Explore ABCMouse at Home!

San Mateo County Libraries is excited to announce that ABCmouse, our online educational resource, is now available for use at home! ABCmouse is an interactive and engaging resource for children ages 2 to 8, with educational concepts and activities that are designed to provide a stronger learning foundation for school. Created by nationally recognized early […]

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Total Eclipse of the Sun

Eclipse Across America For the first time in 99 years, a solar eclipse will be visible throughout all of North America. Anyone within the path of totality - a term which describes the phenomenon where the moon blocks out the sun completely, and only the sun's corona can be seen - will see a rare total eclipse of the sun. […]

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Now Recruiting for the Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 Cohorts for CO.STARTERS

San Mateo County Libraries has successfully graduated three CO.STARTERS cohorts of inspiring entrepreneurs as of June 2017, and is now recruiting for the Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 cohorts that will be held at the San Carlos Library. CO.STARTERS is a nationally renowned platform that helps communities grow local business. The nine-week program equips aspiring entrepreneurs […]

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It’s Bastille Day!

Liberty, Equality, and French Argot for All! Je n’en crois pas mes yeux! (I can’t believe my eyes!) Word on the street is there’s a new Mango Languages course in town! Did You Know? Today commemorates the storming of the notorious fortress-prison, La Bastille, by the French masses in 1789, sparking the beginning of the French […]

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Local Libraries Offer Free “Check It Out!” Energy and Water Saving Toolkits

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Amanda Kim, Communications Manager San Mateo County Libraries (650) 312-5274 San Mateo, Calif.—Beginning April 25, county library users can borrow a “Check It Out!” Energy and Water Savings Toolkit from any community public library in San Mateo County. Outfitted with tools, supplies, measuring devices and a user-friendly guide, the […]

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Visit Our Lookmobile!

Visit our Lookmobile, an interactive mobile library designed to activate outdoor spaces and increase hands-on learning opportunities in San Mateo County communities. The Lookmobile offers visitors the opportunity to explore new ways of seeing their surroundings through interactive exhibits, fun experiments, and reflective activities. We invite the public to step inside and take a first […]

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