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Makerspace Community Meeting Makerspace Community Meeting

By JC
On Thursday, November 30, you are invited to the Foster City Library for a special community event where we want to hear from you! Brad Cox…
On Thursday, November 30, you are invited to the Foster City Library for a special community event where we want to hear from you! Brad Cox…

Celebrate Thanksgiving Celebrate Thanksgiving

Halloween is over and Thanksgiving is coming up fast! If your Thanksgiving is anything like mine that means lots of cooking, family, and ma…
Halloween is over and Thanksgiving is coming up fast! If your Thanksgiving is anything like mine that means lots of cooking, family, and ma…

72 Hour Movie Making Challenge 72 Hour Movie Making Challenge

By Kenny
Are you you middle school or high school? Do you like winning cool prizes? Can you make an awesome movie in 72 hours or less? If you said "…
Are you you middle school or high school? Do you like winning cool prizes? Can you make an awesome movie in 72 hours or less? If you said "…

San Mateo County Libraries Receives Inno… San Mateo County Libraries Receives Inno…

By Cris
On October 12, the Urban Libraries Council (ULC) announced that we are one of the twenty most innovative libraries in the nation. The 2017 …
On October 12, the Urban Libraries Council (ULC) announced that we are one of the twenty most innovative libraries in the nation. The 2017 …

Join the Conversation in Our Housing Dia… Join the Conversation in Our Housing Dia…

San Mateo County Libraries will be hosting conversations about housing, titled “Home for All Exchange.” The topics covered and presentation…
San Mateo County Libraries will be hosting conversations about housing, titled “Home for All Exchange.” The topics covered and presentation…

National Sandwich Day National Sandwich Day

It’s November! We are officially knee deep in the food heavy holiday season. But there’s one food themed holiday you may not know about. No…
It’s November! We are officially knee deep in the food heavy holiday season. But there’s one food themed holiday you may not know about. No…

Review: The School for Good and Evil by… Review: The School for Good and Evil by…

The School for Good and Evil is the perfect twist of a fairy-tale and wonderful novel for anyone seeking adventure and surprise. It has many…
The School for Good and Evil is the perfect twist of a fairy-tale and wonderful novel for anyone seeking adventure and surprise. It has many…

Dad & Me Puppet Show Returns to the Libr… Dad & Me Puppet Show Returns to the Libr…

By Elena
Who doesn’t love puppets? Back by popular demand is the Dad & Me @ the Library Puppet Show series, brought to us by The Puppet Art Theater …
Who doesn’t love puppets? Back by popular demand is the Dad & Me @ the Library Puppet Show series, brought to us by The Puppet Art Theater …

San Mateo County Women's Hall of Fame Tr… San Mateo County Women's Hall of Fame Tr…

By Amanda
A multimedia display of the extraordinary women inducted in the Hall of Fame is now traveling throughout the San Mateo County Libraries.
A multimedia display of the extraordinary women inducted in the Hall of Fame is now traveling throughout the San Mateo County Libraries.

Meet David Shannon! Meet David Shannon!

Renown children’s author, David Shannon is coming to East Palo Alto! Best known for his series of books that began with No, David! back in …
Renown children’s author, David Shannon is coming to East Palo Alto! Best known for his series of books that began with No, David! back in …

Are You Ready for Stranger Things Season… Are You Ready for Stranger Things Season…

Season 2 Is Finally in Sight! The 80s were an interesting time in popular culture. We got things like Pac-Man, cellphones, and Back to the …
Season 2 Is Finally in Sight! The 80s were an interesting time in popular culture. We got things like Pac-Man, cellphones, and Back to the …

Must Read Latinx Picture Books Must Read Latinx Picture Books

By Karen
Share the life stories of inspiring Latinx historical figures with your little ones. These colorful, informative, and engaging picture book…
Share the life stories of inspiring Latinx historical figures with your little ones. These colorful, informative, and engaging picture book…

Music You Have to Hear! Music You Have to Hear!

Teen guest bloggers from the Coastside share some of their favorite albums.
Teen guest bloggers from the Coastside share some of their favorite albums.

Everyone Is a Maker Everyone Is a Maker

By JC
Everyone is a Maker is the title of our new roadmap for a systemwide network of makerspaces throughout San Mateo County. We aim to encourage…
Everyone is a Maker is the title of our new roadmap for a systemwide network of makerspaces throughout San Mateo County. We aim to encourage…

The Vietnam War--Worth Watching! The Vietnam War--Worth Watching!

By Sherry
Over the past two weeks, I’ve been eagerly awaiting the hour (9:00 PM Tuesdays on KQED, that's tonight!) when PBS has been showing the 10-p…
Over the past two weeks, I’ve been eagerly awaiting the hour (9:00 PM Tuesdays on KQED, that's tonight!) when PBS has been showing the 10-p…

The Magic School Bus Rides Again! The Magic School Bus Rides Again!

In this era of remasters and remakes, everything that is old is new again, including Miss Frizzle and her class. The Magic School Bus retur…
In this era of remasters and remakes, everything that is old is new again, including Miss Frizzle and her class. The Magic School Bus retur…
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