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Lawyers In The Library

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Sunday, 01/04/2015 at 11:00 AM
Sunday, 02/01/2015 at 11:00 AM
Sunday, 03/01/2015 at 11:00 AM
Library: Half Moon Bay
Ages: Adults
Description:

The first Sunday of each month the library, in partnership with the San Mateo County Bar Association, holds free legal clinics. Participants have a twenty-minute free consultation with an attorney. Lawyer's legal expertise may vary from month to month. Call Half Moon Bay Library for details on particular topics.


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Daytime Book Club

Event Type: Book Club
Date:
Monday, 02/02/2015 at 10:00 AM
Monday, 03/02/2015 at 10:00 AM
Library: San Carlos
Ages: Adults
Description:

The Daytime Book Club meets the first Monday of the month at 10:00 AM.

Upcoming selections are:

February 2, 2015 - Mambo In Chinatown, by Jean Kwok

March 2, 2015 - The Silver Star, by Jeannette Walls


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Tai Chi

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Friday, 01/30/2015 at 10:00 AM
Saturday, 01/31/2015 at 10:00 AM
Monday, 02/02/2015 at 10:00 AM
Friday, 02/06/2015 at 10:00 AM
Saturday, 02/07/2015 at 10:00 AM
Library: San Carlos
Ages: Adults
Description:

Tai Chi Mondays 10 AM to 11 AM, Fridays and Saturdays from 10 AM to noon.  An instructor will be present.  There will be no meeting on Monday, January 19, 2015 --- Martin Luther King Day. 



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Baby Sign Language Class

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Monday, 01/26/2015 at 10:30 AM
Monday, 02/02/2015 at 10:30 AM
Monday, 02/09/2015 at 10:30 AM
Library: Belmont
Ages: Infant (0-18 months)
Description:

Baby Sign Language gives children the opportunity to communicate long before they can verbalize their wants and needs. Research studies show that signing with babies accelerates language acquisition, reduces frustration, enhances a child's self esteem, and deepens the bond between parent and child. This workshop is designed for expectant parents and parents with babies ranging in age from birth to 18 months.


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TouchPoints in Spanish

Event Type: Storytime
Date:
Monday, 02/02/2015 at 10:30 AM
Monday, 02/09/2015 at 10:30 AM
Monday, 02/16/2015 at 10:30 AM
Monday, 02/23/2015 at 10:30 AM
Monday, 03/02/2015 at 10:30 AM
Monday, 03/09/2015 at 10:30 AM
Monday, 03/16/2015 at 10:30 AM
Library: East Palo Alto
Ages: Infant (0-18 months)
Description:

The most critical years in an infant’s development occurs from birth to 3 years of age. Learn how to foster a good relationship with your baby. Topics of discussion include: nutrition, games and activities, infant social development, and community resources.


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Music & Dance Party with Theresa

Event Type: Storytime
Date:
Monday, 02/02/2015 at 10:30 AM
Saturday, 02/14/2015 at 11:00 AM
Saturday, 03/14/2015 at 11:00 AM
Library: Brisbane
Ages: Preschoolers (3-5 years)
Description:

Join us for songs and dancing at the Brisbane Library! Theresa and her guitar will lead us in new and familiar songs every Monday in November!


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Preschool Storytime

Event Type: Storytime
Date:
Monday, 02/02/2015 at 10:30 AM
Monday, 02/09/2015 at 10:30 AM
Monday, 02/23/2015 at 10:30 AM
Monday, 03/02/2015 at 10:30 AM
Monday, 03/09/2015 at 10:30 AM
Monday, 03/16/2015 at 10:30 AM
Monday, 03/23/2015 at 10:30 AM
Library: San Carlos
Ages: Preschoolers (3-5 years)
Description:

Listen and learn with stories, songs, and rhymes. Mondays at 10:30 AM. Ages 3 to 6 years old.

Please note: The library will be closed 2/16 in observance of Presidents' Day.


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Music Monday

Event Type: Dance
Date:
Monday, 02/02/2015 at 11:00 AM
Monday, 03/02/2015 at 11:00 AM
Monday, 04/06/2015 at 11:00 AM
Library: Portola Valley
Ages: Infant (0-18 months)
Description:

Come on in everyone and put on your dancing shoes! We'll be singing and dancing today. Music Monday will occur on the first Monday of the month. *Note date change due to Labor Day Holiday.* For ages 3 and under.

This program is generously sponsored by the Friends of the Portola Valley Library.


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Babies & Books Storytime

Event Type: Storytime
Date:
Monday, 01/05/2015 at 11:00 AM
Monday, 01/12/2015 at 11:00 AM
Monday, 01/26/2015 at 11:00 AM
Monday, 02/02/2015 at 11:00 AM
Monday, 02/09/2015 at 11:00 AM
Monday, 02/23/2015 at 11:00 AM
Monday, 03/02/2015 at 11:00 AM
Monday, 03/09/2015 at 11:00 AM
Monday, 03/16/2015 at 11:00 AM
Monday, 03/23/2015 at 11:00 AM
Library: Portola Valley
Ages: Infant (0-18 months)
Description:

Rhymes, songs, lap play and short stories for the very young. Age appropriate toys will be brought out at the end for playtime.


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Chinese/English Bilingual Storytime

Event Type: Storytime
Date:
Monday, 02/02/2015 at 11:15 AM
Monday, 02/09/2015 at 11:15 AM
Monday, 02/23/2015 at 11:15 AM
Monday, 03/02/2015 at 11:15 AM
Monday, 03/09/2015 at 11:15 AM
Monday, 03/16/2015 at 11:15 AM
Monday, 03/23/2015 at 11:15 AM
Library: San Carlos
Ages: Preschoolers (3-5 years)
Description:

Fun stories and songs in English and Chinese. Speakers of all languages welcome. Mondays at 11:15 AM. Ages 3 to 6 years old.

Please note: The library will be closed on Monday, February 16 in observance of Presidents' Day



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Book Club

Event Type: Book Club
Date:
Monday, 01/05/2015 at 1:00 PM
Monday, 02/02/2015 at 1:00 PM
Monday, 03/02/2015 at 1:00 PM
Library: Woodside
Ages: Adults
Description:

Usually meets the first Monday of the month. Contact the library for book selection.


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Friends of The Millbrae Library Book Discussion

Event Type: Book Club
Date:
Monday, 02/02/2015 at 1:00 PM
Monday, 03/02/2015 at 1:00 PM
Monday, 04/06/2015 at 1:00 PM
Monday, 05/04/2015 at 1:00 PM
Monday, 06/01/2015 at 1:00 PM
Library: Millbrae
Ages: Adults
Description:

Join us the first Monday of each month for a book discussion in the Library Meeting Rooms.

Meetings will take place on the second Monday of the month when the first Monday is a holiday.


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Lego Club

Event Type: Art|Hobby|Craft
Date:
Monday, 01/26/2015 at 3:30 PM
Monday, 02/02/2015 at 3:30 PM
Monday, 02/09/2015 at 3:30 PM
Monday, 02/23/2015 at 3:30 PM
Monday, 03/02/2015 at 3:30 PM
Monday, 03/09/2015 at 3:30 PM
Library: Belmont
Ages: Children
Description:

Do you love to build with Legos? If you are between the ages of 5 and 11-years old, the Belmont Library is hosting a Lego Club for you! We will provide the Legos, so you only need to bring your imagination. Lego donations are very welcome. If you would like to make a donation, please contact Marsi.


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Craft Time: Afterschool Crafts

Event Type: Art|Hobby|Craft
Date:
Monday, 02/02/2015 at 3:30 PM
Monday, 02/09/2015 at 3:30 PM
Monday, 02/23/2015 at 3:30 PM
Monday, 03/09/2015 at 3:30 PM
Monday, 03/16/2015 at 3:30 PM
Monday, 03/23/2015 at 3:30 PM
Monday, 03/30/2015 at 3:30 PM
Library: Brisbane
Ages: School Age (5-12 years)
Description:

Make a new craft every week. For children school-age or older. Adults are welcome, too!


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Science Lab

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Monday, 02/02/2015 at 4:00 PM
Monday, 03/02/2015 at 4:00 PM
Monday, 03/16/2015 at 4:00 PM
Monday, 03/30/2015 at 4:00 PM
Monday, 04/13/2015 at 4:00 PM
Monday, 04/27/2015 at 4:00 PM
Monday, 05/11/2015 at 4:00 PM
Library: Brisbane
Ages: Teens (13-18 years)
Description:

The Lab is monthly experiment in science and technology. Build robots, grow bacteria, solder and program electronic gadgets, and blow stuff up.


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After School Storytime

Event Type: Storytime
Date:
Monday, 01/26/2015 at 4:30 PM
Monday, 02/02/2015 at 4:30 PM
Monday, 02/09/2015 at 4:30 PM
Monday, 02/23/2015 at 4:30 PM
Library: San Carlos
Ages: School Age (5-12 years)
Description:

Join us for great stories for school-age children. Mondays at 4:30 PM .

Beginning Monday, January 26!

Please note: The Library will be closed Monday, February 16 in observance of Presidents' Day


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Drop-In Chess

Event Type: Games|Gaming
Date:
Monday, 01/12/2015 at 6:00 PM
Monday, 01/26/2015 at 6:00 PM
Monday, 02/02/2015 at 6:00 PM
Monday, 02/09/2015 at 6:00 PM
Monday, 02/23/2015 at 6:00 PM
Monday, 03/02/2015 at 6:00 PM
Monday, 03/09/2015 at 6:00 PM
Library: Millbrae
Ages: All Ages
Description:

All ages welcome. Beginners to advanced. Instruction offered too. In the Homework Center.


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Computer Coach

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Tuesday, 02/03/2015 at 10:00 AM
Tuesday, 02/10/2015 at 10:00 AM
Tuesday, 02/17/2015 at 10:00 AM
Tuesday, 02/24/2015 at 10:00 AM
Library: San Carlos
Ages: Adults
Description:

Need computer help?  Check out our drop-in service -- our volunteer computer coach, Arnie, will provide one-on-one help with basic computer and Internet questions.  Tuesdays 10am to 12pm in Meeting Room A.



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Musical Storytime

Event Type: Storytime
Date:
Tuesday, 01/27/2015 at 10:30 AM
Tuesday, 02/03/2015 at 10:30 AM
Tuesday, 02/10/2015 at 10:30 AM
Tuesday, 02/17/2015 at 10:30 AM
Tuesday, 02/24/2015 at 10:30 AM
Tuesday, 03/03/2015 at 10:30 AM
Tuesday, 03/10/2015 at 10:30 AM
Tuesday, 03/17/2015 at 10:30 AM
Library: Belmont
Ages: All Ages
Description:

Silly songs and fun stories for the whole family.


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Toddler Storytime

Event Type: Storytime
Date:
Tuesday, 01/13/2015 at 10:30 AM
Tuesday, 01/20/2015 at 10:30 AM
Tuesday, 01/27/2015 at 10:30 AM
Tuesday, 02/03/2015 at 10:30 AM
Tuesday, 02/10/2015 at 10:30 AM
Tuesday, 02/17/2015 at 10:30 AM
Tuesday, 02/24/2015 at 10:30 AM
Library: Atherton
Ages: Toddlers (18-36 months)
Description:

Songs, stories, and movement activities to encourage children to listen and read.


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Toddler Storytime

Event Type: Storytime
Date:
Tuesday, 01/06/2015 at 11:00 AM
Tuesday, 01/13/2015 at 11:00 AM
Tuesday, 01/20/2015 at 11:00 AM
Tuesday, 01/27/2015 at 11:00 AM
Tuesday, 02/03/2015 at 11:00 AM
Tuesday, 02/10/2015 at 11:00 AM
Tuesday, 02/17/2015 at 11:00 AM
Tuesday, 02/24/2015 at 11:00 AM
Tuesday, 03/03/2015 at 11:00 AM
Tuesday, 03/10/2015 at 11:00 AM
Tuesday, 03/17/2015 at 11:00 AM
Library: Portola Valley
Ages: Toddlers (18-36 months)
Description:

Songs, stories, and movement activities to encourage children to listen and read. Age appropriate toys will be brought out at the end for playtime.


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Baby Bounce & Rhyme Time

Event Type: Storytime
Date:
Tuesday, 02/03/2015 at 11:30 AM
Tuesday, 02/10/2015 at 11:30 AM
Tuesday, 02/17/2015 at 11:30 AM
Tuesday, 03/03/2015 at 11:30 AM
Tuesday, 03/10/2015 at 11:30 AM
Tuesday, 03/17/2015 at 11:30 AM
Tuesday, 03/24/2015 at 11:30 AM
Library: Brisbane
Ages: Infant (0-18 months)
Description:

Combining singing, dancing, reading, and playing, Baby Bounce and Rhyme is a great way to connect with your young child. This program is specifically for babies ages 0-18 months (although older children are welcome too!).


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Baby Bounce & Rhyme Time

Event Type: Storytime
Date:
Tuesday, 01/27/2015 at 11:30 AM
Tuesday, 02/03/2015 at 11:30 AM
Tuesday, 02/10/2015 at 11:30 AM
Tuesday, 02/17/2015 at 11:30 AM
Tuesday, 02/24/2015 at 11:30 AM
Library: Atherton
Ages: Infant (0-18 months)
Description:

Year-round storytimes for babies!

Combining singing, dancing, reading, and playing, Baby Bounce and Rhyme is a great way to connect with your young child. This program is specifically for babies ages 0-18 months (although older children are welcome too!).


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Borrowing eBooks

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Tuesday, 02/03/2015 at 1:00 PM
Library: Brisbane
Ages: Adults
Description:

Bring your e-device and learn how to download e-books from the library!


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Kids' Craft Club

Event Type: Art|Hobby|Craft
Date:
Tuesday, 01/27/2015 at 3:30 PM
Tuesday, 02/03/2015 at 3:30 PM
Tuesday, 02/10/2015 at 3:30 PM
Tuesday, 02/17/2015 at 3:30 PM
Tuesday, 02/24/2015 at 3:30 PM
Library: Belmont
Ages: Children
Description:

Children are invited to come to our weekly craft program. Learn how to make something new every week! No sign-ups are necessary!


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Drop-In Chess

Event Type: Games|Gaming
Date:
Tuesday, 01/27/2015 at 4:00 PM
Tuesday, 02/03/2015 at 4:00 PM
Tuesday, 02/10/2015 at 4:00 PM
Tuesday, 02/17/2015 at 4:00 PM
Tuesday, 02/24/2015 at 4:00 PM
Tuesday, 03/03/2015 at 4:00 PM
Tuesday, 03/10/2015 at 4:00 PM
Library: San Carlos
Ages: All Ages
Description:

Chess play and basic instruction, all skill levels welcome. Chessboards and sets provided. Just drop in. Tuesdays at 4:00 PM. For grades 3 and up.



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Tinkering Teens

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Tuesday, 02/03/2015 at 4:00 PM
Library: Portola Valley
Ages: Teens (13-18 years)
Description:

Come hang out with friends and have fun! Upcoming rojects will include candy tasting, LEGO Mindstorms and more! See what all the excitement is about--we promise you'll have a blast!
Please register by contacting the library.
This program is generously sponsored by the Friends of the Portola Valley Library.

February 3 - Global Candy Tasting


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Pajama Storytime

Event Type: Storytime
Date:
Tuesday, 02/03/2015 at 7:00 PM
Tuesday, 02/10/2015 at 7:00 PM
Tuesday, 02/17/2015 at 7:00 PM
Tuesday, 02/24/2015 at 7:00 PM
Tuesday, 03/03/2015 at 7:00 PM
Library: San Carlos
Ages: All Ages
Description:

Grab your teddy bear and wear your pajamas for a fun evening of stories and songs. Tuesday evenings at 7:00 PM. All ages welcome.

Please join us for Week of the Family with Fratello Marionettes on Tuesday, January 27 at 4:00 & 7:00 PM, which will be taking the place of Pajama Storytime that evening. 


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Lawyers In The Library

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Tuesday, 01/06/2015 at 7:00 PM
Tuesday, 02/03/2015 at 7:00 PM
Tuesday, 03/03/2015 at 7:00 PM
Tuesday, 04/07/2015 at 7:00 PM
Tuesday, 05/05/2015 at 7:00 PM
Library: Belmont
Ages: Adults
Description:

The first Tuesday of each month the library, in partnership with the San Mateo County Bar Association, holds free legal clinics. Participants have a twenty minute free consultation with an attorney. Lawyer's legal expertise may vary from month to month. Please call the Belmont Library for details on topics.


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Pajama Storytime

Event Type: Storytime
Date:
Tuesday, 02/03/2015 at 7:00 PM
Tuesday, 02/10/2015 at 7:00 PM
Tuesday, 02/17/2015 at 7:00 PM
Tuesday, 02/24/2015 at 7:00 PM
Tuesday, 03/03/2015 at 7:00 PM
Tuesday, 03/10/2015 at 7:00 PM
Tuesday, 03/17/2015 at 7:00 PM
Library: East Palo Alto
Ages: All Ages
Description:

Grab your teddy bear and wear your pajamas for a fun night of stories and songs.


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Mystery Book Club

Event Type: Book Club
Date:
Wednesday, 01/07/2015 at 7:00 PM
Tuesday, 02/03/2015 at 7:00 PM
Library: Foster City
Ages: Adults
Description:

Enjoy a lively discussion.

January 6 - Cuckoo's Calling by Robert Galbraith (aka JK Rowling)
February 3 - Magdalen Martyrs by Ken Bruen


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Pajama Storytime

Event Type: Storytime
Date:
Tuesday, 01/20/2015 at 7:00 PM
Tuesday, 01/27/2015 at 7:00 PM
Tuesday, 02/03/2015 at 7:00 PM
Tuesday, 02/10/2015 at 7:00 PM
Tuesday, 02/17/2015 at 7:00 PM
Tuesday, 02/24/2015 at 7:00 PM
Tuesday, 03/03/2015 at 7:00 PM
Library: Millbrae
Ages: All Ages
Description:

Grab your teddy bear and wear your pajamas for a fun evening of stories and songs.


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Google & Wikipedia

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Wednesday, 02/04/2015 at 10:30 AM
Wednesday, 05/06/2015 at 10:30 AM
Library: Belmont
Ages: Adults
Description:

Learn how to evaluate and search the internet for information of all types!


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Baby Rhyme Time

Event Type: Storytime
Date:
Wednesday, 01/28/2015 at 10:30 AM
Wednesday, 02/04/2015 at 10:30 AM
Wednesday, 02/11/2015 at 10:30 AM
Wednesday, 02/18/2015 at 10:30 AM
Wednesday, 02/25/2015 at 10:30 AM
Wednesday, 03/04/2015 at 10:30 AM
Wednesday, 03/11/2015 at 10:30 AM
Library: San Carlos
Ages: Infant (0-18 months)
Description:

Interactive nursery rhymes, songs, stories and movement for children up to 18 months and their caregivers. Wednesdays at 10:30 AM.



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Policeman Storytime

Event Type: Storytime
Date:
Wednesday, 02/04/2015 at 10:30 AM
Wednesday, 03/04/2015 at 10:30 AM
Wednesday, 04/01/2015 at 10:30 AM
Wednesday, 05/06/2015 at 10:30 AM
Wednesday, 06/03/2015 at 10:30 AM
Wednesday, 07/01/2015 at 10:30 AM
Wednesday, 08/05/2015 at 10:30 AM
Library: Brisbane
Ages: Children
Description:

Join us for a special storytime with local police officers stopping by to read some of their favorite stories. When Storytime is over there will be 30 minutes of playtime with age-appropriate toys.


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Toddler Storytime

Event Type: Storytime
Date:
Wednesday, 01/21/2015 at 10:30 AM
Wednesday, 01/28/2015 at 10:30 AM
Wednesday, 02/04/2015 at 10:30 AM
Wednesday, 02/11/2015 at 10:30 AM
Wednesday, 02/18/2015 at 10:30 AM
Wednesday, 02/25/2015 at 10:30 AM
Wednesday, 03/04/2015 at 10:30 AM
Library: Millbrae
Ages: Toddlers (18-36 months)
Description:

Songs, stories, and movement activities to encourage children to listen and read.


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TouchPoints Storytime

Event Type: Storytime
Date:
Wednesday, 02/04/2015 at 11:00 AM
Wednesday, 02/11/2015 at 11:00 AM
Wednesday, 02/18/2015 at 11:00 AM
Wednesday, 02/25/2015 at 11:00 AM
Wednesday, 03/04/2015 at 11:00 AM
Wednesday, 03/11/2015 at 11:00 AM
Wednesday, 03/18/2015 at 11:00 AM
Library: East Palo Alto
Ages: All Ages
Description:

The most critical years in an infant’s development occurs from birth to 3 years of age. Learn how to foster a good relationship with your baby. Topics of discussion include: nutrition, games and activities, infant social development, and community resources.


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Baby Rhyme Time

Event Type: Storytime
Date:
Wednesday, 01/21/2015 at 11:15 AM
Wednesday, 01/28/2015 at 11:15 AM
Wednesday, 02/04/2015 at 11:15 AM
Wednesday, 02/11/2015 at 11:15 AM
Wednesday, 02/18/2015 at 11:15 AM
Wednesday, 02/25/2015 at 11:15 AM
Wednesday, 03/04/2015 at 11:15 AM
Library: Woodside
Ages: Infant (0-18 months)
Description:

At Baby Rhyme Time you and your child participate in a half-hour of stories, games, and songs you can use to build strong foundations for literacy and learning. Best for children up to 18 months and their caregivers.


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Game Day

Event Type: Games|Gaming
Date:
Wednesday, 02/04/2015 at 2:00 PM
Wednesday, 02/11/2015 at 2:00 PM
Wednesday, 02/18/2015 at 4:00 PM
Wednesday, 02/25/2015 at 4:00 PM
Wednesday, 03/04/2015 at 4:00 PM
Wednesday, 03/11/2015 at 4:00 PM
Wednesday, 03/18/2015 at 4:00 PM
Library: Brisbane
Ages: Teens (13-18 years)
Description:

Your move! Are you ready for a challenge? Join us for fun, casual play, a tournament, and mayhem! The Library offers a place to meet and play all kinds of games.


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Teen Makey Makey

Event Type: Art|Hobby|Craft
Date:
Wednesday, 02/04/2015 at 2:00 PM
Library: East Palo Alto
Ages: Teens (13-18 years)
Description:

Join us as we turn the whole world into a functional keyboard! Use your wildest imagination and discover different ways to use everyday objects (such as fruit, play-doh, or even cups of water) as touch pads for fun activities.


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T3: How to Draw Comics Workshop for Teens

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Wednesday, 02/04/2015 at 3:00 PM
Library: Millbrae
Ages: Teens (13-18 years)
Description:

Do you know how to make a comic book? Comic book artist Oliver Chin will teach you how to draw your own comics! Oliver has written more than 15 books, including the children's picture book series, Tales from the Chinese Zodiac.


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STEAM Power

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Wednesday, 02/04/2015 at 3:00 PM
Wednesday, 02/11/2015 at 3:00 PM
Wednesday, 02/18/2015 at 3:00 PM
Wednesday, 02/25/2015 at 3:00 PM
Library: Woodside
Ages: School Age (5-12 years)
Description:

Join us on Wednesday afternoons for our new Learning @ the Library series featuring STEAM activities focusing on one topic for the entire month. February's topic - SNOW!


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T3: Teens @ 3

Event Type: Games|Gaming
Date:
Wednesday, 02/04/2015 at 3:00 PM
Wednesday, 02/11/2015 at 3:00 PM
Wednesday, 02/18/2015 at 3:00 PM
Wednesday, 02/25/2015 at 3:00 PM
Wednesday, 03/04/2015 at 3:00 PM
Wednesday, 03/11/2015 at 3:00 PM
Wednesday, 03/18/2015 at 3:00 PM
Library: Millbrae
Ages: Teens (13-18 years)
Description:

Every Wednesday in the Library Meeting Rooms while school is in session. For 5th-12th grade students.

Board Games - 1st Wednesday of the month
Wii Games - 2nd Wednesday of the month
Movies - 3rd Wednesday of the month
Surprise Event - 4th Wednesday of the month


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Wild Wacky Wednesdays

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Wednesday, 01/14/2015 at 3:30 PM
Wednesday, 01/21/2015 at 3:30 PM
Wednesday, 01/28/2015 at 3:30 PM
Wednesday, 02/04/2015 at 3:30 PM
Wednesday, 02/11/2015 at 3:30 PM
Wednesday, 02/18/2015 at 3:30 PM
Wednesday, 02/25/2015 at 3:30 PM
Library: Atherton
Ages: All Ages
Description:

Children as well as adults are encouraged to learn, play, and work together every Wednesday at 3:30. Supplies for these fun, science-based programs will be provided. This is an all inclusive event. All ages are welcome. Follow us on Facebook to get announcements of upcoming Wild & Wacky Wednesday activities.

Registration may be required for some Wednesday events. Please call the library to confirm.


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Science Wednesday

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Wednesday, 02/04/2015 at 3:30 PM
Wednesday, 02/18/2015 at 3:30 PM
Wednesday, 03/04/2015 at 3:30 PM
Wednesday, 03/18/2015 at 3:30 PM
Library: San Carlos
Ages: School Age (5-12 years)
Description:

Put your math, science, and creative thinking skills to work by participating in a fun, new project each week. 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month at 3:30pm. For ages 5-12.


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Origami Valentine's Program

Event Type: Art|Hobby|Craft
Date:
Wednesday, 02/04/2015 at 3:30 PM
Library: Atherton
Ages: All Ages
Description:

Children are invited to learn how to make origami for Valentine's Day. Students from Menlo School will be teaching origami.


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Knitting & Crocheting Club: Needles & Hooks

Event Type: Art|Hobby|Craft
Date:
Wednesday, 12/03/2014 at 6:30 PM
Wednesday, 12/10/2014 at 6:30 PM
Wednesday, 12/17/2014 at 6:30 PM
Wednesday, 01/07/2015 at 6:30 PM
Wednesday, 01/14/2015 at 6:30 PM
Wednesday, 01/21/2015 at 6:30 PM
Wednesday, 01/28/2015 at 6:30 PM
Wednesday, 02/04/2015 at 6:30 PM
Library: Belmont
Ages: Adults
Description:

Join Olivia Cortez-Figueroa, who both crochets and knits. Her favorite things to stitch are scarves and afghans because she doesn't have to worry about gauge. ;)


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Knitting With Arnie

Event Type: Art|Hobby|Craft
Date:
Wednesday, 01/28/2015 at 6:30 PM
Wednesday, 02/04/2015 at 6:30 PM
Wednesday, 02/11/2015 at 6:30 PM
Wednesday, 02/18/2015 at 6:30 PM
Library: San Carlos
Ages: Adults
Description:

Learn knitting with Arnie, every Wednesday,  6:30 pm - 9 pm.  Bring your knitting needles and yarn.



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Family Storytime

Event Type: Storytime
Date:
Wednesday, 02/04/2015 at 7:00 PM
Wednesday, 02/11/2015 at 7:00 PM
Wednesday, 02/18/2015 at 7:00 PM
Wednesday, 02/25/2015 at 7:00 PM
Wednesday, 03/04/2015 at 7:00 PM
Wednesday, 03/11/2015 at 7:00 PM
Wednesday, 03/18/2015 at 7:00 PM
Wednesday, 03/25/2015 at 7:00 PM
Library: Pacifica Sharp Park
Ages: All Ages
Description:

Join us for stories, songs, and activities the whole family will love.


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Pajama Storytime

Event Type: Storytime
Date:
Wednesday, 01/28/2015 at 7:00 PM
Wednesday, 02/04/2015 at 7:00 PM
Wednesday, 02/11/2015 at 7:00 PM
Wednesday, 02/18/2015 at 7:00 PM
Wednesday, 02/25/2015 at 7:00 PM
Wednesday, 03/04/2015 at 7:00 PM
Wednesday, 03/11/2015 at 7:00 PM
Wednesday, 03/18/2015 at 7:00 PM
Library: Belmont
Ages: All Ages
Description:

Grab your teddy bear and wear your pajamas for a fun evening of stories and songs.


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Adult Book Club

Event Type: Book Club
Date:
Wednesday, 02/04/2015 at 7:00 PM
Wednesday, 03/04/2015 at 7:00 PM
Library: Brisbane
Ages: Adults
Description:

Join us for a lively book discussion on the first Wednesday of every month at 7pm!


February 4 - Murder in the Marais by Cara Black
March 4 - Carry the One by Carol Anshaw


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Adult Chess Club

Event Type: Games|Gaming
Date:
Thursday, 01/29/2015 at 10:15 AM
Thursday, 02/05/2015 at 10:15 AM
Thursday, 02/12/2015 at 10:15 AM
Thursday, 02/19/2015 at 10:15 AM
Library: San Carlos
Ages: Adults
Description:

A weekly chess club for adults. Come and play! We provide the equipment.  Thursdays at 10:15 A.M. through the end of January 2015.  The Chess Club will meet Fridays, 10 A.M. to noon starting Friday, February 6, 2015.

 



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Preschool Storytime

Event Type: Storytime
Date:
Thursday, 02/05/2015 at 10:30 AM
Thursday, 02/12/2015 at 10:30 AM
Thursday, 02/19/2015 at 10:30 AM
Thursday, 02/26/2015 at 10:30 AM
Thursday, 03/05/2015 at 10:30 AM
Thursday, 03/12/2015 at 10:30 AM
Thursday, 03/19/2015 at 10:30 AM
Thursday, 03/26/2015 at 10:30 AM
Library: Pacifica Sharp Park
Ages: Preschoolers (3-5 years)
Description:

Listen and learn with stories, songs, and rhymes.


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Baby Sign Storytime

Event Type: Storytime
Date:
Thursday, 11/13/2014 at 10:30 AM
Thursday, 11/20/2014 at 10:30 AM
Thursday, 02/05/2015 at 10:30 AM
Thursday, 02/12/2015 at 10:30 AM
Thursday, 02/19/2015 at 10:30 AM
Thursday, 02/26/2015 at 10:30 AM
Library: East Palo Alto
Ages: Infant (0-18 months)
Description:

Rhymes, songs, lap play and short stories for the very young using Baby Sign Language.


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Around the World Storytime

Event Type: Storytime
Date:
Thursday, 01/22/2015 at 10:30 AM
Thursday, 01/29/2015 at 10:30 AM
Thursday, 02/05/2015 at 10:30 AM
Thursday, 02/12/2015 at 10:30 AM
Thursday, 02/19/2015 at 10:30 AM
Thursday, 02/26/2015 at 10:30 AM
Thursday, 03/05/2015 at 10:30 AM
Library: Millbrae
Ages: Preschoolers (3-5 years)
Description:

Celebrating cultures, languages & children from all over the world!


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Toddler Storytime

Event Type: Storytime
Date:
Thursday, 01/29/2015 at 10:30 AM
Thursday, 02/05/2015 at 10:30 AM
Thursday, 02/12/2015 at 10:30 AM
Thursday, 02/19/2015 at 10:30 AM
Thursday, 02/26/2015 at 10:30 AM
Thursday, 03/05/2015 at 10:30 AM
Thursday, 03/12/2015 at 10:30 AM
Library: Belmont
Ages: Toddlers (18-36 months)
Description:

Songs, stories, and movement activities to encourage children to listen and read.


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Computer Coach

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Thursday, 02/05/2015 at 1:00 PM
Thursday, 02/12/2015 at 1:00 PM
Thursday, 02/19/2015 at 1:00 PM
Thursday, 02/26/2015 at 1:00 PM
Thursday, 03/05/2015 at 1:00 PM
Thursday, 03/12/2015 at 1:00 PM
Thursday, 03/19/2015 at 1:00 PM
Library: Brisbane
Ages: Adults
Description:

Drop into this relaxed and welcoming tutoring session with all your technical questions for one on one help.


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Harry Potter Book Day

Event Type: Art|Hobby|Craft
Date:
Thursday, 02/05/2015 at 3:00 PM
Library: Brisbane
Ages: School Age (5-12 years)
Description:

Join us for an afternoon of fun Harry Potter-themed activities.


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Musical Storytime

Event Type: Storytime
Date:
Wednesday, 01/22/2014 at 4:30 PM
Thursday, 01/29/2015 at 4:30 PM
Thursday, 02/05/2015 at 4:30 PM
Thursday, 02/12/2015 at 4:30 PM
Thursday, 02/19/2015 at 4:30 PM
Thursday, 02/26/2015 at 4:30 PM
Thursday, 03/05/2015 at 4:30 PM
Library: Millbrae
Ages: All Ages
Description:

Join our merry band of storytellers and singers for a fun storytime for all ages. Prepare to get goofy!


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Pajama Storytime

Event Type: Storytime
Date:
Thursday, 01/22/2015 at 6:00 PM
Thursday, 01/29/2015 at 6:00 PM
Thursday, 02/05/2015 at 6:00 PM
Thursday, 02/12/2015 at 6:00 PM
Thursday, 02/19/2015 at 6:00 PM
Thursday, 02/26/2015 at 6:00 PM
Thursday, 03/05/2015 at 6:00 PM
Library: Woodside
Ages: All Ages
Description:

At Pajama Storytime, you and your child participate in a half-hour of stories, games, and songs you can use to build strong foundations for literacy and learning. Pajamas encouraged, but not required. All ages are welcome.


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Baby/Toddler Yoga with Jennifer Clarke

Event Type: Health|Mind|Body
Date:
Friday, 02/06/2015 at 9:30 AM
Library: Millbrae
Ages: All Ages
Description:  

Join instructor Jennifer Clarke for yoga stretches and relaxation techniques that you can do with your baby or toddler.

Each child will need a caregiver for this program. Please dress comfortably and bring your own mat or towel.

 

 


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Tai Chi

Event Type: Health|Mind|Body
Date:
Friday, 01/02/2015 at 10:00 AM
Friday, 01/09/2015 at 10:00 AM
Friday, 01/16/2015 at 10:00 AM
Friday, 01/23/2015 at 10:00 AM
Friday, 01/30/2015 at 10:00 AM
Friday, 02/06/2015 at 10:00 AM
Friday, 02/13/2015 at 10:00 AM
Library: Woodside
Ages: Adults
Description:

Join us for Tai Chi in the Woodside Library Native Plant Garden (weather permitting). This centuries old Asian exercise builds stronger bodies, better balance, a sharper mind, and is a great stress reliever. Instructor Ben Dineen leads this 60 minute class, which is open to all ability levels. Program is generously funded by The Friends of Woodside Library.


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Toddler Musical Storytime

Event Type: Storytime
Date:
Friday, 02/06/2015 at 10:30 AM
Friday, 02/13/2015 at 10:30 AM
Friday, 02/20/2015 at 10:30 AM
Friday, 02/27/2015 at 10:30 AM
Friday, 03/06/2015 at 10:30 AM
Friday, 03/13/2015 at 10:30 AM
Friday, 03/20/2015 at 10:30 AM
Friday, 03/27/2015 at 10:30 AM
Library: Pacifica Sanchez
Ages: Toddlers (18-36 months)
Description:

Songs, stories, and movement activities to encourage children to listen and read.
 


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Preschool Storytime

Event Type: Storytime
Date:
Friday, 01/16/2015 at 10:30 AM
Friday, 01/30/2015 at 10:30 AM
Friday, 02/06/2015 at 10:30 AM
Friday, 02/13/2015 at 10:30 AM
Friday, 02/20/2015 at 10:30 AM
Friday, 02/27/2015 at 10:30 AM
Friday, 03/06/2015 at 10:30 AM
Library: Belmont
Ages: Preschoolers (3-5 years)
Description:

Listen and learn with stories, songs and rhymes.


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Russian Storytime

Event Type: Storytime
Date:
Friday, 01/30/2015 at 11:15 AM
Friday, 02/06/2015 at 11:15 AM
Friday, 02/13/2015 at 11:15 AM
Friday, 02/20/2015 at 11:15 AM
Friday, 02/27/2015 at 11:15 AM
Library: Belmont
Ages: Children
Description:

Join us for an interactive storytime in Russian. Ideal for toddlers. No prior knowledge of Russian required.


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I Can Cook!

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Friday, 02/06/2015 at 3:30 PM
Friday, 02/20/2015 at 3:30 PM
Library: San Carlos
Ages: Teens (13-18 years)
Description:

Spend the afternoon learning a simple recipe that is easy, quick, and best of all delicious. At the end of the program, enjoy sampling and eating the dish you made. Every 1st & 3rd Friday of the month.

Ages 10 and up. Cosponsored by the Friends of the San Carlos Library.

02/06 - Valentine’s Day sweets
02/20 - Chicken Parmesan


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Fridays @ Four Cafe

Event Type: Storytime
Date:
Friday, 01/23/2015 at 4:00 PM
Friday, 01/30/2015 at 4:00 PM
Friday, 02/06/2015 at 4:00 PM
Friday, 02/13/2015 at 4:00 PM
Friday, 02/20/2015 at 4:00 PM
Friday, 02/27/2015 at 4:00 PM
Friday, 03/06/2015 at 4:00 PM
Library: Millbrae
Ages: School Age (5-12 years)
Description:

Stories, songs, creative dramatics, riddles and more!  Bring your own cup for cocoa or lemonade in the Homework Center.


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Fun Friday – Craft Time

Event Type: Art|Hobby|Craft
Date:
Friday, 02/06/2015 at 4:00 PM
Friday, 02/13/2015 at 4:00 PM
Friday, 02/20/2015 at 4:00 PM
Friday, 02/27/2015 at 4:00 PM
Friday, 03/06/2015 at 4:00 PM
Friday, 03/13/2015 at 4:00 PM
Friday, 03/20/2015 at 4:00 PM
Library: East Palo Alto
Ages: All Ages
Description:

Join us on Fridays for a fun program every week. Program start time changes to 4:00 PM starting August.


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Science Club

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Friday, 01/30/2015 at 4:00 PM
Friday, 02/06/2015 at 4:00 PM
Friday, 02/13/2015 at 4:00 PM
Friday, 02/20/2015 at 4:00 PM
Friday, 02/27/2015 at 4:00 PM
Friday, 03/06/2015 at 4:00 PM
Friday, 03/13/2015 at 4:00 PM
Friday, 03/20/2015 at 4:00 PM
Friday, 03/27/2015 at 4:00 PM
Library: Belmont
Ages: School Age (5-12 years)
Description:

Each week our resident Mad Scientist will lead a simple, fun experiment with household materials. Experience some hands-on science.


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Hearts Of The Dulcimer: A Documentary

Event Type: Film|Video
Date:
Friday, 02/06/2015 at 6:30 PM
Library: Pacifica Sharp Park
Ages: Adults
Description:

Hearts of the Dulcimer is a documentary about the California mountain dulcimer boom in the 1970s and its lasting impact. Through interviews, archival footage, and live performances, the film gives a firsthand account of living life in the counterculture, following one's passion, and playing and building mountain dulcimers. Filmmakers Patricia Delich & Wayne Jiang introduce the film and take questions after the screening. With dulcimers in hand, they demonstrate how to play the awesome instrument.


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Learn Microsoft Office Word 2013

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Saturday, 02/07/2015 at 10:00 AM
Library: Millbrae
Ages: Adults
Description:

Learn to create, save, and print documents; copy, cut and paste text; and basic page layout.


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Genealogy: Shaking Your Family Tree

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Saturday, 02/07/2015 at 10:00 AM
Library: Belmont
Ages: Adults
Description:

Learn how to conduct a genealogy search and find people using billions of records of U.S. census data, vital records, directories, photos and genealogical records. You’ll learn how to access and use the Library’s Ancestry LE and Heritage Quest Genealogy search. This class is ideal for students, amateur genealogists, and researchers.


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Overeaters' Anonymous - 12 Step Recovery From Compulsive Overeating

Event Type: Health|Mind|Body
Date:
Saturday, 01/31/2015 at 10:15 AM
Saturday, 02/07/2015 at 10:15 AM
Saturday, 02/14/2015 at 10:15 AM
Saturday, 02/21/2015 at 10:15 AM
Library: San Carlos
Ages: Adults
Description:

Meets Saturdays at 10:15 am.  A Q&A will be offered for newcomers from 11:15-11:30 AM.


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Ukulele Storytime

Event Type: Storytime
Date:
Saturday, 02/07/2015 at 10:30 AM
Saturday, 02/21/2015 at 10:30 AM
Saturday, 03/07/2015 at 10:30 AM
Saturday, 03/21/2015 at 10:30 AM
Library: Belmont
Ages: All Ages
Description:

Join us for stories, songs, and a ukulele!


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Lego Club

Event Type: Art|Hobby|Craft
Date:
Saturday, 02/07/2015 at 10:30 AM
Saturday, 03/07/2015 at 10:30 AM
Saturday, 04/04/2015 at 10:30 AM
Saturday, 05/02/2015 at 10:30 AM
Saturday, 06/06/2015 at 10:30 AM
Library: Millbrae
Ages: School Age (5-12 years)
Description:

Do you love Lego Building Blocks? Join us for Lego play every first Saturday of the month! We will provide the Legos, so you only need to bring your imagination.


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Family Storytime

Event Type: Storytime
Date:
Saturday, 02/07/2015 at 10:30 AM
Saturday, 02/14/2015 at 10:30 AM
Saturday, 02/21/2015 at 10:30 AM
Saturday, 02/28/2015 at 10:30 AM
Saturday, 03/07/2015 at 10:30 AM
Saturday, 03/14/2015 at 10:30 AM
Saturday, 03/21/2015 at 10:30 AM
Saturday, 03/28/2015 at 10:30 AM
Saturday, 04/04/2015 at 10:30 AM
Library: Belmont
Ages: All Ages
Description:

Join us for stories, songs, and activities the whole family will love.


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Zumba & Nutrition

Event Type: Health|Mind|Body
Date:
Saturday, 11/15/2014 at 10:30 AM
Saturday, 11/29/2014 at 10:30 AM
Saturday, 01/24/2015 at 10:30 AM
Saturday, 02/07/2015 at 10:30 AM
Saturday, 02/14/2015 at 10:30 AM
Saturday, 02/21/2015 at 10:30 AM
Saturday, 02/28/2015 at 10:30 AM
Library: East Palo Alto
Ages: All Ages
Description:

Come join us for this wonderful 16 week Zumba and Nutrition combination. We will give you some tools for nutrition and some physical activity with Zumba.


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Lego Club

Event Type: Art|Hobby|Craft
Date:
Saturday, 02/07/2015 at 11:00 AM
Saturday, 03/07/2015 at 11:00 AM
Saturday, 04/04/2015 at 11:00 AM
Saturday, 05/02/2015 at 11:00 AM
Saturday, 06/06/2015 at 11:00 AM
Saturday, 07/04/2015 at 11:00 AM
Saturday, 09/05/2015 at 11:00 AM
Library: Brisbane
Ages: Children
Description:

Do you love Lego Building Blocks? Join us for Lego play every first Saturday of the month! We will provide the Legos, so you only need to bring your imagination. For ages 3 and up.


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Downton Abbey Lecture

Event Type: Lecture|Slideshow
Date:
Saturday, 02/07/2015 at 1:00 PM
Library: Atherton
Ages: Adults
Description:

In this fascinating illustrated lecture, Dr. DiAnn Ellis discusses the world of Downton Abbey within the sociohistorical and geopolitical context of the era. Learn about the amazing Victorian and Edwardian periods. From the real Highclere Castle and Gardens where the series is filmed and where Dr. Ellis recently visited; to “The Buccaneers”; to the beautiful Worth gowns; to The Great War (100th Anniversary); to the Suffragettes; to the Spanish Flu; to Modern Spiritualism and Ouija Boards; as well as the daily lives of the landowners and the servants.


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Genealogy: Shaking Your Family Tree

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Saturday, 02/07/2015 at 2:00 PM
Saturday, 03/21/2015 at 2:00 PM
Saturday, 04/04/2015 at 10:00 AM
Library: Millbrae
Ages: Adults
Description:

Learn how to conduct a genealogy search and find people using billions of records of U.S. census data, vital records, directories, photos and genealogical records. You’ll learn how to access and use the Library’s Ancestry LE and Heritage Quest Genealogy search. This class is ideal for students, amateur genealogists, and researchers.


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Kid's Writing Workshop

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Saturday, 03/01/2014 at 2:00 PM
Saturday, 04/05/2014 at 2:00 PM
Saturday, 05/03/2014 at 2:00 PM
Saturday, 02/07/2015 at 2:00 PM
Library: Brisbane
Ages: School Age (5-12 years)
Description:

Write up a storm with the Brisbane Library Creative Writing Club. We'll write stories, poems, riddles, and more! Perfect for grades 2-4.


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An Afternoon With Author John Jung

Event Type: Author Program
Date:
Saturday, 02/07/2015 at 2:00 PM
Library: Foster City
Ages: Adults
Description:

John Jung's program has been rescheduled.  Please join us to hear him speak about his latest memoir, A Chinese American Odyssey.  


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An Afternoon With Author Constance Vincent

Event Type: Author Program
Date:
Sunday, 02/08/2015 at 2:00 PM
Library: San Carlos
Ages: Adults
Description:

Constance Vincent author of Not Going Gently: A Psychologist Fights Back Against Alzheimer's For Her Mother ...And Perhaps Herself (a memoir with science that offers hope on preventing Alzheimer's symptoms) describes her relationship with her mother during her mother's final illness.


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Genealogy Drop-In Session: Get Individual Help

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Sunday, 02/08/2015 at 2:30 PM
Library: Half Moon Bay
Ages: Adults
Description:

Get individual research help on how to conduct or start your own family history research. Reservation is required. Call to sign up for 20-minute one-on-one consultation with a reference librarian


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Preschool University

Event Type: Storytime
Date:
Monday, 02/09/2015 at 10:30 AM
Monday, 02/23/2015 at 10:30 AM
Monday, 03/02/2015 at 10:30 AM
Monday, 03/09/2015 at 10:30 AM
Monday, 03/16/2015 at 10:30 AM
Monday, 03/23/2015 at 10:30 AM
Monday, 03/30/2015 at 10:30 AM
Library: Brisbane
Ages: Preschoolers (3-5 years)
Description:

Preschool University is a weekly opportunity for preschoolers to engage in discovery, fun and learning in a storytime setting. Each class session is specially designed to enhance your young genius's intellectual prowess, creative thinking and knowledge of a burgeoning variety of topics. Enroll today!


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Craft Time

Event Type: Art|Hobby|Craft
Date:
Monday, 02/09/2015 at 3:30 PM
Monday, 02/23/2015 at 3:30 PM
Monday, 03/09/2015 at 3:30 PM
Monday, 03/23/2015 at 3:30 PM
Library: San Carlos
Ages: All Ages
Description:

Drop in for a new craft project the 2nd and 4th Monday of the month. Adult assistance is required for younger children.



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Valentine Card Making with Peopleologie

Event Type: Art|Hobby|Craft
Date:
Monday, 02/09/2015 at 4:00 PM
Library: Atherton
Ages: Children
Description:

Make your own prints and turn them into cards.. For ages 5+. If you have scrap pieces of wood, you can bring them to use.


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Free Access to eMagazines

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Tuesday, 02/10/2015 at 1:00 PM
Library: Brisbane
Ages: Adults
Description:

Bring your smartphone, tablet or laptop and learn how to download complete digital editions of your favorite magazines. Over 100 titles to choose from FREE to all San Mateo County Library card holders (card number begins with 29041).


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Knit With Us

Event Type: Art|Hobby|Craft
Date:
Tuesday, 02/10/2015 at 6:00 PM
Tuesday, 02/24/2015 at 6:00 PM
Tuesday, 03/10/2015 at 6:00 PM
Tuesday, 03/24/2015 at 6:00 PM
Tuesday, 04/14/2015 at 6:00 PM
Tuesday, 04/28/2015 at 6:00 PM
Tuesday, 05/12/2015 at 6:00 PM
Library: Brisbane
Ages: All Ages
Description:

Join knitters of all skill levels and share knitting tips or swap patterns with others. Limited supplies will be available.


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Taming Your Toddler And (Not) Provoking Your Preschooler: Raising A Well-Adjusted 2 To 5 Year Old

Event Type: Lecture|Slideshow
Date:
Tuesday, 02/10/2015 at 7:00 PM
Library: San Carlos
Ages: Adults
Description:

Join Dr. Sandra Sullivan and Dr. Anna Nedelisky of the San Mateo County Psychological Association to learn how to build a healthy, loving relationship with your child and parent effectively.  Tips and tools for raising a happy and thriving child and avoiding parental pitfalls will be shared.


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Lawyers In The Library

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Tuesday, 02/10/2015 at 7:00 PM
Tuesday, 03/10/2015 at 7:00 PM
Tuesday, 04/14/2015 at 7:00 PM
Library: San Carlos
Ages: Adults
Description:

The second Tuesday (7 p.m. to 9 p.m.) of each month the library, in partnership with the San Mateo County Bar Association, holds free legal clinics.  Registrants get a twenty-minute free consultation with an attorney.  Lawyer's legal expertise may vary from month to month.

To register, visit the San Carlos Library, 610 Elm Street, San Carlos, or telephone 650.591.0341 and press 3.

A lawyer will be present on these dates, with legal expertise as noted.


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Toddler Storytime

Event Type: Storytime
Date:
Wednesday, 02/11/2015 at 10:30 AM
Wednesday, 02/18/2015 at 10:30 AM
Wednesday, 02/25/2015 at 10:30 AM
Wednesday, 03/11/2015 at 10:30 AM
Wednesday, 03/18/2015 at 10:30 AM
Wednesday, 03/25/2015 at 10:30 AM
Wednesday, 04/08/2015 at 10:30 AM
Library: Brisbane
Ages: Toddlers (18-36 months)
Description:

Songs, stories, and movement activities to encourage children to listen and read. When Storytime is over there will be 30 minutes of playtime with age-appropriate toys.


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Valentine's Day Teen Event

Event Type: Art|Hobby|Craft
Date:
Wednesday, 02/11/2015 at 2:00 PM
Library: East Palo Alto
Ages: Teens (13-18 years)
Description:

Join us as we have some Valentine's Day fun! We will be making custom-made cards, custom wearable pins, and various over awesome Valentine's Day-themed arts and crafts. We will also be providing plenty of chocolates for everyone to enjoy. Come and bring a friend!


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Make It @ the Library

Event Type: Art|Hobby|Craft
Date:
Wednesday, 01/14/2015 at 3:30 PM
Wednesday, 02/11/2015 at 3:30 PM
Wednesday, 03/11/2015 at 3:30 PM
Wednesday, 04/08/2015 at 3:30 PM
Wednesday, 05/13/2015 at 3:30 PM
Library: Pacifica Sharp Park
Ages: Teens (13-18 years)
Description:

Projects in science & electronics and do-it-yourself crafts. Every second Wednesday of the month at 3:30 pm. For ages 8 and up/teens. Register once and you can attend all sessions in January through May. Materials will be provided. 


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Paws for Tales

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Wednesday, 01/14/2015 at 4:00 PM
Wednesday, 02/11/2015 at 4:00 PM
Wednesday, 03/11/2015 at 4:00 PM
Library: Woodside
Ages: School Age (5-12 years)
Description:

Children can improve their reading skills by reading to a trained therapy dog. Sign up in advance and join the fun.

Have a reluctant reader? Studies show children who are reluctant to read in front of peers are much less anxious with an animal present. Children don't perceive animals to be judgmental; mere animal presence helps them become more confident readers. Pet Assisted Therapy teams and their handlers are from the Peninsula Humane Society & the SPCA’s Paws for Tales program.


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Rainwater Harvesting & Gray Water Reuse

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Wednesday, 02/11/2015 at 7:00 PM
Library: Millbrae
Ages: Adults
Description:

Learn methods for harvesting rainwater and capturing household graywater for use in your garden or landscaping. Using stored rainwater and graywater conserves water and energy and may help to lower utility bills. Capturing rainwater also reduces water run-off and helps prevent pollutants from entering our waterways.

Attend and enter a raffle for a free rain barrel! (Raffle open to Millbrae residents only, additional raffles open to all)


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Parent/Daughter Book Club

Event Type: Book Club
Date:
Wednesday, 01/14/2015 at 7:00 PM
Wednesday, 02/11/2015 at 7:00 PM
Wednesday, 03/11/2015 at 7:00 PM
Wednesday, 04/08/2015 at 7:00 PM
Wednesday, 05/13/2015 at 7:00 PM
Wednesday, 06/10/2015 at 7:00 PM
Wednesday, 07/08/2015 at 7:00 PM
Library: Pacifica Sanchez
Ages: School Age (5-12 years)
Description:

For girls ages 8 - 12 with an adult. Meets every 2nd Wednesday of the month at 7 pm.
Book selections:
Jan - One Came Home by Amy Timberlake
Feb - A Long Walk to Water by Linda Sue Park
Mar - Cracker! by Cynthia Kadohata
Apr - Down the Rabbit Hole by Susan Campbell Bartoletti
May - Dark Diaries by Rachel Renee Russell
June - Family Tree, Book 3 by Ann M. Martin
July - Family Tree, Book 4 by Ann M. Martin


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San Carlos Quilters' Club

Event Type: Art|Hobby|Craft
Date:
Thursday, 02/12/2015 at 10:00 AM
Thursday, 03/12/2015 at 10:00 AM
Thursday, 04/09/2015 at 10:00 AM
Thursday, 05/14/2015 at 10:00 AM
Library: San Carlos
Ages: Adults
Description:

The San Carlos Quilters' Club meets the 2nd Thursday of every month from 10:00 a.m. to noon.


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Explore & More

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Thursday, 02/12/2015 at 10:30 AM
Thursday, 02/26/2015 at 10:30 AM
Library: San Carlos
Ages: Preschoolers (3-5 years)
Description:

Use all your senses to play, explore, and learn. 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month at 10:30am. For children 0-5.



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Firefighter Storytime

Event Type: Storytime
Date:
Thursday, 02/12/2015 at 10:30 AM
Thursday, 03/12/2015 at 10:30 AM
Thursday, 04/09/2015 at 10:30 AM
Thursday, 05/14/2015 at 10:30 AM
Thursday, 06/11/2015 at 10:30 AM
Library: Pacifica Sharp Park
Ages: Toddlers (18-36 months)
Description:

Join us for a special storytime with local firefighters stopping by to read stories.


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Valentine Drop-In Craft

Event Type: Art|Hobby|Craft
Date:
Thursday, 02/12/2015 at 11:00 AM
Library: Woodside
Ages: All Ages
Description:

Come by the Woodside Library anytime during our open hours this day and make a special Valentine's craft.


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Non-Fiction Book Club

Event Type: Book Club
Date:
Thursday, 02/12/2015 at 11:15 AM
Library: San Carlos
Ages: Adults
Description:

The Non-Fiction Book Club meets the second Thursday of the month at 11:15 a.m.

Upcoming selections are:

February 12, 2014, 11:15 a.m. -  The Map Thief:  The Gripping Story Of An Esteemed Rare-Map Dealer Who Made Millions Stealing Priceless Maps, by Michael Blanding

 

 

 


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Musical Storytime

Event Type: Storytime
Date:
Thursday, 02/12/2015 at 4:00 PM
Thursday, 02/26/2015 at 4:00 PM
Thursday, 03/12/2015 at 4:00 PM
Thursday, 03/26/2015 at 4:00 PM
Thursday, 04/09/2015 at 4:00 PM
Thursday, 04/23/2015 at 4:00 PM
Library: Atherton
Ages: All Ages
Description:

Silly songs and fun stories for the whole family.


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Valentine Craft

Event Type: Art|Hobby|Craft
Date:
Thursday, 02/12/2015 at 4:00 PM
Library: Portola Valley
Ages: All Ages
Description:

We’re making Valentine Monster Pencils and Love Bugs to add something special to the sweetest day of the year. Give them away or keep them all for yourself, but remember they’ve got their eyes on you! This program is generously funded by the Friends of the Portola Valley Library.


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Paws for Tales

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Thursday, 02/12/2015 at 4:30 PM
Thursday, 03/12/2015 at 4:30 PM
Library: San Carlos
Ages: School Age (5-12 years)
Description:

Children can improve their reading skills by reading to a trained therapy dog. Sign up in advance and join the fun.

Have a reluctant reader? Studies show children who are reluctant to read in front of peers are much less anxious with an animal present. Children don't perceive animals to be judgmental; mere animal presence helps them become more confident readers. Pet Assisted Therapy teams and their handlers are from the Peninsula Humane Society & the SPCA’s Paws for Tales program.


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Lawyers In The Library

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Thursday, 01/08/2015 at 6:00 PM
Thursday, 02/12/2015 at 6:00 PM
Thursday, 03/12/2015 at 6:00 PM
Thursday, 04/09/2015 at 6:00 PM
Library: East Palo Alto
Ages: Adults
Description:

The second Thursday of each month the library, in partnership with the San Mateo County Bar Association, holds free legal clinics. Participants have a twenty minute free consultation with an attorney. Lawyer's legal expertise may vary from month to month. Please call the East Palo Alto Library for details on topics.


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Family Flick

Event Type: Film|Video
Date:
Thursday, 02/12/2015 at 6:00 PM
Library: East Palo Alto
Ages: All Ages
Description:

Join us for family movies, snacks, and refreshments the first Thursday of every month. Bring your whole family to this very special event!


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Becoming a U.S. Citizen

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Thursday, 02/12/2015 at 6:30 PM
Library: Foster City
Ages: Adults
Description:

Are you ready to become a U.S. citizen? Do you have questions about the naturalization process?

The Foster City Library will be working with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services to host an info session on becoming a U.S. citizen. An officer from USCIS will be here to talk about the naturalization process and answer your questions.


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Online Job Searching

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Thursday, 02/12/2015 at 6:30 PM
Library: Half Moon Bay
Ages: Adults
Description:

Learn how to conduct effective searches, develop the right keywords & search strategy, and locate & use the available online job market information, career outlook projections, vocational training resources, and local job fair & employment listings on the web.


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Book Group

Event Type: Book Club
Date:
Thursday, 01/08/2015 at 7:00 PM
Thursday, 02/12/2015 at 7:00 PM
Thursday, 03/12/2015 at 7:00 PM
Thursday, 04/09/2015 at 7:00 PM
Thursday, 05/14/2015 at 7:00 PM
Thursday, 06/11/2015 at 7:00 PM
Library: Pacifica Sanchez
Ages: Adults
Description:

Meets every 2nd Thursday of the month at 7 pm.
Book selections:
Jan - My Stroke of Insight by Jill Bolte Taylor, PhD
Feb - My Beloved World by Sonia Sotomayor
Mar - End of Your Life Book Club by Will Schwalbe
Apr - We Are All Completely Besides Ourselves by Karen Fowler
May - The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander


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Babies & Books Storytime

Event Type: Storytime
Date:
Friday, 01/23/2015 at 9:30 AM
Friday, 01/30/2015 at 9:30 AM
Friday, 02/13/2015 at 9:30 AM
Friday, 02/20/2015 at 9:30 AM
Friday, 02/27/2015 at 9:30 AM
Friday, 03/06/2015 at 9:30 AM
Friday, 03/13/2015 at 9:30 AM
Library: Millbrae
Ages: Infant (0-18 months)
Description:

Rhymes, songs, lap play and short stories for the very young.


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Senior Moments Book Club

Event Type: Book Club
Date:
Friday, 01/09/2015 at 11:00 AM
Friday, 02/13/2015 at 11:00 AM
Friday, 03/13/2015 at 11:00 AM
Friday, 04/10/2015 at 11:00 AM
Friday, 05/08/2015 at 11:00 AM
Friday, 06/12/2015 at 11:00 AM
Friday, 07/10/2015 at 11:00 AM
Library: Pacifica Sanchez
Ages: 55 plus
Description:

Meets once a month on a Friday at 11 am.
Book Selections:
Jan - Thinking in Pictures by Temple Grandin
Feb - Defending Jacob by William Landay
Mar - Primate's Memoir by Robert M. Sapolsky
Apr - Lush Life by Richard Price
May - Endurance: Shackelton's Incredible Voyage by Alfred Lansing
June - The Chaperone by Laura Moriarty
July - The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins


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Zombie Valentine's Day Party

Event Type: Art|Hobby|Craft
Date:
Friday, 02/13/2015 at 2:00 PM
Library: East Palo Alto
Ages: Children
Description:

Join us for Braaains... I mean food, drinks, and special effects make-up tutorials to celebrate an Zombie Valentine's Day for kids.


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On "the Spot" Craft

Event Type: Art|Hobby|Craft
Date:
Friday, 02/13/2015 at 3:30 PM
Friday, 02/27/2015 at 3:30 PM
Library: San Carlos
Ages: Teens (13-18 years)
Description:

Every other Friday @ 3:30 PM Ages 10 and up. All supplies provided.

February 13 at 3:30 PM - Button Making
Create a unique and one of a kind pin for your valentine. Bring in a picture, drawing or doodle that you can turn into a button.

February 27 at 3:30 PM - Lunar New Year Craft

Come and decorate a red envelope for good luck  and fill it with notes and sweets for a prosperous new year.


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Teen Moms Meeting

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Friday, 02/13/2015 at 4:00 PM
Friday, 02/20/2015 at 4:00 PM
Friday, 02/27/2015 at 4:00 PM
Library: East Palo Alto
Ages: Teens (13-18 years)
Description:

The East Palo Alto Library is offering FREE life skills workshops to help you successfully provide for you and your child. Topics include health and safety, relationships, dressing for success, job hunting and interviewing, and more! Baby supplies and other goodies will be provided. Classes run from February through the beginning of June 2015. Childcare will be provided. Find out more and register by calling or email goyal@smcl.org


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Kids' Book Club

Event Type: Book Club
Date:
Friday, 02/13/2015 at 4:00 PM
Friday, 03/13/2015 at 4:00 PM
Library: Brisbane
Ages: School Age (5-12 years)
Description:

Do you love to read? Join us each month for great books and great conversation!


02/13 - Nate the Great and the Mushy Valentine (DRA: 18)
03/13 - Emmaline and the Bunny (DRA: 16)


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Knit With Us

Event Type: Art|Hobby|Craft
Date:
Friday, 01/09/2015 at 6:30 PM
Friday, 02/13/2015 at 6:30 PM
Friday, 03/13/2015 at 6:30 PM
Friday, 04/10/2015 at 6:30 PM
Friday, 05/08/2015 at 6:30 PM
Friday, 06/12/2015 at 6:30 PM
Library: Pacifica Sanchez
Ages: All Ages
Description:

Join knitters of all levels and share knitting tips or swap patterns with others. Please bring your own supplies.


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Stuffed Animal Sleepover

Event Type: Storytime
Date:
Friday, 02/13/2015 at 7:00 PM
Library: Belmont
Ages: All Ages
Description:

Bring a stuffed animal pal to the library for a Stuffed Animal Sleepover. Kids, animals, and parents are invited to hear some stories. After having some snacks, say good night to your stuffed friend. Come back the next day (10 am-5 pm) to pick up your friend and photos of your animal friend on his/her overnight adventure.


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Genealogy Drop-In Session: Get Individual Help

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Saturday, 02/14/2015 at 10:00 AM
Library: Belmont
Ages: Adults
Description:

Get individual research help on how to conduct or start your own family history research. Reservation is required. Call to sign up for 20-minute one-on-one consultation with a reference librarian


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Paws for Tales

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Saturday, 01/10/2015 at 10:30 AM
Saturday, 02/14/2015 at 10:30 AM
Saturday, 03/14/2015 at 10:30 AM
Saturday, 04/11/2015 at 10:30 AM
Saturday, 05/09/2015 at 10:30 AM
Library: Millbrae
Ages: School Age (5-12 years)
Description:

Children can improve their reading skills by reading to a trained therapy dog. Sign up in advance and join the fun.

Have a reluctant reader? Studies show children who are reluctant to read in front of peers are much less anxious with an animal present. Children don't perceive animals to be judgmental; mere animal presence helps them become more confident readers. Pet Assisted Therapy teams and their handlers are from the Peninsula Humane Society & the SPCA’s Paws for Tales program.


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French Bilingual Storytime

Event Type: Storytime
Date:
Saturday, 02/14/2015 at 10:30 AM
Saturday, 03/14/2015 at 10:30 AM
Saturday, 04/11/2015 at 10:30 AM
Saturday, 05/23/2015 at 10:30 AM
Saturday, 06/20/2015 at 10:30 AM
Library: Pacifica Sharp Park
Ages: All Ages
Description:

French bilingual storytime led by a local volunteer to give children the opportunity to learn basic words and phrases in French.


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Family Storytime

Event Type: Storytime
Date:
Saturday, 02/14/2015 at 10:30 AM
Saturday, 03/28/2015 at 10:30 AM
Library: Portola Valley
Ages: All Ages
Description:

Join us for stories, songs, and activities the whole family will love.


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Lego Club

Event Type: Art|Hobby|Craft
Date:
Saturday, 02/14/2015 at 11:00 AM
Saturday, 03/28/2015 at 11:00 AM
Library: Portola Valley
Ages: School Age (5-12 years)
Description:

Do you love Duplo and Lego Building Blocks? The Portola Valley Library is hosting a Lego Club. We provide the Legos, you bring your imagination. Duplo building blocks are now available for our youngest builders. For ages 0-99!  This program is generously funded by the Friends of the Portola Valley Library.


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SAFE: The After-School Program At Sequoia High School

Event Type: Lecture|Slideshow
Date:
Saturday, 02/14/2015 at 1:00 PM
Library: San Carlos
Ages: Adults
Description:

The American Association Of University Women invites you to learn more about SAFE.  Presented by Margaret Marshall, SAFE Program Consultant.  The SAFE program provides opportunities before and after school for academic tutoring support and homework assistance every day, exploring fields of interest that might develop into careers, and having some fun while learning new skills. 2nd Floor, Room B.


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Poetry Workshop: Celebrating The Poet Within

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Saturday, 01/10/2015 at 1:30 PM
Saturday, 02/14/2015 at 1:30 PM
Saturday, 03/14/2015 at 1:30 PM
Saturday, 04/11/2015 at 1:30 PM
Saturday, 05/09/2015 at 1:30 PM
Saturday, 06/13/2015 at 1:30 PM
Saturday, 07/11/2015 at 1:30 PM
Saturday, 08/08/2015 at 1:30 PM
Saturday, 09/19/2015 at 1:30 PM
Saturday, 10/10/2015 at 1:30 PM
Saturday, 11/14/2015 at 1:30 PM
Saturday, 12/12/2015 at 1:30 PM
Library: East Palo Alto
Ages: All Ages
Description:

Come join Poetess Kalamu Chaché in "Celebrating the Poet Within" you in this monthly workshop. This workshop will help you to learn to write poetry to celebrate and honor the events in your life. This event will be held every second Saturday of the month.


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As You Like It: Shakespeare On Tour

Event Type: Performance
Date:
Saturday, 02/14/2015 at 2:00 PM
Library: Belmont
Ages: All Ages
Description:

“All the world’s a stage….” -Join Rosalind, Orlando, Celia, and Touchstone as they escape to the forest of Arden in Shakespeare’s classic comedy of love, loss and redemption. The San Francisco Shakespeare Festival presents scenes from "As You Like It" with a cast of professional actors in costume, props, and music. This engaging show includes a few walk-on roles for audience and a post-show Q&A with the cast.


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Friends Book Sale

Event Type: Book Sale
Date:
Sunday, 02/15/2015 at 1:00 PM
Sunday, 03/15/2015 at 1:00 PM
Sunday, 04/19/2015 at 1:00 PM
Sunday, 05/17/2015 at 1:00 PM
Library: San Carlos
Ages: All Ages
Description:

Support our library by buying books at the Friends of the San Carlos Library periodic book sale, 3rd Sunday of every month, 1 - 4 pm, 2nd floor of the library building.


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Walk & Talk Book Club

Event Type: Book Club
Date:
Tuesday, 01/20/2015 at 9:00 AM
Tuesday, 02/17/2015 at 9:00 AM
Tuesday, 03/17/2015 at 9:00 AM
Tuesday, 04/21/2015 at 9:00 AM
Tuesday, 05/19/2015 at 9:00 AM
Tuesday, 06/16/2015 at 9:00 AM
Library: Pacifica Sanchez
Ages: Adults
Description:

Exercise your mind and body. Walk to San Pedro Park, Weiler Trail and back. Meets every 3rd Tuesday of the month.
Book selections:
Jan - Rita Moreno: A Memoir by Rita Moreno
Feb - In The Woods by Tana French
Mar - The Girls of the Atomic City: the untold story of the women who helped with World War II by Denise Kiernan
Apr - The Golem and the Jenni by Helene Wecker
May - The Paris Architect by Charles Belfoure
June - Schindler's List by Thomas Keneally


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Toddler Storytime & Activity

Event Type: Storytime
Date:
Tuesday, 01/20/2015 at 11:00 AM
Tuesday, 02/17/2015 at 11:00 AM
Tuesday, 03/17/2015 at 11:00 AM
Library: Portola Valley
Ages: Toddlers (18-36 months)
Description:

An activity will follow Toddler Storytime every 3rd Tuesday of the month.


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Download Free Music

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Tuesday, 02/17/2015 at 1:00 PM
Library: Brisbane
Ages: Adults
Description:

Learn how to stream & download free music to your computer and/or mobile device.


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Boredom Busters

Event Type: Art|Hobby|Craft
Date:
Tuesday, 02/17/2015 at 3:00 PM
Wednesday, 02/18/2015 at 3:00 PM
Thursday, 02/19/2015 at 3:00 PM
Friday, 02/20/2015 at 3:00 PM
Library: Woodside
Ages: School Age (5-12 years)
Description:

Staying close to home for President's Day Week Break? Need something to do? Come visit the library and have some fun with Boredom Busters. Activities are: Tuesday - LEGO Club, Wednesday - Snow Art, Thursday - Lunar New Year Craft, and Friday - Cupcake Decorating.


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Mardi Gras Crafting

Event Type: Art|Hobby|Craft
Date:
Tuesday, 02/17/2015 at 3:30 PM
Library: Belmont
Ages: All Ages
Description:

Make festive masks and beads necklaces to celebrate Mardi Gras at the library! Our Tuesday afternoon crafts will be open to all on Fat Tuesday. Join us to learn how to make these quintessential Mardi Gras adornments.


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Fat Tuesday Craft & Parade

Event Type: Art|Hobby|Craft
Date:
Tuesday, 02/17/2015 at 3:30 PM
Library: Belmont
Ages: All Ages
Description:

Create a mask and string some beads for our Fat Tuesday celebrate. At 4:30 pm, we will wear our masks and beads and parade around the library.


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Mardi Gras Masks

Event Type: Art|Hobby|Craft
Date:
Tuesday, 02/17/2015 at 5:30 PM
Library: East Palo Alto
Ages: Children
Description:

No need to go to New Orleans to celebrate Mardi Gras. Come deck out your very own Mardi Gras party mask with gems, feathers and glitter. Get beads and have fun dancing.


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Jambalaya Cooking Class with Carla Lovett

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Tuesday, 02/17/2015 at 6:00 PM
Library: Belmont
Ages: All Ages
Description:

Chef Carla Lovett of My Treat Personal Catering will help us celebrate Fat Tuesday with a cooking demonstration of that quintessential New Orleans dish, Jambalaya! Chef Carla will give a talk on the history of this culturally-rich delicacy as well as a cooking demonstration and tasting. This fun-filled and delicious program will be part of our day of program and events celebrating Mardi Gras!


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Paws for Tales

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Tuesday, 12/16/2014 at 6:30 PM
Tuesday, 01/20/2015 at 6:30 PM
Tuesday, 02/17/2015 at 6:30 PM
Tuesday, 03/17/2015 at 6:30 PM
Library: Belmont
Ages: School Age (5-12 years)
Description:

Children can improve their reading skills by reading to a trained therapy dog. Sign up in advance and join the fun.

Have a reluctant reader? Studies show children who are reluctant to read in front of peers are much less anxious with an animal present. Children don't perceive animals to be judgmental; mere animal presence helps them become more confident readers. Pet Assisted Therapy teams and their handlers are from the Peninsula Humane Society & the SPCA’s Paws for Tales program.


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Lawyers In The Library

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Tuesday, 01/20/2015 at 7:00 PM
Tuesday, 02/17/2015 at 7:00 PM
Tuesday, 03/17/2015 at 7:00 PM
Tuesday, 04/21/2015 at 7:00 PM
Library: Foster City
Ages: Adults
Description:

The third Tuesday of each month the library, in partnership with the San Mateo County Bar Association, holds free legal clinics. Participants have a twenty minute free consultation with an attorney. Lawyers' legal expertise may vary from month to month. Please contact the Foster City Library for details on topics.


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Friends of the Brisbane Library Meeting

Event Type: Lecture|Slideshow
Date:
Tuesday, 02/17/2015 at 7:00 PM
Tuesday, 03/17/2015 at 7:00 PM
Tuesday, 04/21/2015 at 7:00 PM
Tuesday, 05/19/2015 at 7:00 PM
Tuesday, 06/16/2015 at 7:00 PM
Tuesday, 07/21/2015 at 7:00 PM
Tuesday, 08/18/2015 at 7:00 PM
Library: Brisbane
Ages: Adults
Description:

The Friends is a non-profit organization that brings people together who value the Brisbane Library as a treasury of knowledge, information, entertainment, and community. Attend their monthly meetings and get involved!


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Mardi Gras Jazz Performance

Event Type: Music
Date:
Tuesday, 02/17/2015 at 7:30 PM
Library: Belmont
Ages: All Ages
Description:

Earl Scheelar and the Zenith New Orleans Jazz Band will perform traditional Dixie Jazz in celebration of Mardi Gras! This performance is part of our wonderful day of programs in celebration of Mardi Gras.


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Facebook, MySpace, And Twitter

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Wednesday, 02/18/2015 at 10:30 AM
Library: Belmont
Ages: Adults
Description:

Learn about these popular social networking sites, including how to create your own account, find helpful applications, and stay safe. Previous computer basics and word processing or equivalent suggested.


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Gaming Day for Teens

Event Type: Games|Gaming
Date:
Wednesday, 02/18/2015 at 2:00 PM
Library: East Palo Alto
Ages: Teens (13-18 years)
Description:

Join us for some fun gaming with our Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii, laptop computers and more! For ages 12-19.


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Lunar New Year Papercuts Workshop

Event Type: Art|Hobby|Craft
Date:
Wednesday, 02/18/2015 at 3:00 PM
Library: Pacifica Sharp Park
Ages: All Ages
Description:

Come make your own papercut to celebrate the Year of the Sheep. Have you ever wondered how artists transform paper with just scissors? Long a folk tradition in China, centuries-old skills are still used today to cut paper to decorate homes in celebration of Lunar New Year. You'll get to handle some real examples before making your own paper cut of this year's zodiac animal. Space is limited, so register today. For ages 5-99. This program is generously funded by the Pacifica Friends of the Library.


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Lawyers In The Library

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Wednesday, 01/21/2015 at 6:00 PM
Wednesday, 02/18/2015 at 6:00 PM
Wednesday, 03/18/2015 at 6:00 PM
Wednesday, 04/15/2015 at 6:00 PM
Library: Millbrae
Ages: Adults
Description:

The third Wednesday of each month the library, in partnership with the San Mateo County Bar Association, holds free legal clinics. Participants have a twenty minute free consultation with an attorney. Lawyer's legal expertise may vary from month to month. Call the Millbrae Library for details on topics.


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Non-Fiction Book Club

Event Type: Book Club
Date:
Thursday, 02/19/2015 at 1:00 PM
Thursday, 03/19/2015 at 1:00 PM
Library: Portola Valley
Ages: Adults
Description:

The Non-Fiction Book Club meets on the third Thursday of the month. Upcoming book titles are:
FEBRUARY - The Boys in the Boat by Daniel Brown
MARCH - The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves, and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History by Robert Edsel
 


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Junior Ranger

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Thursday, 02/19/2015 at 3:30 PM
Library: Half Moon Bay
Ages: School Age (5-12 years)
Description:

Join State Parks interpreter Jessica Harvey to explore this month's topic...sea turtles.


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eBook/eAudiobook Drop-In Session

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Thursday, 01/29/2015 at 6:30 PM
Thursday, 02/19/2015 at 6:30 PM
Thursday, 03/19/2015 at 6:30 PM
Thursday, 04/09/2015 at 6:30 PM
Library: Millbrae
Ages: Adults
Description:

Drop-in to this session with your mobile device, laptop, or e-reader and have your questions answered about downloading library materials.


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Drop-In Craft

Event Type: Art|Hobby|Craft
Date:
Saturday, 01/17/2015 at 10:30 AM
Saturday, 02/21/2015 at 10:30 AM
Saturday, 03/21/2015 at 10:30 AM
Saturday, 04/18/2015 at 10:30 AM
Saturday, 05/16/2015 at 10:30 AM
Library: Millbrae
Ages: All Ages
Description:

Join us in the Homework Center for a new crafting project each month on the 3rd Saturday. For younger children, parent help required.


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Block Party

Event Type: Art|Hobby|Craft
Date:
Saturday, 02/21/2015 at 11:00 AM
Saturday, 03/21/2015 at 11:00 AM
Saturday, 04/18/2015 at 11:00 AM
Saturday, 05/16/2015 at 11:00 AM
Saturday, 06/20/2015 at 11:00 AM
Saturday, 07/18/2015 at 11:00 AM
Saturday, 08/15/2015 at 11:00 AM
Library: Brisbane
Ages: All Ages
Description:

Playing with blocks develops your child's eye-hand coordination as well as math and science skills. Come play, build, and learn together at a block party - library style!


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African American Quilts

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Saturday, 02/21/2015 at 1:00 PM
Library: Portola Valley
Ages: School Age (5-12 years)
Description:

In honor of Black History Month, Peopleologie will be taking us to the South where generations of folks still make quilts with patterns that their ancestors used during slavery and along the Underground Railroad. Along with the aid of a slide show and touchable artifacts, you’ll use math, geometry and your imagination to create a cooperative quilt and wall-hanging with up-cycled paper to be displayed in the library. This program is generously funded by the Friends of the Portola Valley Library.


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An Afternoon With Author Constance Vincent

Event Type: Author Program
Date:
Saturday, 02/21/2015 at 2:00 PM
Library: Foster City
Ages: Adults
Description:

Constance Vincent author of Not Going Gently: A Psychologist Fights Back Against Alzheimer's For Her Mother ...And Perhaps Herself describes her relationship with her mother during her mother's final illness.  In Teen Area.


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Babies & Books Storytime

Event Type: Storytime
Date:
Monday, 02/23/2015 at 10:30 AM
Monday, 03/02/2015 at 10:30 AM
Monday, 03/09/2015 at 10:30 AM
Monday, 03/16/2015 at 10:30 AM
Monday, 03/23/2015 at 10:30 AM
Monday, 03/30/2015 at 10:30 AM
Monday, 04/06/2015 at 10:30 AM
Monday, 04/13/2015 at 10:30 AM
Library: Belmont
Ages: Infant (0-18 months)
Description:

Rhymes, songs, lap play and short stories for the very young.


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Bilingual Babies & Books Storytime

Event Type: Storytime
Date:
Monday, 01/26/2015 at 11:00 AM
Monday, 02/23/2015 at 11:00 AM
Monday, 03/23/2015 at 11:00 AM
Monday, 05/18/2015 at 11:00 AM
Monday, 06/22/2015 at 11:00 AM
Library: Portola Valley
Ages: Infant (0-18 months)
Description:

Introduce your baby to Spanish with stories, songs and rhymes!


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Senior Health Talk: Maturing Gracefully

Event Type: Health|Mind|Body
Date:
Monday, 01/26/2015 at 12:00 PM
Monday, 02/23/2015 at 12:00 PM
Library: Belmont
Ages: 55 plus
Description:

Every 3rd Monday of the month, please join us for an informative session on various health topics, presented by Dignity Health of Sequoia Hospital. A healthy snack will be provided, courtesy of the Friends of the Belmont Library. If the 3rd Monday of the month is a legal holiday, lecture will be held on the 4th Monday.

 


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Organization Workshop

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Monday, 02/23/2015 at 1:00 PM
Library: Woodside
Ages: Adults
Description:

Local business owner Maggie Wilde, of Not Enough Hours In The Day, will help you learn how to “quiet the noise and remove the chaos” that invades our everyday lives. Refreshments will be served.


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Political Issues Book Club

Event Type: Book Club
Date:
Monday, 02/23/2015 at 2:30 PM
Library: San Carlos
Ages: Adults
Description:

The Political Issues Book Club reads books about issues and trends driving current affairs nationally and internationally. Topics to be covered include politics, governance, economics, military affairs, history, sociology, science, the climate, and religion.

February 23, 2014 - Flash Boys:  A Wall Street Revolt, by Michael Lewis


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How to Draw Comics Workshop with Oliver Chin

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Monday, 02/23/2015 at 3:30 PM
Library: Foster City
Ages: Teens (13-18 years)
Description:

Learn how to draw a comic book with story book illustrator Oliver Chin! This workshop will provide useful tips and techniques on making your own comic book.

For students 4th-12th grade, sign up at the Foster City Library information desk.


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Paws for Tales

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Monday, 01/26/2015 at 4:00 PM
Monday, 02/23/2015 at 4:00 PM
Monday, 03/23/2015 at 4:00 PM
Library: Pacifica Sanchez
Ages: School Age (5-12 years)
Description:

Children can improve their reading skills by reading to a trained therapy dog.

Have a reluctant reader? Studies show children who are reluctant to read in front of peers are much less anxious with an animal present. Children don't perceive animals to be judgmental; mere animal presence helps them become more confident readers. Pet Assisted Therapy teams and their handlers are from the Peninsula Humane Society & the SPCA’s Paws for Tales program.


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Pub Style Trivia

Event Type: Games|Gaming
Date:
Monday, 01/26/2015 at 6:30 PM
Monday, 02/23/2015 at 6:30 PM
Library: Belmont
Ages: Adults
Description:

Beer Tasting and Trivia at the Library? WHAT?! Test your useless knowledge of pop culture, geekdom, random school facts, and more! Beer and pub snacks will be served! Ages 21+.

 


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Touch & Learn for Babies

Event Type: Storytime
Date:
Tuesday, 02/24/2015 at 11:30 AM
Tuesday, 03/31/2015 at 11:30 AM
Tuesday, 04/28/2015 at 11:30 AM
Library: Brisbane
Ages: Infant (0-18 months)
Description:

Each month we'll enjoy songs, rhymes, and touchable toys that will help babies start to learn about the world around them.


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Google Docs

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Tuesday, 02/24/2015 at 1:00 PM
Library: Brisbane
Ages: Adults
Description:

Learn all about this free, web-based office suite that includes online data storage and real-time collaboration. You can create, edit, and share documents, spreadsheets, presentations, forms, and drawings all while online.


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Lucky Goldfish: Chinese New Year Craft

Event Type: Art|Hobby|Craft
Date:
Tuesday, 02/24/2015 at 6:00 PM
Library: Millbrae
Ages: Adults
Description:

San Francisco craftswoman Maria Fong will be hosting a hands-on crafts program, for ages 14 and up, in celebration of Chinese New Year/Year of the Sheep at Millbrae Library. Please come join us and learn how to make a fish out of red envelopes. A great activity to bring good luck and good fortune into your new year!

Space is limited so please stop by Millbrae Library or call to reserve your spot.


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Lawyers In The Library

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Tuesday, 01/27/2015 at 6:00 PM
Tuesday, 02/24/2015 at 6:00 PM
Tuesday, 03/24/2015 at 6:00 PM
Tuesday, 04/28/2015 at 6:00 PM
Library: Pacifica Sharp Park
Ages: Adults
Description:

The fourth Tuesday of each month the library, in partnership with the San Mateo County Bar Association, holds free legal clinics. Participants have a twenty minute free consultation with an attorney. Lawyer's legal expertise may vary from month to month. Please contact the Pacifica Sharp Park Library for details on topics.


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Red Panda Acrobats

Event Type: Performance
Date:
Tuesday, 02/24/2015 at 7:00 PM
Library: San Carlos
Ages: All Ages
Description:

The Red Panda Acrobat, Wayne Huey, will bring his professional performance to the library to celebrate Chinese New Year 2015.


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Teen Movie & Treats

Event Type: Film|Video
Date:
Wednesday, 10/22/2014 at 2:00 PM
Wednesday, 11/26/2014 at 2:00 PM
Wednesday, 12/24/2014 at 2:00 PM
Wednesday, 12/31/2014 at 2:00 PM
Wednesday, 01/28/2015 at 2:00 PM
Wednesday, 02/25/2015 at 2:00 PM
Library: East Palo Alto
Ages: Teens (13-18 years)
Description:

Bring your friends and join us for an afternoon movie January 28th, 2:00-3:30 PM. Treats and refreshments will be served. All movie shows will be PG-13. Movies will start on time!


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T3: Teen Robot Race Challenge!

Event Type: Games|Gaming
Date:
Wednesday, 02/25/2015 at 3:00 PM
Library: Millbrae
Ages: Teens (13-18 years)
Description:

Teens and tweens from 5th-​9th grades are invited to join us for Millbrae's first ever T3 Robot Race Challenge! We'll provide everything you need to build your own toothbrush-head robot and lego challenge courses. Compete against others to see which robot completes the fastest (or at all). And you get to take your creation home with you!


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Mystery Book Club

Event Type: Book Club
Date:
Wednesday, 01/28/2015 at 7:00 PM
Wednesday, 02/25/2015 at 7:00 PM
Wednesday, 03/25/2015 at 7:00 PM
Wednesday, 04/22/2015 at 7:00 PM
Library: San Carlos
Ages: Adults
Description:

Meets the 4th Wednesday of the month at 7:00 PM.  The December 2014 meeting will be the 3rd Wednesday since  the library closes at 5 P.M. for Christmas eve.

January 28, 2015 - Hunting Shadows:  An Inspector Ian Rutledge Mystery, by Charles Todd


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eBook/eAudiobook Drop-In Session

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Wednesday, 12/03/2014 at 10:30 AM
Wednesday, 02/25/2015 at 7:00 PM
Library: Belmont
Ages: Adults
Description:

Drop-in to this session with your mobile device, laptop, or e-reader and have your questions answered about downloading library materials.


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Cooking Asian with Linda Anusasananan

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Wednesday, 02/25/2015 at 7:00 PM
Library: San Carlos
Ages: Adults
Description:

Learn about Chinese New Year foods and the unknown history and cuisine of the Chinese nomads known as the Hakka.


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Red Panda Acrobats

Event Type: Performance
Date:
Wednesday, 02/25/2015 at 7:00 PM
Library: Millbrae
Ages: All Ages
Description:

The Red Panda Acrobat, Wayne Huey, will bring his professional performance to the library to celebrate Chinese New Year 2015.


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Words for Worms: Teen Book Club

Event Type: Book Club
Date:
Thursday, 01/29/2015 at 3:30 PM
Thursday, 02/26/2015 at 3:30 PM
Library: Belmont
Ages: Teens (13-18 years)
Description:

Join Words for Worms, a different kind of book club for teens who read awesome books, plays, graphic novels and poetry. And we don't just read - we create! Refreshments will be provided. For ages 12-19.

Thursday, January 29, 2015: A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry


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How to Draw Comics Workshop with Oliver Chin

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Thursday, 02/26/2015 at 3:30 PM
Library: San Carlos
Ages: Teens (13-18 years)
Description:

Learn how to draw a comic book with story book illustrator Oliver Chin! This workshop will provide useful tips and techniques on making your own comic book.


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Gustafer Yellowgold Cartooning & Illustration Workshop

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Thursday, 02/26/2015 at 6:00 PM
Library: Half Moon Bay
Ages: All Ages
Description:

Join Morgan Taylor, of Gustafer Yellowgold, on a journey into songwriting, character creation and learning from Morgan how he creates Gustafer Yellowgold!


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Cooking Asian with Linda Anusasananan

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Thursday, 02/26/2015 at 6:30 PM
Library: Foster City
Ages: Adults
Description:

Learn about Chinese New Year foods and the unknown history and cuisine of the Chinese nomads known as the Hakka.


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Gustafer Yellowgold Show

Event Type: Music
Date:
Friday, 02/27/2015 at 5:00 PM
Library: East Palo Alto
Ages: All Ages
Description:

An absurdly funny and touching multi-media concert of live songs, stories, and animation, performed by award-winning illustrator/songwriter Morgan Taylor.


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Family Movie Night: The Incredibles

Event Type: Film|Video
Date:
Friday, 02/27/2015 at 7:00 PM
Library: Atherton
Ages: All Ages
Description:

A family of undercover superheroes, while trying to live the quiet suburban life, are forced into action to save the world. Rated PG. 115 min.


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Eth-Noh-Tec Storytelling

Event Type: Performance
Date:
Saturday, 02/28/2015 at 10:30 AM
Library: Foster City
Ages: All Ages
Description:

To celebrate Lunar New Year, Eth-Noh-Tec will bring us the folklore of the Chinese New Year and other stories. Eth-Noh-Tec is famous for their kinetic storytelling and they perform throughout the country and abroad. Don’t miss out!


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Saturday Morning Board Games

Event Type: Games|Gaming
Date:
Saturday, 12/27/2014 at 10:30 AM
Saturday, 01/24/2015 at 10:30 AM
Saturday, 02/28/2015 at 10:30 AM
Saturday, 03/28/2015 at 10:30 AM
Saturday, 04/25/2015 at 10:30 AM
Library: Millbrae
Ages: All Ages
Description:

All ages! Lots of games! 4th Saturday of the month


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Dad & Me @ the Library Presents Puppet Art Theater Co.

Event Type: Performance
Date:
Saturday, 02/28/2015 at 11:00 AM
Library: Portola Valley
Ages: All Ages
Description:

Dads, kids and all family members are invited to attend a performance by the Puppet Art Theater Co..

Under the artistic direction of Art Grueneberger, Puppet Art Theater Company performs hundreds of live performances for family audiences every year. Their shows tour to theaters, festivals, and public events all over California. With a keen sense of humor and a flair for drama, Grueneberger is a master at developing marvelous puppet shows that delight audiences of all ages.


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Gustafer Yellowgold Show

Event Type: Music
Date:
Saturday, 02/28/2015 at 11:00 AM
Library: Pacifica Sharp Park
Ages: All Ages
Description:

An absurdly funny and touching multi-media concert of live songs, stories, and animation, performed by award-winning illustrator/songwriter Morgan Taylor.


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Paws for Tales

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Saturday, 01/24/2015 at 11:00 AM
Saturday, 02/28/2015 at 11:00 AM
Saturday, 03/28/2015 at 11:00 AM
Saturday, 04/25/2015 at 11:00 AM
Library: Atherton
Ages: School Age (5-12 years)
Description:

Children can improve their reading skills by reading to a trained therapy dog. Sign up in advance and join the fun. Pet Assisted Therapy teams and their handlers are from the Peninsula Humane Society & the SPCA’s Paws for Tales program.

Please note that the Humane Society requires a signed release form for each time a child reads. Please make sure Mom or Dad accompany the child.


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Block Party

Event Type: Art|Hobby|Craft
Date:
Saturday, 02/28/2015 at 12:00 PM
Library: Portola Valley
Ages: Children
Description:

Playing with blocks develops your child's eye-hand coordination as well as math and science skills. Come play, build, and learn together at a block party - library style!


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Family Gaming

Event Type: Games|Gaming
Date:
Saturday, 01/31/2015 at 1:00 PM
Saturday, 02/28/2015 at 1:00 PM
Saturday, 03/28/2015 at 1:00 PM
Library: Brisbane
Ages: All Ages
Description:

Drop by the library for some family fun! We'll have tabletop board games and card games for all ages available. Learn a new one or play an old favorite.


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Film Screening: From the Rough

Event Type: Film|Video
Date:
Saturday, 02/28/2015 at 2:00 PM
Library: East Palo Alto
Ages: All Ages
Description:

Join us for the showing of the remarkable true story of Catana Starks (Academy-Award Nominee Taraji P. Henson) from historically black university Tennessee State who became the first African-American woman to coach an all men's team at the collegiate level. Rated PG. 97 min.


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Gustafer Yellowgold Show

Event Type: Music
Date:
Saturday, 02/28/2015 at 2:00 PM
Library: Belmont
Ages: All Ages
Description:

An absurdly funny and touching multi-media concert of live songs, stories, and animation, performed by award-winning illustrator/songwriter Morgan Taylor.


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Eth-Noh-Tec Storytelling

Event Type: Performance
Date:
Saturday, 02/28/2015 at 2:00 PM
Library: San Carlos
Ages: All Ages
Description:

To celebrate Lunar New Year, Eth-Noh-Tec will bring us the folklore of the Chinese New Year and other stories. Eth-Noh-Tec is famous for their kinetic storytelling and they perform throughout the country and abroad. Don’t miss out!


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Red Panda Acrobats

Event Type: Performance
Date:
Sunday, 03/01/2015 at 2:00 PM
Library: Foster City
Ages: All Ages
Description:

The Red Panda Acrobat, Wayne Huey, will bring his professional performance to the library to celebrate Chinese New Year 2015.


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Gustafer Yellowgold Cartooning & Illustration Workshop

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Monday, 03/02/2015 at 3:30 PM
Library: Brisbane
Ages: All Ages
Description:

Join Morgan Taylor, of Gustafer Yellowgold, on a journey into songwriting, character creation and learning from Morgan how he creates Gustafer Yellowgold!


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Dad & Me @ the Library Presents Puppet Art Theater Co.

Event Type: Performance
Date:
Monday, 03/02/2015 at 7:00 PM
Library: Pacifica Sanchez
Ages: All Ages
Description:

Dads, kids and all family members are invited to attend a performance by the Puppet Art Theater Co..

Under the artistic direction of Art Grueneberger, Puppet Art Theater Company performs hundreds of live performances for family audiences every year. Their shows tour to theaters, festivals, and public events all over California. With a keen sense of humor and a flair for drama, Grueneberger is a master at developing marvelous puppet shows that delight audiences of all ages.


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Digital Device Petting Zoo

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Wednesday, 03/04/2015 at 10:30 AM
Wednesday, 06/03/2015 at 10:30 AM
Library: Belmont
Ages: Adults
Description:

Come and experience a variety of digital devices and learn about their library applications.


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Cooking Asian with Linda Anusasananan

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Wednesday, 03/04/2015 at 6:00 PM
Library: Millbrae
Ages: Adults
Description:

Learn about Chinese New Year foods and the ra-ther unknown history and cuisine of the Chinese nomads known as the Hakka.


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Photoshop Elements Beginning

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Thursday, 03/05/2015 at 7:00 PM
Library: Foster City
Ages: Adults
Description:

Learn how to crop, edit, and retouch images using this powerful photo-editing program, which is available on all San Mateo County Library PCs. Previous computer basics recommended.


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Online Language Learning With Mango

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Saturday, 03/07/2015 at 9:30 AM
Library: Woodside
Ages: Adults
Description:

Learn a language online for free using Mango Languages: ESL, Spanish, Chinese, French, Italian and many more. Previous computer basics and beginning Internet recommended.


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As You Like It: Shakespeare On Tour

Event Type: Performance
Date:
Saturday, 03/07/2015 at 2:00 PM
Library: Foster City
Ages: All Ages
Description:

“All the world’s a stage….” -Join Rosalind, Orlando, Celia, and Touchstone as they escape to the forest of Arden in Shakespeare’s classic comedy of love, loss and redemption. The San Francisco Shakespeare Festival presents scenes from "As You Like It" with a cast of professional actors in costume, props, and music. This engaging show includes a few walk-on roles for audience and a post-show Q&A with the cast.


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Challenge School Dancers

Event Type: Dance
Date:
Saturday, 03/07/2015 at 3:00 PM
Library: Belmont
Ages: All Ages
Description:

Celebrate the Chinese New Year by watching a dance performance from the students of Challenge School.


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Botticelli to Braque: Masterpieces From National Galleries of Scotland Docent Lecture

Event Type: Lecture|Slideshow
Date:
Sunday, 03/08/2015 at 2:00 PM
Library: Half Moon Bay
Ages: Adults
Description:

Spanning more than 400 years of artistic production, this exhibition at deYoung Museum—March 7 to May 31--includes works by many of the greatest painters from the Renaissance to the early 20th century. Some, including Sandro Boticelli’s Virgin Adoring the Sleeping Christ Child (ca. 1490), have never before been seen in the United States. This docent lecture will review works from the three institutions that form the National Galleries of Scotland.


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Act!vated Storytellers

Event Type: Performance
Date:
Monday, 03/09/2015 at 4:00 PM
Library: Atherton
Ages: School Age (5-12 years)
Description:

Act!vated Story Theatre is a national touring company that makes storytelling come alive! For ages 5 and up.


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Botticelli to Braque: Masterpieces From National Galleries of Scotland Docent Lecture

Event Type: Lecture|Slideshow
Date:
Wednesday, 03/11/2015 at 6:00 PM
Library: Millbrae
Ages: Adults
Description:

Spanning more than 400 years of artistic production, this exhibition at deYoung Museum—March 7 to May 31--includes works by many of the greatest painters from the Renaissance to the early 20th century. Some, including Sandro Boticelli’s Virgin Adoring the Sleeping Christ Child (ca. 1490), have never before been seen in the United States. This docent lecture will review works from the three institutions that form the National Galleries of Scotland.


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Online Job Searching

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Thursday, 03/12/2015 at 6:30 PM
Library: Millbrae
Ages: Adults
Description:

Learn how to conduct effective searches, develop the right keywords & search strategy, and locate & use the available online job market information, career outlook projections, vocational training resources, and local job fair & employment listings on the web.


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Uncle Jer's Bee Show

Event Type: Performance
Date:
Saturday, 03/14/2015 at 11:00 AM
Library: San Carlos
Ages: School Age (5-12 years)
Description:

Did you ever wonder why bees swarm? Or how many eyes they have? Did you know that there are different kinds of honey? Uncle Jer's Bee Show will answer these and many more questions, with an informative program including puppets and two-frame observation hives with real live bees! Recommended for ages 4 and up.


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Dig It: SMCL Teen Film Festival

Event Type: Film|Video
Date:
Saturday, 03/14/2015 at 1:30 PM
Library: Belmont
Ages: Teens (13-18 years)
Description:

Join us at the 7th Annual San Mateo County Library Teen Film Festival. Come enjoy an afternoon of films made by local teens.The films will be judged by film enthusiasts and professionals and 3 winners will be announced at the end of the night. Snacks and drinks will be provided. Come and show your support the creative teens of San Mateo County!


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As You Like It: Shakespeare On Tour

Event Type: Performance
Date:
Saturday, 03/14/2015 at 2:00 PM
Library: Millbrae
Ages: All Ages
Description:

“All the world’s a stage….” -Join Rosalind, Orlando, Celia, and Touchstone as they escape to the forest of Arden in Shakespeare’s classic comedy of love, loss and redemption. The San Francisco Shakespeare Festival presents scenes from "As You Like It" with a cast of professional actors in costume, props, and music. This engaging show includes a few walk-on roles for audience and a post-show Q&A with the cast.


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High Style: The Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection Docent Lecture

Event Type: Lecture|Slideshow
Date:
Saturday, 03/14/2015 at 2:00 PM
Library: Woodside
Ages: Adults
Description:

This docent lecture explores the evolution of fashion from 1910 to 1980 on exhibit at the Legion of Honor from March 14 – July 19. These fashions worn by American women reflect the nation’s tastes and transformations over the course of the 20th century. Featured are more than 60 stunning costumes, 30 costume accessories, and an array of related fashion sketches from the Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection.


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Skype: Online Video Conferencing

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Wednesday, 03/18/2015 at 10:30 AM
Wednesday, 04/29/2015 at 7:00 PM
Library: Belmont
Ages: Adults
Description:

Learn how to open a free account, set up your equipment and software, make simple conference calls over the Internet, create and maintain a contact list, and use other provided features. 


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High Style: The Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection Docent Lecture

Event Type: Lecture|Slideshow
Date:
Wednesday, 03/18/2015 at 7:00 PM
Library: San Carlos
Ages: Adults
Description:

This lecture explores the evolution of fashion from 1910 to 1980 as shown by an exhibit at the Legion of Honor, March 14 – July 19.  These fashions worn by American women reflect the nation’s tastes and transformations over the course of the 20th century. Featured are more than 60 costumes, 30 costume accessories, and related fashion sketches from the Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection.


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Genealogy: Shaking Your Family Tree

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Saturday, 03/21/2015 at 10:00 AM
Library: Foster City
Ages: Adults
Description:

Learn how to conduct a genealogy search and find people using billions of records of U.S. census data, vital records, directories, photos and genealogical records. You’ll learn how to access and use the Library’s Ancestry LE and Heritage Quest Genealogy search. This class is ideal for students, amateur genealogists, and researchers.


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Botticelli to Braque: Masterpieces From National Galleries of Scotland Docent Lecture

Event Type: Lecture|Slideshow
Date:
Saturday, 03/21/2015 at 2:00 PM
Library: Brisbane
Ages: Adults
Description:

Spanning more than 400 years of artistic production, this exhibition at deYoung Museum—March 7 to May 31--includes works by many of the greatest painters from the Renaissance to the early 20th century. Some, including Sandro Boticelli’s Virgin Adoring the Sleeping Christ Child (ca. 1490), have never before been seen in the United States. This docent lecture will review works from the three institutions that form the National Galleries of Scotland.


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eBook/eAudiobook Drop-In Session

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Saturday, 03/21/2015 at 2:00 PM
Library: San Carlos
Ages: Adults
Description:

Drop-in to this session with your mobile device, laptop, or e-reader and have your questions answered about downloading library materials.


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An Afternoon with Author Barbara Anderson

Event Type: Author Program
Date:
Sunday, 03/22/2015 at 2:00 PM
Library: San Carlos
Ages: Adults
Description:

Barbara Anderson, author of Letters from the Way, walked 600 miles on the GR 653, from Arles, France to Puente la Reina, Spain. At first she wrote letters to her family, and a few close friends. By the end of her walk, she was writing to more than fifty people. The letters are her reflections along the way. They are musings about the weather and fellow pilgrims, about vultures and butterflies, about lessons to learn and spiritual questions to answer. If you are wondering what it would be like to set out on your own and take a very long walk, come and hear her speak.


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Botticelli to Braque: Masterpieces From National Galleries of Scotland Docent Lecture

Event Type: Lecture|Slideshow
Date:
Monday, 03/23/2015 at 6:30 PM
Library: Foster City
Ages: Adults
Description:

Spanning more than 400 years of artistic production, this exhibition at deYoung Museum—March 7 to May 31--includes works by many of the greatest painters from the Renaissance to the early 20th century. Some, including Sandro Boticelli’s Virgin Adoring the Sleeping Christ Child (ca. 1490), have never before been seen in the United States. This docent lecture will review works from the three institutions that form the National Galleries of Scotland.


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Good Carbs/Bad Carbs: Low Glycemic Impact Eating Strategy

Event Type: Health|Mind|Body
Date:
Monday, 03/23/2015 at 7:00 PM
Library: San Carlos
Ages: Adults
Description:

Darcie Ellyne, Registered Dietician and Certified Diabetes Educator will discuss carbohydrate-containing foods and how they affect blood glucose levels and your health.  She'll provide guidelines to assist in achieving an optimal low glycemic impact diet that is delicious and easy to follow.


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Free Access To eMagazines

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Wednesday, 03/25/2015 at 7:00 PM
Library: Belmont
Ages: Adults
Description:

Bring your smartphone, tablet or laptop and learn how to download complete digital editions of your favorite magazines. Over 100 titles to choose from FREE to all San Mateo County Library card holders (card number begins with 29041).


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Online Language Learning With Mango

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Thursday, 03/26/2015 at 6:30 PM
Library: Millbrae
Ages: Adults
Description:

Learn a language online for free using Mango Languages: ESL, Spanish, Chinese, French, Italian and many more. Previous computer basics and beginning Internet recommended.


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Seduction: Japan’s Floating World Docent Lecture

Event Type: Lecture|Slideshow
Date:
Friday, 03/27/2015 at 12:00 PM
Library: East Palo Alto
Ages: Adults
Description:

The establishment of new licensed entertainment districts in the late 1600’s unleashed a creative explosion in Edo (present day Tokyo). This Docent Lecture will feature paintings and woodblock prints that are juxtaposed with textiles, ceramics, lacquers and other daily-life objects from the Edo period (1915 – 1868). On exhibit at the Asian Art Museum from February 20 to May 10.


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Family Movie Night: Muppets Most Wanted

Event Type: Film|Video
Date:
Friday, 03/27/2015 at 7:00 PM
Library: Atherton
Ages: All Ages
Description:

While on a grand world tour, The Muppets find themselves wrapped into an European jewel-heist caper headed by a Kermit the Frog look-alike and his dastardly sidekick. Rated PG. 107 min.


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Photoshop Elements, Intermediate

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Saturday, 03/28/2015 at 8:30 AM
Library: Foster City
Ages: Adults
Description:

Retouch your photos using Photoshop Elements. Learn how to smooth wrinkles and blemishes, whiten teeth, change eye color, apply decorative borders, filters, and more. This is an intermediate Photoshop class.

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Genealogy: Shaking Your Family Tree

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Saturday, 03/28/2015 at 9:30 AM
Library: Portola Valley
Ages: Adults
Description:

Learn how to conduct a genealogy search and find people using billions of records of U.S. census data, vital records, directories, photos and genealogical records. You’ll learn how to access and use the Library’s Ancestry LE and Heritage Quest Genealogy search. This class is ideal for students, amateur genealogists, and researchers.


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Genealogy: Shaking Your Family Tree

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Saturday, 03/28/2015 at 2:00 PM
Library: Atherton
Ages: Adults
Description:

Learn how to conduct a genealogy search and find people using billions of records of U.S. census data, vital records, directories, photos and genealogical records. You’ll learn how to access and use the Library’s Ancestry LE and Heritage Quest Genealogy search. This class is ideal for students, amateur genealogists, and researchers.


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Computer Basics

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Wednesday, 01/07/2015 at 10:30 AM
Wednesday, 04/01/2015 at 10:30 AM
Library: Belmont
Ages: Adults
Description:

Learn how to use a mouse, use a keyboard, open/close programs, and save files.


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Charged Particles: Jazz At The Library

Event Type: Music
Date:
Thursday, 04/02/2015 at 6:30 PM
Library: Foster City
Ages: Adults
Description:

Charged Particles has a repertoire that blends jazz styles with elements from Latin music, classical music, funk, and more. The group's original compositions are mixtures of elaborate orchestration and opportunities for creative improvised solos. The trio brings a similar approach to playing arrangements by other jazz artists, including favorites by Cole Porter, Duke Ellington, Richard Rogers, and other composers of America's most popular songs from decades ago, each played with a new twist.


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Charged Particles: Jazz At The Library

Event Type: Music
Date:
Friday, 04/03/2015 at 7:00 PM
Library: Pacifica Sanchez
Ages: Adults
Description:

Charged Particles has a repertoire that blends jazz styles with elements from Latin music, classical music, funk, and more. The group's original compositions are mixtures of elaborate orchestration and opportunities for creative improvised solos. The trio brings a similar approach to playing arrangements by other jazz artists, including favorites by Cole Porter, Duke Ellington, Richard Rogers, and other composers of America's most popular songs from decades ago, each played with a new twist.


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Marcus Shelby: Beyond The Blues

Event Type: Music
Date:
Saturday, 04/04/2015 at 3:00 PM
Library: Belmont
Ages: Adults
Description:

Marcus Shelby, noted Jazz Bassist, is together with his Trio in a concert performance and an interactive discussion on the perils of the "Prison Industrial Complex", mass incarceration, and alternative criminal justices practices such as "Restorative Justice". He will perform compositions to highlight these issues and rearrangements of prison songs and other popular music about prisons.


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Botticelli to Braque: Masterpieces From National Galleries of Scotland Docent Lecture

Event Type: Lecture|Slideshow
Date:
Tuesday, 04/07/2015 at 10:00 AM
Library: Portola Valley
Ages: Adults
Description:

Spanning more than 400 years of artistic production, this exhibition at deYoung Museum—March 7 to May 31--includes works by many of the greatest painters from the Renaissance to the early 20th century. Some, including Sandro Boticelli’s Virgin Adoring the Sleeping Christ Child (ca. 1490), have never before been seen in the United States. This docent lecture will review works from the three institutions that form the National Galleries of Scotland.


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eBook/eAudiobook Drop-In Session

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Wednesday, 04/08/2015 at 7:00 PM
Library: Atherton
Ages: Adults
Description:

Drop-in to this session with your mobile device, laptop, or e-reader and have your questions answered about downloading library materials.


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Primal Mates: Poetry In Music

Event Type: Music
Date:
Thursday, 04/09/2015 at 6:30 PM
Library: Foster City
Ages: Adults
Description:

Chris Lee and Colleen O'Brien are Primal Mates, a contemporary chamber jazz duo in which vibes, voice, cello and percussion come together to form an inspired original repertoire. Their music combines the attention to composition and form of chamber music with the freedom and improvisational interplay of jazz. The relaxed and beautiful lyric songs and poetry which weave their way through a Primal Mates set provide a stunning balance of simplicity and highly developed musicality.


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Charged Particles: Jazz At The Library

Event Type: Music
Date:
Thursday, 04/09/2015 at 6:30 PM
Library: East Palo Alto
Ages: Adults
Description:

Charged Particles has a repertoire that blends jazz styles with elements from Latin music, classical music, funk, and more. The group's original compositions are mixtures of elaborate orchestration and opportunities for creative improvised solos. The trio brings a similar approach to playing arrangements by other jazz artists, including favorites by Cole Porter, Duke Ellington, Richard Rogers, and other composers of America's most popular songs from decades ago, each played with a new twist.


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eBook/eAudiobook Drop-In Session

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Saturday, 04/11/2015 at 1:00 PM
Library: Half Moon Bay
Ages: Adults
Description:

Bring your eReader to the Library and get started downloading books from our collection. Library staff will help you get set up. Make a reservation at the Service Desk or just stop by.


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Botticelli to Braque: Masterpieces From National Galleries of Scotland Docent Lecture

Event Type: Lecture|Slideshow
Date:
Saturday, 04/11/2015 at 2:00 PM
Library: Woodside
Ages: Adults
Description:

Spanning more than 400 years of artistic production, this exhibition at deYoung Museum—March 7 to May 31--includes works by many of the greatest painters from the Renaissance to the early 20th century. Some, including Sandro Boticelli’s Virgin Adoring the Sleeping Christ Child (ca. 1490), have never before been seen in the United States. This docent lecture will review works from the three institutions that form the National Galleries of Scotland.


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Botticelli to Braque: Masterpieces From National Galleries of Scotland Docent Lecture

Event Type: Lecture|Slideshow
Date:
Sunday, 04/12/2015 at 3:00 PM
Library: Belmont
Ages: Adults
Description:

Spanning more than 400 years of artistic production, this exhibition at deYoung Museum—March 7 to May 31--includes works by many of the greatest painters from the Renaissance to the early 20th century. Some, including Sandro Boticelli’s Virgin Adoring the Sleeping Christ Child (ca. 1490), have never before been seen in the United States. This docent lecture will review works from the three institutions that form the National Galleries of Scotland.


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Baby Sign Language Class

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Monday, 04/13/2015 at 10:30 AM
Monday, 04/20/2015 at 10:30 AM
Monday, 04/27/2015 at 10:30 AM
Monday, 05/04/2015 at 10:30 AM
Library: Foster City
Ages: Infant (0-18 months)
Description:

Stop guessing what your baby is trying to tell you. Baby Sign Language allows babies to communicate long before they can verbalize their wants and needs. Designed for parents/caregivers with babies from birth to 24 months. Expectant parents welcome.


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Fratello Marionettes

Event Type: Performance
Date:
Monday, 04/13/2015 at 4:00 PM
Library: Atherton
Ages: All Ages
Description:

Experience the artistry of the Fratello Marionettes as they perform “The Frog Prince”. All ages welcome. Program is generously funded by The Friends of Atherton Library.


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Beginning Microsoft Word

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Wednesday, 01/21/2015 at 10:30 AM
Wednesday, 04/15/2015 at 10:30 AM
Library: Belmont
Ages: Adults
Description:

Learn the basics of Microsoft's latest word processing program


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Charged Particles: Jazz At The Library

Event Type: Music
Date:
Thursday, 04/16/2015 at 6:30 PM
Library: Millbrae
Ages: Adults
Description:

Charged Particles has a repertoire that blends jazz styles with elements from Latin music, classical music, funk, and more. The group's original compositions are mixtures of elaborate orchestration and opportunities for creative improvised solos. The trio brings a similar approach to playing arrangements by other jazz artists, including favorites by Cole Porter, Duke Ellington, Richard Rogers, and other composers of America's most popular songs from decades ago, each played with a new twist.


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Charged Particles: Jazz At The Library

Event Type: Music
Date:
Saturday, 04/18/2015 at 2:00 PM
Library: Half Moon Bay
Ages: Adults
Description:

Charged Particles has a repertoire that blends jazz styles with elements from Latin music, classical music, funk, and more. The group's original compositions are mixtures of elaborate orchestration and opportunities for creative improvised solos. The trio brings a similar approach to playing arrangements by other jazz artists, including favorites by Cole Porter, Duke Ellington, Richard Rogers, and other composers of America's most popular songs from decades ago, each played with a new twist.


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Online Job Searching

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Saturday, 04/18/2015 at 2:00 PM
Library: San Carlos
Ages: Adults
Description:

Learn how to conduct effective searches, develop the right keywords and search strategy, and locate and use the available online job market information, career outlook projections, vocational training resrouces, and local job fair and employment listings on the web.


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Dad & Me @ the Library Presents Puppet Art Theater Co.

Event Type: Performance
Date:
Saturday, 04/18/2015 at 2:00 PM
Library: Brisbane
Ages: All Ages
Description:

Dads, kids and all family members are invited to attend a performance by the Puppet Art Theater Co..

Under the artistic direction of Art Grueneberger, Puppet Art Theater Company performs hundreds of live performances for family audiences every year. Their shows tour to theaters, festivals, and public events all over California. With a keen sense of humor and a flair for drama, Grueneberger is a master at developing marvelous puppet shows that delight audiences of all ages.


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High Style: The Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection Docent Lecture

Event Type: Lecture|Slideshow
Date:
Sunday, 04/19/2015 at 2:00 PM
Library: Pacifica Sanchez
Ages: Adults
Description:

This docent lecture explores the evolution of fashion from 1910 to 1980 on exhibit at the Legion of Honor from March 14 – July 19. These fashions worn by American women reflect the nation’s tastes and transformations over the course of the 20th century. Featured are more than 60 stunning costumes, 30 costume accessories, and an array of related fashion sketches from the Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection.


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Botticelli to Braque: Masterpieces From National Galleries of Scotland Docent Lecture

Event Type: Lecture|Slideshow
Date:
Wednesday, 04/22/2015 at 6:00 PM
Library: Atherton
Ages: Adults
Description:

Spanning more than 400 years of artistic production, this exhibition at deYoung Museum—March 7 to May 31--includes works by many of the greatest painters from the Renaissance to the early 20th century. Some, including Sandro Boticelli’s Virgin Adoring the Sleeping Christ Child (ca. 1490), have never before been seen in the United States. This docent lecture will review works from the three institutions that form the National Galleries of Scotland.


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Marcus Shelby: Beyond The Blues

Event Type: Music
Date:
Wednesday, 04/22/2015 at 6:30 PM
Library: East Palo Alto
Ages: Adults
Description:

Marcus Shelby, noted Jazz Bassist, is together with his Trio in a concert performance and an interactive discussion on the perils of the "Prison Industrial Complex", mass incarceration, and alternative criminal justices practices such as "Restorative Justice". He will perform compositions to highlight these issues and rearrangements of prison songs and other popular music about prisons.


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Marcus Shelby: Beyond The Blues

Event Type: Music
Date:
Thursday, 04/23/2015 at 6:30 PM
Library: Foster City
Ages: Adults
Description:

Marcus Shelby, noted Jazz Bassist, is together with his Trio in a concert performance and an interactive discussion on the perils of the "Prison Industrial Complex", mass incarceration, and alternative criminal justices practices such as "Restorative Justice". He will perform compositions to highlight these issues and rearrangements of prison songs and other popular music about prisons.


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Google Drive

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Thursday, 04/23/2015 at 6:30 PM
Library: Millbrae
Ages: Adults
Description:

Learn all about this free, web-based office suite that includes online data storage and real-time collaboration. Create, edit, and share documents, spreadsheets, presentations, forms, and drawings.


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Family Movie Night: The Book of Life

Event Type: Film|Video
Date:
Friday, 04/24/2015 at 7:00 PM
Library: Atherton
Ages: All Ages
Description:

Manolo, a young man who is torn between fulfilling the expectations of his family and following his heart, embarks on an adventure that spans three fantastic worlds where he must face his greatest fears. 95 minutes, rated PG.


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Astro Wizard

Event Type: Performance
Date:
Saturday, 04/25/2015 at 12:30 PM
Saturday, 04/25/2015 at 2:00 PM
Saturday, 04/25/2015 at 3:30 PM
Library: Belmont
Ages: All Ages
Description:

The AstroWizard will set up a portable planetarium int the Taube Room. Kids and their parents will crawl into the inflated planetarium dome to observe the nighttime sky! Kids will learn about different constellations. Sign-up for the 12:30 pm, 2 pm, or 3:30 pm show.


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Charged Particles: Jazz At The Library

Event Type: Music
Date:
Saturday, 04/25/2015 at 2:00 PM
Library: San Carlos
Ages: Adults
Description:

Charged Particles has a repertoire that blends jazz styles with elements from Latin music, classical music, funk, and more. The group's original compositions are mixtures of elaborate orchestration and opportunities for creative improvised solos. The trio brings a similar approach to playing arrangements by other jazz artists, including favorites by Cole Porter, Duke Ellington, Richard Rogers, and other composers of America's most popular songs from decades ago, each played with a new twist.


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High Style: The Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection Docent Lecture

Event Type: Lecture|Slideshow
Date:
Monday, 04/27/2015 at 6:30 PM
Library: Foster City
Ages: Adults
Description:

This docent lecture explores the evolution of fashion from 1910 to 1980 on exhibit at the Legion of Honor from March 14 – July 19. These fashions worn by American women reflect the nation’s tastes and transformations over the course of the 20th century. Featured are more than 60 stunning costumes, 30 costume accessories, and an array of related fashion sketches from the Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection.


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Pain Management: A Holistic & Alternative Non-Medication Approach

Event Type: Health|Mind|Body
Date:
Monday, 04/27/2015 at 7:00 PM
Library: San Carlos
Ages: Adults
Description:

Clinical pharmacist Avi Mamidi will discuss the present and future of non-medication treatments for pain. Common misconceptions about non-medication treatments will also be addressed.


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Charged Particles: Jazz At The Library

Event Type: Music
Date:
Saturday, 05/02/2015 at 3:00 PM
Library: Belmont
Ages: Adults
Description:

Charged Particles has a repertoire that blends jazz styles with elements from Latin music, classical music, funk, and more. The group's original compositions are mixtures of elaborate orchestration and opportunities for creative improvised solos. The trio brings a similar approach to playing arrangements by other jazz artists, including favorites by Cole Porter, Duke Ellington, Richard Rogers, and other composers of America's most popular songs from decades ago, each played with a new twist.


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Botticelli to Braque: Masterpieces From National Galleries of Scotland Docent Lecture

Event Type: Lecture|Slideshow
Date:
Wednesday, 05/06/2015 at 7:00 PM
Library: San Carlos
Ages: Adults
Description:

Spanning more than 400 years of artistic production, this exhibition at deYoung Museum—March 7 to May 31--includes works by many of the greatest painters from the Renaissance to the early 20th century. Some, including Sandro Boticelli’s Virgin Adoring the Sleeping Christ Child (ca. 1490), have never before been seen in the United States. This docent lecture will review works from the three institutions that form the National Galleries of Scotland.


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Dad & Me @ the Library Presents Puppet Art Theater Co.

Event Type: Performance
Date:
Saturday, 05/09/2015 at 10:30 AM
Library: Half Moon Bay
Ages: All Ages
Description:

Dads, kids and all family members are invited to attend a performance by the Puppet Art Theater Co..

Under the artistic direction of Art Grueneberger, Puppet Art Theater Company performs hundreds of live performances for family audiences every year. Their shows tour to theaters, festivals, and public events all over California. With a keen sense of humor and a flair for drama, Grueneberger is a master at developing marvelous puppet shows that delight audiences of all ages.


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High Style: The Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection Docent Lecture

Event Type: Lecture|Slideshow
Date:
Sunday, 05/10/2015 at 2:00 PM
Library: Half Moon Bay
Ages: Adults
Description:

This docent lecture explores the evolution of fashion from 1910 to 1980 on exhibit at the Legion of Honor from March 14 – July 19. These fashions worn by American women reflect the nation’s tastes and transformations over the course of the 20th century. Featured are more than 60 stunning costumes, 30 costume accessories, and an array of related fashion sketches from the Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection.


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High Style: The Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection Docent Lecture

Event Type: Lecture|Slideshow
Date:
Wednesday, 05/13/2015 at 6:00 PM
Library: Millbrae
Ages: Adults
Description:

This docent lecture explores the evolution of fashion from 1910 to 1980 on exhibit at the Legion of Honor from March 14 – July 19. These fashions worn by American women reflect the nation’s tastes and transformations over the course of the 20th century. Featured are more than 60 stunning costumes, 30 costume accessories, and an array of related fashion sketches from the Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection.


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WordPress

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Saturday, 05/16/2015 at 2:00 PM
Library: San Carlos
Ages: Adults
Description:

Let your voice be heard! Learn how to start your own blog for free using WordPress.


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Prescription Nutrition: Cook Your Way To Better Health

Event Type: Health|Mind|Body
Date:
Monday, 05/18/2015 at 7:00 PM
Library: San Carlos
Ages: Adults
Description:

Do you love Indian food but wonder how to make it better for your health? Ron Sinha, MD will present nutrition concepts for heart health from his book, The South Asian Health Solution, and Linda Shiue, MD will show how to cook homemade Indian food with all the flavor and fewer carbohydrates.  Lecture, cooking demo and tasting.


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Flickr: Online Photo Management & Sharing

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Wednesday, 05/20/2015 at 10:30 AM
Library: Belmont
Ages: Adults
Description:

Learn how to open a new account, upload photos, organize and edit uploaded photos, add description, perform simple searches, print and save the photos you like.


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Borrowing Digital Resources

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Wednesday, 06/17/2015 at 10:30 AM
Library: Belmont
Ages: Adults
Description:

An Overview of San Mateo County Library's Free Digital Resources: Books, Audio Books, Magazines and Music


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Dad & Me @ the Library Presents Puppet Art Theater Co.

Event Type: Performance
Date:
Saturday, 06/20/2015 at 2:00 PM
Library: Belmont
Ages: All Ages
Description:

Dads, kids and all family members are invited to attend a performance by the Puppet Art Theater Co..

Under the artistic direction of Art Grueneberger, Puppet Art Theater Company performs hundreds of live performances for family audiences every year. Their shows tour to theaters, festivals, and public events all over California. With a keen sense of humor and a flair for drama, Grueneberger is a master at developing marvelous puppet shows that delight audiences of all ages.


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