An Opportunity to Help Young Neighbors

Volunteer Opportunities: Monday-Thursdays—afternoon classroom support is especially needed—3:30pm (2:30pm on Wednesdays). Or evening one-on-one support from 6:30-7:30 p.m.  For more details, please visit Bridge the Gap — Volunteers. Did you know that you can help some of the children who live in Marin City to get to college? And it... Read more

Fri Feb 16 – A Tribute to Larry Moyer

The final in the Sausalito Library’s series 2018 Sausalito Documentary Films: A Tribute to Larry Moyer – Friday February 16 at 7pm inside the Sausalito Library. Larry Moyer was a fixture on the Sausalito waterfront for more than forty years. An artist, filmmaker, photographer, raconteur, and close friend of Shel Silverstein, Larry... Read more

Sausalito Seekers – Fri Feb 9 at the Library

The 3rd of Sausalito Library’s 2018 Sausalito Documentary Films: Sausalito Seekers – Friday, February 9 at 7pm inside the Sausalito Library. One of the filmmakers behind the classic Sausalito waterfront story Last Free Ride, Saul Rouda (shown at left, back in the day) filmed the tribulations of the houseboat community from... Read more

Paying the Price for Peace – Fri Feb 2

The 2nd of Sausalito Library’s 2018 Sausalito Documentary Films: Paying the Price for Peace – Friday, February 2 at 7pm inside the Sausalito Library. The series continues with an award-winning film—Paying the Price for Peace (2016, 97 minutes)—edited by Sausalito storyteller Susan Utell and directed and produced by Bo Boudart. Through the... Read more

Turning the Tide – Documentary Film – Jan 26

The first of Sausalito Library’s 2018 Sausalito Documentary Films: Turning the Tide: Saving Richardson Bay – Friday, January 26 at 7pm inside the Sausalito Library. Through interviews, archival photographs and video, Turning the Tide (2006, 60 minutes) tells the story of a pivotal event in the history of Richardson Bay: the dramatic community... Read more

The 2018 Sausalito Documentary Film Series

The Sausalito Documentary Film Series is an annual event at the Sausalito Library that highlights films that are about Sausalito or made by a Sausalito filmmaker. The film series takes place inside the Library on consecutive Friday evenings during the winter, when light from the Library’s tall windows is at a... Read more

History of Herring in Richardson’s Bay

The annual run of herring off our shores is a phenomenon that’s come and gone over the past half-century. Here’s how Marin This Month Magazine described the annual herring frenzy in January 1960: Fish, fowl and the people of Marin will enjoy on various levels of ecstasy the annual herring... Read more

Sun Jan 28 – 6th Annual Herring Celebration

SAVE THE DATE! Sunday January 28, 2018—The 6th Annual SCBC Herring Celebration—at the Bay Model. See a great film, and enjoy tasty herring dishes from Sausalito restaurants—all while supporting the Sausalito Community Boating Center (SCBC). This year features the Emmy Award-winning film Sonic Sea, and lively music from The Fishwives. From the... Read more

Moondrifter Reverie

Keith Emmons, who lived as an anchor-out for ten years in the 1970s, is a poet and storyteller who has written numerous observations of that Utopian civic experience. In 1972, Keith and his fiancé were living in Oakland and planning a summer trip back East. They gave up their apartment... Read more

Celebration & War–A New Book by Bruce Forrester

In his new book “Celebration & War—The Sausalito Houseboat Community in the 1970s,” photographer Bruce Forrester recalls that era as “a place of creativity and high energy with theater, art, boat building, music and more… Every occasion was a cause for a celebration. Then came development that threatened this freewheeling... Read more