Tour de France
Jul 17, 2013
This year is the 100th anniversary of the Tour de France.  The race began, for the first time in the Tour’s history, on the Island of Corsica, on Saturday, June 29, and progressed to...
Jul 16, 2013
As part of the Maker movement, the Webstars created a T-Shirt folding machine. Here are some pics of the creation. Attached are videos and a tutorial if you'd like to create your own.TutorialYou...
Jul 15, 2013
This installment: wiggy wisdom from Ram Dass, in the ear; an intense French novel; another dark Scandinavian mystery; and Millet's dream-like novel.        Ram Dass...
Picture of scoops of ice cream
Jul 13, 2013
Looking for a way to beat the summer heat?  Have some fun and make your own ice cream.  The Marin County Free Library  has a variety of materials to help you get started.  Try...
Dragonfly by artist M. Kathryn Thompson
Jul 12, 2013
“Growing up in Fairfax, where I live today, I have found inspiration for my work in local nature and wildlife.” – M. Kathryn ThompsonVisit the Fairfax Library during July to see...
Jul 12, 2013
Un día como hoy el mundo nos dio un regalo con el nacimiento de Pablo Neruda poeta chileno a quien Gabriel García Márquez llamó "el mejor poeta del siglo XX en cualquier idioma."Todavía...
Jul 11, 2013
President Obama awarded Fairfax's Kay Ryan the National Humanities Medal and San Anselmo's George Lucas the National Medal of Arts in ceremonies at the White House on Wednesday. The Marin IJ...
Jul 8, 2013
This installment: Russo’s memoir; life and death entwined in a novel; short stories by the author of Room; and new poetry by Sharon Olds.       Elsewhere by Richard...
America's Cup
Jul 3, 2013
The opening ceremony of the 34th America’s Cup will take place tomorrow, July 4th, at America’s Cup Park on the San Francisco waterfront. The America’s Cup match will take place...
Jul 3, 2013
Reading is soooooooooo  delicious!  And here are some tasty books to share with young readers: