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 Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Round Table (GLBTRT) of the American Library Association (ALA) became the first gay professional organization in the nation way back in 1970? The San Mateo […]Read More from Library Leads Pride
Make this your... BEST.SUMMER.EVER. The Summer Learning Challenge is here! This means reading, playing, doing, and lots of chances for prizes through it all. Sign up at your local library or online at summerlearners.org to be part of this exploring, discovering, playing, experimenting, reading, talking, singing, smiling, laughing, can't-do-it-wrong program that combines the fun of […]Read More from Summer Learning is here!
The San Mateo County Libraries' staff LOVE bringing exciting teen programs and services to inspire and engage you. So who are the unique and talented individuals who run these great programs? Meet Jenna Let's learn about Jenna Varden and what makes her tick. Where Are You From? "I grew up in Singapore before coming to the […]Read More from An Interview With SMCL’s Jenna Varden
The San Mateo County Libraries' staff LOVE engaging our youngest visitors with fun storytimes and active learning programs! So who are these multi-talented and enthusiastic staff in Youth Services? Meet Kelly Let's find out about East Palo Alto Library's Kelly Reinaker and what inspires her! Where Are You From? "I was born and raised in […]Read More from An Interview With SMCL’s Kelly Reinaker
The life of civil rights leader Harvey Milk will be celebrated on May 22. Milk was the first openly-gay person ever elected to public office in California, serving on the San Francisco Board of Supervisors. Harvey's Career During Milk’s political career, he successfully helped passed gay-right ordinances in San Francisco, and was instrumental in helping […]Read More from Celebrate Harvey Milk Day
On April 16, 2016, the Woodside Library opened after a nine month renovation. The opening celebration marked a full day of activities for all ages, kicked off by a ribbon-cutting ceremony featuring presentations by the Mayor, Town Manager, council members, and community representatives. Fun for Everyone Entertainment included a performance by Master Magician Dan Chan, […]Read More from The New Woodside Library