Goths Just Wanna Have Fun

Tuesday, May 22 is World Goth Day, a time to take pleasure (or pain) in all things dark: music, movies, clothes. Sometimes people don't get it: why dress in black, listen to depressing music, and spend an inordinate amount of time thinking about coffins? However, to anyone who's of this nature, it's a desirable state…
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World Turtle Day

May 23rd is World Turtle Day, and the nonprofit American Tortoise Rescue is encouraging everyone to "shellebrate" our fine reptile friends. What a great time to eat a turtle sundae and listen to The Turtles' classic hit, "Happy Together"! The American Tortoise Rescue formed in 2000 to advocate for the survival of turtles and tortoises…
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Review: Good Time

For some people, it’s a bit hard to become invested in movies or TV shows with unrelatable or unlikeable characters, more so when those characters commit heinous crimes. The characters can only murder so many times before the audience starts to question whether their investment in the character is justified. Walter White, Tony Soprano, Don…
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Celebrating Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo, a time-honored and revered holiday in the Mexican and Mexican-American community, commemorates the victory of the Mexican Army in the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862. The holiday celebrates a victory over the French forces that invaded and occupied parts of Mexico. The History When two previous wars left the Mexican…
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Free Comic Book Day 2018

Free Comic Book Day is an annual event founded on the belief that for every person out there, there’s a comic book they’ll love. Every year, on the first Saturday in May, the industry comes together to give away free comics. This year FCBD happens on Saturday, May 5th, 2018 and features an amazing selection…
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Ditch Your Device Week 2018!

Do you think you could go a day without using your phone? How about a week? From April 30th to May 6th, 2018, San Mateo County Libraries challenge community members to limit their screen time and device usage through our celebration of Ditch Your Device Week! I’m sure many of us would find it difficult…
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