2016 Pulitzer Prizes
Apr 25, 2016
The Pulitzer Prize winners for 2016 were announced a week ago.  Each year prizes are awarded for excellence in twenty-one categories.  You’ll find the works of the winners for...
California Native Plant Week
Apr 10, 2016
In 2010 the California Native Plant Society succeeded in having the state legislature designate the third week in April as California Native Plant Week, a time to highlight the value of endemic...
Library Reads
Feb 14, 2016
LibraryReads has announced its March 2016 top 10 list.  Check out the books at your local Marin County Free Library.              ...
National Book Critics Circle
Jan 31, 2016
On January 18 The National Book Critics Circle announced 30 finalists, in six categories, for awards honoring the most distinguished books of 2015.  The awards will be presented on March 17....
Downton Abbey
Jan 6, 2016
Are you a fan of the Masterpiece TV series Downton Abbey?  Now that the final season has started, you might be looking for books about the program or about the English aristocracy in the early...
Dec 21, 2015
‘Tis the season for critics and publishers to announce their favorite books of the past year.  If you’re looking for recommendations, try these websites: Goodreads, NPR, New York...
Nov 30, 2015
The National Book Foundation recently announced the four winners of the 2015 National Book Awards.  In October twenty finalists were selected in four categories: Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry,...
Panama-Pacific International Exposition
Nov 18, 2015
2015 is the 100th anniversary of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition, a world’s fair held in San Francisco between February 20 and December 4, 1915.  While its primary purpose was...
Logo for Veterans connect @ the library
Nov 10, 2015
The South Novato Library is the proud home to a new Veterans Resource Center in partnership with the California Department of Veterans Affairs (CalVet).An expanded and dedicated collection of books...
Oliver Sacks
Oct 25, 2015
Neurologist, professor, and popular author Oliver Wolf Sacks died in August at the age of 82.  He was born and educated in England, but spent the majority of his professional life in the U.S....