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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Register to Vote

You Have Until October 23 to Register to Vote for the November 7 Election In an election, every voice is equally powerful—don't underestimate your vote. Voting is the great equalizer. - Maya Angelou Lift Every Voice Every year millions of Americans find themselves unable to vote because they miss a registration deadline, don’t update their […]

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National Voter Registration Day

September 26, 2017 In an election, every voice is equally powerful—don't underestimate your vote. Voting is the great equalizer. - Maya Angelou Lift Every Voice Every year millions of Americans find themselves unable to vote because they miss a registration deadline, don’t update their registration, or aren’t even sure how to register. Don't let that […]

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Even G-Dragons Have Birthdays

Happy Birthday Kwon Ji-yong! Fans of K-Pop will know G-Dragon as the breakout megastar of Korea's superstar boy band Big Bang. Born August 18, 1988, Korea's biggest pop star will turn 29 this month, marking a new era of a life lived in the limelight. Currently appearing in this second world tour, Act III: M.O.T.T.E, is […]

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Total Eclipse of the Sun

Eclipse Across America For the first time in 99 years, a solar eclipse will be visible throughout all of North America. Anyone within the path of totality - a term which describes the phenomenon where the moon blocks out the sun completely, and only the sun's corona can be seen - will see a rare total eclipse of the sun. […]

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The Book Bikes Are Coming!

What Is a Book Bike? Think of a book bike as a mini mobile library on three wheels. The wheels are essential; we ride out with books, WiFi and programs, on a mission to spread the love of reading, learning and literacy. At San Mateo County Libraries, we have a fleet of six book bikes […]

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Bookmobile at County Fair

Spring Into Summer! The San Mateo County Libraries Bookmobile has tons of fun activities waiting for you at the San Mateo County Fair, June 10th -18th. This is one or our favorite events of the year, and we are pulling out all the stops for our County Fair visitors. We are working hard to make […]

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Wait For It!

My Shot! On the day of the Hamilton lottery last January, I tried my luck. As luck would have it, history had its eyes on me: I secured a ticket, and five months later to the day, I saw the show from the seventh row. I felt so lucky to watch history in the making. […]

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