Lynda Online Courses Are Back

In a time when online learning is needed more than ever, San Mateo County Libraries is excited to bring Lynda back into our growing collection of electronic resources. San Mateo County Libraries cardholders (with the 29041- barcode prefix) can now access Lynda with their library card and stream thousands of videos and courses taught by…
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Stream and Scream: The Best Horror Movies Are at the Library!

For some people, October is a time for watching horror movies and celebrating all things spooky. For others, scary movies are a year-long viewing affair. I consider myself in the latter category as a horror movie enthusiast, particularly when it comes to witches, demons, and the undead. My colleague Dan, however, is a horror movie…
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Support Literacy Everyday

750 million: That’s the number of adults in the world who are considered illiterate, according to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The majority of these adults, approximately two-thirds, are women. According to the Literacy Project Foundation, 45 million Americans are functionally illiterate and cannot read above a fifth-grade level. In California…
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Be the One: September Is Suicide Prevention Month

September is Suicide Prevention Month (SPM), which includes National Suicide Prevention Week (September 8-14) and World Suicide Prevention Day (September 10). SPM aims to empower everyone in the community to prevent suicide. This year, San Mateo County Libraries and Peninsula Library System partnered with the San Mateo County Health Behavioral Health and Recovery Services (BHRS…
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