Ditch Your Device Week 2018!

Do you think you could go a day without using your phone? How about a week? From April 30th to May 6th, 2018, San Mateo County Libraries challenge community members to limit their screen time and device usage through our celebration of Ditch Your Device Week! I’m sure many of us would find it difficult…
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What Do You Want in a Makerspace?

Are you curious about the whole "maker movement?" Making in the community has been around forever. Whether in classrooms, homes, community centers, libraries, or local tech shops, the "do it yourself" approach has brought makers of all kinds together. You might have been making for years at home and never really thought of yourself as…
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Month of the Young Child

April is Month of the Young Child here at San Mateo County Libraries! Join us at our 12 branches for family-friendly activities and musical performances aimed to please and entertain the younger children in our homes. All month long we will dance, sing, stretch, and learn along with you as we welcome the Bay Area…
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Make It March at the Library

Have you ever had that moment where you see something for sale and think, “Hey, I could make that at home!” Throughout the month of March, San Mateo County Libraries is encouraging kids of all ages to drop in, roll up their sleeves, and make stuff. Unplug, DIY and STEAM These days, it’s so easy…
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Microphone Mechanics

A Celebration of Black Excellence: Drum Making Workshop Oakland based Hip Hop artist Jahi, from Microphone Mechanics, will present contributions African Americans and Africans have made on the world through various known and unknown inventions. Drum making and rhythmic expression will accompany this session with a focus on building legacy. Jahi has over 20 years…
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Curious About Arm Knitting?

Who Isn't? Arm knitting is a hot knitting trend gaining popularity in the past few years, and for good reason. Arm knitting uses adorable super chunky yarns, allowing you to create your own oversized scarves, hats and throws. What's more, arm knitting fast! Most projects can be completed in around an hour, so there is…
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New Year’s Resolution

The arrival of the new year often generates feelings for renewal and starting fresh with celebrations and New Year’s resolutions. New year celebrations date as far back as ancient Babylon around 4,000 years ago. Now, there are various ways to ring in the new year from attending parties to resolving to achieve personal goals in…
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