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

Valentine Greetings to all of you!  Thanks for being such great readers of books, watchers of DVDs, listeners of Audiobooks----and such great library members.  We love you all and look...
Valentine’s Day is the holiday observed on February 14th in honor of several Christian martyrs named Saint Valentine.  It is the day on which lovers express their feelings for each other...
REAL "reality" love stories?  Try StoryCorps latest book, new this month, All There Is.  These are vignettes from the StoryCorps oral history collection, including funny,...
Este fin de semana pasado decidí hacer una excursión a la cumbre del East Peak (Pico Este) de Mt. Tamalpais. Immediatamente duespués de hacer una sesión de levantamiento de pesas olímpico. Yo sé,...
New book reviewed on NPR / Fresh AirThe Science of Yoga : the Risks and the Rewards The Science of Yoga, investigates both the risks and rewards of yoga. Using the latest scientific research, the...
On this day 200 years ago, Charles Dickens was born in Portsea, England.  He spent his childhood years in Kent, where he enjoyed an almost idyllic early childhood and read voraciously. ...
Books are a wonderful way to explore other lands, other times, other cultures and other people.  The 2012 One Book One Marin selection, The Oracle of Stamboul, is set in Istanbul in the late...
Rob Ruiz, Marin County Park Ranger and Project Coyote volunteer,  spoke at the Civic Center Library to an standing room only crowd about living with coyotes in Marin County.Ruiz estimates there...
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 I don’t know if I can think of another author who has broken into every age category of books so amazingly!  Wow---Jane Yolen has done extraordinary books for toddlers, children,...