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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Top Ten Young Adult Books With Family Drama…You know for the Holidays!

Holiday season is kicking off! That usually means lots of family time. Or at least movies, TV, and books about family time. Which usually involves some family drama! Here are my top ten young adult books that have a good amount of family drama. 10.)  Armada by Ernest Cline What if you found out your favorite…
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Get Online Help with Your November Novel

National Novel Writing Month is moving right along! Hopefully you’re making good progress on your writing project and have attended some of our workshops, write-ins, and author talks at our branches. If you’re looking for extra feedback or have that middle-of-the-night writer’s block, your San Mateo County Libraries card can help! Brainfuse HelpNow’s 24-Hour Writing…
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Shaping the Future of the East Palo Alto Library

East Palo Altans of all ages are exploring ideas for their dream library at several community meetings. Over 50 participants came together on October 11th to imagine their perfect library, fully equipped with all the features that would describe their ideal space. Representatives from the architectural firm, Fog Studio, sparked people’s imagination with a visual…
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Celebrate Día de los Muertos

Día de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is a holiday celebrated in Mexico, especially in the central and southern parts of the country. The holiday focuses on gathering family and friends to pray for and remember their loved ones that have passed. The celebration begins on October 31st and ends on November 2nd. Traditions connected…
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