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Library - Children's Calendar

  1. Family Storytime

    April 29, 2017, 10:30 AM

    Stories and rhyme time for children up to age 3 accompanied by a participating adult.

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  2. Scratch Coding for Kids

    April 29, 2017, 1:00 PM

    Join us for a Scratch coding program on Saturday, April 29th at 1:00 pm in the Main Library's Computer Lab. For grades 4th-8th. Call 650-522-7818 to register.

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Library - Front Page Events

  1. Exhibit: Jane Austen Society of North America

    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.

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  2. Exhibit: City Arts of San Mateo High School Art Recognition Program

    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.

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  3. Library Card Design Contest

    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.

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  4. Call for Artists: 3-D Artwork

    April 20, 2017 - May 26, 2017

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  5. Project Read Tutor Training

    April 29, 2017, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

    Project Read, the adult literacy program of the San Mateo Public Library, is looking for volunteers! This engaging 10-hour training will prepare you before being paired with an adult literacy student. Training will continue on May 6. Pre-registration is required. For information and to pre-register, call (650) 522-7848.

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  6. Learn to Code With Scratch

    April 29, 2017, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Computer Lab, 3rd Floor

    Have fun learning how to make games, tell stories, and create computer art with special effects and sound at our Scratch Coding Class! You can make your own game in Scratch even if you've never programmed before. This program is for 4th - 8th graders. Registration is required.

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Sustainability Events

  1. Community Meeting on Sea Level Rise:

    April 29, 2017, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM @ Ted Adcock Community Center

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