Community Conversations

A year of listening, learning and discovering shared values.

In September of 2017, San Mateo County Libraries will launch our “Community Conversations” program which brings community members – of different walks of life and with differing views – to listen, learn, and discover common connections with one another in a safe space.

Every month, we’ll bring local experts to the libraries to reflect on important community-identified topics and facilitate participatory discussions. Topics will include housing, immigration, transportation, conflict resolution, the Constitution and much more! Programs will include lots of opportunities for exchange, dialogue and activities. Through these exchanges, we seek to strengthen community by providing a space for dialogue and a forum to understand the workings of local, state, and national governance.

We look forward to hearing from you at one of our many Community Conversations!