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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…

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 …

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…

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…

Must Read Latinx Books Must Read Latinx Books

By Carmen
San Mateo County Libraries is proud to have such a diverse collection of books that serve our community. In honor of Latinx Heritage Celebr…
San Mateo County Libraries is proud to have such a diverse collection of books that serve our community. In honor of Latinx Heritage Celebr…

Ahoy, Matey! International Talk Like a P… Ahoy, Matey! International Talk Like a P…

By Ginny
Shiver me timbers, arrrrr you ready for International Talk Like a Pirate Day on September 19? Don’t be marooned; San Mateo County Libraries…
Shiver me timbers, arrrrr you ready for International Talk Like a Pirate Day on September 19? Don’t be marooned; San Mateo County Libraries…

Batman Turns 78! Batman Turns 78!

This September the Caped Crusader celebrates his 78th birthday. That’s right Batman has been around for 78 years! I was going to add up all…
This September the Caped Crusader celebrates his 78th birthday. That’s right Batman has been around for 78 years! I was going to add up all…

Getting Ready for Kindergarten? Getting Ready for Kindergarten?

By Ame
Are you getting your child ready for kindergarten this fall? Beginning at a new school? These picture books will inspire soon-to-be kinderg…
Are you getting your child ready for kindergarten this fall? Beginning at a new school? These picture books will inspire soon-to-be kinderg…

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.

El Famoso Flat Top de Furqan El Famoso Flat Top de Furqan

By Mara
Nuevamente llegado a nuestras bibliotecas, les presentamos Furqan: un niño Afro Latino que tiene ganas de algo diferente para su peinado. Es…
Nuevamente llegado a nuestras bibliotecas, les presentamos Furqan: un niño Afro Latino que tiene ganas de algo diferente para su peinado. Es…

Birding at the Library Birding at the Library

San Mateo County is a great place for birding. Are you familiar with birding culture? Let me give you a basic rundown of the terms as defin…
San Mateo County is a great place for birding. Are you familiar with birding culture? Let me give you a basic rundown of the terms as defin…

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…

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…

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…

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…
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