A Giraffe Obsession

World Giraffe Day is celebrated on the longest day of the year: Friday, June 21, 2019. Giraffe Love Sometimes I'll arrive at the library and there's a little present on my desk from coworkers. A giraffe t-shirt, a giraffe notepad, the newest giraffe book, a mini giraffe Lego kit... Once there was even a large…
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My Brilliant Friend

HBO's adaptation of Elena Ferrante's My Brilliant Friend is bellissimo! A Love Story With Books I married my husband, Ole, because he's fun, hilarious, adorable, cerebral...and a reader! When I first saw his bookshelves, I was like, "Ooh la la!" And, "Wow, he really likes Jonathan Franzen." One of our first disagreements was over a…
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Mental Health Awareness Month

Mental Health Awareness Month (MHAM) is happening all throughout May in San Mateo County! MHAM is one of the best times of the year where we can increase awareness and inspire action to reduce stigma against those with mental health and substance use conditions. This year, San Mateo County Libraries and Peninsula Library System partnered…
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