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Contemporary Opera Marin, the opera program at College of Marin, will be bringing four performances of Gian Carlo Menotti's holiday opera, Amahl and the Night Visitors, to Marin County this...
Check out NPR Book Critic Maureen Corrigan's favorite books of 2011:  10 great novels and 2 non-fiction titles she couldn't resist including.   The NPR page has a link to the...
Are you looking for gifts for all those cooks on your Christmas list?  The New York Times has put out its gift guide of the year’s Notable Cookbooks: http://ow.ly/7YEn8.  Cooking in...
Yo-Yo Ma on a bathroom floor, with a wombat. Needs no further explanation. via @PeterSegal  
Watch this amazing video of photos of actual snowflakesMusic: "Gymnopédie No.2" by Erik Satie
Photography by Kenneth G. Libbrecht: http://www.its.caltech.edu/~atomic/snowcrystals/Then...
What was the best book you read in 2011? Share your favorite titles and authors in a comment and I'll compile a list of the top vote-getters.Check back on the Books, Movies & More...
Hello! I work at the Fairfax Library, in part because it's the Temple of Books and I'm a devout worshipper.  I read constantly and have broad if dark tastes, as you'll soon discover...
“Tis the season for relaxing, sharing holiday meals, and exchanging gifts with family and friends. There are many options for gifts that don’t break the bank. Are you a baker? Get...
Artist Christophe Gowans reimagines classic music album as book covers. Some of my favorites from his Flickr photoset:           Patti Smith -...
Want a quick peek at the Corte Madera Branch timeline, on show this month as part of our 40th Anniversary celebration?  Come enjoy this and other fun displays in the branch through...