Support Literacy Everyday

750 million: That’s the number of adults in the world who are considered illiterate, according to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The majority of these adults, approximately two-thirds, are women. According to the Literacy Project Foundation, 45 million Americans are functionally illiterate and cannot read above a fifth-grade level. In California…
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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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Month of the Young Child 2019

April is Month of the Young Child at San Mateo County Libraries! Join us in the celebration! Our 12 branches will have family-friendly activities and musical performances aimed to please and entertain the younger children in our homes. All month long we will dance, sing, and learn along with you as we welcome the Beetlelady…
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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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