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

This installment: creepy true crime in Japan, witty British short stories, and a Southwest mystery in the Hillerman tradition. (And you may wonder how I choose the three books that appear each week...
 Did you know we have an amazing museum in Novato? The Marin Museum of Contemporary Art is located in the Hamilton neighborhood of Novato at 500 Palm Drive in the Novato Arts Center.Admission...
 Did you know we have an amazing museum in Novato? The Marin Museum of Contemporary Art is located in the Hamilton neighborhood of Novato at 500 Palm Drive in the Novato Arts Center.Admission...
A trip to New England is not in my cards this month but oh how I would enjoy it!  Instead I'll watch this video of the leaves changing and revisit some old fashioned books set in the area....
 Yesterday the finalists for the National Book Award were announced.  The fiction finalists are: The Yellow Birds, by Iraq war veteran Kevin PowersBilly Lynn's Long Halftime Walk...
Snowy Owl by Wendy Hannum
“Winter Wildlife, A Study in White”, A Solo Photography Exhibit by Wendy Hannum at the Fairfax Library during the month of October 2012.“Winter Wildlife is unique. Living amidst a...
Are you hooked on the new PBS series Call the Midwife?  If so, here are some books and another PBS series that might interest you.  First, there’s the memoir on which the TV series...
This installment: disembodied spirits in a school tragedy, an intimate look at slow medicine in action, and another satisfying Scandinavian mystery…   Afterwards by Rosamund Lupton...
"On a fateful summer afternoon in 1971 James Marshall lay on his hammock drawing pictures. His mother was inside the house watching Who's Afraid of Virginia Wolf on TV. The strident voices...
Check out these amazing videos of Lego creations, then check out these new Lego ideas books.           The Lego Ideas Book     ...