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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…

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...

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…

San Mateo County Libraries Go Fine-Free! San Mateo County Libraries Go Fine-Free!

By Ginny
Love your library, but not the late fines? We understand life happens, and that it can be difficult to return items on time to the…
Love your library, but not the late fines? We understand life happens, and that it can be difficult to return items on time to the…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Noon Year’s Eve at the Library Noon Year’s Eve at the Library

By Ming
Come celebrate the New Year with our family-friendly celebrations across the county! Select libraries will be having parties at…
Come celebrate the New Year with our family-friendly celebrations across the county! Select libraries will be having parties at…

Create Art at Your Library Create Art at Your Library

By Carmen
Start the New Year With Art! We have a lot of activities for you to try! Join us for our adult winter/spring arts and crafts events. We…
Start the New Year With Art! We have a lot of activities for you to try! Join us for our adult winter/spring arts and crafts events. We…

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...

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,…

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…

Winter Break Activities: “Check It… Winter Break Activities: “Check It…

By Ronald
Need ideas for activities to do with your kids during winter break? Head to your local library and pick up a “Check It Out!” Home Energy…
Need ideas for activities to do with your kids during winter break? Head to your local library and pick up a “Check It Out!” Home Energy…
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