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

New book reviewed on NPRMenageby Alix Kates ShulmanIn Ménage, her first novel in 25 years, the feminist writer Alix Kates Shulman has given us a modern parable: caricatured characters interacting...
New book reviewed on NPR - Fresh AirThe Leftoversby  Tom PerrottaWhat if the rapture actually occured? That's the premise of Tom Perrotta's latest novel, The Leftovers, which examines...
 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...
La geografía es probablemente la materia escolar de la mayoría de los norteamericanos no saben nada de nada. Y cuando digo "nada de nada" quiero decir "cero punto cero."Yo sí...
Nancy Hemmingway and Charlotte Torgovitsky  at the Inverness Library
Painted Ladies, Monarchs, Anise Swallowtails, Cabbage Whites, Common Checkered Skippers, California Ringlets and Grass Skippers! We saw beautiful pictures of all these butterflies and learned about...
MCFL has had bookmobile service since 1948, crisscrossing the County to bring library service to children and adults in one-room schools, senior centers, in remote areas of the County, at the Ferry...
From NYTimes.com/Richard Perry I was up all night reading about 50 Shades of Grey. I admit it. What kept me up wasn’t the book itself, but the idea of the book, the phenomenon of its...
OcerDrive App
Overdrive, our primary provider of eBooks and eAudiobooks, announced a new  of the OverDrive Media Console (OMC)  for iOS devices which gives readers more control over how they chose to...
More picks for May, one an obscure novel by a popular writer, the other two on the frothy side, but deft.  (I read these when I was recovering from an accident and they fitted my “...
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...