The NBA Offseason Arms Race

This has got to be one of the most exciting offseasons the NBA has ever seen. The idea of building a "superteam" is not only an obvious desire these days, but if your team is in the NBA's Western Conference, then it might be a necessity if you are trying to sell overpriced t-shirts with […]

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Hockey is Back!

Summer has ended which means pucks are ready to drop for the 2017-2018 NHL Season.   The San Jose Sharks fared relatively well in the preseason with a 4-2 record while making some player changes that will hopefully rejuvenate their aging squad. With veteran Marleau leaving the Sharks after an impressive 19 years and signing […]

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San Mateo County Libraries Receives Innovation Award for Big Lift Inspiring Summers Program

On October 12, the Urban Libraries Council (ULC) announced that we are one of the twenty most innovative libraries in the nation. The 2017 Urban Libraries Council Innovations Initiative showcases programs that provide lifelong learning opportunities, meet the unique needs of diverse audiences, leverage technology to connect people with each other and vital resources and […]

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Come Celebrate Diwali!

Diwali, the festival of lights, is one of the most celebrated festivals in India. Diwali celebrates light, good, knowledge, and hope. To celebrate, lights are lit and placed all around the household, around temples and community buildings. Diwali is celebrated over a 5-day period with the main celebration on day 3. This year, the main […]

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Must Read Latinx Picture Books

Share the life stories of inspiring Latinx historical figures with your little ones. These colorful, informative, and engaging picture book biographies are great for young children of all ages. Check out the Latinx Heritage Month activities happening at San Mateo County Libraries during September 15 - October 15. These events are sure to appeal to […]

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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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Teen Read Week Is Almost Here!

What is Teen Read Week? Every year in October libraries across the country celebrate Teen Read Week to encourage their teens to be regular readers and library users. This year’s Teen Read Week is October 8-14 2017 Teen’s Top Ten Books of 2017 Teen Read Week is also when the Teen’s Top Ten Books of […]

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