Planning the Perfect Road Trip

It might be late in the game, but I'm still trying to figure out what to do with my Summer vacation. My family and I have done the stay-cation thing, the flight-to-a-destination thing, the camping-cabin thing, but we've never really conquered a road-trip thing; the type of road trip that movies are made of …
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Muhammad Ali Remembered

The world lost a legend on June 3, 2016. The former world heavyweight champion, Muhammad Ali, died at the age of 74. His Life Born Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr on January 17, 1942 Ali is known as "The Greatest," as he himself proclaimed. Muhammad Ali won his first world heavyweight championship against Sonny Liston in…
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Library Leads Pride

We like to think that libraries are pretty cool and that people who work in libraries are especially fabulous, but did you know that the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Round Table (GLBTRT) of the American Library Association (ALA) became the first gay professional organization in the nation way back in 1970? The San Mateo…
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Summer Learning is here!

Make this your... BEST.SUMMER.EVER. The Summer Learning Challenge is here! This means reading, playing, doing, and lots of chances for prizes through it all. Sign up at your local library or online at summerlearners.org to be part of this exploring, discovering, playing, experimenting, reading, talking, singing, smiling, laughing, can't-do-it-wrong program that combines the fun of…
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Celebrate Harvey Milk Day

The life of civil rights leader Harvey Milk will be celebrated on May 22. Milk was the first openly-gay person ever elected to public office in California, serving on the San Francisco Board of Supervisors. Harvey's Career During Milk’s political career, he successfully helped passed gay-right ordinances in San Francisco, and was instrumental in helping…
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