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Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of… Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of…

I was a little skeptical back when Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them was first announced. How do you make a movie about a fictional…
I was a little skeptical back when Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them was first announced. How do you make a movie about a fictional…

Native American Heritage Month Native American Heritage Month

We will be hosting several fun and educational Native American workshops and events for children and teens throughout the month of November.
We will be hosting several fun and educational Native American workshops and events for children and teens throughout the month of November.

Reading Just Got Even More Fun With… Reading Just Got Even More Fun With…

By Ginny
San Mateo County Libraries has a new addition to our collection: VOX Books! These books are a hybrid between an audiobook and picture…
San Mateo County Libraries has a new addition to our collection: VOX Books! These books are a hybrid between an audiobook and picture…

Daylight Saving Time: Good or Bad? Daylight Saving Time: Good or Bad?

This past Sunday we turned our clocks forward an hour in observance of Daylight Savings Time (DST) in what we are told is a benefit, but…
This past Sunday we turned our clocks forward an hour in observance of Daylight Savings Time (DST) in what we are told is a benefit, but…

Dad & Me @ The Library Returns! Dad & Me @ The Library Returns!

By Cris
We're gearing up for another round of Dad & Me @ The Library programs! From November 2018-August 2019, you can visit your favorite…
We're gearing up for another round of Dad & Me @ The Library programs! From November 2018-August 2019, you can visit your favorite…

Día de los Muertos at the Library Día de los Muertos at the Library

By Carmen
Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is celebrated in many Latin American countries between October 31st - November 2nd. As fans of the…
Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is celebrated in many Latin American countries between October 31st - November 2nd. As fans of the…

The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina… The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina…

By Ginny
Like many kids in the 1990s, I was a huge fan of the Sabrina the Teenage Witch live-action TV show, starring Melissa Joan Hart. Sabrina,…
Like many kids in the 1990s, I was a huge fan of the Sabrina the Teenage Witch live-action TV show, starring Melissa Joan Hart. Sabrina,…

Atherton Library Moves to Temporary… Atherton Library Moves to Temporary…

By Kwoods
Exciting plans are underway for the much-anticipated new Atherton Library Project! On August 17, Atherton Town Council approved city staff…
Exciting plans are underway for the much-anticipated new Atherton Library Project! On August 17, Atherton Town Council approved city staff…

G-Eazy – "Power" G-Eazy – "Power"

I genuinely love how G-Eazy starts off his new song, "Power," with the ring of a store bell. A clever reminder to pay attention because…
I genuinely love how G-Eazy starts off his new song, "Power," with the ring of a store bell. A clever reminder to pay attention because...

Black Cats Are the Best Cats! Black Cats Are the Best Cats!

By Karen
October 27 is National Black Cat Day! Here are some great new and classic children's picture books that feature black cats.
October 27 is National Black Cat Day! Here are some great new and classic children's picture books that feature black cats.

San Mateo County Appoints Aileen… San Mateo County Appoints Aileen…

By Lorie
Join us in congratulating Aileen Cassinetto on her appointment to the honorary post of Poet Laureate. As our county's next Poet Laureate,...
Join us in congratulating Aileen Cassinetto on her appointment to the honorary post of Poet Laureate. As our county's next Poet Laureate,...

Teens Mobilize to VOTE! Teens Mobilize to VOTE!

By Nicole
Did you know that 22 million teens will turn 18 by the 2020 presidential elections? While youth have been advocating for their voices to be…
Did you know that 22 million teens will turn 18 by the 2020 presidential elections? While youth have been advocating for their voices to be…

Big Lift Inspiring Summers Big Lift Inspiring Summers

By Lorie
Over a thousand eager students are now ready to tackle the new school year with some extra confidence thanks to an uplifting summer with…
Over a thousand eager students are now ready to tackle the new school year with some extra confidence thanks to an uplifting summer with…

Food for Fines 2018 Food for Fines 2018

By Akoch
Forget to return that library book or DVD on time? Now is your chance to clear your overdue fines while helping those in need this holiday…
Forget to return that library book or DVD on time? Now is your chance to clear your overdue fines while helping those in need this holiday…

National Apple Day National Apple Day

By Carmen
Apples are my favorite fruit. They are so versatile! I can eat them raw or bake them. I can eat them plain or dip them in caramel, peanut…
Apples are my favorite fruit. They are so versatile! I can eat them raw or bake them. I can eat them plain or dip them in caramel, peanut…

Imagine Dragons – "Natural" Imagine Dragons – "Natural"

This summer was revitalized with the very alluring track by Imagine Dragons, "Natural." The intro itself does not fall short of what FIFA...
This summer was revitalized with the very alluring track by Imagine Dragons, "Natural." The intro itself does not fall short of what FIFA...
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