National Library Week is a great time to explore all the library has to share.
We're starting our celebration a bit early, since there are so many ways to connect with the library - we're hoping you find some new things to try!
- Visit your local branch to pick up a book or browse the latest offerings and displays.
- Browse popular items in Marin online and request one (or more!)
- Find out what's new and forthcoming in the catalog.
- Can't decide what to pick? We can help! Request a Personalized Pick.
- Spring is a wonderful time to check out a Park Pass and enjoy the outdoors.
- Download an eBook or eAudiobook or stream a movie.
- Explore library apps.
- Borrow a Chromebook or WiFi hotspot at your local library.
- Stream some new tunes.
- Download comics.
- Find out about local history.
- Browse a wide selection of magazines and newspapers online.
- Connect with our outreach services, including the Bookmobile, Learning Bus Mobile Preschool, Library Beyond Walls: Delivery Service, and West Marin Literacy Services.
- Check out our events for all ages on our calendar, both in-person and online, including storytimes, author talks and book clubs, exhibits, literacy programs, coding, gardening help, age-friendly offerings like chair yoga, and lots more!
- Find your next great read, or listen, on our staff-curated lists. Expand your understanding of the world and others through booklists like
Representation and Understanding
For kids and parents
- Find a storytime on our calendar.
- Get homework help on line.
- Find more student resources to help with research.
- Request a book bundle for kids.
- Check out a Conscious Kids book kit - with books to enjoy and spark conversations about racial equity with our children.
- Find booklists for kindergarten through 6th grade on the Kids page.
- Browse activities for kids, parenting books, "If you liked..." lists, "New at the Library" and lots more on our Kids 0-5 and Kids 5-12 pages.
But wait, did you know that the library has even more ways to help, from jobs to learning goals?
Are you looking for ways to up your game at work, or maybe find a new job? The library has several ways you can connect online to learn or improve skills for professional development. Find out more details on our Jobs & Careers page. Shortcuts below.
If you're an active older adult interested in learning a new skill and unlocking new life experiences, GetSetUp could be for you. Opportunities range from art therapy to cooking classes.
Need some help with technology? Northstar Digital Literacy defines basic skills needed to perform tasks on computers and online, and was developed in response to the needs of job seekers who may lack the digital literacy skills needed to seek, obtain, and retain employment, as well as to perform other tasks in daily life.The library also offers online classes like "All Things Apple" to help teach technology skills, as well as drop-in classes for tech tips.