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San Mateo County Libraries Celebrate Pri… San Mateo County Libraries Celebrate Pri…

By Nicole
Library Pride! Join San Mateo County Libraries at the 2017 San Mateo County Pride event on Saturday, June 10. Many of us are used to travel…
Library Pride! Join San Mateo County Libraries at the 2017 San Mateo County Pride event on Saturday, June 10. Many of us are used to travel…

Wait For It! Wait For It!

By Nicole
My Shot! On the day of the Hamilton lottery last January, I tried my luck. As luck would have it, history had its eyes on me: I secured a t…
My Shot! On the day of the Hamilton lottery last January, I tried my luck. As luck would have it, history had its eyes on me: I secured a t…

What's With That Giant Chicken? What's With That Giant Chicken?

Have you seen this video of what looks like an enormous chicken? It’s been making the rounds on the internet since mid March. Is it a hoax?…
Have you seen this video of what looks like an enormous chicken? It’s been making the rounds on the internet since mid March. Is it a hoax?…

Silicon Valley Is Back for Season 4! Silicon Valley Is Back for Season 4!

By Ginny
In a previous life, I was a tech journalist in San Francisco and covered the success and excess of the Bay Area technology industry. There …
In a previous life, I was a tech journalist in San Francisco and covered the success and excess of the Bay Area technology industry. There …

National Library Workers' Day National Library Workers' Day

National Library Workers' Day recognizes the unique contributions that library workers make to help people find the information they need fo…
National Library Workers' Day recognizes the unique contributions that library workers make to help people find the information they need fo…

Game of Thrones: Ready For Season 7? Game of Thrones: Ready For Season 7?

Are you a Game of Thrones fan? There's a new trailer out for the seventh season. And the internet is abuzz with excitement. If you can’t wa…
Are you a Game of Thrones fan? There's a new trailer out for the seventh season. And the internet is abuzz with excitement. If you can’t wa…

Selena Remembered 22 Years Later Selena Remembered 22 Years Later

If you google "Selena" these days you'll most likely see Selena Gomez and pictures with her now beau, The Weeknd (if only we could spell th…
If you google "Selena" these days you'll most likely see Selena Gomez and pictures with her now beau, The Weeknd (if only we could spell th…

The Walking Dead The Walking Dead

By Carmen
When Robert Kirkman sat down to write the first issues of The Walking Dead, his goal was simple: he wanted to tell the story of a zombie mo…
When Robert Kirkman sat down to write the first issues of The Walking Dead, his goal was simple: he wanted to tell the story of a zombie mo…

Sunday Mornings With the Velvet Undergro… Sunday Mornings With the Velvet Undergro…

By Karen
My first year in college was not so glamorous. Night after night of crazy parties? No. Frisbee on a sunny manicured lawn with preppy guys i…
My first year in college was not so glamorous. Night after night of crazy parties? No. Frisbee on a sunny manicured lawn with preppy guys i…

Let the Madness Begin! Let the Madness Begin!

“Did I Ever Mention I'm From Kentucky?” There are only two times a year I can drop Kentucky into casual conversation without directly refer…
“Did I Ever Mention I'm From Kentucky?” There are only two times a year I can drop Kentucky into casual conversation without directly refer…

Spring Into Health and Wellness With eBo… Spring Into Health and Wellness With eBo…

By Ginny
Whether you’re a yoga junkie or looking to try something new, San Mateo County Libraries has an assortment of yoga as well as other health …
Whether you’re a yoga junkie or looking to try something new, San Mateo County Libraries has an assortment of yoga as well as other health …

Pancakes From Distant Lands Pancakes From Distant Lands

By Karen
"Someone who eats pancakes and jam can't be so awfully dangerous. You can talk to him." - Tove Jansson, Finn Family Moomintroll Dublin I re…
"Someone who eats pancakes and jam can't be so awfully dangerous. You can talk to him." - Tove Jansson, Finn Family Moomintroll Dublin I re…

Pro-Tips for Waiting on eBook and eAudio… Pro-Tips for Waiting on eBook and eAudio…

By Ginny
You’re all set to check out the next highly anticipated eBook in your favorite series and then you see it: “Not Currently Available." You r…
You’re all set to check out the next highly anticipated eBook in your favorite series and then you see it: “Not Currently Available." You r…

A Nod to Diversity: Oscars 2017 A Nod to Diversity: Oscars 2017

Ten years ago, I went on my first date with my husband; the film minor. It was an epic long date topped off with a night of watching the Os…
Ten years ago, I went on my first date with my husband; the film minor. It was an epic long date topped off with a night of watching the Os…

Have You Ever Wanted to Learn More About… Have You Ever Wanted to Learn More About…

Lynda.com allows you take classes for free on photography and a variety of other subjects. Learn about such topics as cameras and gear, tec…
Lynda.com allows you take classes for free on photography and a variety of other subjects. Learn about such topics as cameras and gear, tec…

Romantic Reads for Valentine’s Day Romantic Reads for Valentine’s Day

By Ginny
What’s better than chocolate, roses, and cheesy cards? Curling up at home with a good romance novel! San Mateo County Libraries has you cov…
What’s better than chocolate, roses, and cheesy cards? Curling up at home with a good romance novel! San Mateo County Libraries has you cov…
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