Wondering what your classmates checked out of the library this school year? Here are the items that circulated the most this year.
It’s that time of year – time for the Marin Academy Library Summer Reading Contest! Sign up here to participate and win awesome prizes. The contest is open to all students who will be enrolled for the 2019-2020 school year (including incoming freshmen and transfers) and staff/faculty/administration. You’ll keep track of your books over the … More Summer Reading Contest 2019!
Looking for something new to read but not sure what to try next? These suggestions should help. Click each image to see a larger version.
During February 2019, students, staff, faculty, and administrators wrote “love letters” to books, authors, and fictional characters. Those notes were posted all over the library in tribute. Here is the compiled list of what MA loves.
Generations of MA students read Nigerian Chinua Achebe’s famous work Things Fall Apart about a wrestler from the Ibo tribe and the arrival of full-blown colonialism in the 19th century. The novel was Achebe’s first, but it became an important curricular choice because Achebe is considered by many to be the father of modern African … More This Week in History: Chinua Achebe died
Thanks so his exposure on the original cast of “Saturday Night Live,” John Belushi became an internationally known comedian. From this start, he went on to create iconic roles in “Animal House” and “The Blues Brothers.” The later is still so popular that there is an official touring musical review which brings Jake and Elwood … More This Week in History: comedian John Belushi died
15 years ago this week, on February 12, 2004, San Francisco mayor Gavin Newsom startled the nation when he announced that officials at City Hall would issue wedding licenses to gay and lesbian couples. Until the courts suspended the order, nearly 3200 couples were married over the course of the next eight days. According to … More This Week in History: Gavin Newsom begins issuing wedding licenses to gay couples