Art Break Day

On Friday, September 2nd, San Mateo County Libraries invites you to join us for Art Break Day, opens a new window. Come to our libraries to “take an art break” and create art for free.

Art Break Day, created by the nonprofit Art is Moving, opens a new window, is an annual worldwide event where people of all ages are given the supplies and space to create art for free. Its mission is to show that art is for everyone, and that communities that regularly participate in artistic endeavors are shown to be more happy, healthy, vibrant, and connected.

Here are event details for all of our libraries. All art skills are welcome.

Atherton Library
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
A variety of different art stations will be set up inside and outside the library.

Belmont Library
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Drop-in art supplies will be available.

Bookmobile at Moon Ridge Housing (2001 Miramontes Point Road, Half Moon Bay)
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Explore and create using different art supplies.

Brisbane Library
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Create using fingerpaint and other materials.

East Palo Alto Library
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Help create a collaborative collage.

Foster City Library
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Use art supplies to create an individual or group piece.

Half Moon Bay Library
10:00 am - 5:30 pm (Half Moon Bay Library)
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm (Ted Adcock Community Center )
Paint and other art supplies will be on hand for group and individual work.

Millbrae Library
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Linda Janklow, of Peopleologie and Art Is Moving, will lead an art activity.

Pacifica Sanchez Library
11:00 am - 3:30 pm
A variety of art supplies will be available for patrons.

Portola Valley Library
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
In this sculpting activity, everyone is invited to express themselves with clay.

San Carlos Library
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Create art on the patio, using sidewalk chalk and yarn.

Woodside Library
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Participate in a community mosaic.