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

Meg Linden, a volunteer with the Jack Mason Museum of West Marin History, describes the current exhibit at the museum. On display now through December 18 are photographs of M.B. Boissevain, Marin...
Picture of the Nobel Prize medal.
 Literary awards take center stage this month.  On October 10th, the Nobel Prize for Literature was awarded to Canadian author Alice Munro.  Dear Life is her most recent collection of...
Maps
There's a new way to explore the rich literary history of our region:  the Chronicle's Bay Area Literary Map.  Let your fingers do the clicking through this new interactive,...
OverDrive announced today that they have have temporarily disabled the Kindle book format from your OverDrive-powered website. Users will not be able to borrow, download, or place a hold on Kindle...
This installment: New Delhi surrealism; a psychological thriller set on Ibiza; Scandinavian melancholy from 9-year-old’s point of view; a lusty, brutal novel from China; haunting Sci-Fi/...
Science Month
  Listen to some science-related podcasts to satisfy your curiosity.  KQED Science News       Quirks & Quarks with Bob MacDonald    ...
Hikers in West Marin
 Visit the Fairfax Library this October to view historic photographs collected by Marin historian Dewey Livingston and Point Reyes National Seashore archivist, Carola DeRooy. These rare...
¿Es fanático/a del futbol? ¿Ha estado disfrutando de las eliminatorias internacionales rumbo al mundial del 2014 en Brasil? ¿O quizá este apoyando a su equipo favorito de Europa...
Science
October is the month we celebrate the importance of science at the Marin County Free Library.  A variety of  Special Events are planned, and our website has a new booklist entitled ...
This installment: an unlikely love- and- death conjunction; a Canadian novel about a “queer bird”; a boomer “romance”; a graphic memoir about mania; a suspenseful novel that...