Watching Sharp Objects? Here Are Five New Read-Alikes

Move over Big Little Lies – the next great literary thriller-turned-TV-HBO-series is Gillian Flynn’s Sharp Objects! Starring Amy Adams and Patricia Clarkson, Sharp Objects will take viewers on a twisty and gruesome ride. You might have been introduced to Flynn through the book and movie Gone Girl. Sharp Objects has similar elements – the requisite…
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¡Ahora Están Disponibles Más Libros Electrónicos En Español!

Español | English Español ¡Ahora están disponibles más libros electrónicos en español! Con la tarjeta de Las Bibliotecas del Condado de San Mateo, nuestros usuarios pueden disfrutar de miles de títulos nuevos en español a través de la plataforma electrónica Odilo. Descubre miles de títulos. Usuarios pueden tomar prestados hasta 10 títulos cada mes. Odilo…
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A River, the Sea, an Island

2017 featured a bounty of fantastic picture books. As I thought about last year's treasures, I started to think in categories -- historical stories, humorous tales, poetic books, and books with gorgeous illustrations. Within the illustration category, there were three books about water that really stood out. A River by Marc Martin A child imagines…
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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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Summer Recipes to Beat the Heat!

We’ve still got one more month of summer so now is the time to start really honing your culinary skills for cool treats and delicious eats before Labor Day. San Mateo County Libraries has an array of cookbooks, magazines, and videos to help you cool off during those hot days (and nights). Cookbooks From refreshing…
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El Famoso Flat Top de Furqan

Español | English Español Nuevamente llegado a nuestras bibliotecas, les presentamos Furqan: un niño Afro Latino que tiene ganas de algo diferente para su peinado. Este libro bilingüe es escrito e ilustrado por un autor local, Roberto Liu-Trujillo, con traducción por Cinthya Muñoz, y se llama El Primer Corte de Mesita de Furqan/Furqan's First Flat Top…
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Romantic Reads for Valentine’s Day

What’s better than chocolate, roses, and cheesy cards? Curling up at home with a good romance novel! San Mateo County Libraries has you covered when it comes to new romance reads – from Danielle Steel favorites to vengeful dukes to action love stories. And if you’re not feeling the love, we’ve got some good anti-Valentine’s Day reads…
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