All branches of Marin County Free Library will be closed on Monday, July 4 for Independence Day.

cover of the book Hatchet by Gary Paulsen
May 15, 2012
In his own words, Gary Paulsen talks about what books mean to him:"One night, in a small Minnesota town (Thief River Falls) where I was selling newspapers, as I was walking past the public...
Picture of lupine wildflower
May 7, 2012
is a Bluebonnet!  Beautiful wildflowers are on the Marin hills right now and we've got 2 wonderful children's books featuring lupine:
May 5, 2012
Here's a Science Friday video of the week in which a hard-boiled egg spins in a puddle of milk and looks like a tiny sprinkler system.   For more Egg-speriments check out Naked...
Mariela Herrera at Point Reyes Library
Apr 26, 2012
Mariela Herrera, who comes from Chile, played the guitar and sang with children at West Marin School and at the Point Reyes Library on Monday to help us celebrate one of our favorite days - El día...
Illustration from charlotte's web
Apr 16, 2012
Today, April 16, is the 100th anniversary of the birthday of best loved illustrator Garth Williams. Generations of children picture their favorite fictional characters as drawn by Mr. Williams...
Yellow Marshmellow Chick Peep
Apr 12, 2012
Peeped into any good books recently? In honor of National Library Week let your imagination run to peeps! Enter the Civic Center Library First Annual Peeps Diorama Contest.Create a diorama depicting...
Marin County Fair Poster which includes a chicken, ferris wheel and sunflower.
Apr 12, 2012
 The Marin County Free Library & the Marin County Fair Present: I Spy a Farm in Marin! April 9 - April 20We invite the whole family to play “I Spy a Farm in Marin” to help us...
bookmobile 1960
Apr 10, 2012
Did you know that Marin County had the first Bookmobile service in California?  Starting in 1948 and continuing to the present, Bookmobiles have served library users all over the county. ...
a wall and counter top full of various pieces of art
Apr 7, 2012
From now until May 26, the Stinson Beach Library is hosting artwork by Stinson Beach and Bolinas schoolchildren.    There is a wonderfully full wall of art that showcases all the...
Baseball with Giants logo on it
Mar 30, 2012
All things are possible on opening day!  The team is ready, the peanuts (not to mention the garlic fries!) are available, the stats are flying, the “good luck charms” are in place,...