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

According to Nielsen Wire's "Tops of 2011", movies adapted from books were very popular in 2011, including Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, The Help, Hunger Games, Water for...
One of my favorite pop culture procrastination sites, Flavorwire, creates mixtapes inspired by characters in books and movies:If you’ve ever wondered what your favorite literary characters...
The Corte Madera Library celebrated its 40th anniversary this December.  In case you missed our open house on December 1, Laurie Thompson from the Anne T. Kent California Room gave a wonderful...
Are zombies the new vampires?Although the appeal of vampires is still strong (who doesn’t like those attractive, super powered, immortal blood suckers), the time of the zombie seems to have...
Richard Haass will be the fifth speaker in the MPSF Lecture Series at the Marin Center on Monday, January 9, and Thursday, January 12.  He is currently the President of the Council on Foreign...
Seven months to go to London 2012.  Next summer’s Olympic Games run from July 27 to August 12.  Get information on those games at the official Olympics website: http://www.london2012...
Hanukkah is a Jewish holiday celebrated for eight days and nights. It starts on the 25th of the Jewish month of Kislev, which coincides with late November through late December on the secular...
Did you know the Marin County libraries have free eBooks that you can download to your Kindle, iPad, Nook or smartphone?At the Corte Madera Library you can:Learn how to download FREE library...
Read Adrianna's poem: "Alcatraz" published in the December issue of Spider Magazine. Adrianna lives in Greenbrae.
Who knew penguins were ticklish?  Check out this wonderful video of Cookie the Penguin to make you smile.  Then enjoy one of the many penguin books in the library---maybe Pierre the...