San Mateo County Appoints Aileen Cassinetto as Next San Mateo County Poet Laureate

Join us in congratulating Aileen Cassinetto on her appointment to the honorary post of Poet Laureate. As our county's next Poet Laureate, her role will be to elevate poetry among San Mateo County residents and to celebrate the literary arts by making poetry more accessible to people in their everyday lives. Created in 2013 by…
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National Apple Day

Apples are my favorite fruit. They are so versatile! I can eat them raw or bake them. I can eat them plain or dip them in caramel, peanut butter, or even with my favorite chili powder. I've also eaten more varieties of apples than I can count with both hands; Fuji, Golden Delicious, Pink Lady…
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International Sloth Day 2018

October 20th celebrates International Sloth Day. There are many ways to participate in International Sloth Day (or ISD for short). You can move very slowly like a sloth and take hours to get out of bed in the morning, eat salad for most of the day (having a protein-lacking diet will certainly help you move…
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Superfest International Disability Film Festival at the Library

Since its debut in 1970, the Superfest International Disability Film Festival has become an eagerly anticipated event. The festival celebrates cutting-edge cinema that portrays disability through a diverse, complex, unabashed, and engaging lens. Join us for the Superfest Showcase, a selection of short films that have been featured by the Superfest Disability Film Festival, followed…
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Atherton Library Moves to Temporary Space in Preparation for New Library

Exciting plans are underway for the much-anticipated new Atherton Library Project! On August 17, Atherton Town Council approved city staff to move forward with preparing a bid package to demolish and abate the current Atherton Library in November. In preparation of this work, the current Atherton Library located at 2 Dinkelspiel Station Lane, Atherton, CA…
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