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.

Where can you find Yasser Arafat rubbing shoulders with Archimedes? Or Theodore Roosevelt face-to-face with Diana Ross? The answer is: The Oxford Children's Book of Famous People . This comprehensive, fully illustrated book tells the stories of over 1,000 women and men who have shaped the world. It embraces the famous and the infamous from all over the globe and all walks of life: politicians and statesmen, religious leaders, scientists, explorers, philosophers, artists, musicians, sports...
Doers and thinkers, movers and shakers, rulers and writers, inventors and rebels, they're all here. Organized chronologically and covering the entire world for a truly multicultural approach, 1000 Makers of the Millennium tells the fascinating stories of the men and women who shaped the world we live in today. Lavishly illustrated in the best DK style, 1000 Makers of the Millennium also features thematic boxed features and a running timeline to place the biographies in their proper historical...