Photo of book cover Art Dog
Mar 3, 2012
Thacher Hurd grew up right here in Mill Valley and now lives in Berkeley with his family.  His father is well known as the illustrator for Goodnight Moon.  His mother was a children’...
Feb 16, 2012
Oh how I love to watch those seeds grow! I do wish my radishes would grow as fast as these but good things are worth waiting for and radishes are so.......well, dependable.  If you like to grow...
Feb 10, 2012
Have you ever tasted a fresh egg right out of the chicken coop?  Once you do, you’ll never go back to store bought again!  There’s a new backyard movement going on with lots of...
Feb 10, 2012
Valentine Greetings to all of you!  Thanks for being such great readers of books, watchers of DVDs, listeners of Audiobooks----and such great library members.  We love you all and look...
Feb 4, 2012
 I don’t know if I can think of another author who has broken into every age category of books so amazingly!  Wow---Jane Yolen has done extraordinary books for toddlers, children,...
Jan 28, 2012
It’s seed planting time for me----peas, sweet peas, kale and broccoli!  I can never plant my seeds without thinking of Frog and Toad and “The Garden” story.  I hope you...
Jan 20, 2012
The rain has begun so can rainbows be far behind?I've never been able to resist a handsome frog so I thought I'd share this video of Kermit singing his
Academy Award nominated song....
Jan 13, 2012
 Who Loves the Rain?It’s been so long since we’ve had some and I miss it so!   Maybe if we think rainy thoughts and read rainy poems and books, some will come again!The...
Jan 6, 2012
Happy Birthday Arthur Ransome!  January 8thBest known for his series Swallows and Amazons (also the title of the first book), Arthur Ransome was born on January 8, 1884.  This series has...
Jan 2, 2012
Where in the World is the Bookmobile Today (Jan. 2,2012)?The Marin County Free Library is getting a new Bookmobile sometime this year.  Until it comes to us, the Bookmobile is on a World Tour...