Library Speaker Series

Library Speaker Series programs have been given by local gardeners, travel agents, art devotees, and many other experts in their field. 

Armchair Travel to Costa Rica and Panama
Monday, July 29
6:30pm, Library Reading Room

Lush landscapes, a myriad of plant and animal life, and a dizzying number of things to do, Costa Rica and Panama are well known for their Adventure Tourism and colorful wildlife. These two countries also have plenty of beaches for relaxation and are home to about 7% of the world's biodiversity. Rea Franjetic of Cosmopolitan Adventure Tours will share Costa Rica's latest eco-friendly places to visit, Panama's newly accessible rainforest, and more!  Discover Panama and Costa Rica in this armchair travel presentation at your San Anselmo Public Library.

072919 Costa Rica and Panama

Marin Comics Fest: A Fire Story with Brian Fies
Monday, September 9
6:30pm, Council Chambers

Early in the morning on Monday, October 9m 2017, wildfires burned through Northern California resulting in 44 fatalities. In addition, 8,300 structures, including more than 6,200 homes, were destroyed. Eisner-award winning graphic novelist Brian Fies lost his home and every possession he and his wife had that didn't fit into the back of their car. Brian has written and illustrated a first-hand account of this tragedy in his latest work, A Fire Story. Brian will talk about his work and share how comics can show tragedy and laughter in this special presentation at your San Anselmo Public Library.

090919 Brian Fies

The Emotionally Healthy Child
Monday, September 16
6:30pm, Library Reading Room

While parenting has never been easy, today's world undeniably presents parents and their kids with unprecedented challenges. Award-winning author Maureen Healy will share highlights from her book, The Emotionally Healthy Child, and answer questions from anyone wanting to raise emotionally healthy children. Join us for an inspiring evening and learn some new strategies to help your children make smarter choices even when emotionally charged.

Emotionally Healthy Child