Congresswoman Jackie Speier Returns to Our Libraries

Congresswoman Jackie Speier returns to our libraries with two new events planned! Join us as the Congresswoman presents her new book, Undaunted: Surviving Jonestown, Summoning Courage, and Fighting Back and answers questions from the audience at our Millbrae and Portola Valley Libraries. Hundreds came together at the last two Author Visits so make sure to…
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Author Visits With Congresswoman Jackie Speier and Award-Winning Poet Charif Shanahan

Congresswoman Jackie Speier Author Visit and Book Signing Saturday, February 9th Belmont Library at 10:00 AM Half Moon Bay Library at 3:00 PM Named as one of Newsweek Magazine’s 150 Fearless Women of the World, Congresswoman Jackie Speier will visit our libraries to talk about her collective experiences as a widow, a mother, a congresswoman…
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CLA Conference 2018

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 conference? CLA stands for California Library Association, and their mission statement best sums up their purpose: CLA is the community for California libraries. The Association provides leadership for the…
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San Mateo County Libraries Recognized for Library Innovation

The Urban Libraries Council announced San Mateo County Libraries as one of 10 Top Innovators during the 2018 ULC Annual Forum earlier this month. The ULC Innovations initiative spotlights libraries that use inventive approaches to further their mission and purpose. A panel of expert judges selected San Mateo County Libraries from 220 submissions in 10…
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Urban Libraries Council Recognizes San Mateo County Libraries for Library Innovation

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Media Contacts: Katie Woods, Communications Manager San Mateo County Libraries (650) 556-5209 San Mateo, CA – The Urban Libraries Council announced San Mateo County Libraries as one of 10 Top Innovators during the 2018 ULC Annual Forum on September 5-7 in Baltimore, MD. A panel of expert judges selected…
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2018 Emmy Awards

We are gearing up for the 2018 Primetime Emmy nominations coming up on Monday, September 17th! Every year the Television Academy honors their peers by recognizing the excellent programs created over the last year in areas of craftsmanship for television and the emerging media industry. Will your favorite television show or actor take home the…
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