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Bowman’s Perspective on Eating in the Library

Bowman’s Perspective on Eating in the Library

Tandis Shoushtary

December 10, 2015


Filed under Lifestyles, Profiles

In light of recent frustration with library policies, librarian Mellisa Bowman sat down with Tandis Shoushtary to comment.   On past work experience: My transition year before Tam, between Texas and Tam, I worked for San Francisco schools, and that library was so lax...It was obvious f...

Public Library Offers Access to Shmoop

Public Library Offers Access to Shmoop

Marina Furbush

October 24, 2014


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The Mill Valley Public Library is now offering its patrons free access to the premium content of the online test prep and homework help website Shmoop. “[Shmoop] is a website that has homework help for basically every subject a high school student might encounter,” Young Adult Librarian Katie MacBride...

Melissa Bowman Brings People and Information Together

Melissa Bowman Brings People and Information Together

Sammy Herdman

September 11, 2014


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Melissa Bowman is Tam High’s new librarian after Mary Crowe retired last year. Bowman worked at Martin Luther King Jr. middle school in San Francisco for a year before transferring to Tam. Before that, Bowman worked as a school librarian in Texas for a decade. “I love bringing people and info...

Mary Crowe to Retire from Tam’s Library

Mary Crowe to Retire from Tam’s Library

Holly Parkin

June 11, 2014


Filed under Lifestyles, Profiles

Most students, no matter what grade, have probably met Tam librarian Mary Crowe at some point in their high school career. Whether helping a student with a project, suggesting a fun new book, or even telling kids not eat their lunch in the library during a last minute study session, Crowe has alwa...

Wilderness Navigation Event at Mill Valley Public Library

Emma Talkoff

April 1, 2013


Filed under News

Students interested in wilderness survival and exploration will have the opportunity to pick up outdoor navigation skills at the library this Thursday at the most recent of the Mill Valley Public Library’s First Thursday events. In addition to learning about wilderness navigation and other aspects...

Filmmaker to Speak at Library

Emma Talkoff

February 1, 2013


Filed under News

As the latest in its First Thursday lecture and event series, the Mill Valley Public Library will be hosting filmmaker Dan Bruun in the Creekside Room on February 7. Bruun’s acclaimed films and music videos focus on unexplored culture and music scenes around the world. At the event exclusive...

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