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Portable Battery Chargers Now Available Portable Battery Chargers Now Available

By JC
Who’s got the power? The power to charge two phones at the same time? The power to fully charge 4 devices on a single charge? The power to…
Who’s got the power? The power to charge two phones at the same time? The power to fully charge 4 devices on a single charge? The power to…

East Palo Alto Library Community… East Palo Alto Library Community…

By Kwoods
Exciting progress continues around a new East Palo Alto Library as conceptual design plans become the topic of conversation for library…
Exciting progress continues around a new East Palo Alto Library as conceptual design plans become the topic of conversation for library…

Author Visits With Congresswoman Jackie… Author Visits With Congresswoman Jackie…

By Lorie
Congresswoman Jackie Speier Author Visit and Book Signing Saturday, February 9th Belmont Library at 10:00 AM Half Moon Bay Library at 3:00…
Congresswoman Jackie Speier Author Visit and Book Signing Saturday, February 9th Belmont Library at 10:00 AM Half Moon Bay Library at 3:00…

Glitter, Glitter, Glitter! Glitter, Glitter, Glitter!

By Karen
Who doesn't like glitter? Okay, maybe it can be a little messy, but many kids can't resist the allure of the sparkly stuff. There's...
Who doesn't like glitter? Okay, maybe it can be a little messy, but many kids can't resist the allure of the sparkly stuff. There's...

Come and Celebrate Black History Month! Come and Celebrate Black History Month!

By Paula
Black History Month is an annual celebration that recognizes the role of African American's in U.S. history. Since the 1970s, Black…
Black History Month is an annual celebration that recognizes the role of African American's in U.S. history. Since the 1970s, Black…

San Francisco Chronicle Online… San Francisco Chronicle Online…

By Ginny
Library users now have access to the full image version of the San Francisco Chronicle online. All you need is your library card to access…
Library users now have access to the full image version of the San Francisco Chronicle online. All you need is your library card to access…

Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2019 Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2019

By Carmen
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was born on January 15th, 1929, and every year we celebrate his life and achievements on the third Monday of…
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was born on January 15th, 1929, and every year we celebrate his life and achievements on the third Monday of…

Brooklyn Nine-Nine Season 6 is Here! Brooklyn Nine-Nine Season 6 is Here!

There was a Lil’ Sebastian sized void left in my life when Parks and Recreation ended in 2015. After we said goodbye to Leslie Knope, Ron…
There was a Lil’ Sebastian sized void left in my life when Parks and Recreation ended in 2015. After we said goodbye to Leslie Knope, Ron…

Bring in the Lunar New Year With San… Bring in the Lunar New Year With San…

By Nicole
There are a wide range of Asian cultures that have Lunar New Year. For example, Chinese call it “Chun Jie” (Spring Festival), Koreans call…
There are a wide range of Asian cultures that have Lunar New Year. For example, Chinese call it “Chun Jie” (Spring Festival), Koreans call…

Jason Derulo x David Guetta - Goodbye… Jason Derulo x David Guetta - Goodbye…

Holy Smokes! The song is called "Goodbye" but I think it’s meant as an oxymoron! Hee hee, the song makes every cell in your body want to...
Holy Smokes! The song is called "Goodbye" but I think it’s meant as an oxymoron! Hee hee, the song makes every cell in your body want to...

Celebrate the Splendor of Unicorns! Celebrate the Splendor of Unicorns!

By Ginny
With the resurgence of Lisa Frank, the abundance of “Unicorn”-flavored foods and beverages, and the incorporation of unicorns into pop…
With the resurgence of Lisa Frank, the abundance of “Unicorn”-flavored foods and beverages, and the incorporation of unicorns into pop…

Automatic Renewals Now Available Automatic Renewals Now Available

By Lorie
Still haven't found out who the murderer is in your favorite new suspense thriller? Had to postpone movie night and need to return that...
Still haven't found out who the murderer is in your favorite new suspense thriller? Had to postpone movie night and need to return that...

Ordinary Kids, Super Adventures Ordinary Kids, Super Adventures

By Karen
There's a lot of great new children's novels of late, and here are four published in 2018! The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl by Stacy...
There's a lot of great new children's novels of late, and here are four published in 2018! The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl by Stacy...

Do You Love Bacon? Do You Love Bacon?

If you enjoy eating bacon, then by all means you should take your foodie passions to the next level! Enjoy National Bacon Day, December…
If you enjoy eating bacon, then by all means you should take your foodie passions to the next level! Enjoy National Bacon Day, December…

Closing the Word Gap With “Talk, Read,… Closing the Word Gap With “Talk, Read,…

By Silvia
In spring of 2015, we began our partnership with the LENA Research Foundation through the "Talk, Read, Sing" program, to help us reach…
In spring of 2015, we began our partnership with the LENA Research Foundation through the "Talk, Read, Sing" program, to help us reach...

Sixteen Again: RIP Pete Shelley Sixteen Again: RIP Pete Shelley

By Karen
Pete Shelley, lead singer of the '70s British punk band, the Buzzcocks has passed away. And it makes me feel sixteen again. Okay, so…
Pete Shelley, lead singer of the '70s British punk band, the Buzzcocks has passed away. And it makes me feel sixteen again. Okay, so…
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