The South Novato Library will be permanently closing on May 23 at 5pm and will reopen in a new location. More details.

All branches of Marin County Free Library will be closed on Monday, May 25 for Memorial Day.

California Room Upcoming Events

Contact Us

ResearcherReference Desk

For assistance with local history or genealogy, you can reach us by email at: or

Or by phone at: (415) 473-7419

For an obituary/newspaper article, please use our special request form.

An appointment is recommended for extensive research, and necessary for use of some materials.
Contact us phone or email to schedule a visit.



The Anne T. Kent California Room is located on the fourth floor of the Marin County Civic Center,
at the Civic Center Branch Library. Directions

Mailing Address:
3501 Civic Center Drive, Room 427
San Rafael, CA, 94903

California Room Librarian

Laurie Thompson
Phone: (415) 473-3661

Digital Archivist & Librarian

Carol Acquaviva


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