Zip Books

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Zip Books is a way to request books unavailable in Marin County Libraries by having the item shipped to you directly. 


  • A MARINet account in good standing. 
  • Only request items not in the MARINet catalog. 
  • The cost must be under $50. 
  • Item can be a book, audiobook, or large print book. 
  • Item must be available through Amazon. 
  • No pre-order items. 
  • One request at a time.  
  • To order another book, you must return the one you have. 
  • The library will have final decision on ordering or adding to the collection. 


How to Order and Return a Zip Book: 

  1. Step 1: Fill out Zip Book Request Form 

  1. Step 2: Staff will email or call with an estimated delivery 

  1. Step 3: Return the book to the Larkspur Library with a note that it is a Zip Book

The Zip Books project is supported in whole or in part by funding provided by the State of California, administered by the California State Library.