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

Mavericks! It’s ON!Big name surfers are flying from all over the world to participate in Mavericks to be held on this Sunday, July 20th in Pillar Point, Half Moon Bay. Beach, bluffs, and roads...
eBook Readers
Marin County Free Library has new eBook resources with the addition of 3M Cloud Library, Zinio Digital Magazines, BookFLIX for kids... and more!  These new resources are in addition to our...
 Photographs by Laural and Lily Reid at the Fairfax Library
Teenager Lily Reid is a talented artist who uses a Polaroid camera to capture the world around her. Her unique photographs are on display at the Fairfax Library during January 2013. ...
Martin Luther King
Martin Luther King Day is a federal holiday celebrated on the third Monday in January to commemorate the birth of Dr. Martin Luther King.  King is remembered for his nonviolent activism during...
John Bellairs wrote his most popular series of gothic children’s mysteries while living in Massachusetts.  Bellairs was born and grew up in Michigan which he used as the setting for his...
The first of the spring wildflowers are beginning to appear on Marin hillsides and trails.  This California native perennial was seen on the Terra Linda-Sleepy Hollow trail.  The flowers...
  The Civic Center Building Conservancy has formed an Ad Hoc committee to plan a series of events and outreach activities in celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Marin...
Roses
According to the Marin Master Gardeners now through mid-February is the ideal time to prune your roses.  Identify which types of roses you have, and decide how you want them to look.  Arm...
Six of the nine movies nominated for the Best Picture Academy Award of 2012 are based on books.  Read the book, see the movie, and be the judge: which is better?Argo is based on the book by the...
More picture books from 2012 that are worth a read! What do children, potatoes and flamingos have in common-----try I'm Bored to find out:         ...