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- 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.
- 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.
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!
- 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 of the Marin County Free Library, opens a new window
- Friends of the Marin City Library
In the News
Read about Marin City Library and our 3D printer in the news:
- https://3dprint.com/54685/3d-printed-pool-filter/, opens a new window
- http://www.marinij.com/article/NO/20150307/NEWS/150309852, opens a new window
- http://patch.com/california/novato/marin-residents-can-now-use-3d-printer-free-0, opens a new window
- http://abc7news.com/society/marin-library-bouncing-back-after-recession/557722/, opens a new window