one flying bat
Jun 21, 2012
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...
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 21, 2012
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
May 20, 2012
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
May 20, 2012
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...
May 16, 2012
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
May 15, 2012
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
May 7, 2012
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
Apr 26, 2012
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
Apr 16, 2012
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...