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Pura Belpré Award Books for Summer Readi… Pura Belpré Award Books for Summer Readi…

By Carmen
Summer Learning is here and we at San Mateo County Libraries would like to help you grow your Summer Reading List! San Mateo County Librari…
Summer Learning is here and we at San Mateo County Libraries would like to help you grow your Summer Reading List! San Mateo County Librari…

Mental Health Month Is for Everyone Mental Health Month Is for Everyone

By Darren
While mental illness and mental health are rarely dinnertime conversation topics, these issues affect almost all of us in some way. Did you…
While mental illness and mental health are rarely dinnertime conversation topics, these issues affect almost all of us in some way. Did you…

Coco Coco

Do you like animated movies? Have you seen the trailer for Coco, Disney and Pixar’s newest animated movie? According to Disney’s website Co…
Do you like animated movies? Have you seen the trailer for Coco, Disney and Pixar’s newest animated movie? According to Disney’s website Co…

Celebrating Cinco de Mayo Celebrating Cinco de Mayo

By Alex
Cinco de Mayo, a time-honored and revered holiday in the Mexican and Mexican-American community, commemorates the victory of the Mexican Ar…
Cinco de Mayo, a time-honored and revered holiday in the Mexican and Mexican-American community, commemorates the victory of the Mexican Ar…

Ditch Your Device Week: May 1st-7th, 201… Ditch Your Device Week: May 1st-7th, 201…

By Kelly
Some of us might remember a time before the Internet and the world wide web took the world by storm. Goodbye dial-up, hello Siri! Any advan…
Some of us might remember a time before the Internet and the world wide web took the world by storm. Goodbye dial-up, hello Siri! Any advan…

How Sesame Street Stays Cutting Edge How Sesame Street Stays Cutting Edge

By Ginny
Sesame Street might have turned 47 last November, but the kids hit TV show has stayed fresh and relevant over the years. Sesame Street has …
Sesame Street might have turned 47 last November, but the kids hit TV show has stayed fresh and relevant over the years. Sesame Street has …

Quick, It's Cherry Blossom Season! Quick, It's Cherry Blossom Season!

By Karen
A friend and I planned a museum day because there was rain in the forecast...so imagine our surprise when stepping out of SFMOMA and into Y…
A friend and I planned a museum day because there was rain in the forecast...so imagine our surprise when stepping out of SFMOMA and into Y…

Spicy Fundraiser for New Library Spicy Fundraiser for New Library

Help support a great cause by enjoying some delicious food from a fine Mexican restaurant.
Help support a great cause by enjoying some delicious food from a fine Mexican restaurant.

Captain Underpants...The Movie! Captain Underpants...The Movie!

By Karen
It's been 20 years since 4th graders George and Harold first hypnotized their cruel principal and turned him into the larger-than-life, sil…
It's been 20 years since 4th graders George and Harold first hypnotized their cruel principal and turned him into the larger-than-life, sil…

Libros Nuevos en Español Libros Nuevos en Español

By Mara
Para nosotros los bibliófilos, siempre es emocionante descubrir un libro nuevo. ¡Ahora imagínese estar viendo libros nuevos todos los días!…
Para nosotros los bibliófilos, siempre es emocionante descubrir un libro nuevo. ¡Ahora imagínese estar viendo libros nuevos todos los días!…

DuckTales DuckTales

Are you a 90’s kid? Then you probably remember DuckTales. It was an animated TV show that aired from 1987-1990. And of course the e…
Are you a 90’s kid? Then you probably remember DuckTales. It was an animated TV show that aired from 1987-1990. And of course the e…

Be Our Guest: Celebrate Beauty and the B… Be Our Guest: Celebrate Beauty and the B…

By Ginny
It might be “a tale as old as time,” but Beauty and the Beast is getting retold in a new Disney live action movie coming out this month! Th…
It might be “a tale as old as time,” but Beauty and the Beast is getting retold in a new Disney live action movie coming out this month! Th…

Storytime at the Library Storytime at the Library

San Mateo County Libraries provide a variety of educational and themed storytimes for different ages. See what is offered near you.
San Mateo County Libraries provide a variety of educational and themed storytimes for different ages. See what is offered near you.

An Interview With Comic Arts Fest Author… An Interview With Comic Arts Fest Author…

By Jenna
Let's find out more about author, Kazu Kibuishi, and what inspires him through a series of questions.
Let's find out more about author, Kazu Kibuishi, and what inspires him through a series of questions.

An Interview With Belmont Libraries' Mic… An Interview With Belmont Libraries' Mic…

By Cris
The San Mateo County Libraries' staff LOVE engaging our youngest visitors with fun storytimes and active learning programs! So who are thes…
The San Mateo County Libraries' staff LOVE engaging our youngest visitors with fun storytimes and active learning programs! So who are thes…

The History of Love: Mildred and Richard… The History of Love: Mildred and Richard…

By Karen
Growing up, my dad would sometimes ask me, "How do you feel being half Asian? Do kids tease you?" His question mystified me, yet as I grew …
Growing up, my dad would sometimes ask me, "How do you feel being half Asian? Do kids tease you?" His question mystified me, yet as I grew …
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