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...
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....
4 layer cake
Jul 22, 2015
Come to the Corte Madera Library to experience Summer Treats, the bright, playful, oil paintings by Pat Doherty.  Using compositions of simple objects, notably desserts, she creates ...
Jul 20, 2015
This installment: an accidental road trip (f); secrets emerge after a death (f); an amazing compendium of rant and excess (f); best book of the year so far (nf); clever, satirical stories (f); and...
Library troll
Jul 17, 2015
Welcome from the South Novato staff to our new location at 931 C St.! For those of you who have visited us before in the Hangers you may have noticed our little friend who hung out with us at the...
How We Got to Now
Jul 15, 2015
Steven Johnson, best-selling author of nine books on the intersection of science, technology and personal experience, will be speaking at the Bolinas Community Center on Friday, July 17th at 7:00pm...