All branches of Marin County Free Library will be closed on Friday, July 3 & Saturday, July 4 for Independence Day.

South Novato Library reopened July 1 in new location at 931 C St, Novato. More details.

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,...
Dec 11, 2014
Stuck at home on this rainy day?  Kids home from school?  Need to get ready for exams, finish some homework or curl up with a good book on the couch?  Never fear, the library is here!...
Goodreads Choice Awards 2014
Dec 8, 2014
Goodreads, the social website which allows people to find and share books, has announced the winners of its 2014 Goodreads Choice Awards.  The winning books are divided into twenty categories,...
holiday cooking
Nov 25, 2014
Are you hosting the Christmas feast this year, or throwing a holiday open house?  Maybe you’re looking for new recipes for cookies or pies?  If so, it’s time to do some...
LibraryReads
Nov 18, 2014
LibraryReads has just announced the top ten titles that public library staff across the country most enjoyed recommending to their patrons in 2014.  More than a thousand people voted on their...