Computer Science Education Week

What’s your superpower? Is it speed or agility? Strength or endurance? Or maybe just sheer brainpower? According to supermodel Karlie Kloss, her secret superpower is computer science. Maybe computer science could be your superpower, too! Join us as we celebrate Computer Science Education Week with fun tech activities at San Mateo County Libraries near you. […]

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Makerspace Community Meeting

On Thursday, November 30, at 6:30pm, you are invited to the Foster City Library for a special community event where we want to hear from you! Brad Cox, Architect, Inc. will lead a public community input session to ensure we understand your ideas, needs, and priorities for a makerspace at the Foster City Library. Come ready […]

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Join the Conversation in Our Housing Dialogue Series

San Mateo County Libraries will be hosting conversations about housing, titled “Home for All Exchange.” The topics covered and presentation will all be the same but held at various locations on different days throughout the county. Although the presentation will be the same, the discussion and conversations will vary based on your community. We want […]

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Celebrate Thanksgiving

Halloween is over and Thanksgiving is coming up fast! If your Thanksgiving is anything like mine that means lots of cooking, family, and maybe some stress (or a lot). But don’t worry. The library has you covered. Check out our thanksgiving recommendations below for an awesome thanksgiving celebration. Cookbooks for Thanksgiving Dinner Inspiration The New […]

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Meet David Shannon!

Renown children’s author, David Shannon is coming to East Palo Alto! Best known for his series of books that began with No, David! back in 1998, Shannon has written and illustrated many other books such as A Bad Case of Stripes, Duck on a Bike, and the many sequels to No, David! A curious tidbit […]

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72 Hour Movie Making Challenge

Are you you middle school or high school? Do you like winning cool prizes? Can you make an awesome movie in 72 hours or less? If you said "Totally!" to those questions, then you should check out our 72 Hour Movie Making Challenge. On Thursday, November 9th at 5 PM, pick a genre, prop, and […]

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Don’t Forget to Vote!

Tuesday, November 7 is Election Day In an election, every voice is equally powerful—don't underestimate your vote. Voting is the great equalizer. - Maya Angelou Lift Every Voice The 2017 United States elections will be held on Tuesday, November 7, 2017. Local elections will take place in thousands of communities on November 7 and affect […]

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National Sandwich Day

It’s November! We are officially knee deep in the food heavy holiday season. But there’s one food themed holiday you may not know about. November 3rd is National Sandwich Day. Why November 3rd? Well that’s because on November 3rd, 1718, John Montagu a.k.a the 4th Earl of Sandwich was born. He’s credited with inventing the […]

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