All branches of Marin County Free Library will be closed on Thursday, Nov 27 & Friday, Nov 28 for Thanksgiving.

Corte Madera Library will be closed for upgrades Nov 27 - Dec 15, reopening on Dec 16. More details.

book jacket for The World of Downton Abbey
Jul 25, 2012
While waiting for the new season of Downton Abbey to begin, why not enjoy other DVDs  and books which explore the same time period and themes?  Anne Rouyer of the New York Public Library...
Jul 23, 2012
 A haunting novel set in the far north, a musical compendium, and a Southern California fable on CD.    The Snow Child  by Eowyn Ivey

Magical realism in Alaska? ...
Jul 21, 2012
He's touching a Van De Graaff Generator during a Static Electricity demonstration by the Lawrence Hall of Science at the Corte Madera Library.For more information about Van De Graaff Generators...
Jul 20, 2012
Opening ceremonies of the 2012 Olympic Games in London are on July 27.  Here are two non-fiction sources to enrich your enjoyment of the Games: How to Watch the Olympics : The...
Jul 19, 2012
 A funny thing happened to me the other evening when I was beginning to teach a summer reading program class on journal making. I was seated at a table with 4 ladies and a patron came up to...
Jul 18, 2012
In her new book, Slouching Toward Adulthood,  Sally Koslow discusses a new phenomenon in America, according to the Pew Research Center, one-fifth of young adults aged 25-34 live in...
Chris Colfer
Jul 18, 2012
If you’re a fan of Glee, don’t miss Chris Colfer’s visit to Copperfield’s Books in Petaluma on July 24, 2012 at 7pm.  He’s written a book called The Land of...
Jul 16, 2012
A blue –collar southern drama, a satire on organic food for babies, and an incredible partnership between the author of the Lemony Snicket books and a brilliant illustrator    ...
Drawing of telescope, earth, and  the universe
Jul 16, 2012
California Academy of Sciences Astronomer Bing Quock has been giving a series of talks on the summer sky at various branches of the Marin County Free Library.  Mr. Quock discusses observing the...
Jul 14, 2012
Maker Camp at the Marin City and Novato Library!What is Maker Camp?  Maker camp is a six-week virtual summer camp for teens, and features how-to instruction to complete 30 awesome projects in...