The MARINet libraries provide access to reference resources, newspapers, and magazines covering a full range of subjects for children and adults via the MARINet Database page in the MARINet catalog. Our databases can be accessed both inside the library and remotely, from home or elsewhere. If you are accessing the databases remotely, you will need your library card number and PIN.
Access to additional resources, such as digital passes to local museums, online tutoring help, and practice for driving tests can be found below.
Ancestry.com Library Edition
During the month of April, 2020, Ancestry.com Library Edition is available for remote use from home.
Ordinarily Ancestry.com Library Edition is for use in the library only. It has unparalleled coverage of the United States and the United Kingdom, including census, vital, church, court, and immigration records, as well as record collections from Canada, Europe, Australia and other areas of the world! Come into the library to discover the history of you! Search thousands of databases and billions of indexed names to discover your heritage.
During the month of April, 2020, Newspaper Archive Online is available for remote use from home.
NewspaperARCHIVE is the world's best resource for historical and genealogical information. Our unique archive spans more than 400 years of family history, small-town events, world news and more. Explore your family tree and discover your history at NewspaperARCHIVE.com, the world's largest online newspaper archive.
Archives Unbound addresses students and scholars' pressing need to see primary, unpublished archival documents. There is no better way to study the past than through consultation of primary source documents. Archives Unbound presents topically-focused digital collections of historic documents that support the research and study needs of scholars and students at the college and university level.
Note: Archives Unbound currently uses an Adobe Flash viewer. If you do not have Adobe Flash Player or are using an Apple device, click here for instructions on how to view Archives Unbound content.
Check out our Help Guide to Archives Unbound to learn more!
Bay Area Discovery Museum Passes
Larkspur Library has two additional passes for the Bay Area Discovery Museum in Sausalito. These passes are limited to Larkspur residents only. Each pass admits four people and can be checked out for one week. You must pick up the passes and return them to Larkspur Library. Call the library at 415-927-5005 to reserve a pass.
California Driver's Test
Free interactive practice tests to help you pass your driving test.
Consumer Reports provides unbiased ratings and reviews for over 9,000 products and services. Access individual digital issues, from 1985 to present.
Discover & Go Museum Passes
MARINet library card holders have access to over 30 Bay Area Museums through the Discover and Go Museum Pass Program. Discover & Go provides MARINet library card holders with free or discounted passes to local museums and other cultural institutions.
Make reservations online and print passes at home or at the library. Each Discover & Go pass is valid for the reserved date only. Each venue has restrictions on how many times a patron may use a pass each year.
More than 30,000 movies available to stream on demand, including: international, independent, classics, documentaries, educational, and Kanopy Kids. Larkspur Library card holders get 7 play credits per month. Go directly to Kanopy Support - Mobile & TV Apps to learn how to connect Kanopy to your TV.
RB Digital Magazines
Electronic Frontier Foundation Online Security
The Electronic Frontier Foundation is an independent non-profit organization dedicated to protecting online privacy for nearly thirty years. The Surveillance Self-Defense guide provides helpful tips and information to protect yourself from electronic surveillance. Some aspects of this guide will be useful to people with very little technical knowledge, while others aimed at an audience with considerable technical expertise and privacy/security trainers.