Did you know that March is the month of the Sock Monkey Madness Festival?  Made out of Rockford Red Heel Work Socks, sock monkeys had their heyday in the...
Field of shamrocks
Everyone can be Irish on St. Paddy's Day!  Enjoy the "wearin' o the green", make a Leprechaun trap, eat corned beef and cabbage, dance a jig or watch a parade.  And be...
Photo of book cover Art Dog
Thacher Hurd grew up right here in Mill Valley and now lives in Berkeley with his family.  His father is well known as the illustrator for Goodnight Moon.  His mother was a children’...
Oh how I love to watch those seeds grow! I do wish my radishes would grow as fast as these but good things are worth waiting for and radishes are so.......well, dependable.  If you like to grow...
Have you ever tasted a fresh egg right out of the chicken coop?  Once you do, you’ll never go back to store bought again!  There’s a new backyard movement going on with lots of...
Valentine Greetings to all of you!  Thanks for being such great readers of books, watchers of DVDs, listeners of Audiobooks----and such great library members.  We love you all and look...
 I don’t know if I can think of another author who has broken into every age category of books so amazingly!  Wow---Jane Yolen has done extraordinary books for toddlers, children,...