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Celebrating 40 Years of the Mill Valley Film Festival: Introducing a new collection

October 6, 2017 

It’s film festival season in Mill Valley! The Mill Valley Film Festival (MVFF) officially kicked off last night, and this year marks a very special occasion – the Festival’s 40th anniversary. In celebration of this milestone, the Mill Valley Public Library collaborated with the California Film Institute, the nonprofit which produces the MVFF, to add more than 600 photographs, posters, souvenir guidebooks, and other ephemera to our collection.

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First Wednesday - Marin County Railroad Tunnels | August 2nd, 7pm

July 31, 2017 

Please join us for an illustrated presentation focusing on the railroad tunnels in Marin given by one of MVHS’s favorite speakers, local historian Richard Torney. A lifelong resident of Marin County and fourth generation California native, Richard has long been interested in railroads, and his talks have been popular all over Marin.


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Historical Treasure Hunt & Exhibition | June 12-Sept. 30

June 12, 2017 

Summer is the perfect time to find hidden treasures of Mill Valley. Whether natural phenomenon or local historical landmarks, there is much to discover. Visit the Mill Valley Public Library’s lower level gallery space to photos of significant places and historical artifacts that exist right here in our own backyard and take part in our Historical Treasure Hunt.

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Monday, October 23, 2017

4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM
Building History in 3D - Class 2

Thursday, October 26, 2017

4:00 PM  -  6:00 PM
Building History in 3D - Drop-in

Monday, October 30, 2017

4:00 PM  -  6:00 PM
Building History in 3D - Drop-in

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM
First Wednesday - A Cult of Beauty: Laura Lyon White & the Early Conservation Movement

Thursday, November 2, 2017

4:00 PM  -  6:00 PM
Building History in 3D - Drop-in

Saturday, November 4, 2017

12:00 PM  -  4:00 PM
Meet us on Miller for MillerFest!

Monday, November 6, 2017

4:00 PM  -  6:00 PM
Building History in 3D - Drop-in

Thursday, November 16, 2017

4:00 PM  -  6:00 PM
Building History in 3D - Drop-in

Monday, November 27, 2017

4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM
Building History in 3D - Class 3

Thursday, November 30, 2017

4:00 PM  -  6:00 PM
Building History in 3D - Drop-in