All branches of Marin County Free Library will be closed from 1pm Wed 12/31 & all day Thu 1/1 for New Year.

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...
Tax Help
Jan 28, 2013
The end of January approaches, W-2s have started arriving in the mail, and updated versions of tax forms and instructions are complete, which means there are no more excuses...it is time to start...
Jan 28, 2013
This installment: a family’s dissolution, a multi-layered psychological mystery; and rural girls go bad.   Gone by Cathi Hanauer

Eve is a nutritionist, offering a sensible...
Jan 24, 2013
You may not be aware of the Pura Belpre Awards in literature but they're definitely worth seeing.  Pura Belpre was the first Latina librarian at the New York Public Library. The award is...
The Edgar Awards have been announced.
Jan 22, 2013
The Edgar Awards, named for Edgar Allen Poe, are presented each spring by the Mystery Writers of America.  The awards honor the best mystery fiction and nonfiction published, and the best...
Jan 18, 2013
Mavericks! It’s ON!Big name surfers are flying from all over the world to participate in Mavericks to be held on this Sunday, July 20th in Pillar Point, Half Moon Bay. Beach, bluffs, and roads...
eBook Readers
Jan 16, 2013
Marin County Free Library has new eBook resources with the addition of 3M Cloud Library, Zinio Digital Magazines, BookFLIX for kids... and more!  These new resources are in addition to our...
 Photographs by Laural and Lily Reid at the Fairfax Library
Jan 16, 2013
Teenager Lily Reid is a talented artist who uses a Polaroid camera to capture the world around her. Her unique photographs are on display at the Fairfax Library during January 2013. ...
Martin Luther King
Jan 16, 2013
Martin Luther King Day is a federal holiday celebrated on the third Monday in January to commemorate the birth of Dr. Martin Luther King.  King is remembered for his nonviolent activism during...