All branches of the Marin County Free Library will be closed on Friday, September 19 for MCFL's All-Staff Day. More info.

May 21, 2012
More picks for May, one an obscure novel by a popular writer, the other two on the frothy side, but deft.  (I read these when I was recovering from an accident and they fitted my “...
May 21, 2012
The Marin County Free Library is getting a new bookmobile sometime between June and November this year.  In the meantime, the Bookmobile is on a world tour and our staff members have caught it...
Nest with baby birds in it
May 20, 2012
Birds, birds, birds---it must be the season!  I'm waking up at 6 a.m. to the sounds of "Rockin' robin" natural style.  Nature's orchestra starts slow but the...
Image of a question mark
May 20, 2012
The Marin County Free Library is getting a new bookmobile sometime between June and November this year.  In the meantime, the Bookmobile is on a world tour and our staff members have caught it...
May 19, 2012
Jordan, Austin and Ted made quite a racket at the Corte Madera Library last week after reading the Screaming Balloons instructions Naked Eggs and Flying Potatoes by Steve Spangler
May 17, 2012
Había una vez una doncella bella y aventurera (esa soy yo) a la que le gustaba viajar y conocer lugares nuevos. Así fue como acabé en Bolinas, un pueblito requete-escondido en el condado de Marin,...
May 17, 2012
Como dice mi mamá: no somos nada...Carlos Fuentes, uno de los más celebrados escritores del siglo XX, recientemente pasó a mejor vida.Claro que aquí en los Estados Unidos hubo si acaso una reseña...
May 16, 2012
I love book tours. I love book tours like some people love March Madness and the World Series. Book tours connect readers and writers for the second time. The reunion of writer and reader reminds...
May 16, 2012
¿Han visto el comercial de la rubia en la biblioteca? Va la tontona (que no por rubia sino que por mensa) a la biblioteca y le dice a la bibliotecaria:-Quisiera comprar una hamburguesa...
cover of the book Hatchet by Gary Paulsen
May 15, 2012
In his own words, Gary Paulsen talks about what books mean to him:"One night, in a small Minnesota town (Thief River Falls) where I was selling newspapers, as I was walking past the public...