About Marin City Library

 

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Overview

  • Conveniently located in the Gateway Shopping Center in Marin City, we are an oasis for information–both digital and in print, and a place to gather, learn, mentor, and create.
  • We provide storytimes for all ages, computer classes, after school math tutoring, and fun and thought-provoking programming for our community.
  • Our library offers two ever-expanding collections that are unique to MCFL–adult and teen urban fiction. Drama, romance, struggle, and survival: find it all here.

Computers & Wi-Fi

We boast the largest computer lab in the MCFL system, and we offer hands-on technology mentorship and training, provided by the Marin WebStars.

  • Computer reservations, opens a new window are recommended.
  • 16 Internet stations
  • 1 ADA accessible Internet station
  • 2 Research stations
  • 2 Children’s stations
  • Free unlimited wireless access.
  • To print to this location from your computer or mobile device, visit our MobilePrint page.
  • 3D printer

Computer Tutoring by Appointment

  • One-to-one computer tutoring sessions available by appointment:
    Computer Basics, Internet Basics, or Email Basics.
    Please sign up in advance by calling 415-332-6157.

WebStars

  • Headquartered in the Marin City Library, the program trains young people as technology ambassadors.
  • The WebStars then serve our community, offering tutoring and troubleshooting with the following:
    • Email, word processing, and basic hardware/software maintenance
    • Social media, blogging, and photo sharing
    • Webpage design, photo editing, and animation
  • Watch the WebStars in action – Youtube commercial for WebStars, opens a new window
  • Visit the WebStars online @ http://www.marinwebstars.org/
  • Sign up for free computer classes online, in person, or by calling 415-332-6157.

3D Printing

The Marin City Library branch offers free 3D printing to library cardholders.

Visit our 3D printing page for details - currently unavailable due to COVID19.

3D printer appointments are unavailable due to restrictions from COVID19.

Please contact the Marin City Library at 415-332-6158 for more information. We look forward to working with you!

Accessibility

  • Accessible restrooms
  • ADA workstation
  • Parking for patrons with disabilities is located nearby in the Gateway Shopping Center

Donating Books & Materials

  • We accept small quantities of donations at the branch (due to limited storage space).
  • Larger donations can be taken to the bookstore run by the Friends – Book Place.
  • Books should be in good condition. We also accept DVDs, videos, CDs and magazines.
  • We do not accept textbooks. (The Friends do not accept textbooks or magazines).
  • Donated items are usually sold at the branch or at the Friends bookstore.

Friends Groups

In the News

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