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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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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