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

From a staff member at the Civic Center Library:  I'm currently listening to Tina Fey's Bossypants and just loving it.  I'm laughing and learning.  She is funny,...
To get in the holiday spirit take your family to see San Francisco Ballet's Nutcracker.  Tickets are available online at http://ow.ly/5UDvM.

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Maharaja:  the Splendor of India's Royal CourtsAsian Art Museum  ~  through  April 8Explore the life and times of India’s great kings by getting close to the objects...
Jewelry of California and the Southwest Marin Museum of the American Indian January 15, 2012 = final day of exhibitAs November is American Indian Heritage Month, there is no better time to...
The Civic Center Library participated in the Great California Shake Out earthquake drill.  Civic Center staff modeled the correct way to stay safe during an earthquake.DROP to the ground (...
We sat down with seventeen year old actor, producer, researcher, and documentarian Kayla Thompson to get a backstage look at the making of her latest short film, a profile on the Marin City...
Mystery lovers will soon have a new way to enjoy the genre--  the cable channel TNT is launching Mystery Movie Night, which will feature original full-length movies based on best-selling...
I just finished reading Bonobo Handshake: a memoir of love and adventure in the Congo, by Vanessa Woods.  I thoroughly enjoyed it.  It's reminiscent of books by Dian Fossey and...
Two fairly new books that I have read recently stand out. Both are historical fiction.Caleb's Crossing by Geraldine Brooks (May, 2011): This compelling story is based on fact. Caleb was the...
It’s time to start planning your holiday menus.  The Marin County Free Library branches have lots of cookbooks that can help!  Some ideas to get started:Holiday Cooking ...