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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Makerspace Community Meeting

On Thursday, November 30, at 6:30pm, you are invited to the Foster City Library for a special community event where we want to hear from you! Brad Cox, Architect, Inc. will lead a public community input session to ensure we understand your ideas, needs, and priorities for a makerspace at the Foster City Library. Come ready […]

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72 Hour Movie Making Challenge

Are you you middle school or high school? Do you like winning cool prizes? Can you make an awesome movie in 72 hours or less? If you said "Totally!" to those questions, then you should check out our 72 Hour Movie Making Challenge. On Thursday, November 9th at 5 PM, pick a genre, prop, and […]

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Everyone Is a Maker

Yes, you are a maker. From sewing to soldering, cooking to coding, a maker is anyone with a desire to create, innovate, and learn along the way. Everyone is a Maker is the title of our new roadmap for a systemwide network of makerspaces throughout San Mateo County. We aim to encourage creative failure and […]

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Month of the Young Child

San Mateo County Libraries will honor children all month long in April by naming it the Month of the Young Child! Join us at our 12 branches for family-friendly activities and musical performances aimed to please and entertain the younger children in our homes. We will wrap up the month with book giveaways in the […]

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Make It March

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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