San Mateo County is a great place for birding. Are you familiar with birding culture? Let me give you a basic rundown of the terms as defined by Birding magazine. Birder: The acceptable term used to describe the person who seriously pursues the hobby of birding. May be professional or amateur. Birding: A hobby in which individuals enjoy the […]Read More from Birding at the Library
Do you like animated movies? Have you seen the trailer for Coco, Disney and Pixar’s newest animated movie? According to Disney’s website Coco is about a boy, named Miguel (voiced by newcomer Anthony Gonzalez), who “despite his family’s baffling generations-old ban on music, dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol, Ernesto de la […]Read More from Coco
Have you seen this video of what looks like an enormous chicken? It’s been making the rounds on the internet since mid March. Is it a hoax? An alien mutant chicken come to enslave humanity? WHAT!!?! Well, according to snopes.com it’s a real video. Believe it or not. Most people are familiar with small breeds […]Read More from What’s With That Giant Chicken?
Have you seen the trailer for Thor: Ragnarok yet? It’s already Marvel and Disney’s most viewed trailer in 24 hours. The trailer is our first look at footage from the new Thor film and it looks amazing! The film is directed by New Zealander Taika Watiti, mostly known for his indie comedies. Thor: Ragnarok will be his […]Read More from Thor: Ragnarok
The new Guardians of the Galaxy 2 trailer hit the internet a few weeks ago. And we are so ready for the sequel! Are you ready for a little Guardians of the Galaxy history? The original superhero team that called itself the Guardians of the Galaxy first appeared way back in 1969 with a completely […]Read More from Guardians of the Galaxy 2
Are you a Game of Thrones fan? There's a new trailer out for the seventh season. And the internet is abuzz with excitement. If you can’t wait for the new season, then the library has you covered. Re-Watch the Series From the Beginning The library has all the past seasons. Even season six! Game of […]Read More from Game of Thrones: Ready For Season 7?
Are you a fan of science fiction movies? If you are then you might have seen the new trailer for Ghost in the Shell. The movie follows a cyborg counter-cyberterrorist field commander named “The Major” and her task force Section 9. They go on missions to stop cyber criminals and hackers. Did you know that […]Read More from Ghost in the Shell
Are you a 90’s kid? Then you probably remember DuckTales. It was an animated TV show that aired from 1987-1990. And of course the endless re-runs throughout the 90’s. It followed Donald Duck’s nephews Huey, Dewey, and Louie as they went on crazy adventures with their billionaire Uncle Scrooge McDuck. And who could forget that […]Read More from DuckTales
March is Women’s History Month. Where we celebrate the contributions of women to history and society. Here are some nonfiction, fiction, and graphic novels to help you celebrate the fabulous ladies of history and the modern day. Nonfiction: Real Stories of Women Who Made (or Are Still Making) a Difference We Should All Be Feminists […]Read More from Young Adult Picks for Women’s History Month
A bunch of San Mateo County Libraries’ Teen Librarians got together in January and picked their top teen book of 2016 (AKA last year). And drum-roll please... Our Top Teen Book of 2016 Is... Salt to the Sea Our Runners Up Are March: Book Three Highly Illogical Behavior The Female of the Species What do you think? What […]Read More from Teen Librarians Pick Their 2016 Top Teen Book
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