August 1, 2017
April 26, 2017, 10:15 AM
Stories, songs and rhymes for infants up to 23 months accompanied by a participating adult.
Stories, songs, and rhymes for children 2-4 years of age accompanied by a participating adult.
April 26, 2017, 11:00 AM
Stories, songs and rhymes for children 2-4 years of age accompanied by a participating adult.
April 26, 2017, 11:15 AM
April 26, 2017, 4:00 PM
Stories and crafts for children 4-8 years of age.
April 26, 2017, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
In celebration of Dia de los Ninos/Day of the Child, Dia de los Libros/Day of the Book, we will be hosting two special performances of "The Coyotes and the Rabbits", a bilingual musical operetta. This Mexican Folk Tale focuses on the importance of education through entertaining story and song. The performances will be 40 minutes in length and are intended for kindergarten-5th grade. All children in attendance will leave with a free book.
April 26, 2017, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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.
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 20, 2017 - May 26, 2017