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Teens
Top Ten Young Adult Books With Family Dr… Top Ten Young Adult Books With Family Dr…
By Jessica
Holiday season is kicking off! That usually means lots of family time. Or at least movies, TV, and books about family time. Which usually…
Holiday season is kicking off! That usually means lots of family time. Or at least movies, TV, and books about family time. Which usually…
Learn to Cook at the Library Learn to Cook at the Library
Teens come learn what cooking is all about. Spend the afternoon making a simple recipe that is easy, quick, and best of all delicious. At th…
Teens come learn what cooking is all about. Spend the afternoon making a simple recipe that is easy, quick, and best of all delicious. At th…
Scary Good! Young Adult Halloween Picks… Scary Good! Young Adult Halloween Picks…
By Jessica
It’s October! Halloween is almost upon us. Ah, yes that wonderful spooky holiday where we dress up in costumes, eat copious amounts of cand…
It’s October! Halloween is almost upon us. Ah, yes that wonderful spooky holiday where we dress up in costumes, eat copious amounts of cand…
Pokémon Go: Facts, Tips, and Hints! 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…
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…
Kids & Families
The Mannequin Challenge - Library Style The Mannequin Challenge - Library Style
By Jessica
What's the Mannequin Challenge? It's a trend so big that it even has it's own Wikipedia page! You make a video where people stand in place …
What's the Mannequin Challenge? It's a trend so big that it even has it's own Wikipedia page! You make a video where people stand in place …
Discussing the 2016 Election With Childr… Discussing the 2016 Election With Childr…
By Karen
The recent election and its aftermath have stirred passionate discussion among adults--and even among kids. Many adults are wondering how…
The recent election and its aftermath have stirred passionate discussion among adults--and even among kids. Many adults are wondering how…
Celebrate Día de los Muertos Celebrate Día de los Muertos
By Kreinaker
Día de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is a holiday celebrated in Mexico, especially in the central and southern parts of the country. The ho…
Día de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is a holiday celebrated in Mexico, especially in the central and southern parts of the country. The ho…
National Novel Writing Month National Novel Writing Month
By Jenna
It's that time again! November is National Novel Writing Month, where writers worldwide pick up their pens, pencils, styli, keyboards, tabl…
It's that time again! November is National Novel Writing Month, where writers worldwide pick up their pens, pencils, styli, keyboards, tabl…
New Youth Library Cards 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…
San Mateo County Libraries provides creative educational spaces for learners from birth to high school and beyond. We also offer opportunit…
Adults
eMagazines to Help You Prepare for the H… eMagazines to Help You Prepare for the H…
By Ginny
It’s hard to believe, but the holidays are quickly approaching! Get a head start on gift buying with The Great Gift Guide December issue fr…
It’s hard to believe, but the holidays are quickly approaching! Get a head start on gift buying with The Great Gift Guide December issue fr…
Get Online Help with Your November Novel Get Online Help with Your November Novel
By Ginny
National Novel Writing Month is moving right along! Hopefully you’re making good progress on your writing project and have attended some of…
National Novel Writing Month is moving right along! Hopefully you’re making good progress on your writing project and have attended some of…
Your Very Own Thanksgiving E-Helper: Coo… Your Very Own Thanksgiving E-Helper: Coo…
By Ginny
If you’re like me and put off any and all holiday planning to the last second, e-books and e-magazines are a lifesaver. Best of all, there’…
If you’re like me and put off any and all holiday planning to the last second, e-books and e-magazines are a lifesaver. Best of all, there’…
El Divo de Juarez 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…
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…
MLB's Dog Days of Summer 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…
Happy August, everyone! Summer is halfway through, Target already has their Halloween section up and Major League Baseball’s trade deadline…
Digital Content
Library News
Announcing Our New Lookmobile! Announcing Our New Lookmobile!
By Maria
We're excited to announce the launch of our new Lookmobile, an interactive mobile library designed to activate outdoor spaces and increase …
We're excited to announce the launch of our new Lookmobile, an interactive mobile library designed to activate outdoor spaces and increase …
Shaping the Future of the East Palo Alto… Shaping the Future of the East Palo Alto…
By Maria
East Palo Altans of all ages are exploring ideas for their dream library at several community meetings. Over 50 participants came together …
East Palo Altans of all ages are exploring ideas for their dream library at several community meetings. Over 50 participants came together …
ULC Recognizes San Mateo County Librarie… ULC Recognizes San Mateo County Librarie…
By Maria
We're proud to share that the Urban Libraries Council (ULC) named us as one of 10 Top Innovators in the country in the category of Learning…
We're proud to share that the Urban Libraries Council (ULC) named us as one of 10 Top Innovators in the country in the category of Learning…
Progress on the New Half Moon Bay Librar… Progress on the New Half Moon Bay Librar…
By Maria
We are delighted to report that Phase 1 of the New Half Moon Bay Library Project is underway! The old Half Moon Bay Library building has be…
We are delighted to report that Phase 1 of the New Half Moon Bay Library Project is underway! The old Half Moon Bay Library building has be…
Half Moon Bay Library Groundbreaking 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 …
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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