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Tricycle Music Fest

Grammy winners flock and rally for early literacy during the Library's Annual Tricycle Music Fest. Don't miss the all-star line-up, includin…

Doblet Chargers Now Available

Need to charge your device? Checkout a Doblet charger from one of the San Mateo County Libraries.

Library Card Sign-Up Month

A library card is the coolest card around and September just so happens to be Library Card Sign-up Month. Every September, San Mateo County…

Teens
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Public Speaking for Teens

Will teach students how to express themselves with skill and confidence, a skill that will help them in school, at work, with family and th…

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New YA Fiction for September 2016
By Jacqui

Get ready for the most anticipated and exciting young adult releases of the year!

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Teens' Top Ten: Vote For Your Favorite Y…
By Kajah

Calling all teen readers! Summer is winding to a close and now is your chance to say which books stole your heart, rocked your world, scare…

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Pokémon Go: Facts, Tips, and Hints!
By Ronald

Calling all Pokémon Trainers. Are you on the road to become a Pokémon Master? Well here are some facts, tips, and hints to help you along t…

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Pokémon Go: Catch'em at the Library!
By Jessica

Pokémon Go! It's the new gaming app that's sweeping the nation. Whether you're trying to catch them all or get your Pokémon fix with books,…

Kids & Families
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Banned Books Week
By Maria

This September 25 - October 1, 2016, we’re celebrating Banned Books Week and the freedom to read. Every year, hundreds of books are either …

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Banned Books Week
By Maria

This September 25 - October 1, 2016, we’re celebrating Banned Books Week and the freedom to read. Every year, hundreds of books are either …

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One of those days
By Mara

One of the perks of working in technical services at a library is you get to see lots of new materials come through. Sometimes a book will …

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One of those days
By Mara

One of the perks of working in technical services at a library is you get to see lots of new materials come through. Sometimes a book will …

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Celebrate Mexican Independence Day
By Mara

Have you ever noticed that almost all mariachi songs end the same way? "Tan-tan!" That doesn't keep me from tearing up every time I hear "Q…

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Celebrate Mexican Independence Day
By Mara

Have you ever noticed that almost all mariachi songs end the same way? "Tan-tan!" That doesn't keep me from tearing up every time I hear "Q…

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New Youth Library Cards
By Maria

San Mateo County Libraries provides creative educational spaces for learners from birth to high school and beyond. We also offer opportunit…

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New Youth Library Cards
By Maria

San Mateo County Libraries provides creative educational spaces for learners from birth to high school and beyond. We also offer opportunit…

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Back to School Books
By Karen

Rev up the school buses, ring those bells! School is almost back in session. Fuel your excitement for the 2016-2017 school year with these …

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Back to School Books
By Karen

Rev up the school buses, ring those bells! School is almost back in session. Fuel your excitement for the 2016-2017 school year with these …

Adults
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National Voter Registration Day
By Maria

On Tuesday, September 27, 2016, San Mateo County Libraries joins thousands of volunteers, celebrities, organizations, businesses, and elect…

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The Brothers Le Nain: Painters of 17th C…

This docent lecture will cover more than 50 of the best paintings from the Le Nain brothers, Antoine, Louis and Mathieu, and highlights thei…

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El Divo de Juarez
By Cris

The world lost a legend on Sunday. The beloved top-selling icon from Mexico, Juan Gabriel, passed away at his Santa Monica home from a hear…

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MLB's Dog Days of Summer
By Kenny

Happy August, everyone! Summer is halfway through, Target already has their Halloween section up and Major League Baseball’s trade deadline…

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The Power of Story
By Mara

Set in the Lynwood neighborhood of Los Angeles during the chaos of the 1992 riots, the book is a powerful, uncompromising, beautiful portray…

Digital Content
Library News
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Half Moon Bay Library Groundbreaking
By Maria

San Mateo County Libraries and our partners - the City of Half Moon Bay and San Mateo County - are pleased to announce that after years of …

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Half Moon Bay Library Groundbreaking
By Maria

San Mateo County Libraries and our partners - the City of Half Moon Bay and San Mateo County - are pleased to announce that after years of …

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Project update: New Half Moon Bay Librar…
By Tom Fortin

On June 12 at 5:00 PM, the old Half Moon Bay Library will close its doors forever in anticipation of construction of the site’s new library…

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Project update: New Half Moon Bay Librar…
By Tom Fortin

On June 12 at 5:00 PM, the old Half Moon Bay Library will close its doors forever in anticipation of construction of the site’s new library…

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The New Woodside Library
By Garrett

On April 16, 2016, the Woodside Library opened after a nine month renovation. The opening celebration marked a full day of activities for…

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The New Woodside Library
By Garrett

On April 16, 2016, the Woodside Library opened after a nine month renovation. The opening celebration marked a full day of activities for…

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