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

This installment: wiggy wisdom from Ram Dass, in the ear; an intense French novel; another dark Scandinavian mystery; and Millet's dream-like novel.        Ram Dass...
Picture of scoops of ice cream
Looking for a way to beat the summer heat?  Have some fun and make your own ice cream.  The Marin County Free Library  has a variety of materials to help you get started.  Try...
Dragonfly by artist M. Kathryn Thompson
“Growing up in Fairfax, where I live today, I have found inspiration for my work in local nature and wildlife.” – M. Kathryn ThompsonVisit the Fairfax Library during July to see...
Un día como hoy el mundo nos dio un regalo con el nacimiento de Pablo Neruda poeta chileno a quien Gabriel García Márquez llamó "el mejor poeta del siglo XX en cualquier idioma."Todavía...
President Obama awarded Fairfax's Kay Ryan the National Humanities Medal and San Anselmo's George Lucas the National Medal of Arts in ceremonies at the White House on Wednesday. The Marin IJ...
This installment: Russo’s memoir; life and death entwined in a novel; short stories by the author of Room; and new poetry by Sharon Olds.       Elsewhere by Richard...
America's Cup
The opening ceremony of the 34th America’s Cup will take place tomorrow, July 4th, at America’s Cup Park on the San Francisco waterfront. The America’s Cup match will take place...
Reading is soooooooooo  delicious!  And here are some tasty books to share with young readers: 
This installment: witches and vampires and daemons (oh my)!; new Leonard Cohen bio; Christopher Hitchen's brilliant swan song; and a very popular romantic fable.      A...
Fairfax Library
At the Fairfax Friends of the Library Annual Meeting in June, Margaret Miles, Branch Manager, gave a presentation on the remodel project scheduled for this Fall: Fairfax Library Remodel Plans 2013.