All branches of Marin County Free Library will be closed on Thursday, Nov 27 & Friday, Nov 28 for Thanksgiving.

Corte Madera Library will be closed for upgrades Nov 27 - Dec 15, reopening on Dec 16. More details.

one flying bat
Jun 21, 2012
Summer Reading has begun!  The bats (the animal kind! ) are flying on the bulletin boards, the books are checking out,  and the excitement is building.  Whether you are reading on...
Jun 12, 2012
 The Marin County Free Library is inviting all readers to share in the Summer Reading Fun from June 9 through August 11.   Children, Teens and Adults can enjoy special programs,...
Nest with baby birds in it
May 20, 2012
Birds, birds, birds---it must be the season!  I'm waking up at 6 a.m. to the sounds of "Rockin' robin" natural style.  Nature's orchestra starts slow but the...
May 19, 2012
Jordan, Austin and Ted made quite a racket at the Corte Madera Library last week after reading the Screaming Balloons instructions Naked Eggs and Flying Potatoes by Steve Spangler
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 15, 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...