Celebrate Pi Day!

Pi Day celebrates the mathematical constant π (3.14159...) on March 14th but you don't need to be a mathematician to celebrate! Various restaurants and bakeries are celebrating Pi Day by offering slices of pizza or pie for $3.14. My favorite way of celebrating is by baking a pie and going to the Exploratorium for their…
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Dr. Seuss’s Birthday

Who Is Ted Geisel? You may actually know him better as Dr. Seuss, born on March 2nd, 1904 in Springfield, Massachusetts. He became a wonderful children’s author, writing such well-known books as The Cat in the Hat and Horton Hears A Who! that would inspire generations of children to read. I have the honor to…
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National Beach Day

As summer starts to wind down, I’m dreaming of warm sand and cool blue waves cresting along a beach. I have many fond childhood memories of weekends spent under the sun swimming and snorkeling in the tropical shores of Guam. When my family moved to California, we spent many more weekends walking and having picnics…
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10th Annual Teen Film Festival

The 10th Annual Teen Film Festival will screen new short films created by teens of San Mateo County Libraries. The festival will be at the Belmont Library on Saturday, March 10, 2018 from 1:30-4:00 PM for High School Films and Sunday March 11, 2018 from 1:30-4:00 PM for Middle School Films. We have over 20…
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New Year’s Resolution

The arrival of the new year often generates feelings for renewal and starting fresh with celebrations and New Year’s resolutions. New year celebrations date as far back as ancient Babylon around 4,000 years ago. Now, there are various ways to ring in the new year from attending parties to resolving to achieve personal goals in…
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National Cookie Day

Are you ready for the holidays? It's National Cookie Day, and a perfect holiday gift is a delicious batch of homemade cookies. National Cookie Day was created in 1987 by Matt Nader of the San Francisco-based Blue Chip Cookie Company, who said: “It’s just like having National Secretaries Day… It will just be a fun…
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