Fairfax Library will be closed Aug 4 – 17 for renovations. More details.

Sep 22, 2013
September 22 through the 28th is Banned Book Week at the Marin County Library.  Stop by any of our branches to grab a banned or challenged book or two! In the kids’ room, look for...
National Book Awards Winners
Sep 21, 2013
The National Book Foundation has announced the long lists for its 2013 awards in the following categories:  Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry and Young People’s Literature.  Finalists will...
iOS 7 Brand
Sep 19, 2013
If you are both an Apple and OverDrive user, please be aware that the Apple iOS 7 system update results in the need to reauthorise the OverDrive Media Console app. Details and how-tos below from...
Sep 16, 2013
This installment: Pullman’s take on Grimm; Indians in the northwest circa 1899; a Canadian novel about a girl who sees auras; all the times the Thames froze, illustrated; and a CD of 100 poems...
Fairfax Art Show Sept 2013 Tree by Torrey
Sep 13, 2013
Visit the Fairfax Library this September to see “Evolution of a Landscape” by local artist John Torrey. This new series of 13 paintings begins with a colorfully expressionistic landscape...
Sep 9, 2013
This installment: expats in Trinidad; comic, homey memoir; stories placed in Jamaica; domestic English satire; chilling early mystery by Gillian Flynn; and a charming British mystery;  ...
Sep 6, 2013
Plan to celebrate "Mischief and Mayhem Day" this Friday the 13th!  It's officially Roald Dahl Day----for more info visit http://www.roalddahlday.info/And while you're at it,...
Sep 3, 2013
This installment: an autistic girl finds self-expression; a charming but feckless guy wanders the West; a sweet, illustrated story about a missing cat; an obscure Terry Pratchett novel; a compendium...
Marin City LIbrary Remodel
Aug 29, 2013
The Marin City Library reopened on Wednesday, August 28 after undergoing renovations funded by Measure A.  Thanks to all in the community who supported the library! Improvements include:...
The illustrated guide to chickens : how to choose them, how to keep them
Aug 28, 2013
Raising backyard chickens has become very popular in Marin County in the past few years.  Not only do chickens provide fresh eggs, they also help keep gardens free of insects and other pests....