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

   This installment: Erdrich’s latest; a Cambodian girlhood; a novel combining love of words and clothes, and WWII novel about the folly of stuff.    The Round House...
How can a tiny egg smaller than a speck turn into a swimming tadpole and then a hopping frog?  Explore one of the many miracles of nature all around us this month!  For more information...
May is short story month
May is Short Story Month.  Check out some collections at your local library.  You can find what’s available by going to the classic catalog in Marinet and typing in “short...
Hola, mi nombre es Silvia Molina ayudante de biblioteca de servicios en español de su Biblioteca Novato. Venga a visitar la biblioteca para obtener una tarjeta de la biblioteca, y llevar materiales...
How great that we have 10 toes and fingers to help us learn to count!  Here are a few books that making learning numbers fun! :
 This installment: a skewed, hipster novel with illustrations; a fascinating young adult book with shifting identities; Joyce Carol Oates on her widowhood; and a fine West Coast historical...
The votes are in for the Second Annual Peeps Diorama Contest at the Civic Center LIbrary.The winners by popular vote are:Peeple's Choice Award The Life of Peep by Miya Matsuishi-Elhardt ...
Mother's Day
Mother’s Day is the day we honor our mothers and/or mother figures, and celebrate their contributions to our lives.  The modern holiday of Mother’s Day was first celebrated in 1908...
This installment: audio version of a stunning book about a hard-scrabble family; fresh and quirky short stories; an entertaining (if you can believe it) memoir about anxiety; and a fine...
Jose-Luis Orozco performing in Point Reyes
West Marin Literacy Services had a real celebration yesterday. Supervisor Steve Kinsey and recently retired Director of County Library Services, Gail Haar were on hand to cut the ribbon on our newly...