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Mar 14, 2012
Are you thinking about going on a diet?  Summer’s coming and you want to look good in your new swim suit?  Maybe you’ve developed a food intolerance, or your doctor has told...
Mar 8, 2012
Saint Patrick is the patron saint of Ireland.  He was born in 4th century Roman Britain, but was kidnapped by Irish Raiders when he was 16 and taken to Ireland as a slave.  He escaped, but...
Mar 7, 2012
Eeek...So much waste we generate! Let's make sure we "Reduce, Reuse and Recycle."
Mar 2, 2012
Head over to Smithsonian Magazine's web site and vote for your favorite photos from the 50 finalists. The photos are divided in categories: Altered, Americana, The Natural World, People and...
Mar 1, 2012
Knitting Projects for EveryoneIdeas for new knitting projects abound at the library. You can make toys, baby items, afghans, socks, scarves, hats, sweaters, and more.  Here are some of the...
Feb 29, 2012
Did you know that one in every three bites of food we eat, from vegetables and fruits to seeds and nuts, is the result of pollination?  Pollination is the transfer of genetic material between...
Feb 28, 2012
According to the Marin Master Gardeners, February is a good time to start your pruning.  Deciduous trees, vines and shrubs all respond well to a little trimming and thinning this time of the...
Feb 28, 2012
Are you a penguin fan?  San Francisco is a great place to learn about these fascinating birds.  The California Academy of Sciences has an African penguin colony, and features live penguin...
Feb 22, 2012
New book reviewed on NPR – Fresh AirWhat We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank  by Nathan EnglanderIn  What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank, Englander writes about...