Everyone Is a Maker

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 […]

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Must Read Latinx Books

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 […]

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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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Outside the Lines 2017

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 […]

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Batman Turns 78!

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 […]

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Dunkirk

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 […]

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