“Changemakers” Exhibit Debuts in San Mateo County Libraries

San Mateo County Libraries is thrilled to partner with San Francisco Public Library in the creation of the “Changemakers” Exhibit to showcase Bay Area disability pride and the contributions of people with disabilities. In fall 2018, San Mateo County Libraries, San Francisco Public Library, and San Jose Public Library reached out to our communities and…
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Dr. Seuss’s Birthday

Who Is Ted Geisel? You may actually know him better as Dr. Seuss, born on March 2nd, 1904 in Springfield, Massachusetts. He became a wonderful children’s author, writing such well-known books as The Cat in the Hat and Horton Hears A Who! that would inspire generations of children to read. I have the honor to…
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Bring in the Lunar New Year With San Mateo County Libraries

There are a wide range of Asian cultures that have Lunar New Year. For example, Chinese call it “Chun Jie” (Spring Festival), Koreans call it “Seollal” and Vietnamese call it “Tết!” There are many different traditional ways of celebrating as well. Celebrations traditionally run from the evening preceding the first day, up until the Lantern…
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Native American Heritage Month

Here at San Mateo County Libraries we honor the richly diverse cultures, traditions, and histories of indigenous peoples. We will be hosting several fun and educational Native American workshops and events for children and teens throughout the month of November. Activities for Children Southwest Clay Pot Workshop Learn about the rituals, ceremonies, and everyday life…
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