All branches of Marin County Free Library will be closed on Monday, September 7 for Labor Day.

Publisher's Weekly Fall Books
Aug 31, 2015
According to the August 28 edition of Publishers Weekly, the following are some of “The Most Anticipated Books of Fall 2015.”  You can request them at the Marin County Free Library...
California Drought
Aug 10, 2015
As everyone knows, California is entering its 4th year of record-breaking drought.  Governor Jerry Brown declared a drought State of Emergency in January, and asked state officials to prepare...
South Novato pop-up library
Jul 2, 2015
Please visit us in our “pop-up” space at 931 C Street just off of Main Gate Road in Hamilton! While the space is small, it is a full service library, complete with computers,...
Aug 20, 2015
This installment: magical realism in Saskatchewan--?! (f); satire in post-Soviet Georgia (f); strange, crazy intensity (f); a juicy custody story (f); a wife swept out to sea (f—but…);...
Quilt by Janet Haas Hughes
Aug 13, 2015
 “I started making quilts 50 years ago, playing with fabric and learning as I went.  This show spans those years, starting with the very first quilt I made, when I was 10 years old,...
Go Set a watchman book cover
Aug 7, 2015
While neither a sequel nor a completely independent novel, Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee is the most requested book in MARINet libraries. While you are waiting for your copy here are some...
Bicycle
Aug 6, 2015
The Corte Madera branch of the Marin County Free Library is beginning a project to provide increased space for bicycle and stroller parking adjacent to the building entry.  An expanded area to...
Aug 3, 2015
 This installment: a perfect memoir (nf); a hilarious memoir (nf); sparkling essays (nf); a subtle novel set in Beirut (f); a very strange but oddly tasty novel (f); and another memoir by a...
Jul 27, 2015
This installment: Big Themes in Montana (f); SF noir thriller (f); teen twins in the ecstasy (and agony) of creation (f); sinister domestic detail (f); tensions (what else) on the West Bank (f); and...
Grow fruit
Jul 22, 2015
Summer is a wonderful time to enjoy fresh fruit.  If you grow your own fruit, be sure to check the Marin Master Gardeners website frequently for tips on growing, pruning, and harvesting fruit....