Marin City Staff Picks
May 10, 2012
If your visiting the Marin City Library, come and take at look at our new "staff picks" display. We hope that you will be delighted with the books and movies that the friendly staff here...
Marin City profile Youtube thumbnail.
May 10, 2012
The Marin Webstars based at the Marin City Library is doing a series of profile videos on each branch in the Marin County Free Library system.  The first branch that got profiled was, wait for...
May 10, 2012
A mixed bag this round: a cockamamie film, a cockamamie marriage, a mystery set in the wilds of Arizona, and (after all that), a book that takes a thoughtful look at the nature of faith when the...
May 10, 2012
Por si pensabas que el lenguaje era una cosa cierta como los impuestos o la muerte, la Real Academia de la Lengua Española (RAE por sus siglas) ha hecho algunos cambios a nuestra lengua madre:1.-...
Cover of the book "The Water Giver" by Joan Ryan
May 10, 2012
It's an occupational hazard for librarians - stumbling across a compelling read.  The other night, just before going to sleep, I decided to take a quick look at The water giver : the story...
May 9, 2012
 World Book Night has come to Marin! World Book Night is an annual celebration designed to spread a love of reading. This event began in England and Ireland where millions of books, which are...
May 8, 2012
BEST NEW MYSTERIES The editors of Booklist magazine, a publication of the American Library Association, pick the best new mysteries.Broken HarborBy Tana French
Irish cop Mick "Scorcher...
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:
May 7, 2012
Marin Museum Of Contempory Art in Novato has a wonderful show of altered books. I am pleased to have a piece in it. My book is collages of beautiful roses with both the front and back covers of...
May 6, 2012
via Time Picture an ambitious, yet conflicted Columbia graduate. At twenty-two, the clarity and rigor of campus life has faded, and in its place, a cruel dispersion of meaning that is--adult...