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.

May is short story month
May 20, 2015
May is Short Story Month, and it’s a great time to celebrate this wonderful literary genre.  According to the website May is Short Story Month, “Short stories make the perfect intro...
LibraryReads
May 11, 2015
Library Reads has just announced its June top ten books published this month that librarians across the country love.  You’ll find all the books in the Marin County Free Library. ...
waterwise palnts
May 23, 2015
Marin County is facing a dry summer and the need to conserve water.  The California State Master Gardeners created this publication to help gardeners keep their plants alive this summer. ...
Historical Fiction
May 2, 2015
Are you a fan of historical fiction?  If so, check out this article from Booklist on its top 10 historical fiction picks for 2014-2015.  Most of the books are available in the Marin County...
Celebrate Earth Day April 22
Apr 20, 2015
Earth Day was created to increase public awareness of the Earth’s fragile environment, and it led to the modern environmental movement.  The first Earth Day was celebrated in 1970, and...
California Native Plant Week
Apr 8, 2015
Next week is California Native Plant Week, a time to learn about and appreciate the importance of California’s native flora.  In 2010 the California Native Plant Society succeeded in...
National Poetry Month
Mar 25, 2015
National Poetry Month is the largest literary celebration in the world, with millions of poets and poetry-lovers celebrating poetry’s importance in their lives.  National Poetry Month was...
Practical Classics
Mar 10, 2015
A classic book is one that has relevance from one generation to the next, stays in print, and has an eternal freshness.  Most of us were introduced to some of the classics in high school and...
Gray whale migration
Mar 3, 2015
From now through mid-April California Grey Whales will be leaving their winter calving grounds in Baja California and passing the California coast on their way to the Bering Sea.  The first...
Valentine's Day
Feb 11, 2015
Snuggle up with your sweetheart on Valentine’s Day and watch a romantic movie.  You’ll find a great selection of DVDs in the Marin County Free Library.  On the Marin County...