Date Nights for Every Kind of Valentine

Needing some last-minute plans for Valentine's Day? Whether you're single, dating or looking to celebrate the holiday with friends, we've got your date night covered!

Riding Solo: Date Ideas for Singles 

Take yourself on a date with a free Museum Pass

Go on a solo adventure with one of our Discover & Go museum passes! Celebrate your independence and live your best life with free admission to museums all over the Bay Area.

Indulge with a meal from Cooking for One

Cooking for One is the perfect cookbook for celebrating Valentine's Day solo. The delicious single serving recipes make it easy to treat yourself to a homemade gourmet meal, savor the joy of cooking and nourish yourself with love!

Snuggle up with The Little Book of Hygge

With its cozy advice and heartwarming anecdotes, this book is like a warm hug. This is a delightful guide for embracing the love and comfort of the hygge lifestyle.

Fall in love with Bloom

This coming of age graphic novel is a delicious romance with beautiful illustrations and blushing young love. Bonding over batches of freshly baked bread, this story follows Ari and Hector through the summer they'll never forget. 

Laugh it off with Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason

Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason is a delightful movie for anyone embracing their singlehood with humor and grace. Follow Bridget's hilarious adventures as she navigates the ups and downs of love and self-discovery. This romcom reminds us to embrace life's imperfections and find laughter in the journey.

Get lost in It Starts With Us

It Starts with Us is the poignant sequel to It Ends With Us by Colleen Hoover. Through heartfelt storytelling and relatable experiences, this book serves as a gentle reminder to prioritize self-care, compassion and resilience in matters of the heart.

Lucky in Love: Date Ideas for Couples

Cook a romantic dinner with The Complete Cooking for Two Cookbook

Take the guesswork out of dinner dates with this all-in-one cookbook! Featuring over 600 recipes, there's a dish for every skill level and taste, including picky eaters, cooking novices and seasoned pros. 

Celebrate your love with Eight Dates

With a structured approach to meaningful conversations, Eight Dates offers a roadmap for exploring essential topics with your partner, from intimacy to dreams and aspirations. Engaging in these eight essential conversations can spark new insights, foster intimacy and reinforce your bond as a couple.

Practice intentional love with The Art of Making Memories

This is a delightful guidebook for couples seeking to cultivate lasting memories together. Nurture your bond through shared moments of joy and reflection and ensure a lifetime of cherished memories.

Cuddle up with Crazy, Stupid, Love

With its humor, heartwarming moments and relatable relationship dynamics, Crazy, Stupid, Love celebrates the complexities and joys of love. By the end of this charming romantic comedy, you'll be laughing, swooning and maybe even shedding a few tears.

Take a love lesson from The 5 Love Languages

The 5 Love Languages is a timeless exploration of how individuals express and receive love. Deepen your relationship's connection by learning about your partner's love language and expressing love in ways that resonate deeply with them, fostering a more intimate and fulfilling bond.

Keep it playful with our board games and puzzles

If your heart is set on having a fun night in, we have plenty of two player board games and puzzles available for check out!

Bestie Night Done Right: Date Ideas for Friends

Celebrate girl power with Girly Drinks

From ancient Sumerian beer goddess Ninkasi to iconic 1920s bartender Ada Coleman, this book dismantles the age-old patriarchal assumptions about alcohol and introduces readers to extraordinary women distillers, drinkers and brewers. A great pick for a Galentine's party!

Get crafty with Beaded Jewelry Made Easy

Making DIY jewelry is a great way to have fun with your besties. This guide gives you everything you need to know when it comes to jewelry making, including tools, inspiring designs and step-by-step instructions to make jewelry that will be the envy of all. 

Make yummy mocktails with Zero Proof Cocktails

Tap into your inner mixologist with these alcohol-free cocktail recipes from experts around the country. Featuring fresh ingredients and inspired recipes, you'll have as much fun making the drink as you will tasting it!

Cherish your friendships with Booksmart

This hilarious coming of age film features two best friends in a never-ending night full of witty shenanigans, wild mishaps and love schemes. 

Sing your heart out with our karaoke machines

Take Valentine's Day to the next level with a karaoke night. Our karaoke machines are Bluetooth compatible, so queue up your favorite love songs and party on!

Regardless of how you choose to celebrate, we hope you have a sweet Valentine's Day!

This blog was written in collaboration with Polina Rebenok, Library Assistant at Foster City Library.