August 1, 2017
April 11, 2017, 10:15 AM
Stories, songs, and rhymes for infants not yet walking.
Stories, songs, and rhymes for infants up to 23 months.
April 11, 2017, 11:00 AM
Stories, songs, and rhymes for children 2-4 years of age accompanied by a participating adult.
April 11, 2017, 11:15 AM
April 11, 2017, 4:00 PM
Bilingual English/Spanish stories and songs
April 11, 2017, 6:45 PM
Stories and rhymes for the whole family.
March 4, 2017 - April 29, 2017 @ 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 31, 2017 - April 14, 2017 @ 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.
April 1, 2017 - April 29, 2017 @ 1st Floor Art Gallery and 3rd Floor Teen Lounge
City Arts of San Mateo presents an exhibition of their High School Art Recognition Program featuring artwork from Aragon, Hillsdale, and San Mateo High Schools. Their mission is to inspire, encourage, and acknowledge the creativity and talent of local high school students. The theme for this year’s exhibit is “Illusion/Reality.” Visual artwork will be on display at the library in the 1st floor hallway near the Oak Room and on the 3rd floor in the Teen Lounge. A binder containing literary submissions is located near the Oak Room. An awards ceremony will be held on Wednesday, April 19, at 6:30 pm in the Oak Room.
April 9, 2017 - May 31, 2017
The San Mateo Public Library is conducting a “Library Card Design Contest” to create three new library card designs that will be made available to library patrons in September during National Library Card Sign-Up Month. Winners of the design contest will receive an iPad (128GB) and cool library swag! Pick-up an entry form at any San Mateo Public Library location or download using the link below. For more information, please call 650-522-7818.
April 11, 2017, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM @ 3rd Floor, Teen Lounge
Come to the San Mateo Public Library's Anime Club! Enjoy games, fun, snacks and anime. For ages 13-18.
April 11, 2017, 10:00 AM @ Senior Center
The Book Discussion Group meets at the Senior Center on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 10am. All ages welcome. Please join us.