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Backpack Drive

Help us ensure that over 1,500 homeless, low-income, and foster youth in San Mateo County start the school year with the tools they need.

Teens
Grasshopper Jungle Simon Vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda The Diviners George Another Day Afterworlds
SMCL Picks
LGBTQ YA Fiction

recommended by SMCLTeenPicks

A selection of fiction that follow LGBTQ characters through their lives.

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An Interview with SMCL's Jenna Varden
By Marie

The San Mateo County Libraries staff LOVE bringing exciting teen programs and services to inspire and engage you. So who are the unique and…

Kids & Families
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UKE Can Do It!
By Marie

Have you always wished you could play “Over the Rainbow” like great Hawaiian musician Iz Kamakawiwoʻole? Well, this summer you can get star…

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UKE Can Do It!
By Marie

Have you always wished you could play “Over the Rainbow” like great Hawaiian musician Iz Kamakawiwoʻole? Well, this summer you can get star…

Event
Anyone can learn to juggle!

Doug Nolan of Rock Steady Juggling will make it easy for even the youngest to learn the basics by playing with scarves and bean bags.

Event
Anyone can learn to juggle!

Doug Nolan of Rock Steady Juggling will make it easy for even the youngest to learn the basics by playing with scarves and bean bags.

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Summer Learning is here!
By Mara

Make this your...BEST.SUMMER.EVER. The Summer Learning Challenge is here! This means reading, playing, doing, and lots of chances for prize…

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Summer Learning is here!
By Mara

Make this your...BEST.SUMMER.EVER. The Summer Learning Challenge is here! This means reading, playing, doing, and lots of chances for prize…

Adults
Father and daughter at NYC Gay Pride 2013. Source: Bob Jagendorf, Flickr
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Library Leads Pride
By Tom Fortin

We like to think that libraries are pretty cool and that people who work in libraries are especially fabulous, but did you know that the Ga…

Photo of family taking a road trip. Source: State Farm, Flickr
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Planning the Perfect Road Trip
By Sharon

It might be late in the game, but I'm still trying to figure out what to do with my Summer vacation. My family and I have done the stay-cat…

Photo of Muhammad Ali during a boxing match. Source: the documentary Muhammad Ali The Greatest.
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Muhammad Ali Remembered
By Cris

The world lost a legend on June 3, 2016. The former world heavyweight champion, Muhammad Ali, died at the age of 74…

Digital Content
Library News
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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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