Noon Year’s Eve

It’s time to ring in the new year! Come celebrate with fun and food at the library. Select libraries will be having family friendly parties at noon, complete with a new year’s eve countdown! This allows parents with young children to celebrate the New Year without staying up until midnight. Check the list below to […]

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An Interview With East Palo Alto Libraries’ Adina Aguirre

San Mateo County Libraries' staff LOVE serving the community! They find you answers, put together great events, provide services and resources, and so much more. So who are these multi-talented and enthusiastic staff? Meet Adina Let's get to know East Palo Alto Libraries' Adina through a series of interesting questions. Who are you and where are you […]

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Are You Ready for Rogue One!?!

Are you ready for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story? The first stand-alone Star Wars movie, Rogue One, will take place between the prequels and the original trilogy. Here's the premise, "After the formation of the Galactic Empire, the Rebel Alliance recruits Jyn Erso (Felicity Jones) to work with a team including Cassian Andor (Diego Luna) […]

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Celebrating Winter

The Snowman, a magical adventure about a boy and a snowman, will be presented on screen and accompanied by the San Francisco Symphony at Davies Symphony Hall December 16 through 18.  If you can’t catch a performance, your family can enjoy The Snowman (in book or DVD) and its sequel, The Snowman and the Snowdog (in book or DVD), […]

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Are You a Fan of K-Pop?

America is getting obsessed with K-Pop. In September, the South Korean boy band INFINITE became the first K-Pop musicians to top the Billboard Twitter Emerging Artists chart. They achieved this thanks to a video of them practicing the choreography for their catchy single, Last Romeo. After their video went live on YouTube the single skyrocketed […]

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For the Birds

  One of North America’s largest birds, Sandhill Cranes, over-winter in the Delta area, about 90 miles northeast of San Mateo County.  From November through February they can be viewed, along with other waterfowl, raptors and shorebirds, at various ecological reserves.  Free guided tours are led by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife and Save Our Sandhill Cranes.  Self-guided tours […]

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Announcing Our New Lookmobile!

We're excited to announce the launch of our new Lookmobile, an interactive mobile library designed to activate outdoor spaces and increase hands-on learning opportunities in San Mateo County communities. The Lookmobile offers visitors the opportunity to explore new ways of seeing their surroundings through interactive exhibits, fun experiments, and reflective activities. We invite the public […]

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