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Feb 7, 2013
When LAURA INGALLS WILDER started writing her classic "Little House" book series in 1932, she had no idea of creating fame for herself or the places where she had lived. She wrote simply...
Feb 5, 2013
English history fans are abuzz with the news of the discovery of the remains of Richard III, portrayed by Shakespeare as an evil, deformed, power-hungry  murderer of the Little Princes in the...
Feb 4, 2013
Neshama’s Choices for 1st week in FebruaryThis installment: an old favorite to listen to, a cult classic movie, a girl abducted by fairies (contemporary version), and a space odyssey with...
Feb 1, 2013
Last week's Pacific Sun had a great article about Marin County's One Book One Marin program's current book, "Packing for Mars" by Mary Roach.  Click here to see the full...
Jan 31, 2013
 I have been listening to a downloaded audio of The Jefferson Key, by Steve Berry, a  compelling and  delightfully preposterous  political thriller involving a secret...
Jan 31, 2013
Under the Mesquite, by Guadalupe Garcia McCall, published by Lee and Low Books Inc.In “Under the Mesquite,” Garcia McCall, writing in emotionally riveting free verse, gracefully manages...
Zac Efron
Jan 29, 2013
You could be selected, as they were, to attend the California State Summer School for the Arts from July 13-August 9!The program has been around for 27 years and is held at the California Institute...
Football and American flag
Jan 29, 2013
Go  49ers!  Want to get in the football mood to prepare for the SuperBowl this Sunday?  Check out the 10  featured DVDs on our Movies page and you’ll be gridiron-ready!...
Pen atop paper with hand writing on it
Jan 29, 2013
A new two-year term begins for the Marin Poet Laureate in April 2013, and nominations for the post are being accepted through February 15, 2013. The Marin Poet Laureate selection takes place through...
Jan 28, 2013
Just announced....the 2013 winner of the prestigious Caldecott Medal for illustration in children's books!The 2013 Caldecott Medal winner is This Is Not My Hat, written and illustrated by Jon...