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...
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...
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...
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...
The rose
Jan 27, 2015
According to the Marin Master Gardeners, now through mid-February is the ideal time to prune your roses.  First, identify which types of roses you have, and decide how you want them to look....
Philip K. Dick Award
Jan 8, 2015
Six titles have just been nominated for the 2014 Philip K. Dick Award.  The award is presented annually for distinguished science fiction published originally in paperback in the United States...
New Year 2015
Jan 6, 2015
This year resolve to take advantage of the Marin County Free Library’s free databases.  To log-in from home, all you need is a current library card and a personal identification number,...