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Winter Challenge 2018-2019 Winter Challenge 2018-2019

By Carmen
School is out for winter break, but don't get the winter blues! Register now and take part in our Winter Challenge! The program is open...
School is out for winter break, but don't get the winter blues! Register now and take part in our Winter Challenge! The program is open...

Planning for a New East Palo Alto… Planning for a New East Palo Alto…

By Kwoods
Progress continues on efforts to plan for a new East Palo Alto Library. Join us at our next Community Workshop to hear the latest updates…
Progress continues on efforts to plan for a new East Palo Alto Library. Join us at our next Community Workshop to hear the latest updates…

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...

National French Toast Day National French Toast Day

French toast is just another long way to say yummy! Show your love for this delicious sweet treat on November 28th, National French Toast…
French toast is just another long way to say yummy! Show your love for this delicious sweet treat on November 28th, National French Toast…

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…

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…

CLA Conference 2018 CLA Conference 2018

By Carmen
I finally checked off an item from my librarian bucket list, attend a CLA Conference. What is CLA and why would I want to attend their…
I finally checked off an item from my librarian bucket list, attend a CLA Conference. What is CLA and why would I want to attend their…

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…

Creed II - This Fight Is Personal! Creed II - This Fight Is Personal!

Rocky was released on November 21, 1976, which is more than 40 years ago. When you include both Creed movies, Sylvester Stallone has…
Rocky was released on November 21, 1976, which is more than 40 years ago. When you include both Creed movies, Sylvester Stallone has…

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,...

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…

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

This past Sunday we turned our clocks back an hour officially starting standard time and saying goodbye to Daylight Savings Time (DST),…
This past Sunday we turned our clocks back an hour officially starting standard time and saying goodbye to Daylight Savings Time (DST),…
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