March 4, 2017 - April 29, 2017, All Day @ 2nd Floor Display Case
The Jane Austen Society of North America is dedicated to the enjoyment and appreciation of Jane Austen and her writing. The Northern California chapter presents a display titled, “The mode in hats and headdresses during the lifetime of Jane Austen + 16 years. 1775-1833.” The display features caps, turbans and hats on heads with period appropriate paper hairdos. Each hat is presented and described along with its inspiration, which may include a period fashion plate, portrait or extant hat.
March 7, 2017 - March 30, 2017, All Day @ Art Gallery, 1st Floor
Painting since she was 3, Ellen Silva sees art as a way to create joy and hope in the world and to connect with herself and her community. She creates vibrant nature-inspired art on recycled fence boards, wood, and canvas. In addition to fine art, she paints residential and commercial murals. She is an artist in residence at many Bay Area schools and Art Specialist for the Cabrillo School District (HMB). She lives on the coast in El Granada.
March 31, 2017 - April 14, 2017, All Day @ San Mateo Public Libraries
Want something fun to do while you're home over Spring Break? Traveling and want to earn a prize for the reading you're doing? Come to the San Mateo Public Library to pick up your Teen Spring Break Booklet starting March 31. Booklets can be turned in March 31-April 14 at any San Mateo City Library. Complete 5 activities or reading tasks and receive a free book and a $ 5 gift card to Tpumps, Jamba Juice, or Cream. For grades 6-12.
March 31, 2017, 11:15 AM - 3:15 PM @ Oak Room, 1st Floor
Free in-person tax preparation assistance to anyone, especially lower income households and taxpayers 50 years and older. Every Friday from February 3 - April 14, 2017. Call (650) 539-4459 for an appointment.