Teen Guest Bloggers: Antje and Karla Hello from the Coastside! We go to high school and here are some of our favorite albums. You can borrow a CD from your local library or listen online through Hoopla Digital streaming music. Melodrama by Lorde (Music CD) Melodrama by Lorde (Streaming Music) After Laughter by Paramore (Music […]Read More from Music You Have to Hear!
Yes, you are a maker. From sewing to soldering, cooking to coding, a maker is anyone with a desire to create, innovate, and learn along the way. Everyone is a Maker is the title of our new roadmap for a systemwide network of makerspaces throughout San Mateo County. We aim to encourage creative failure and […]Read More from Everyone Is a Maker
San Mateo County Libraries is proud to have such a diverse collection of books that serve our community. In honor of Latinx Heritage Celebration, September 15th through October 15th, our librarians have collected a list of their favorite books that feature a Latinx character. Check them out below! Picture Books If you haven’t read our […]Read More from Must Read Latinx Books
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 […]Read More from National Voter Registration Day
Shiver me timbers, arrrrr you ready for International Talk Like a Pirate Day on September 19? Don’t be marooned; San Mateo County Libraries can help you get your sea legs when it comes to pirate parlay. Mango, an online language learning program available for free through the library, offers a Pirate course that will turn […]Read More from Ahoy, Matey! International Talk Like a Pirate Day is Nigh
When people think of libraries, they generally think of books and quiet spaces. Here at SMCL we like to shake things up and do things a little bit different. From September 10 to 16 join us as libraries around the world go Outside the Lines! We will be hosting a myriad of activities that showcase […]Read More from Outside the Lines 2017
Teen Guest Blogger: Jay If We Were Villains by M.L. Rio is an intriguing mystery that keeps readers invested. The novel takes place at a small arts conservatory and focuses on the seven fourth-year acting students. Having survived the cuts at the end of their previous three years, they are closer than family. However, a […]Read More from Review: If We Were Villains by M. L. Rio
This September the Caped Crusader celebrates his 78th birthday. That’s right Batman has been around for 78 years! I was going to add up all his TV series, movies, and cartoons. But there’s too many to count! And that’s not even including all the comics. Check our events to see if your local library is hosting […]Read More from Batman Turns 78!
Nearly everything that Christopher Nolan touches turns to gold. The famed British director known for films such as Interstellar, Inception, and The Dark Knight is back at the helm this Summer directing another blockbuster. This time he turns his attention to Dunkirk, France. The year is 1940 and World War II is well underway. The allied […]Read More from Dunkirk
Check us out! We are introducing new Bookmobile stops that will expand our reach, support discovery, enrich lives, and create inspiring experiences throughout San Mateo County. Our mobile services allow us to engage with patrons beyond our buildings and deliver services, materials, and programs in new ways. Our goal is to promote equitable access to […]Read More from New Bookmobile Stops! Is one near you?