Program Information

Library Overview

Communities served: Larkspur (51%), Greenbrae, Kentfield, Ross and Corte Madera (49% outside of Larkspur)

2018 Budget: $875,996

City Hall facility

  • 1919 Constructed

  • 1984 Remodel

  • 3,300 Square feet (2 floors)

  • 3 Public Parking spaces

Library 2017-18 Statistical Data

  • 7,152 Active registered users -- 887 children

  • 10,253 Program attendance

  • 62% increase over 2017

  • 62,308 Interlibrary books and media loans

Current Program Information

Parks and Recreation Department Facility

Parks and Recreation

OVERVIEW

Communities served: Corte Madera (27%), Larkspur (22%), Greenbrae (20%), Kentfield (20%), Ross (1%)

2017/2018 Budget: $635,591

Facilities used:

  • Recreation Department Community Room

  • Hall School Gym

  • Hall School Synthetic Field

  • Piper Park Grass Soccer Field

  • Piper Park Softball Diamonds #1 and #2

  • Piper Park Sand Volleyball Courts #1 and #2

  • Piper Park Picnic Area

2017-18 Statistical Data

  • 162 Programs

  • 2,467 Program registrants

Current Program Calendar

Fall-Winter 2018 Programs

Seniors (65 and older)

Book Club, Poetry Celebration, Ted Talks at the Tamalpais, Tech Classes, Weekly Writers Group, Marin Master Gardeners, Museum Art Docents, Local artist displays, Marin Genealogical Society Talk, HICAP and health insurance talks, Senior Services with Marin Villages, Zentangle Memory classes, Adult coloring classes, Adult tutoring -- language events, Book Club - at the TAM, Author talks, Annual Thanksgiving celebration - for seniors, Tax Forms Assistance, Larkspur Walkers, Larkspur Larks

Young Families with Toddlers

Share a Book with a Dog, Babies & Books – Infants and toddlers, Toddler Story time - Children ages 2 - 4 years old, Chinese New Years Dancers, Family Story time (Saturdays), Holiday themed events -Marionettes, puppet shows, Miss Kitty - music program

Young Families with K-5 Children and Students

Homework Help, Share a Book with a Dog, Chinese New Years Dancers, Family stories and yoga (Saturdays), Wild Care - Environmental and animal education, Summer reading club, Coding for girls, Miss Kitty - Music Program, Discovery Museum -STEAM events, Meet a Fireman, Meet a Policeman, Coast Guard events- water safety, Annual Day of the Dead Celebration, Summer movies, Class visits to the library - meet a librarian, Chess for Kids, Amazing Science, Yoga for kids, Checkmate Chess, Sewing, Drawing, Painting, Sculpting, The Lounge

Middle School & High School Students

Homework Help, Chinese New Years Dancers, Summer reading club, Summer book challenge, Day of the Dead - annual celebration, School Readathon events, Coding events, Computer assistance and training, Study space and assistance, Summer movies, Meet a librarian - class or group visits to the library, Tech classes - summer, Chess for Kids, Amazing Science, Yoga for kids, Checkmate Chess, Sewing, Drawing, Painting, Sculpting, The Lounge, Internships for students, Test prep assistance, Study space - alone or with a tutor, Technical/digital assistance

Families

Family movies nights (summer), Family story/yoga (Saturdays), Chinese New Years - dancers, Marin Master Gardeners, Day of the Dead - family program, Holiday themed events - Halloween, Christmas Marionettes, Summer jugglers, Themed events - origami, Annual holiday music event

Community Groups That Use Larkspur Parks and Recreation Meeting Rooms

  • Boy Scouts

  • Central Marin CERT

  • Christine Leppones / Tutor

  • Cub Scouts

  • Election Polling Location

  • Hall Middle School PTA

  • Larkspur Marina Emergency Response Team

  • Larkspur/Corte Madera School District

  • Marin Villages

  • Men’s Testosterone Meeting

  • Southern Marin Toastmasters

  • Tiburon Fellowship Church

  • Twin Cities Girls Softball

  • Twin Cities Little League

Library Groups using Library meeting rooms

  • Adult coloring club

  • Book Club – middle school and YA

  • Book Club – monthly – adult

  • Craft Club – all ages

  • Family film/discussion

  • French Club (also Italian Club)

  • HICAP – Senior Services

  • Larkspur Writers’ Group – Experience Your writer’s Voice – every Saturday

  • Master Gardeners - seasonal

  • Museum Docents – monthly

  • Open Mike – read your work

  • Poetry group (including the Traveling Poets)

  • Saturday Family story & yoga – bi- weekly

  • Senior Silver Meditation

  • Summer program classes – Coding for Girls; Lego club; Discovery Museum – Stem club – some continuous

  • Tech Drop-in – bi-weekly

  • Ted Talks – bi-weekly

  • Teen after school club – with 3D activities, VR, chess, gaming

  • Travel Club

  • Wildcare- quarterly

  • Zentangles Method

Library and Parks and Recreation Public Meeting Rooms

  • Library main reading room

  • City council chambers (65 person capacity)

  • Recreation Department community room (45 person capacity)

  • Twin Cities Police Department meeting room (60 person capacity)

  • Hall Middle School gymnasium (300 person capacity)