All branches of Marin County Free Library will be closed on Friday, July 3 & Saturday, July 4 for Independence Day.

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

Dec 9, 2013
  This installment: a fine old DVD and novels about: deathbed truths; communion with a favorite author; the slippery nature of public relations; a father absconding with his kid; a...
Painting by Tara Spring
Dec 8, 2013
 Visit the Fairfax Library this December to see a colorful exhibition of landscapes, portraits and still lifes by Fairfax resident Tara Spring. Her whimsical acrylic works on canvas will...
Best Books 2013
Dec 3, 2013
The Library Journal recently published its Best Books 2013: Top Ten.  At the same time it released its Best Books 2013: More of the Best.  If you’re looking for some good books to...
Dec 2, 2013
This installment: stories set in the Northwest; a memoir rooted in Alaska; three sisters at odds; a magical Gaiman tale; a very Jewish novel; and one that straddles Ghana and the States. ...
Nov 25, 2013
This installment:  an assistant to a difficult Parisian photographer gets in over her head; a father takes off spontaneously with baby in tow (uh oh); new novellas by Jim Harrison; woes of the...
Cook up a Storm for the Holidays
Nov 20, 2013
Are you hosting the Thanksgiving or Christmas feast this year, or throwing a holiday open house?  If so, it’s time to start planning your cooking.  The Marin County Free Library has...
Nov 18, 2013
This installment: an intense, fraught friendship between girls; the witty tale of an international newspaper; a delightful DVD about disability; a meaty, absurd novel from China; brilliant short...
Nov 14, 2013
Here are some quick tips for faster internet browsing.Switching Tabs Quickly: CTRL+TabReopening a Tab You Just Closed: CTRL+Shift+TZoom In/Out: CTRL+(+/-)Better Scrolling: SpacebarFast Find: CTRL+...
Nov 12, 2013
Marin City Library is going to the dogs! Well, not really. They're coming to us from the Marin Humane Society's SHARE a Book program. Marin City Library is thrilled to be starting our Read...
Nov 12, 2013
This installment: a blocked and haunted Scandinavian writer; a cross-cultural novel (India/America); personal essays, each a gem; very Olde England via Crace; a magnificent, obscure Bad Girl memoir...