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Open Mic: The Gender of Things

November 6, 2017 

Gender— its meaning, its expression, its categories — has become a cultural flashpoint today. Inviting free expression and open discussion of the personal experience of gender, the Library will host an open mic afternoon emceed by Marin Poet Laureate Rebecca Foust as part of her project, “Poetry as Sanctuary.”

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Sewer Lining - Day and Night Work Scheduled

November 21, 2017 

As a part of the Miller Avenue Streetscape Project, the City's contractors will repair the public sewer pipes along Miller Avenue using a construction method call "cured-in-place pipe" (CIPP), which involves installing a flexible tube that gradually hardens to form a rigid, smooth surface that seals cracks and restores the sewer pipe lining.

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Free Holiday Parking

November 16, 2017 

Beginning Friday, November 24, 2017 to Sunday, December 31, 2017, parking meter fees will be temporarily waived to encourage patronage with local businesses. Visitors downtown will be able to park for free in spots up to the maximum time allotment which is noted on the parking meter. Typically that maximum time allotment is 2 hours. Parking enforcement officers will continue to enforce time restrictions and other parking violations during this time, with the exception of expired meters.

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Monthly Trivia Night: Season's Eatings!

November 15, 2017 

As the seasons change, it's time to get cozy (or competitive) at the Library. Sharpen your trivia skills and turkey knives, and join us for a fantastic November night of titillating team trivia and tasty treats!

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Episode 5: Stephen Hinshaw

November 15, 2017 

Click here to listen to Stephen Hinshaw's episode.

Psychology professor Stephen Hinshaw, author of Another Kind of Madness, a memoir of mental illness in his own family, discusses the books closest to his heart. Some deal directly with mental illness, like Jeanette Walls' The Glass Castle and William Styron's account of his own depression, Darkness Visible. Some deal with wrenching moral dilemmas, like Beloved and Sophie's Choice. And he draws it all together with E. O. Wilson's Consilience, which seeks to unify all knowledge.

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Make a tin ornament or magnet - Grades 6-8

November 13, 2017 

Saturday, December 2 at1:00pm

Learn the art of metal embossing with multi-cultrual artist, Rachel-Anne Palacios. You'll create a beautiful ornament or magnet made of tin.

Grades 6-8 only. Advance registration required. Click here to sign up.


Upcoming Events

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 (Today)

10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM
Preschool Story Time - Ages 3-5

11:15 AM  -  11:45 PM
Preschool Story Time - Ages 3-5

12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM
Italian Conversation at the Library

2:30 PM  -  4:00 PM
Lego Play Day

3:00 PM  -  5:45 PM
Writers Drop-In

Thursday, November 23, 2017

All Day Event
Library Closed

All Day Event
City Hall Closed

All Day Event
Aquatics & Fitness and Community Centers closed

3:05 AM  -  6:05 AM