The South Novato Library will be permanently closing on May 23 at 5pm and will reopen in a new location. More details.

All branches of Marin County Free Library will be closed on Monday, May 25 for Memorial Day.

Endangered Species Act
Nov 6, 2013
It’s the 40th anniversary of the Endangered Species Act.  The act was created to protect critically endangered species and the ecosystems on which they depend.  It was passed into...
Corte Madera Street Tree
Nov 4, 2013
The library now has applications and information about the Corte Madera Beautification Committee's Street  Tree Program.   A list of the trees and  application forms are...
Nov 4, 2013
This installment: a nonfiction account of being stalked; a touching French-Canadian DVD; the latest film by Wes Anderson; Bollywood Apocalypse;  short stories by a physician—inside dope;...
Oct 28, 2013
This installment: the book behind the hot new TV series (read last winter); a charming, peculiar DVD; a horror stew by a versatile writer; creepy, quirky short stories; linked stories set in a coal-...
Covered California logo
Oct 27, 2013
Have questions about how the Affordable Care Act will impact you? Starting on Tuesday, October 29, and continuing throughout November, the Point Reyes and Stinson Beach Libraries will be...
Oct 21, 2013
This installment: Winterson’s first autobiographical novel; a Nova Scotia novel about childbirth; interlocking stories from WWII in England; Oates at (perhaps) her darkest; post WWII in Canada...
Oct 18, 2013
Meg Linden, a volunteer with the Jack Mason Museum of West Marin History, describes the current exhibit at the museum. On display now through December 18 are photographs of M.B. Boissevain, Marin...
Picture of the Nobel Prize medal.
Oct 16, 2013
 Literary awards take center stage this month.  On October 10th, the Nobel Prize for Literature was awarded to Canadian author Alice Munro.  Dear Life is her most recent collection of...
Maps
Oct 15, 2013
There's a new way to explore the rich literary history of our region:  the Chronicle's Bay Area Literary Map.  Let your fingers do the clicking through this new interactive,...
Oct 14, 2013
OverDrive announced today that they have have temporarily disabled the Kindle book format from your OverDrive-powered website. Users will not be able to borrow, download, or place a hold on Kindle...