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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Winter Challenge 2018-2019

School is out for winter break, but don't get the winter blues! Register online now and take part in our Winter Challenge! The program is open for babies to teens (up to 19 years of age) and participating is easy! Have fun this winter by logging 300 minutes of reading and doing two new activities…
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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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Celebrate Latinx at the Library

Come join us for a celebration of Latinx Heritage at San Mateo County Libraries! Up until mid-November we'll be hosting several events. Latinx Heritage Month is celebrated between September 15 and October 15. It was initially created to honor the various Independence Day dates of many Latin American countries including, but not limited to, Mexico…
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2018 Mid-Autumn Festival

Happy Mid-Autumn! This year, Mid-Autumn takes place on Monday, September 24th! The Mid-Autumn Festival is honored all throughout Asia, celebrating family, harvest and the full moon. San Mateo County Libraries invite you to join us and celebrate with paper lantern-making, Chinese brush painting, Chinese Button Knot bracelet crafts, moon cakes, and more! We're also bringing…
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