Deadpool 2

I waited YEARS for a Deadpool movie ever since the first X-men movies came out in 2000.  In 2009, I gleefully awaited Ryan Reynolds' Deadpool in X-Men Origins and was pleased for about...five minutes.  That ending, well, let's say it wasn't what I had envisioned for my favorite fourth-wall-breaking-merc-with-a-mouth. And finally, FINALLY, last year we…
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It’s Bastille Day!

Liberty, Equality, and French Argot for All! Je n’en crois pas mes yeux! (I can’t believe my eyes!) Word on the street is there’s a new Mango Languages course in town! Did You Know? Today commemorates the storming of the notorious fortress-prison, La Bastille, by the French masses in 1789, sparking the beginning of the French…
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Birding at the Library

San Mateo County is a great place for birding. Are you familiar with birding culture? Let me give you a basic rundown of the terms as defined by Birding magazine. Birder: The acceptable term used to describe the person who seriously pursues the hobby of birding. May be professional or amateur. Birding: A hobby in which individuals enjoy the…
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Power Up Your Adult Summer Learning With Online Resources

Summer Learning doesn’t just apply to children and teens! Adults can sharpen their skills over the summer (or really any season) with free online resources through San Mateo County Libraries. To unlock these resources, all you need is your San Mateo County Libraries card beginning with “29041.” Lynda.com Lynda.com provides a large library of streaming…
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Spider-Man Homecoming

Spidey's back!  Coming out 7.7.17, the webbed wall-crawler returns to the big screen after his team-effort in Captain America: Civil War. I loved their rebooted Vulture (dubbed "Flying Monster Guy" by Tony Stark), the homage to Miles Morales's buddy Ganke Lee, and the redesigned suit, which nods towards the comic's original webbed underarm wings.  Here's…
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Bookmobile at County Fair

Spring Into Summer! The San Mateo County Libraries Bookmobile has tons of fun activities waiting for you at the San Mateo County Fair, June 10th -18th. This is one or our favorite events of the year, and we are pulling out all the stops for our County Fair visitors. We are working hard to make…
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