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

Marin City Library has a fabulous display of student art work including paintings, drawings, and ceramic sculptures created by Tamalpais High School students from Marin City. The exhibit will be on...
The Dust Bowl
The Dust Bowl was the name given to the Great Plains region devastated by drought in 1930s depression-era America.  If you enjoyed watching Ken Burns’ recent two part documentary by this...
This installment: a hippie country novel, delicious chick-lit, and cultural challenges   Make It Stay by Joan Frank

Mira Flores, a mythical Northern California wine country town...
Wonder, by RJ Palacio
"What are the kids reading?" Adults are asking this question more often these days, not so much out of mild curiosity or parental interest, but as a way of getting book referrals for...
Book cover for "Knits to Give" by Debbie Bliss
December is fast approaching.  If you would like to knit some holiday gifts that don’t require a big investment of time or money, the Marin County Free Library  can offer some...
Frank Gundry Photograph
“In a Mirror Dimly…” A Solo Photography Exhibit by Frank Gundry at the Fairfax Library during the month of November 2012.“ ‘In a Mirror Dimly…’ is from...
The perfect Thanksgiving book
Are you hosting the Thanksgiving feast this year and looking for ideas about what to cook?  The Marin County Free Library has lots of cookbooks to help you out.  Try typing the words...
William Steig was born in New York City in 1907. In a family where every member was involved in the arts, it was not surprising that Steig became an artist.

He published his first...
Annoyed teenager
An informal survey from the Palo Alto Medical Foundation asked 124 teens what they find most stressful:55% were stressed out from homework & school (grades, tests, college, finals week)15% by...
This installment: three novels.  The first, 144 reasons not to commit suicide.  The second, a very challenging sea voyage.  The third, Southern Gothic.    Contents May...