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

Tax time is here--  and the library is here to help.  We've added a Tax Information area on our Research and Learning page.  Your local branch is a good place to look for basic...
How Dr. Seuss Got His Start 'On Mulberry Street'Morning Edition outlines the history of one of America’s most cherished children’s book.Seventy-five years ago, before Theodor...
New book reviewed on NPR / Talk of the Nation Would It Kill You to Stop Doing That? A Modern Guide to MannersAuthor Henry Alford tries to uncover the purpose and principles of manners — and...
The library checkout system is now functioning normally and all systems are go!  Thanks for your patience.
Here are a few fascinating opening lines from some of the popular new fiction in the "Lucky Day" collection:"We had been wandering for so long I forgot what it was like to...
The library check-out system is having technical problems.  Please bring your library card to the library if you are planning on checking out books or DVDs.  Only some self check machines...
The rain has begun so can rainbows be far behind?I've never been able to resist a handsome frog so I thought I'd share this video of Kermit singing his
Academy Award nominated song....
New book reviewed on NPR / Fresh AirThis week American Dervish was introduced on Fresh Air.  There are several copies of American Dervish available at Marin County libraries.  Place a hold...
Este año me he propuesto aprender un poquito más de otras culturas. Afortunadamente el área de la bahía de San Francisco atrae a tanta gente de diferentes partes del mundo que para explorar no tengo...
 Who Loves the Rain?It’s been so long since we’ve had some and I miss it so!   Maybe if we think rainy thoughts and read rainy poems and books, some will come again!The...