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Babies & Books Storytime

Event Type: Storytime
Date:
Monday, 07/06/2015 at 10:00 AM
Monday, 07/13/2015 at 10:00 AM
Monday, 07/20/2015 at 10:00 AM
Monday, 07/27/2015 at 10:00 AM
Monday, 08/03/2015 at 10:00 AM
Monday, 08/10/2015 at 10:00 AM
Monday, 08/17/2015 at 10:00 AM
Library: Half Moon Bay
Ages: Infant (0-18 months)
Description:

Rhymes, songs, lap play and short stories for the very young.  Two Story Times!  10AM and 11AM .


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Daytime Book Club

Event Type: Book Club
Date:
Monday, 08/03/2015 at 10:00 AM
Monday, 09/14/2015 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.  The San Carlos Library will be closed Monday, September 7, 2015 for Labor Day.

Upcoming selections are:

August 3, 2015 - The Paying Guests, by Sarah Waters


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Tai Chi

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Friday, 07/31/2015 at 10:00 AM
Saturday, 08/01/2015 at 10:00 AM
Monday, 08/03/2015 at 10:00 AM
Friday, 08/07/2015 at 10:00 AM
Saturday, 08/08/2015 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. 

 


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TouchPoints in Spanish

Event Type: Storytime
Date:
Monday, 08/03/2015 at 10:30 AM
Monday, 08/10/2015 at 10:30 AM
Monday, 08/17/2015 at 10:30 AM
Monday, 08/24/2015 at 10:30 AM
Monday, 08/31/2015 at 10:30 AM
Monday, 09/07/2015 at 10:30 AM
Monday, 09/14/2015 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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Preschool Storytime

Event Type: Storytime
Date:
Monday, 08/03/2015 at 10:30 AM
Monday, 08/10/2015 at 10:30 AM
Monday, 08/17/2015 at 10:30 AM
Monday, 08/24/2015 at 10:30 AM
Monday, 08/31/2015 at 10:30 AM
Monday, 09/14/2015 at 10:30 AM
Monday, 09/21/2015 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: storytime will not meet on 9/7



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Music & Dance Party with Theresa

Event Type: Storytime
Date:
Monday, 08/03/2015 at 10:30 AM
Monday, 10/05/2015 at 10:30 AM
Monday, 11/02/2015 at 10:30 AM
Monday, 12/07/2015 at 10:30 AM
Library: Brisbane
Ages: Preschoolers (3-5 years)
Description:

Join us for stories, songs and dancing at the Brisbane Library! Theresa and her ukulele will lead us in new and familiar songs on the first Monday of every month !


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Signs and Rhymes

Event Type: Storytime
Date:
Monday, 07/20/2015 at 10:30 AM
Monday, 07/27/2015 at 10:30 AM
Monday, 08/03/2015 at 10:30 AM
Monday, 08/10/2015 at 10:30 AM
Monday, 08/17/2015 at 10:30 AM
Monday, 08/24/2015 at 10:30 AM
Monday, 08/31/2015 at 10:30 AM
Monday, 09/14/2015 at 10:30 AM
Library: Belmont
Ages: Infant (0-18 months)
Description:

Hand language signs, rhymes, songs, lap play and short stories for the very young.


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Baby Bounce & Rhyme Time

Event Type: Storytime
Date:
Monday, 06/15/2015 at 11:00 AM
Monday, 06/22/2015 at 11:00 AM
Monday, 06/29/2015 at 11:00 AM
Monday, 07/06/2015 at 11:00 AM
Monday, 07/13/2015 at 11:00 AM
Monday, 07/20/2015 at 11:00 AM
Monday, 07/27/2015 at 11:00 AM
Monday, 08/03/2015 at 11:00 AM
Library: Portola Valley
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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Chinese/English Bilingual Storytime

Event Type: Storytime
Date:
Monday, 08/03/2015 at 11:15 AM
Monday, 08/10/2015 at 11:15 AM
Monday, 08/17/2015 at 11:15 AM
Monday, 08/24/2015 at 11:15 AM
Monday, 08/31/2015 at 11:15 AM
Monday, 09/14/2015 at 11:15 AM
Monday, 09/21/2015 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: storytime will not meet on 9/7




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Mid-Monday Family Movies

Event Type: Film|Video
Date:
Monday, 07/06/2015 at 1:00 PM
Monday, 07/13/2015 at 1:00 PM
Monday, 07/20/2015 at 1:00 PM
Monday, 07/27/2015 at 1:00 PM
Monday, 08/03/2015 at 1:00 PM
Monday, 08/10/2015 at 1:00 PM
Library: Millbrae
Ages: All Ages
Description:

Classic family films for all ages in Homework Center. Bring your lunch!


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Book Club

Event Type: Book Club
Date:
Monday, 08/03/2015 at 1:00 PM
Monday, 10/05/2015 at 1:00 PM
Monday, 11/02/2015 at 1:00 PM
Monday, 12/07/2015 at 1:00 PM
Library: Woodside
Ages: Adults
Description:

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

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the Woodside Library closure, the Book Club now meets in the Youth Room of the Woodside Village Church (3154 Woodside Road). If you have questions, please call the Portola Valley Library at 650-851-0560 or email woodside@smcl.org.


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Friends of The Millbrae Library Book Discussion

Event Type: Book Club
Date:
Monday, 08/03/2015 at 1:00 PM
Monday, 09/14/2015 at 1:00 PM
Monday, 10/05/2015 at 1:00 PM
Monday, 11/02/2015 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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Maker Monday

Event Type: Art|Hobby|Craft
Date:
Monday, 06/29/2015 at 2:00 PM
Monday, 07/06/2015 at 2:00 PM
Monday, 07/13/2015 at 2:00 PM
Monday, 07/20/2015 at 2:00 PM
Monday, 07/27/2015 at 2:00 PM
Monday, 08/03/2015 at 2:00 PM
Library: Half Moon Bay
Ages: School Age (5-12 years)
Description:

Ever made a shrinky dink? A duct tape wallet? Join us on Maker Mondays. There will be a new activity each week. Registration required.


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Music Week

Event Type: Music
Date:
Monday, 08/03/2015 at 2:00 PM
Tuesday, 08/04/2015 at 2:00 PM
Wednesday, 08/05/2015 at 2:00 PM
Library: San Carlos
Ages: Teens (13-18 years)
Description:

Monday, August 3 at 2:00 PM - Jam Session - Join us for an informal jam session! Bring your own instrument or play one of ours. We will provide an electric guitar, bass, keyboard and amps. Jam with some friends or play solo.

Tuesday, August 4 at 2:00 PM -Open Mic Cafe - Join us for our FIRST EVER Open Mic Cafe. You've got 6 mins to show us what you've got. All acts welcome! Refreshments will be provided.


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Lego Mondays

Event Type: Art|Hobby|Craft
Date:
Monday, 08/03/2015 at 3:00 PM
Monday, 08/10/2015 at 3:00 PM
Monday, 08/17/2015 at 3:00 PM
Monday, 08/24/2015 at 3:00 PM
Monday, 08/31/2015 at 3:00 PM
Library: Pacifica Sanchez
Ages: Preschoolers (3-5 years)
Description:

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


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Mobile Monday

Event Type: Art|Hobby|Craft
Date:
Monday, 08/03/2015 at 3:00 PM
Library: San Carlos
Ages: School Age (5-12 years)
Description:

Make a whirling, twirling mobile to hang in your favorite spot. For ages 5 and up.


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Terrariums and Bean Dissection

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Monday, 08/03/2015 at 3:30 PM
Library: Brisbane
Ages: Teens (13-18 years)
Description:

Students predict, dissect and observe how a bean (seed) grows. Students review the water cycle and plant seeds while building individual terrariums. The terrarium allows students to monitor the growth of their plants and make observations throughout the duration of the program.


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Lego Club

Event Type: Art|Hobby|Craft
Date:
Monday, 07/20/2015 at 3:30 PM
Monday, 07/27/2015 at 3:30 PM
Monday, 08/03/2015 at 3:30 PM
Monday, 08/10/2015 at 3:30 PM
Monday, 08/17/2015 at 3:30 PM
Monday, 08/24/2015 at 3:30 PM
Monday, 08/31/2015 at 3:30 PM
Monday, 09/14/2015 at 3:30 PM
Monday, 09/21/2015 at 3:30 PM
Monday, 09/28/2015 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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Drop-In Chess

Event Type: Games|Gaming
Date:
Monday, 08/03/2015 at 6:00 PM
Monday, 08/10/2015 at 6:00 PM
Monday, 08/17/2015 at 6:00 PM
Monday, 08/24/2015 at 6:00 PM
Monday, 08/31/2015 at 6:00 PM
Monday, 09/14/2015 at 6:00 PM
Monday, 09/21/2015 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, 08/04/2015 at 10:00 AM
Tuesday, 08/11/2015 at 10:00 AM
Tuesday, 08/18/2015 at 10:00 AM
Tuesday, 08/25/2015 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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Toddler Storytime

Event Type: Storytime
Date:
Tuesday, 08/04/2015 at 10:30 AM
Tuesday, 08/11/2015 at 10:30 AM
Tuesday, 08/18/2015 at 10:30 AM
Tuesday, 08/25/2015 at 10:30 AM
Tuesday, 09/01/2015 at 10:30 AM
Tuesday, 09/08/2015 at 10:30 AM
Tuesday, 09/15/2015 at 10:30 AM
Library: San Carlos
Ages: Toddlers (18-36 months)
Description:

Songs, stories, and movement activities to encourage children to listen and read. Tuesdays at 10:30 AM. Ages 18-36 months. 


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Preschool Storytime

Event Type: Storytime
Date:
Tuesday, 07/08/2014 at 10:30 AM
Tuesday, 07/15/2014 at 10:30 AM
Tuesday, 07/22/2014 at 10:30 AM
Tuesday, 07/29/2014 at 10:30 AM
Tuesday, 08/04/2015 at 10:30 AM
Tuesday, 08/11/2015 at 10:30 AM
Tuesday, 08/18/2015 at 10:30 AM
Tuesday, 08/25/2015 at 10:30 AM
Tuesday, 09/01/2015 at 10:30 AM
Library: Half Moon Bay
Ages: Preschoolers (3-5 years)
Description:

Listen and learn with stories, songs, and rhymes


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Musical Storytime

Event Type: Storytime
Date:
Tuesday, 07/21/2015 at 10:30 AM
Tuesday, 07/28/2015 at 10:30 AM
Tuesday, 08/04/2015 at 10:30 AM
Tuesday, 08/11/2015 at 10:30 AM
Tuesday, 08/18/2015 at 10:30 AM
Tuesday, 08/25/2015 at 10:30 AM
Tuesday, 09/01/2015 at 10:30 AM
Tuesday, 09/08/2015 at 10:30 AM
Tuesday, 09/15/2015 at 10:30 AM
Tuesday, 09/22/2015 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, 06/02/2015 at 11:00 AM
Tuesday, 06/09/2015 at 11:00 AM
Tuesday, 06/16/2015 at 11:00 AM
Tuesday, 06/23/2015 at 11:00 AM
Tuesday, 06/30/2015 at 11:00 AM
Tuesday, 07/07/2015 at 11:00 AM
Tuesday, 07/14/2015 at 11:00 AM
Tuesday, 07/21/2015 at 11:00 AM
Tuesday, 07/28/2015 at 11:00 AM
Tuesday, 08/04/2015 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, 08/04/2015 at 11:30 AM
Tuesday, 08/11/2015 at 11:30 AM
Tuesday, 08/18/2015 at 11:30 AM
Tuesday, 08/25/2015 at 11:30 AM
Tuesday, 09/01/2015 at 11:30 AM
Tuesday, 09/08/2015 at 11:30 AM
Tuesday, 09/15/2015 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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Arthropods by Nature Connection

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Tuesday, 08/04/2015 at 2:00 PM
Library: East Palo Alto
Ages: Teens (13-18 years)
Description:

Students will learn about the major groups of arthropods, examine and learn about the structure and functions of 3 live arthropods: the Madagascar hissing cockroach, the Giant African millipede(s) and a Sonoran Desert vinegaroon. Students will design and build their own imaginary animal out of modeling clay and be able to describe how their creatures move, eat, and protect themselves in nature.


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Teen Tech Tuesdays

Event Type: Art|Hobby|Craft
Date:
Tuesday, 06/30/2015 at 2:00 PM
Tuesday, 07/07/2015 at 2:00 PM
Tuesday, 07/14/2015 at 2:00 PM
Tuesday, 07/21/2015 at 2:00 PM
Tuesday, 07/28/2015 at 2:00 PM
Tuesday, 08/04/2015 at 2:00 PM
Library: Half Moon Bay
Ages: Teens (13-18 years)
Description:

Make movies, learn 3D printing. There's a lot of do on Tuesdays.


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Sewing Tuesdays

Event Type: Art|Hobby|Craft
Date:
Tuesday, 08/04/2015 at 3:00 PM
Tuesday, 08/11/2015 at 3:00 PM
Tuesday, 08/18/2015 at 3:00 PM
Tuesday, 08/25/2015 at 3:00 PM
Library: Pacifica Sharp Park
Ages: School Age (5-12 years)
Description:

Come learn this handy skill while making some fun and fast projects! We'll be doing hand sewing . Ages 7+, no previous sewing experience required.


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Drop-In Chess

Event Type: Games|Gaming
Date:
Tuesday, 08/04/2015 at 4:00 PM
Tuesday, 08/11/2015 at 4:00 PM
Tuesday, 08/18/2015 at 4:00 PM
Tuesday, 08/25/2015 at 4:00 PM
Tuesday, 09/01/2015 at 4:00 PM
Tuesday, 09/08/2015 at 4:00 PM
Tuesday, 09/15/2015 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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7th Wave Acoustic Summer Concert

Event Type: Music
Date:
Tuesday, 08/04/2015 at 6:00 PM
Library: Belmont
Ages: All Ages
Description:

Come hear the melodic sounds of the talented acoustic band 7th Wave. Their song choices span the spectrum of many decades and together they bring a synergy of perfect blend, charisma and fun performances. They include classics from legends—Bonnie Raitt, Jackson Browne, Cheryle Crow—to more recently released tunes by today's popular groups. A carefully selected mix of old and new, they appeal to a wide range of listeners.


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Pajama Storytime

Event Type: Storytime
Date:
Tuesday, 06/30/2015 at 7:00 PM
Tuesday, 07/07/2015 at 7:00 PM
Tuesday, 07/14/2015 at 7:00 PM
Tuesday, 07/21/2015 at 7:00 PM
Tuesday, 07/28/2015 at 7:00 PM
Tuesday, 08/04/2015 at 7:00 PM
Tuesday, 08/11/2015 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:
Tuesday, 06/02/2015 at 7:00 PM
Tuesday, 07/07/2015 at 7:00 PM
Tuesday, 08/04/2015 at 7:00 PM
Library: Foster City
Ages: Adults
Description:

Enjoy a lively discussion.


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Family Movie Night: Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

Event Type: Film|Video
Date:
Tuesday, 08/04/2015 at 7:00 PM
Library: San Carlos
Ages: All Ages
Description:

Alexander's day begins with gum stuck in his hair, followed by more calamities. However, he finds little sympathy from his family and begins to wonder if bad things only happen to him, his mom, dad, brother and sister - who all find themselves living through their own terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day. Rated PG. 81 min.

Bring a blanket if you want to get comfy on the floor. For ages 5 and up. We will begin the movie promptly at 7pm.


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Lawyers In The Library

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Tuesday, 08/04/2015 at 7:00 PM
Tuesday, 09/01/2015 at 7:00 PM
Tuesday, 10/06/2015 at 7:00 PM
Tuesday, 11/03/2015 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. Reservations must be made by phone or in the branch.


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Pajama Storytime

Event Type: Storytime
Date:
Tuesday, 07/21/2015 at 7:00 PM
Tuesday, 08/04/2015 at 7:00 PM
Tuesday, 09/22/2015 at 7:00 PM
Tuesday, 09/29/2015 at 7:00 PM
Tuesday, 10/06/2015 at 7:00 PM
Tuesday, 10/13/2015 at 7:00 PM
Tuesday, 10/20/2015 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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Drop in Meditation

Event Type: Health|Mind|Body
Date:
Wednesday, 08/05/2015 at 10:00 AM
Tuesday, 08/11/2015 at 7:30 PM
Wednesday, 08/12/2015 at 10:00 AM
Tuesday, 08/25/2015 at 7:30 PM
Library: Foster City
Ages: Adults
Description:

Free drop-in meditation group led by Shiraz Zack. Begins again on Wednesday June 17th. Meets every Wed at 10am and every 2nd and 4th Tuesday at 7:30pm


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Babies & Books Storytime

Event Type: Storytime
Date:
Wednesday, 07/15/2015 at 10:30 AM
Wednesday, 07/22/2015 at 10:30 AM
Wednesday, 07/29/2015 at 10:30 AM
Wednesday, 08/05/2015 at 10:30 AM
Wednesday, 08/12/2015 at 10:30 AM
Wednesday, 08/19/2015 at 10:30 AM
Wednesday, 08/26/2015 at 10:30 AM
Library: Pacifica Sanchez
Ages: Infant (0-18 months)
Description:

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


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Baby Rhyme Time

Event Type: Storytime
Date:
Wednesday, 08/05/2015 at 10:30 AM
Wednesday, 08/12/2015 at 10:30 AM
Wednesday, 08/19/2015 at 10:30 AM
Wednesday, 08/26/2015 at 10:30 AM
Wednesday, 09/02/2015 at 10:30 AM
Wednesday, 09/09/2015 at 10:30 AM
Wednesday, 09/16/2015 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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Beginning Email

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Wednesday, 08/05/2015 at 10:30 AM
Library: Belmont
Ages: Adults
Description:

Learn how to create your own account to begin sending and receiving electronic mail.


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Toddler Storytime

Event Type: Storytime
Date:
Wednesday, 07/22/2015 at 10:30 AM
Wednesday, 07/29/2015 at 10:30 AM
Wednesday, 08/05/2015 at 10:30 AM
Wednesday, 09/23/2015 at 10:30 AM
Wednesday, 09/30/2015 at 10:30 AM
Wednesday, 10/07/2015 at 10:30 AM
Wednesday, 10/14/2015 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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Policeman Storytime

Event Type: Storytime
Date:
Wednesday, 08/05/2015 at 10:30 AM
Wednesday, 09/02/2015 at 10:30 AM
Wednesday, 10/07/2015 at 10:30 AM
Wednesday, 11/04/2015 at 10:30 AM
Wednesday, 12/02/2015 at 10:30 AM
Wednesday, 01/06/2016 at 10:30 AM
Wednesday, 02/03/2016 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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TouchPoints Storytime

Event Type: Storytime
Date:
Wednesday, 08/05/2015 at 11:00 AM
Wednesday, 08/12/2015 at 11:00 AM
Wednesday, 08/12/2015 at 11:00 AM
Wednesday, 08/19/2015 at 11:00 AM
Wednesday, 08/26/2015 at 11:00 AM
Wednesday, 09/02/2015 at 11:00 AM
Wednesday, 09/09/2015 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, 07/22/2015 at 11:15 AM
Wednesday, 07/29/2015 at 11:15 AM
Wednesday, 08/05/2015 at 11:15 AM
Wednesday, 08/12/2015 at 11:15 AM
Wednesday, 08/19/2015 at 11:15 AM
Wednesday, 08/26/2015 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.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the Woodside Library closure, Baby Rhyme Time will meet at Woodside's Independence Hall (2955 Woodside Road) beginning August 5th. If you have questions, please email woodside@smcl.org.


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Insect Diversity

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Wednesday, 08/05/2015 at 1:00 PM
Library: Woodside
Ages: All Ages
Description:

Hold and observe a variety of live insects from around the world, learning insect anatomy, adaptations and defense mechanisms.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the Woodside Library closure, this event will take place at Independence Hall, located at 2955 Woodside Road.


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Teen Zone Day

Event Type: Games|Gaming
Date:
Wednesday, 07/15/2015 at 2:00 PM
Wednesday, 07/22/2015 at 2:00 PM
Wednesday, 07/29/2015 at 2:00 PM
Wednesday, 08/05/2015 at 2:00 PM
Wednesday, 08/12/2015 at 2:00 PM
Wednesday, 08/19/2015 at 2:00 PM
Wednesday, 08/26/2015 at 2:00 PM
Library: East Palo Alto
Ages: Teens (13-18 years)
Description:

Join us for our weekly teen program here at the library! We will make, break, create, draw, play, laugh, learn, and have all sorts of fun with our plethora of programs that are all very teen-friendly. Come check us out this summer and don't forget to bring a friend.


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GLOB (Gross Library Oh Boy!)

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Wednesday, 06/24/2015 at 2:00 PM
Wednesday, 07/01/2015 at 2:00 PM
Wednesday, 07/08/2015 at 2:00 PM
Wednesday, 07/15/2015 at 2:00 PM
Wednesday, 07/22/2015 at 2:00 PM
Wednesday, 07/29/2015 at 2:00 PM
Wednesday, 08/05/2015 at 2:00 PM
Library: Half Moon Bay
Ages: School Age (5-12 years)
Description:

Join us every Wednesday afternoon during the summer for some incredibly messy science projects. REGISTER AT THE SERVICE DESK


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Loom Time @ the Library

Event Type: Art|Hobby|Craft
Date:
Wednesday, 08/05/2015 at 3:00 PM
Wednesday, 08/12/2015 at 3:00 PM
Wednesday, 08/19/2015 at 3:00 PM
Wednesday, 08/26/2015 at 3:00 PM
Library: Pacifica Sanchez
Ages: School Age (5-12 years)
Description:

Learn something new or show off your technique! Ages 7 and up. For beginners and experts. Materials provided


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Insect Diversity

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Wednesday, 08/05/2015 at 3:00 PM
Library: San Carlos
Ages: All Ages
Description:

Hold and observe a variety of live insects from around the world, learning insect anatomy, adaptations and defense mechanisms.


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T3: Teens @ 3

Event Type: Games|Gaming
Date:
Wednesday, 08/05/2015 at 3:00 PM
Wednesday, 08/12/2015 at 3:00 PM
Wednesday, 08/19/2015 at 3:00 PM
Wednesday, 08/26/2015 at 3:00 PM
Wednesday, 09/02/2015 at 3:00 PM
Wednesday, 09/09/2015 at 3:00 PM
Wednesday, 09/16/2015 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-9th 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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Teen DJ Workshop

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Wednesday, 08/05/2015 at 3:30 PM
Library: Atherton
Ages: Teens (13-18 years)
Description:

San Francisco's Washburn Studio will bring professional DJ equipment for a special workhop for teens! Workshop attendees will get instruction from professionals on the art of DJing. Students may even get to work the professional equipment and make their own beat!


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Game Day

Event Type: Games|Gaming
Date:
Wednesday, 07/29/2015 at 4:00 PM
Wednesday, 08/05/2015 at 4:00 PM
Wednesday, 08/12/2015 at 4:00 PM
Wednesday, 08/19/2015 at 4:00 PM
Wednesday, 08/26/2015 at 4:00 PM
Wednesday, 09/02/2015 at 4:00 PM
Wednesday, 09/09/2015 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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Wednesday Evening Lego Club

Event Type: Art|Hobby|Craft
Date:
Wednesday, 06/17/2015 at 6:00 PM
Wednesday, 06/24/2015 at 6:00 PM
Wednesday, 07/01/2015 at 6:00 PM
Wednesday, 07/08/2015 at 6:00 PM
Wednesday, 07/15/2015 at 6:00 PM
Wednesday, 07/22/2015 at 6:00 PM
Wednesday, 07/29/2015 at 6:00 PM
Wednesday, 08/05/2015 at 6:00 PM
Wednesday, 08/12/2015 at 6:00 PM
Library: Millbrae
Ages: School Age (5-12 years)
Description:

Do you love Lego Building Blocks? Join us for Lego play Wednesday evenings during the summer! We will provide the Legos, so you only need to bring your imagination.


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Jennings and Keller Fusion Folk Americana

Event Type: Music
Date:
Wednesday, 08/05/2015 at 6:30 PM
Library: East Palo Alto
Ages: All Ages
Description:

Jennings and Keller, an acoustic duo, bring a wealth of experience to their collaboration, from the Broadway musicals of New York to the Honky Tonks of West Texas. Their music is called "Fusion Folk Americana' - a blend of many different elements that comes from a vast and wide-ranging musical background.


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Knitting & Crocheting Club: Needles & Hooks

Event Type: Art|Hobby|Craft
Date:
Wednesday, 07/22/2015 at 6:30 PM
Wednesday, 07/29/2015 at 6:30 PM
Wednesday, 08/05/2015 at 6:30 PM
Wednesday, 08/12/2015 at 6:30 PM
Wednesday, 08/19/2015 at 6:30 PM
Wednesday, 08/26/2015 at 6:30 PM
Wednesday, 09/02/2015 at 6:30 PM
Wednesday, 09/09/2015 at 6:30 PM
Wednesday, 09/16/2015 at 6:30 PM
Wednesday, 09/23/2015 at 6:30 PM
Wednesday, 09/30/2015 at 6:30 PM
Wednesday, 10/07/2015 at 6:30 PM
Wednesday, 10/14/2015 at 6:30 PM
Wednesday, 10/21/2015 at 6:30 PM
Wednesday, 10/28/2015 at 6:30 PM
Wednesday, 11/04/2015 at 6:30 PM
Wednesday, 11/11/2015 at 6:30 PM
Wednesday, 11/18/2015 at 6:30 PM
Wednesday, 11/25/2015 at 6:30 PM
Wednesday, 12/02/2015 at 6:30 PM
Wednesday, 12/09/2015 at 6:30 PM
Wednesday, 12/16/2015 at 6:30 PM
Wednesday, 12/23/2015 at 6:30 PM
Wednesday, 12/30/2015 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, 08/05/2015 at 6:30 PM
Wednesday, 08/19/2015 at 6:30 PM
Wednesday, 09/02/2015 at 6:30 PM
Wednesday, 09/09/2015 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.

Beginning June 2015, Knitting With Arnie will meet on odd Wednesdays of the month through August.


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Spanish/English Bilingual Storytime

Event Type: Storytime
Date:
Wednesday, 07/01/2015 at 7:00 PM
Wednesday, 07/08/2015 at 7:00 PM
Wednesday, 07/15/2015 at 7:00 PM
Wednesday, 07/22/2015 at 7:00 PM
Wednesday, 07/29/2015 at 7:00 PM
Wednesday, 08/05/2015 at 7:00 PM
Wednesday, 08/12/2015 at 7:00 PM
Wednesday, 08/19/2015 at 7:00 PM
Library: Half Moon Bay
Ages: All Ages
Description:

Fun stories and songs in English and Spanish. Speakers of all languages welcome.


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Family Storytime

Event Type: Storytime
Date:
Wednesday, 07/15/2015 at 7:00 PM
Wednesday, 07/22/2015 at 7:00 PM
Wednesday, 07/29/2015 at 7:00 PM
Wednesday, 08/05/2015 at 7:00 PM
Wednesday, 08/12/2015 at 7:00 PM
Wednesday, 08/19/2015 at 7:00 PM
Wednesday, 08/26/2015 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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First Wednesday Book Group

Event Type: Book Club
Date:
Wednesday, 08/05/2015 at 7:00 PM
Wednesday, 09/02/2015 at 7:00 PM
Wednesday, 10/07/2015 at 7:00 PM
Wednesday, 11/04/2015 at 7:00 PM
Wednesday, 12/02/2015 at 7:00 PM
Library: Belmont
Ages: Adults
Description:

Please join us for a lively discussion.

 


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The Art of Tea Drinking in China: Docent Lecture

Event Type: Lecture|Slideshow
Date:
Wednesday, 08/05/2015 at 7:00 PM
Library: San Carlos
Ages: Adults
Description:

Docent lecture from the Asian Art Museum will present a program on the development of drinking tea, its preparation and the art objects that it spawned.


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Adult Book Club

Event Type: Book Club
Date:
Wednesday, 08/05/2015 at 7:00 PM
Wednesday, 09/02/2015 at 7:00 PM
Wednesday, 10/07/2015 at 7:00 PM
Wednesday, 11/04/2015 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!


August 5 - The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

September 2 - A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith


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Preschool Storytime

Event Type: Storytime
Date:
Thursday, 07/16/2015 at 10:30 AM
Thursday, 07/23/2015 at 10:30 AM
Thursday, 07/30/2015 at 10:30 AM
Thursday, 08/06/2015 at 10:30 AM
Thursday, 08/13/2015 at 10:30 AM
Thursday, 08/20/2015 at 10:30 AM
Thursday, 08/27/2015 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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Toddler Storytime

Event Type: Storytime
Date:
Thursday, 07/23/2015 at 10:30 AM
Thursday, 07/30/2015 at 10:30 AM
Thursday, 08/06/2015 at 10:30 AM
Thursday, 08/13/2015 at 10:30 AM
Thursday, 08/20/2015 at 10:30 AM
Thursday, 08/27/2015 at 10:30 AM
Thursday, 09/03/2015 at 10:30 AM
Thursday, 09/10/2015 at 10:30 AM
Thursday, 09/17/2015 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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CuriOdyssey Mobile Museum: Animals

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Thursday, 07/23/2015 at 10:45 AM
Thursday, 08/06/2015 at 10:45 AM
Library: San Carlos
Ages: Children
Description:

In this wildlife presentation with real animals, children will use their eyes, ears, mouths and noses to learn all about different animals. Registration required. For ages 0-6.

Thursday, July 23 at 10:45 AM - Please note: priority given to children who will not be attending this program on August 6.

Thursday, August 6 at 10:45 AM - Please note: priority given to children who did not attend this program on July 23.


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Camp Read-A-Lot Summer Extravaganza + Our Annual Raffle & Awards Party!

Event Type: Games|Gaming
Date:
Thursday, 08/06/2015 at 2:00 PM
Library: Millbrae
Ages: All Ages
Description:

Join us out on the lawn for games, events, singing, AND MORE!


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Cooking Club

Event Type: Art|Hobby|Craft
Date:
Thursday, 06/25/2015 at 2:00 PM
Thursday, 07/02/2015 at 2:00 PM
Thursday, 07/09/2015 at 2:00 PM
Thursday, 07/16/2015 at 2:00 PM
Thursday, 07/23/2015 at 2:00 PM
Thursday, 07/30/2015 at 2:00 PM
Thursday, 08/06/2015 at 2:00 PM
Library: Half Moon Bay
Ages: School Age (5-12 years)
Description:

Whip up a different treat each Thursday. Bon apetit! Sign ups required.


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Bones and Owl Pellet Dissection with Nature Connection

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Thursday, 08/06/2015 at 2:00 PM
Library: East Palo Alto
Ages: All Ages
Description:

Students will learn about the function of a spine through examining various animal backbones, highlighting the structural differences between carnivores and herbivores. Students will also dissect an owl pellet, picking out bones and trying to assemble a rodent skeleton.


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Molding Workshop

Event Type: Art|Hobby|Craft
Date:
Thursday, 08/06/2015 at 3:00 PM
Thursday, 08/13/2015 at 3:00 PM
Thursday, 08/20/2015 at 3:00 PM
Thursday, 08/27/2015 at 3:00 PM
Library: Pacifica Sharp Park
Ages: School Age (5-12 years)
Description:

Join us for some fun modeling craft activities where you can build whatever you imagine... Start brainstorming your creations now! We will be using Perler Beads for our 2-D models and Moldable Plastic for your 3-D creations. For children ages 6 and up.


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Throwback Thursdays

Event Type: Art|Hobby|Craft
Date:
Thursday, 08/06/2015 at 3:30 PM
Thursday, 08/13/2015 at 3:30 PM
Thursday, 08/20/2015 at 3:30 PM
Library: San Carlos
Ages: Teens (13-18 years)
Description:

Thursday, August 6 at 3:30 PM - Vinyl Heaven - Hear music the way it is supposed to be heard by listening to records on our turntables. We provide the turntables, records and headphones. Snacks will be provided.

Thursday August 13 at 3:30 PM - Super 16 Movie Afternoon - Get a real movie experience watching cool old films on our 16 mm Projector! Popcorn and drinks will be provided!


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Board Game Night

Event Type: Games|Gaming
Date:
Thursday, 07/16/2015 at 6:00 PM
Thursday, 07/23/2015 at 6:00 PM
Thursday, 07/30/2015 at 6:00 PM
Thursday, 08/06/2015 at 6:00 PM
Thursday, 08/13/2015 at 6:00 PM
Library: Millbrae
Ages: All Ages
Description:

All ages welcome! Lots of games!


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Family Flick

Event Type: Film|Video
Date:
Thursday, 06/04/2015 at 6:00 PM
Thursday, 07/02/2015 at 6:00 PM
Thursday, 08/06/2015 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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Tai Chi

Event Type: Health|Mind|Body
Date:
Friday, 07/24/2015 at 10:00 AM
Friday, 07/31/2015 at 10:00 AM
Friday, 08/07/2015 at 10:00 AM
Friday, 08/14/2015 at 10:00 AM
Friday, 08/21/2015 at 10:00 AM
Friday, 08/28/2015 at 10:00 AM
Library: Woodside
Ages: Adults
Description:

Join us for Tai Chi! 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.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the Woodside Library closure, Tai Chi will meet at the Portola Valley Town Center beginning August 7th. If you have questions, please call the Portola Valley Library at 650-851-0560.


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Adult Chess Club

Event Type: Games|Gaming
Date:
Friday, 08/07/2015 at 10:00 AM
Friday, 08/14/2015 at 10:00 AM
Friday, 08/21/2015 at 10:00 AM
Friday, 08/28/2015 at 10:00 AM
Library: San Carlos
Ages: Adults
Description:

A weekly chess club for adults. Come and play!  We provide the equipment.  The Chess Club meets Fridays, 10 A.M. to noon.


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Preschool Storytime

Event Type: Storytime
Date:
Friday, 07/24/2015 at 10:30 AM
Friday, 07/31/2015 at 10:30 AM
Friday, 08/07/2015 at 10:30 AM
Friday, 08/14/2015 at 10:30 AM
Friday, 08/21/2015 at 10:30 AM
Friday, 08/28/2015 at 10:30 AM
Friday, 09/04/2015 at 10:30 AM
Friday, 09/11/2015 at 10:30 AM
Friday, 09/18/2015 at 10:30 AM
Friday, 09/25/2015 at 10:30 AM
Library: Belmont
Ages: Preschoolers (3-5 years)
Description:

Listen and learn with stories, songs and rhymes.


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Family Storytime

Event Type: Storytime
Date:
Friday, 07/24/2015 at 10:30 AM
Friday, 07/31/2015 at 10:30 AM
Friday, 08/07/2015 at 10:30 AM
Friday, 08/14/2015 at 10:30 AM
Friday, 08/21/2015 at 10:30 AM
Friday, 08/28/2015 at 10:30 AM
Friday, 09/04/2015 at 10:30 AM
Friday, 09/11/2015 at 10:30 AM
Friday, 09/18/2015 at 10:30 AM
Library: Belmont
Ages: All Ages
Description:

Join us for stories, songs, and activities the whole family will love.  Uke storytime on 5/2, 5/16, 5/30, 6/13, and 6/27.


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Spanish/English Bilingual Storytime

Event Type: Storytime
Date:
Friday, 08/07/2015 at 10:30 AM
Friday, 08/14/2015 at 10:30 AM
Friday, 08/21/2015 at 10:30 AM
Friday, 08/28/2015 at 10:30 AM
Friday, 09/04/2015 at 10:30 AM
Friday, 09/11/2015 at 10:30 AM
Friday, 09/18/2015 at 10:30 AM
Library: San Carlos
Ages: Children
Description:

Fun stories and songs in English and Spanish. Speakers of all languages welcome. Ages 18-36 months.


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Toddler Musical Storytime

Event Type: Storytime
Date:
Friday, 08/07/2015 at 10:30 AM
Friday, 08/14/2015 at 10:30 AM
Friday, 08/21/2015 at 10:30 AM
Friday, 08/28/2015 at 10:30 AM
Friday, 09/04/2015 at 10:30 AM
Friday, 09/11/2015 at 10:30 AM
Friday, 09/18/2015 at 10:30 AM
Friday, 09/25/2015 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.
Toddler Musical Storytime will be on break in July and will resume in August.


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Russian Storytime

Event Type: Storytime
Date:
Friday, 07/24/2015 at 11:15 AM
Friday, 07/31/2015 at 11:15 AM
Friday, 08/07/2015 at 11:15 AM
Friday, 08/14/2015 at 11:15 AM
Friday, 08/21/2015 at 11:15 AM
Friday, 08/28/2015 at 11:15 AM
Friday, 09/04/2015 at 11:15 AM
Friday, 09/11/2015 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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Fun Friday

Event Type: Art|Hobby|Craft
Date:
Friday, 06/26/2015 at 2:00 PM
Friday, 07/03/2015 at 2:00 PM
Friday, 07/10/2015 at 2:00 PM
Friday, 07/17/2015 at 2:00 PM
Friday, 07/24/2015 at 2:00 PM
Friday, 07/31/2015 at 2:00 PM
Friday, 08/07/2015 at 2:00 PM
Library: Half Moon Bay
Ages: School Age (5-12 years)
Description:

What's fun on a Friday? Come by and find out!


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Fun Friday – Craft Time

Event Type: Art|Hobby|Craft
Date:
Friday, 06/12/2015 at 3:00 PM
Friday, 06/19/2015 at 3:00 PM
Friday, 06/26/2015 at 3:00 PM
Friday, 07/03/2015 at 2:30 PM
Friday, 07/10/2015 at 3:00 PM
Friday, 07/17/2015 at 3:00 PM
Friday, 07/24/2015 at 2:30 PM
Friday, 07/31/2015 at 2:30 PM
Friday, 08/07/2015 at 2:30 PM
Library: East Palo Alto
Ages: All Ages
Description:

Join us on Fridays for a fun program every week. Program start time changes to 3:00 PM starting June 12th


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Stop Motion Workshop

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Friday, 08/07/2015 at 3:00 PM
Friday, 08/14/2015 at 3:00 PM
Friday, 08/21/2015 at 3:00 PM
Friday, 08/28/2015 at 3:00 PM
Library: Pacifica Sanchez
Ages: School Age (5-12 years)
Description:

Want to make your own stop motion animation video? We'll provide the supplies and backgrounds, you provide the characters! Bring your favorite toy or model (or bring one that you made in our 2D/3D Printing program)! For ages 4+


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I Can Cook!

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Friday, 08/07/2015 at 3:30 PM
Friday, 08/21/2015 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.
August 7 - Quick & Easy Pizzas
August 21 - Simply Desserts


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Battle of the Bands

Event Type: Music
Date:
Friday, 07/31/2015 at 7:00 PM
Friday, 08/07/2015 at 7:00 PM
Library: San Carlos
Ages: Teens (13-18 years)
Description:

Enter the San Carlos Library’s first ever, “Battle of the Bands!” Your band could win prizes from Guitar Center, Best Buy and the Hillsdale Mall. All acts are welcome. If you plan on participating, please come to the required rehearsal held at the San Carlos Library! Registration Required! For more information, please contact Kayla Figard.

 


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Babies & Books in Spanish

Event Type: Storytime
Date:
Saturday, 07/11/2015 at 9:30 AM
Saturday, 07/18/2015 at 9:30 AM
Saturday, 07/25/2015 at 9:30 AM
Saturday, 08/01/2015 at 9:30 AM
Saturday, 08/08/2015 at 9:30 AM
Saturday, 08/15/2015 at 9:30 AM
Saturday, 08/22/2015 at 9:30 AM
Saturday, 08/29/2015 at 9:30 AM
Library: Half Moon Bay
Ages: Infant (0-18 months)
Description:

Rhymes, songs, lap play and short stories for the very young with a Spanish flavor.


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Friends' Book and Media Sale

Event Type: Book Sale
Date:
Saturday, 08/08/2015 at 10:00 AM
Library: Millbrae
Ages: All Ages
Description:

Bargain Book & Media Outdoor Sale 

plus

The Millbrae Historical Society Rummage Sale

 

"Bag of Books" sale takes place from 2:00-3:00pm!


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The Village Concept: Aging in Place

Event Type: Lecture|Slideshow
Date:
Saturday, 08/08/2015 at 10:00 AM
Library: Belmont
Ages: 55 plus
Description:

A representative from Sequoia Village will describe the concept and current status of this community on the Peninsula that enables older adults to continue to live independently. Refreshments will be served.
 


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Overeaters' Anonymous - 12 Step Recovery From Compulsive Overeating

Event Type: Health|Mind|Body
Date:
Saturday, 08/01/2015 at 10:15 AM
Saturday, 08/08/2015 at 10:15 AM
Saturday, 08/15/2015 at 10:15 AM
Saturday, 08/22/2015 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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Zumba & Nutrition

Event Type: Health|Mind|Body
Date:
Saturday, 07/11/2015 at 10:30 AM
Saturday, 07/18/2015 at 10:30 AM
Saturday, 07/25/2015 at 10:30 AM
Saturday, 08/01/2015 at 10:30 AM
Saturday, 08/08/2015 at 10:30 AM
Saturday, 08/15/2015 at 10:30 AM
Saturday, 08/22/2015 at 10:30 AM
Saturday, 08/29/2015 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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Live Action Storytime

Event Type: Storytime
Date:
Saturday, 07/11/2015 at 10:30 AM
Saturday, 07/18/2015 at 10:30 AM
Saturday, 07/25/2015 at 10:30 AM
Saturday, 08/08/2015 at 10:30 AM
Saturday, 08/15/2015 at 10:30 AM
Saturday, 08/22/2015 at 10:30 AM
Library: East Palo Alto
Ages: All Ages
Description:

Join us in this interactive storytime in which we will read books, sing songs and play games. 


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Family Storytime

Event Type: Storytime
Date:
Saturday, 06/13/2015 at 10:30 AM
Saturday, 07/11/2015 at 10:30 AM
Saturday, 08/08/2015 at 10:30 AM
Saturday, 09/12/2015 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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Paws for Tales

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Saturday, 08/08/2015 at 10:30 AM
Saturday, 09/12/2015 at 10:30 AM
Saturday, 10/10/2015 at 10:30 AM
Saturday, 11/14/2015 at 10:30 AM
Saturday, 12/12/2015 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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Peg Dolls: Pirates and Mermaids

Event Type: Art|Hobby|Craft
Date:
Saturday, 08/08/2015 at 11:00 AM
Library: San Carlos
Ages: All Ages
Description:

Off to Neverland with Margaret Bloom, author of Making Peg Dolls and Making Peg Dolls & More, as we create our own pirate and mermaid peg dolls. For all ages, but younger children may require adult assistance.


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Little Musician Jam Session

Event Type: Music
Date:
Saturday, 08/08/2015 at 11:00 AM
Saturday, 09/12/2015 at 11:00 AM
Saturday, 10/10/2015 at 11:00 AM
Library: Brisbane
Ages: All Ages
Description:

Play with some kid-friendly musical instruments and start making some tunes.


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Lego Club

Event Type: Art|Hobby|Craft
Date:
Saturday, 06/13/2015 at 11:00 AM
Saturday, 07/11/2015 at 11:00 AM
Saturday, 08/08/2015 at 11:00 AM
Saturday, 09/12/2015 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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AB 60 Driver's License Class for Spanish Speakers

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Saturday, 08/01/2015 at 1:00 PM
Saturday, 08/08/2015 at 1:00 PM
Saturday, 08/15/2015 at 1:00 PM
Saturday, 08/22/2015 at 1:00 PM
Saturday, 08/29/2015 at 1:00 PM
Library: East Palo Alto
Ages: Adults
Description:

The AB60 driver's license class will help the student take the DMV written exam. Also, it will explain words that are commonly use in the DMV manual. This is a 2 hours course taught by Nuestra Casa staff on 3 consecutive Saturdays, All 3 classes are required for success in passing the exam. Limited to 20 students.


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Poetry Workshop: Celebrating The Poet Within

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
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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Knit With Us

Event Type: Art|Hobby|Craft
Date:
Saturday, 03/07/2015 at 2:00 PM
Saturday, 03/21/2015 at 2:00 PM
Saturday, 04/11/2015 at 2:00 PM
Saturday, 04/25/2015 at 2:00 PM
Saturday, 05/09/2015 at 2:00 PM
Saturday, 05/23/2015 at 2:00 PM
Saturday, 06/13/2015 at 2:00 PM
Saturday, 06/27/2015 at 2:00 PM
Saturday, 07/11/2015 at 2:00 PM
Saturday, 07/25/2015 at 2:00 PM
Saturday, 08/08/2015 at 2:00 PM
Saturday, 08/22/2015 at 2:00 PM
Library: Atherton
Ages: All Ages
Description:

Drop in for a casual knitting session!


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J.M.W. Turner: Painting Set Free

Event Type: Lecture|Slideshow
Date:
Saturday, 08/08/2015 at 2:00 PM
Library: Brisbane
Ages: Adults
Description:

Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775-1851) was one of the greatest British artists of the 19th Century. This docent lecture will review his paintings on display at the DeYoung Museum from June 20-September 20. Turner’s paintings are revered for their spectacular effects of light and color, and have influenced generations of artists.


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Drop-in Games & Puzzles

Event Type: Games|Gaming
Date:
Sunday, 08/09/2015 at 1:00 PM
Sunday, 08/23/2015 at 1:00 PM
Library: Belmont
Ages: All Ages
Description:

Bring the whole family and learn and play board games or put together a puzzle.


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Jennings and Keller Fusion Folk Americana

Event Type: Music
Date:
Sunday, 08/09/2015 at 2:00 PM
Library: Atherton
Ages: All Ages
Description:

Jennings and Keller, an acoustic duo, bring a wealth of experience to their collaboration, from the Broadway musicals of New York to the Honky Tonks of West Texas. Their music is called "Fusion Folk Americana' - a blend of many different elements that comes from a vast and wide-ranging musical background.


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BMX Stunt Show 2015

Event Type: Performance
Date:
Sunday, 08/09/2015 at 2:00 PM
Library: Foster City
Ages: All Ages
Description:

Foster City Library and Foster City Park & Recreation Department are teaming up with Action Through Action Sports to host a series of bike events in 2015 to promote biking in Foster City and bike safety. ATAS will have an exciting BMX Stunt Show on August 9th at 2pm. It will take place at the Park and Recreation Parking Lot, 650 Shell Blvd., Foster City.


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Preschool University

Event Type: Storytime
Date:
Monday, 08/10/2015 at 10:30 AM
Monday, 08/17/2015 at 10:30 AM
Monday, 08/24/2015 at 10:30 AM
Monday, 08/31/2015 at 10:30 AM
Monday, 08/31/2015 at 10:30 AM
Monday, 10/26/2015 at 10:30 AM
Monday, 11/02/2015 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. 


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Tasting Week

Event Type: Art|Hobby|Craft
Date:
Monday, 08/10/2015 at 2:00 PM
Tuesday, 08/11/2015 at 2:00 PM
Wednesday, 08/12/2015 at 2:00 PM
Library: San Carlos
Ages: Teens (13-18 years)
Description:

Monday, August 10 at 2:00 PM - Gross Combinations of Foods - Ever tried chocolate covered bacon? Pickles with frosting? Marshmallows and Nachos? Join us for a tasting of weird food combinations!

Tuesday, August 11 at 2:00 PM - Around the World - Discover your new favorite food by tasting things from around the world!

Wednesday, August 12 at 2:00 PM - Pie Tasting - Do you love pie as much as we do? Then come to our AWESOMELY DELICIOUS Pie Tasting at the library! What's Your Favorite??!


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Math Art

Event Type: Art|Hobby|Craft
Date:
Monday, 08/10/2015 at 3:00 PM
Library: San Carlos
Ages: School Age (5-12 years)
Description:

Use numbers and concepts to create math-based art. For ages 5 and up.


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Model United Nations Workshop

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Monday, 08/10/2015 at 3:00 PM
Tuesday, 08/11/2015 at 3:00 PM
Wednesday, 08/12/2015 at 3:00 PM
Thursday, 08/13/2015 at 3:00 PM
Friday, 08/14/2015 at 3:00 PM
Monday, 08/17/2015 at 3:00 PM
Tuesday, 08/18/2015 at 3:00 PM
Wednesday, 08/19/2015 at 3:00 PM
Thursday, 08/20/2015 at 3:00 PM
Friday, 08/21/2015 at 3:00 PM
Library: Millbrae
Ages: Teens (13-18 years)
Description:

DEBATE AND PUBLIC SPEAKING SKILLS WORKSHOP PRESENTED BY THE MILLS HIGH SCHOOL MODEL UN

In this intensive and engaging 10-day workshop, led by students in the Mills High School Model United Nations club, participants will utilize the techniques of Model UN to practice their debate and speech skills. Students should plan to attend every day, but we understand if other commitments may keep them from a class or two. For students entering 4th-7th grade. Prior signup is required.


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Mad Science Presents Movie Special Effects

Event Type: Performance
Date:
Monday, 08/10/2015 at 3:00 PM
Library: Atherton
Ages: School Age (5-12 years)
Description:

Learn a little science and have a lot of fun when Mad Science teaches us how movie special effects are made. For ages 5 and up. Sponsored by the Friends of the Atherton Library.


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From Nature to Table

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Monday, 08/10/2015 at 3:30 PM
Library: Brisbane
Ages: School Age (5-12 years)
Description:

Students explore four ingredients harvested from rainforests and learn how these plants get from nature to the table. Lesson activity includes making ice cream using some of the featured ingredients!


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Computer Coach

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Tuesday, 08/11/2015 at 10:30 AM
Tuesday, 08/18/2015 at 10:30 AM
Tuesday, 08/25/2015 at 10:30 AM
Tuesday, 09/01/2015 at 10:30 AM
Tuesday, 09/08/2015 at 10:30 AM
Tuesday, 09/15/2015 at 10:30 AM
Tuesday, 09/22/2015 at 10:30 AM
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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Knit With Us

Event Type: Art|Hobby|Craft
Date:
Tuesday, 07/28/2015 at 6:00 PM
Tuesday, 08/11/2015 at 6:00 PM
Tuesday, 08/25/2015 at 6:00 PM
Tuesday, 09/08/2015 at 6:00 PM
Tuesday, 09/22/2015 at 6:00 PM
Tuesday, 10/13/2015 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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Documentary Club

Event Type: Film|Video
Date:
Tuesday, 08/11/2015 at 6:30 PM
Tuesday, 09/08/2015 at 6:30 PM
Tuesday, 10/13/2015 at 6:30 PM
Tuesday, 11/10/2015 at 6:30 PM
Tuesday, 12/08/2015 at 6:30 PM
Library: Belmont
Ages: Adults
Description:

Join us on the second Tuesday evening of the month as we watch and discuss a new documentary or independent film. Popcorn and refreshments will be served!


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Magic Dan

Event Type: Performance
Date:
Tuesday, 08/11/2015 at 7:00 PM
Library: San Carlos
Ages: All Ages
Description:

Be astounded and amazed by the terrific trickery of the one and only Magic Dan! For all ages.


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Lawyers In The Library

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Tuesday, 08/11/2015 at 7:00 PM
Tuesday, 09/08/2015 at 7:00 PM
Tuesday, 10/13/2015 at 7:00 PM
Tuesday, 11/10/2015 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, with legal expertise as noted. 


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Millbrae Library Film Club: The Babadook

Event Type: Film|Video
Date:
Tuesday, 08/11/2015 at 7:00 PM
Library: Millbrae
Ages: Adults
Description:

 Who wants to go to the movies? The Film Club screens and discusses entertaining and thought-provoking movies every month at the Millbrae Library. Whether you're a cinephile or you just want to try something new, Film Club has something for everyone. Admission is free to the general public and refreshments will be provided. Make your next night out a Film Club night!


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Computer Coach

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Wednesday, 07/29/2015 at 10:30 AM
Wednesday, 08/12/2015 at 10:30 AM
Wednesday, 08/26/2015 at 10:30 AM
Wednesday, 09/09/2015 at 10:30 AM
Wednesday, 09/16/2015 at 10:30 AM
Wednesday, 09/30/2015 at 10:30 AM
Wednesday, 10/14/2015 at 10:30 AM
Wednesday, 10/28/2015 at 10:30 AM
Wednesday, 11/11/2015 at 10:30 AM
Wednesday, 11/25/2015 at 10:30 AM
Wednesday, 12/09/2015 at 10:30 AM
Wednesday, 12/23/2015 at 10:30 AM
Wednesday, 12/30/2015 at 10:30 AM
Library: Belmont
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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Toddler Storytime

Event Type: Storytime
Date:
Wednesday, 08/12/2015 at 10:30 AM
Wednesday, 08/19/2015 at 10:30 AM
Wednesday, 08/26/2015 at 10:30 AM
Wednesday, 09/09/2015 at 10:30 AM
Wednesday, 09/16/2015 at 10:30 AM
Wednesday, 09/23/2015 at 10:30 AM
Wednesday, 09/30/2015 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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Bones and Owl Pellet Dissection with Nature Connection

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Wednesday, 08/12/2015 at 3:00 PM
Library: San Carlos
Ages: All Ages
Description:

Learn about the function of a spine by examining various animal backbones, and dissect an owl pellet to pick out bones to assemble a rodent skeleton. For ages 5 and up.


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Parent/Daughter Book Club

Event Type: Book Club
Date:
Wednesday, 07/08/2015 at 7:00 PM
Wednesday, 08/12/2015 at 7:00 PM
Wednesday, 09/09/2015 at 7:00 PM
Wednesday, 10/14/2015 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:
July - Family Tree, Book 4 by Ann M. Martin
Aug - Molly's Pilgrim by Barbara Cohen
Sep - Sisters by Raina Telgemeier
Oct - Postive: A Memoir by Paige Rawl


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Foster City Library Book Discussion Group

Event Type: Book Club
Date:
Wednesday, 08/12/2015 at 7:30 PM
Wednesday, 09/09/2015 at 7:30 PM
Wednesday, 10/14/2015 at 7:30 PM
Wednesday, 11/11/2015 at 7:30 PM
Library: Foster City
Ages: Adults
Description:

 We welcome new members.  This month we're reading Saving Italy by Robert M. Edsel.

September-The Rosie Project

October-Persepolis & Percepolis II (graphic novels to celebrate our ComicBookFest).

 

 

 


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Minecraft Day: Programming Java (3 days)

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Monday, 07/13/2015 at 9:00 AM
Tuesday, 07/14/2015 at 9:00 AM
Wednesday, 07/15/2015 at 9:00 AM
Thursday, 08/13/2015 at 9:00 AM
Friday, 08/14/2015 at 9:00 AM
Saturday, 08/15/2015 at 9:00 AM
Library: East Palo Alto
Ages: Teens (13-18 years)
Description:

This is a great way for kids who love games to learn programming. We use Java, a programming language, on a real server that your child will setup and configure. Kids enjoy seeing the immediate results of their learning and are highly motivated to understand the capabilities and techniques of Java. This 3-day camp also draws on their imaginative abilities, creating new Minecraft mods that they’ve dreamed up but never thought they could build. Your child will leave camp with the ability to host their own Minecraft server for friends to collaborate on.


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San Carlos Quilters' Club

Event Type: Art|Hobby|Craft
Date:
Thursday, 08/13/2015 at 10:00 AM
Thursday, 09/10/2015 at 10:00 AM
Thursday, 10/08/2015 at 10:00 AM
Thursday, 11/12/2015 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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Firefighter Storytime

Event Type: Storytime
Date:
Thursday, 07/09/2015 at 10:30 AM
Thursday, 08/13/2015 at 10:30 AM
Thursday, 09/10/2015 at 10:30 AM
Thursday, 10/08/2015 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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Toddler Dance Party with Mariela

Event Type: Music
Date:
Thursday, 08/13/2015 at 11:00 AM
Library: San Carlos
Ages: Toddlers (18-36 months)
Description:

Sing, dance, and play along to the music of the fantastic Mariela Herrera! For ages 0-6.


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Summer Learning Extravaganza

Event Type: Art|Hobby|Craft
Date:
Thursday, 08/13/2015 at 1:30 PM
Library: Pacifica Sharp Park
Ages: All Ages
Description:

Join us for our Summer Learning Extravaganza on Thursday. August 13th at Pacifica's Fairmont Park from 1:30 - 3:30 pm. Celebrate with fun activities - painting, airbursh tattoo, making slime, seed planting, ukelele demo, Imagination Playground, a bounce house and a juggling act by the EarthCapades. Refreshments and snow cone will be served.


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Summer Learning Extravaganza

Event Type: Art|Hobby|Craft
Date:
Thursday, 08/13/2015 at 1:30 PM
Library: Pacifica Sanchez
Ages: All Ages
Description:

Join us for our Summer Learning Extravaganza on Thursday. August 13th at Pacifica's Fairmont Park from 1:30 - 3:30 pm. Celebrate with fun activities - painting, airbursh tattoo, making slime, seed planting, ukelele demo, Imagination Playground, a bounce house and a juggling act by the EarthCapades. Refreshments and snow cone will be served.


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Mystery Book Club

Event Type: Book Club
Date:
Thursday, 08/13/2015 at 2:00 PM
Thursday, 09/10/2015 at 2:00 PM
Thursday, 10/08/2015 at 2:00 PM
Thursday, 11/12/2015 at 2:00 PM
Thursday, 12/10/2015 at 2:00 PM
Library: Belmont
Ages: Adults
Description:

Enjoy lively discussion and light refreshments.

 


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Musical Storytime

Event Type: Storytime
Date:
Thursday, 06/11/2015 at 4:00 PM
Thursday, 06/25/2015 at 4:00 PM
Thursday, 07/09/2015 at 4:00 PM
Thursday, 07/23/2015 at 4:00 PM
Thursday, 08/13/2015 at 4:00 PM
Thursday, 08/27/2015 at 4:00 PM
Library: Atherton
Ages: All Ages
Description:

Silly songs and fun stories for the whole family.


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Paws for Tales

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Thursday, 08/13/2015 at 4:30 PM
Thursday, 09/10/2015 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, 08/13/2015 at 6:00 PM
Thursday, 09/10/2015 at 6:00 PM
Thursday, 10/08/2015 at 6:00 PM
Thursday, 11/12/2015 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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Jennings and Keller Fusion Folk Americana

Event Type: Music
Date:
Thursday, 08/13/2015 at 6:30 PM
Library: Foster City
Ages: All Ages
Description:

Jennings and Keller, an acoustic duo, bring a wealth of experience to their collaboration, from the Broadway musicals of New York to the Honky Tonks of West Texas. Their music is called "Fusion Folk Americana' - a blend of many different elements that comes from a vast and wide-ranging musical background.


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eBook/eAudiobook Drop-In Session

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Thursday, 07/09/2015 at 6:30 PM
Thursday, 07/23/2015 at 6:30 PM
Thursday, 08/13/2015 at 6:30 PM
Thursday, 08/27/2015 at 6:30 PM
Thursday, 09/10/2015 at 6:30 PM
Thursday, 09/24/2015 at 6:30 PM
Thursday, 10/08/2015 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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Book Group

Event Type: Book Club
Date:
Thursday, 07/09/2015 at 7:00 PM
Thursday, 08/13/2015 at 7:00 PM
Thursday, 09/10/2015 at 7:00 PM
Thursday, 10/08/2015 at 7:00 PM
Thursday, 11/12/2015 at 7:00 PM
Library: Pacifica Sanchez
Ages: Adults
Description:

Meets every 2nd Thursday of the month at 7 pm.
Book selections:
July - Guns, Germs, and Steel by Jared Diamond
Aug - The Monkey Wrench Gang by Edward Abbey
Sep - Travels with Charley by John Steinbeck
Oct - The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander
Nov - On the Road by Jack Kerouac


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Pub Style Trivia: Brainiacs and Brews

Event Type: Games|Gaming
Date:
Thursday, 08/13/2015 at 7:00 PM
Library: San Carlos
Ages: Adults
Description:

Parents, leave your kids to their own trivia and games in the Children's Room complete with snacks and apple juice.

Then join us for pub-style trivia in the Spot! Free beer and root beer provided by Devil's Canyon Brewery. Snacks and prizes provided by the Friends of the San Carlos Library


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Senior Moments Book Club

Event Type: Book Club
Date:
Friday, 07/10/2015 at 11:00 AM
Friday, 08/14/2015 at 11:00 AM
Friday, 09/11/2015 at 11:00 AM
Friday, 10/09/2015 at 11:00 AM
Friday, 11/13/2015 at 11:00 AM
Friday, 12/11/2015 at 11:00 AM
Library: Pacifica Sanchez
Ages: 55 plus
Description:

Meets once a month on a Friday at 11 am.
Book Selections:
July - The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
Aug - The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Sep - A Thousand Acres by Jane Smiley
Oct - The Monkey Wrench Gang by Edward Abbey
Nov - To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
Dec - No Place to Hide: Eric Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance State by Glenn Greenwald


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Iron Chef Competition

Event Type: Art|Hobby|Craft
Date:
Friday, 08/14/2015 at 3:30 PM
Library: San Carlos
Ages: Teens (13-18 years)
Description:

Enter the library’s first ever Iron Chef Competition! We provide the ingredients and cookware, you create a delicious dish of your choice! Winner gets a prize! Friday, August 14 at 3:30 PM. Registration required.


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Kids' Book Club

Event Type: Book Club
Date:
Friday, 08/14/2015 at 4:00 PM
Friday, 09/18/2015 at 4:00 PM
Friday, 10/09/2015 at 4:00 PM
Friday, 11/06/2015 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!

08/14 - Clementine's Letter (DRA: 40)

09/18 - Alvin Ho: Allergic to Girls, School, and Other Scary Things (DRA: 40)


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Fiber Arts Friday

Event Type: Art|Hobby|Craft
Date:
Friday, 07/10/2015 at 6:30 PM
Friday, 08/14/2015 at 6:30 PM
Friday, 09/11/2015 at 6:30 PM
Friday, 10/09/2015 at 6:30 PM
Friday, 11/13/2015 at 6:30 PM
Friday, 12/11/2015 at 6:30 PM
Library: Pacifica Sanchez
Ages: All Ages
Description:

Join knitters, crocheters, felters, weavers and more of all levels. Share tips or swap patterns with others. Please bring your own supplies.


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Drop-In Craft

Event Type: Art|Hobby|Craft
Date:
Saturday, 07/18/2015 at 10:30 AM
Saturday, 08/15/2015 at 10:30 AM
Saturday, 09/19/2015 at 10:30 AM
Saturday, 10/17/2015 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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Skype: Online Video Conferencing

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Saturday, 08/15/2015 at 10:30 AM
Library: Millbrae
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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Block Party

Event Type: Art|Hobby|Craft
Date:
Saturday, 08/15/2015 at 11:00 AM
Saturday, 09/19/2015 at 11:00 AM
Saturday, 10/17/2015 at 11:00 AM
Saturday, 11/21/2015 at 11:00 AM
Saturday, 12/19/2015 at 11:00 AM
Saturday, 01/16/2016 at 11:00 AM
Saturday, 02/20/2016 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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Magical Ventriloquist Tony Borders

Event Type: Performance
Date:
Saturday, 08/15/2015 at 2:00 PM
Library: Brisbane
Ages: All Ages
Description:

Join us for our End of Summer Learning celebration! Kick off the afternoon with Tony Borders, the magical ventriloquist! Captain Book needs the help of Peter Pan, Wendy, and YOU to battle the pirates who try to steal our reading time: Captain Computer Game, Admiral TV, and Pirate Put-it-off! With songs about reading and imagination and background music for the magic treasure chest, this pirate adventure will thrill the whole family! Don't forget to turn in your Summer Learning Log and pick up your prize after the show!

 


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Jennings and Keller Fusion Folk Americana

Event Type: Music
Date:
Saturday, 08/15/2015 at 3:00 PM
Library: Pacifica Sanchez
Ages: All Ages
Description:

Jennings & Keller, an acoustic duo based out of Miami, Florida, bring a wealth of experience to their collaboration, from the Broadway musicals of New York to the Honky Tonks of West Texas. Their music--"Fusion Folk Americana”—is a blend of many different elements that comes from a vast and wide-ranging musical background.


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Friends Book Sale

Event Type: Book Sale
Date:
Sunday, 08/16/2015 at 1:00 PM
Sunday, 09/20/2015 at 1:00 PM
Sunday, 10/18/2015 at 1:00 PM
Sunday, 11/15/2015 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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Chair Yoga for Everyone

Event Type: Health|Mind|Body
Date:
Sunday, 08/16/2015 at 2:00 PM
Library: Atherton
Ages: Adults
Description:

Chair Yoga is a safe and effective way to learn yoga at all ages and levels of health and mobility. Just like any yoga class, it can give you more flexibility in body and mind; physical and mental strength to increase your energy; improves memory and clarity, improved concentration; and supports overall health and peace. Chair yoga also is a nice way to meet others in the community as well. No experience necessary


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Taiwanese Hand Puppet Fantasy Show

Event Type: Performance
Date:
Sunday, 08/16/2015 at 2:00 PM
Library: Foster City
Ages: All Ages
Description:

Foster City Library has invited Chiao Wan Jan Puppet Troupe from Taiwan to come to our library. The troupe is formed entirely by students of Taipei Pingdeng Elementary School and they have traveled to perform in Japan and many other countries. They will be on tour in the Bay Area this summer, and Foster City Library is proud to be one of the locations. The troupe will bring their famous hand puppet fantasy show of Chinese folklore to our audiences.

*This is a Mandarin language performance*


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Senior Health Talk: Maturing Gracefully

Event Type: Health|Mind|Body
Date:
Monday, 08/17/2015 at 12:00 PM
Monday, 09/21/2015 at 12:00 PM
Monday, 10/19/2015 at 12:00 PM
Monday, 11/23/2015 at 12:00 PM
Monday, 12/21/2015 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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Imagination Playground & Outdoor Play

Event Type: Games|Gaming
Date:
Monday, 08/17/2015 at 3:00 PM
Thursday, 08/20/2015 at 11:00 AM
Library: San Carlos
Ages: Children
Description:

Have fun in the sun (wear sunscreen!) with a set of GIANT building blocks and other outdoor activities. For ages 0-6.


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Craft Time: Afternoon Crafts

Event Type: Art|Hobby|Craft
Date:
Monday, 08/17/2015 at 3:30 PM
Monday, 08/24/2015 at 3:30 PM
Monday, 08/31/2015 at 3:30 PM
Monday, 09/07/2015 at 3:30 PM
Monday, 09/14/2015 at 3:30 PM
Monday, 09/21/2015 at 3:30 PM
Monday, 09/28/2015 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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Paws for Tales

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Monday, 07/20/2015 at 4:30 PM
Monday, 08/17/2015 at 4:30 PM
Library: Half Moon Bay
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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Intro to 3D Printing

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Monday, 08/17/2015 at 6:30 PM
Library: Millbrae
Ages: All Ages
Description:

Learn the basics of 3D printing, including preparing files for printing, and setting up the machine.


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

Event Type: Performance
Date:
Monday, 08/17/2015 at 7:00 PM
Library: Atherton
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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Walk & Talk Book Club

Event Type: Book Club
Date:
Tuesday, 07/21/2015 at 9:00 AM
Tuesday, 08/18/2015 at 9:00 AM
Tuesday, 09/15/2015 at 9:00 AM
Tuesday, 10/20/2015 at 9:00 AM
Tuesday, 11/17/2015 at 9:00 AM
Tuesday, 12/15/2015 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:
July - The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton
Aug - A Thousand Acres by Jane Smiley
Sep - China Dolls by Lisa See
Oct - A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith
Nov - Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress by Dai Sijie
Dec - The Mistletoe Promise by Richard Paul Evans


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Baby Yoga

Event Type: Health|Mind|Body
Date:
Tuesday, 08/18/2015 at 11:30 AM
Library: Atherton
Ages: Infant (0-18 months)
Description:

"Calm Mind, Healthy Heart Yoga" with Leyna Roget. Learn some yoga with your (walking) baby. Bring the love to life by enhancing the bond between you and your baby while embracing a healthy lifestyle in a compassionate and supportive atmosphere.


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Free Access to eMagazines

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Tuesday, 08/18/2015 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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Download Free Music

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Tuesday, 08/18/2015 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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Paws for Tales

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Tuesday, 07/21/2015 at 6:30 PM
Tuesday, 08/18/2015 at 6:30 PM
Tuesday, 09/15/2015 at 6:30 PM
Tuesday, 10/20/2015 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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Family Game Night

Event Type: Games|Gaming
Date:
Tuesday, 08/18/2015 at 7:00 PM
Library: San Carlos
Ages: All Ages
Description:

Bring your family and friends to the library for a fun evening of games and snacks. Bring your favorite games, or play one of ours. For all ages.


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Sherry Austin With Henhouse

Event Type: Music
Date:
Tuesday, 08/18/2015 at 7:00 PM
Library: Belmont
Ages: Adults
Description:

With four of the most popular Americana vocalists in the San Francisco Bay Area, Sherry Austin with the Henhouse Band delights their fans with their engaging stage presence, upbeat songs, and great harmonies. They sing with authority and passion, and their distinctive blend of folk, country, and rock is filled with warmth and conviction. Their music covers the range from sweet love songs to gritty, rockin' songs about cars, trains, and love gone wrong.


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Lawyers In The Library

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Tuesday, 07/21/2015 at 7:00 PM
Tuesday, 08/18/2015 at 7:00 PM
Tuesday, 09/15/2015 at 7:00 PM
Tuesday, 10/20/2015 at 7:00 PM
Tuesday, 11/17/2015 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, 07/21/2015 at 7:00 PM
Tuesday, 08/18/2015 at 7:00 PM
Tuesday, 09/15/2015 at 7:00 PM
Tuesday, 10/20/2015 at 7:00 PM
Tuesday, 11/17/2015 at 7:00 PM
Tuesday, 12/15/2015 at 7:00 PM
Tuesday, 01/19/2016 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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Introduction to Social Media

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Wednesday, 08/19/2015 at 10:30 AM
Library: Belmont
Ages: Adults
Description:

Come to this class and learn about social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Google+ and other social media tools such as blogs and wikis.


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T3 Movies: The Parent Trap Double Feature

Event Type: Film|Video
Date:
Wednesday, 08/19/2015 at 1:00 PM
Wednesday, 08/19/2015 at 3:30 PM
Library: Millbrae
Ages: All Ages
Description:

In the final films in our throwback summer series, teenage twin girls meet for the first time at camp and swap places in a scheme to reunite their divorced parents. The classic 1961 film will start at 1:00pm and runs just over two hours. The 1998 remake, starring Lindsay Lohan, will start at 3:30pm and will end near 6pm. Everyone welcome. Free popcorn.


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Lawyers In The Library

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Wednesday, 07/15/2015 at 6:00 PM
Wednesday, 08/19/2015 at 6:00 PM
Wednesday, 09/16/2015 at 6:00 PM
Wednesday, 10/21/2015 at 6:00 PM
Wednesday, 11/18/2015 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.

July 15: Family Law

August 19: Immigration Law


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ESL Conversation Club

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Thursday, 08/20/2015 at 1:30 PM
Library: Foster City
Ages: Adults
Description:

This is a casual, small group discussion led by library staff to help intermediate learners improve their conversational English. It is also a great way to meet your neighbors. Every Thursday at 1:30pm in Discovery Room.


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Saturday Morning Board Games

Event Type: Games|Gaming
Date:
Saturday, 07/25/2015 at 10:30 AM
Saturday, 08/22/2015 at 10:30 AM
Saturday, 09/26/2015 at 10:30 AM
Saturday, 10/24/2015 at 10:30 AM
Saturday, 11/28/2015 at 10:30 AM
Library: Millbrae
Ages: All Ages
Description:

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


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Baby Sign Storytime

Event Type: Storytime
Date:
Saturday, 06/27/2015 at 11:00 AM
Saturday, 07/25/2015 at 11:00 AM
Saturday, 08/22/2015 at 11:00 AM
Saturday, 09/26/2015 at 11:00 AM
Saturday, 10/17/2015 at 11:00 AM
Library: Portola Valley
Ages: Infant (0-18 months)
Description:

 


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Chinese Book/Cultural Club

Event Type: Book Club
Date:
Saturday, 08/22/2015 at 2:00 PM
Library: Millbrae
Ages: Adults
Description:

FML Culture Event #36 - “Ottoman Empire”

Its impact on Chinese History & Today’s Geopolitics


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Jennings and Keller Fusion Folk Americana

Event Type: Music
Date:
Saturday, 08/22/2015 at 2:00 PM
Library: San Carlos
Ages: All Ages
Description:

Jennings and Keller, an acoustic duo, bring a wealth of experience to their collaboration, from the Broadway musicals of New York to the Honky Tonks of West Texas. Their music is called "Fusion Folk Americana' - a blend of many different elements that comes from a vast and wide-ranging musical background.


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Jennings and Keller Fusion Folk Americana

Event Type: Music
Date:
Sunday, 08/23/2015 at 2:00 PM
Library: Half Moon Bay
Ages: All Ages
Description:

Jennings and Keller, an acoustic duo, bring a wealth of experience to their collaboration, from the Broadway musicals of New York to the Honky Tonks of West Texas. Their music is called "Fusion Folk Americana' - a blend of many different elements that comes from a vast and wide-ranging musical background.


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Science Lab

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Monday, 08/24/2015 at 4:00 PM
Monday, 09/07/2015 at 4:00 PM
Monday, 09/21/2015 at 4:00 PM
Monday, 10/05/2015 at 4:00 PM
Monday, 10/19/2015 at 4:00 PM
Monday, 11/02/2015 at 4:00 PM
Monday, 11/16/2015 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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Paws for Tales

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Monday, 07/27/2015 at 4:00 PM
Monday, 08/24/2015 at 4:00 PM
Monday, 08/24/2015 at 4:00 PM
Monday, 09/28/2015 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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Using Gray Water for CA Native Plants

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Monday, 08/24/2015 at 7:00 PM
Library: Belmont
Ages: Adults
Description:

We are in our fourth year of drought and it is imperative that we conserve every drop of water. Gray water is a great way to re-use water from inside the house for landscape irrigation outside of the house. Come learn how you can install a simple laundry-to-landscape system and which native plants are best suited for this type of irrigation.


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Google Docs

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Tuesday, 08/25/2015 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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Tinkering Teens

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Tuesday, 07/21/2015 at 4:00 PM
Tuesday, 08/25/2015 at 4:00 PM
Library: Portola Valley
Ages: Teens (13-18 years)
Description:

Come hang out with friends and have fun! Summer activites include creations from trash, designing a journal and learning how to DJ. See what all the excitement is about--we promise you'll have a blast!
This program is generously sponsored by the Friends of the Portola Valley Library.

July 21 - Journal Design

August 25 - DJ Workshop


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Teen DJ Workshop

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Tuesday, 08/25/2015 at 4:00 PM
Library: Portola Valley
Ages: Teens (13-18 years)
Description:

San Francisco's Washburn Studio will bring professional DJ equipment for a special workhop for teens! Workshop attendees will get instruction from professionals on the art of DJing. Students may even get to work the professional equipment and make their own beat!


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Spanish Language Conversation Group

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Tuesday, 08/25/2015 at 6:00 PM
Library: Millbrae
Ages: Adults
Description:

Come join us for a relaxed & informal group conversation to practice your Spanish language skills. All skill levels are welcome participate.


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Lawyers In The Library

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Tuesday, 07/28/2015 at 6:00 PM
Tuesday, 08/25/2015 at 6:00 PM
Tuesday, 09/22/2015 at 6:00 PM
Tuesday, 10/27/2015 at 6:00 PM
Tuesday, 11/24/2015 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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Chair Yoga for Everyone

Event Type: Health|Mind|Body
Date:
Wednesday, 08/26/2015 at 11:00 AM
Library: East Palo Alto
Ages: Adults
Description:

Chair Yoga is a safe and effective way to learn yoga at all ages and levels of health and mobility. Just like any yoga class, it can give you more flexibility in body and mind; physical and mental strength to increase your energy; improves memory and clarity, improved concentration; and supports overall health and peace. Chair yoga also is a nice way to meet others in the community as well. No experience necessary.

You can learn more about Chair Yoga at: http://www.sunlightchairyoga.com


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Teen DJ Workshop

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Wednesday, 08/26/2015 at 3:00 PM
Library: Millbrae
Ages: Teens (13-18 years)
Description:

San Francisco's Washburn Studio will bring professional DJ equipment for a special workhop for teens! Workshop attendees will get instruction from professionals on the art of DJing. Students may even get to work the professional equipment and make their own beat!


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Mystery Book Club

Event Type: Book Club
Date:
Wednesday, 07/22/2015 at 7:00 PM
Wednesday, 08/26/2015 at 7:00 PM
Library: San Carlos
Ages: Adults
Description:

Meets the 4th Wednesday of the month at 7:00 PM. 

July 22, 2015 - Grave Doubts, by Elizabeth Corley

August 26, 2015 - Ghost Month, by Ed Lin


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eBook/eAudiobook Drop-In Session

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Wednesday, 08/26/2015 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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Play With Your Food

Event Type: Art|Hobby|Craft
Date:
Thursday, 08/27/2015 at 11:00 AM
Library: San Carlos
Ages: Children
Description:

Build, create, and play with your food to make an edible masterpiece. For ages 0-6.


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Reel Great Films: The Snapper

Event Type: Film|Video
Date:
Friday, 08/28/2015 at 7:00 PM
Library: Belmont
Ages: Adults
Description:

The Snapper is a 1993 Irish film which was directed by Stephen Frears and starred Tina Kellegher, Colm Meaney and Brendan Gleeson. The film is based on the novel by Irish writer Roddy Doyle, about the Rabbitte family and their domestic adventures. One little secret is about to cause a big, big commotion in this hilariously funny hit comedy. The Snapper continues the adventures of the Rabbitte family two years after The Commitments.

Popcorn will be served!


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Italian Bilingual Storytime

Event Type: Storytime
Date:
Saturday, 07/18/2015 at 10:30 AM
Saturday, 08/29/2015 at 10:30 AM
Saturday, 09/26/2015 at 10:30 AM
Library: Pacifica Sharp Park
Ages: All Ages
Description:

Italian bilingual storytime offers children the opportunity to learn basic words and phrases in Italian.


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Family Gaming

Event Type: Games|Gaming
Date:
Saturday, 08/29/2015 at 1:00 PM
Saturday, 09/26/2015 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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Twitter

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Saturday, 08/29/2015 at 2:00 PM
Library: Half Moon Bay
Ages: Adults
Description:

Learn how to create a Twitter account, start following your favorite people, put out your first "tweet," and more. 


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Chair Yoga for Everyone

Event Type: Health|Mind|Body
Date:
Monday, 08/31/2015 at 10:30 AM
Library: Pacifica Sanchez
Ages: Adults
Description:

Chair Yoga is a safe and effective way to learn yoga at all ages and levels of health and mobility. Just like any yoga class, it can give you more flexibility in body and mind; physical and mental strength to increase your energy; improves memory and clarity, improved concentration; and supports overall health and peace. Chair yoga also is a nice way to meet others in the community as well. No experience necessary.

You can learn more about Chair Yoga at: http://www.sunlightchairyoga.com


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Chair Yoga for Everyone

Event Type: Health|Mind|Body
Date:
Monday, 08/31/2015 at 2:00 PM
Library: Millbrae
Ages: Adults
Description:

Chair Yoga is a safe and effective way to learn yoga at all ages and levels of health and mobility. Just like any yoga class, it can give you more flexibility in body and mind; physical and mental strength to increase your energy; improves memory and clarity, improved concentration; and supports overall health and peace. Chair yoga also is a nice way to meet others in the community as well. No experience necessary.

For more information on Chair Yoga go to www.sunlightyoga.com


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Facebook

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Wednesday, 09/02/2015 at 10:30 AM
Library: Belmont
Ages: Adults
Description:

Learn your way around the popular social networking site. Create an account, edit your profile, and reconnect with classmates, family and friends.


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Lego Club

Event Type: Art|Hobby|Craft
Date:
Saturday, 08/01/2015 at 10:30 AM
Saturday, 09/05/2015 at 10:30 AM
Saturday, 10/03/2015 at 10:30 AM
Saturday, 11/07/2015 at 10:30 AM
Saturday, 12/05/2015 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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Lego Club

Event Type: Art|Hobby|Craft
Date:
Saturday, 08/01/2015 at 11:00 AM
Saturday, 09/05/2015 at 11:00 AM
Saturday, 10/03/2015 at 11:00 AM
Saturday, 11/07/2015 at 11:00 AM
Saturday, 12/05/2015 at 11:00 AM
Saturday, 01/02/2016 at 11:00 AM
Saturday, 02/06/2016 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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Blog

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Saturday, 09/05/2015 at 2:00 PM
Library: San Carlos
Ages: All Ages
Description:

Learn how to build a simple blog (web log), create and edit postings, design your page, add gadgets, incorporate hyperlinks, photos, videos and audios onto the blog, and save your blog content.


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An Afternoon With Author S.K.Kalsi

Event Type: Author Program
Date:
Wednesday, 09/09/2015 at 12:00 PM
Library: Belmont
Ages: Adults
Description:

Author S.K. Kalsi will be reading at the Belmont Library! Influenced by poets, musicians, and philosophers, S.K. Kalsi crafts sentences that resonate with depth and power. In searing prose, he reveals the souls of loners and atheists, iconoclasts and dreamers, people turned inward by obsession, broken by love, illuminating souls shattered by loss.

Refreshments will precede the event courtesy of the Belmont Friends of the Library and a book selling and signing opportunity will occur courtesy of Books Inc.


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Pub Style Trivia

Event Type: Games|Gaming
Date:
Thursday, 07/09/2015 at 6:30 PM
Thursday, 09/10/2015 at 6:30 PM
Thursday, 10/08/2015 at 6:30 PM
Library: Belmont
Ages: Adults
Description:

Our Pub Style Trivia Nights have been changed to the 2nd Thursday of the Month!! 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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WordPress

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Saturday, 09/12/2015 at 10:00 AM
Library: Foster City
Ages: Adults
Description:

Have your voice heard. Learn how to start your own blog for free using WordPress.


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Genealogy: Shaking Your Family Tree

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Saturday, 09/12/2015 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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The Art of Tea Drinking in China: Docent Lecture

Event Type: Lecture|Slideshow
Date:
Saturday, 09/12/2015 at 1:00 PM
Library: Millbrae
Ages: Adults
Description:

Docent lecture from the Asian Art Museum will present a program on the development of drinking tea, its preparation and the art objects that it spawned.


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J.M.W. Turner: Painting Set Free

Event Type: Lecture|Slideshow
Date:
Sunday, 09/13/2015 at 2:00 PM
Library: Pacifica Sanchez
Ages: Adults
Description:

Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775-1851) was one of the greatest British artists of the 19th Century. This docent lecture will review his paintings on display at the DeYoung Museum from June 20-September 20. Turner’s paintings are revered for their spectacular effects of light and color, and have influenced generations of artists.


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Preschool Yoga with Leyna

Event Type: Health|Mind|Body
Date:
Monday, 09/14/2015 at 10:30 AM
Monday, 09/21/2015 at 10:30 AM
Monday, 09/28/2015 at 10:30 AM
Monday, 10/19/2015 at 10:30 AM
Library: Brisbane
Ages: Preschoolers (3-5 years)
Description:

Join us for a morning of yoga with Leyna Roget! The routine of reading will take on new depth with puppets, songs and yoga poses. Books selected will encourage children (and caregivers) to connect with their breathing, transform their bodies into animals and elements in nature, along with creative movements for self-expression. Please wear comfortable clothes and bring a yoga mat or towel.


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Music Monday

Event Type: Dance
Date:
Monday, 09/14/2015 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. For ages 3 and under.
Music Monday will be taking a break over summer and the Labor Day holiday. It will resume on September 14.

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


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An Afternoon With Author Cara Nicoletti

Event Type: Author Program
Date:
Monday, 09/14/2015 at 12:00 PM
Library: Belmont
Ages: Adults
Description:

Join us for an irresistible literary feast! Author Cara Nicoletti will be reading from her new book "Voracious: A Hungry Reader Cooks Her Way Through Greta Books".

Refreshments will precede the event courtesy of the Friends of the Belmont Library and a book selling and signing will follow the event courtesy of Books Inc.


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The Cubop Express in Concert

Event Type: Music
Date:
Wednesday, 09/16/2015 at 6:00 PM
Library: East Palo Alto
Ages: Adults
Description:

Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month at the San Mateo County Library with performances by The Cubop Express! The Cubop Express plays a unique blend of Bebop, Mambo, Cha-Cha, and Afro-Cuban Jazz, making for a wonderful celebration of Hispanic culture and music!


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Alphabet Rockers -- In Concert!

Event Type: Music
Date:
Wednesday, 09/16/2015 at 7:00 PM
Library: Foster City
Ages: All Ages
Description:

Learning will come alive through beats, rhymes and movement at this unforgettable concert. Alphabet Rockers have been described as fresh and contemporary, super fun, and the premiere hip hop act for families. They will have you and your family doing all kids of moves and having more fun than you imagined could be possible.


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Junior Ranger

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Thursday, 09/17/2015 at 3:30 PM
Library: Half Moon Bay
Ages: School Age (5-12 years)
Description:

  Hummingbirds, butterflies, and bees.  Get to know our local pollenators.


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The Cubop Express in Concert

Event Type: Music
Date:
Thursday, 09/17/2015 at 4:00 PM
Library: Portola Valley
Ages: Adults
Description:

Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month at the San Mateo County Library with performances by The Cubop Express! The Cubop Express plays a unique blend of Bebop, Mambo, Cha-Cha, and Afro-Cuban Jazz, making for a wonderful celebration of Hispanic culture and music!


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The Cubop Express in Concert

Event Type: Music
Date:
Thursday, 09/17/2015 at 4:00 PM
Library: Belmont
Ages: Adults
Description:

Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month at the San Mateo County Library with performances by The Cubop Express! The Cubop Express plays a unique blend of Bebop, Mambo, Cha-Cha, and Afro-Cuban Jazz, making for a wonderful celebration of Hispanic culture and music!


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Pub Style Trivia: Brains After Dark

Event Type: Games|Gaming
Date:
Thursday, 07/16/2015 at 7:00 PM
Thursday, 09/17/2015 at 7:00 PM
Thursday, 11/19/2015 at 7:00 PM
Library: Foster City
Ages: Adults
Description:

Test your useless knowledge of pop culture, geekdom, random facts and more! Doors open at 6:30PM. Form teams of no more than six. Prizes to the champions! Free beer and snacks for everyone else. Ages 21+ only.


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Ice Cream Social and Book Exchange

Event Type: Art|Hobby|Craft
Date:
Saturday, 03/21/2015 at 1:00 PM
Saturday, 06/20/2015 at 1:00 PM
Saturday, 09/19/2015 at 1:00 PM
Library: Atherton
Ages: All Ages
Description:

Join us for our FREE seasonal ice cream social and book exchange sponsored by the Friends of the Atherton Library.

Bring a book, take a book, and enjoy ice cream in our Secret Garden. Stop into the library while you're here. This is a great opportunity to see your friends, enjoy a sense of community, and find a wonderful book to take home.


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The Art of Tea Drinking in China: Docent Lecture

Event Type: Lecture|Slideshow
Date:
Monday, 09/21/2015 at 1:00 PM
Library: Portola Valley
Ages: Adults
Description:

Docent lecture from the Asian Art Museum will present a program on the development of drinking tea, its preparation and the art objects that it spawned.


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The Art of Tea Drinking in China: Docent Lecture

Event Type: Lecture|Slideshow
Date:
Monday, 09/21/2015 at 6:30 PM
Library: Foster City
Ages: Adults
Description:

Docent lecture from the Asian Art Museum will present a program on the development of drinking tea, its preparation and the art objects that it spawned.


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Skype: Online Video Conferencing

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Wednesday, 09/23/2015 at 10:30 AM
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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Around the World Storytime

Event Type: Storytime
Date:
Thursday, 07/23/2015 at 10:30 AM
Thursday, 07/30/2015 at 10:30 AM
Thursday, 09/24/2015 at 10:30 AM
Thursday, 10/01/2015 at 10:30 AM
Thursday, 10/08/2015 at 10:30 AM
Thursday, 10/15/2015 at 10:30 AM
Thursday, 10/22/2015 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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Mister Q Family Concert

Event Type: Music
Date:
Thursday, 09/24/2015 at 10:30 AM
Library: Foster City
Ages: All Ages
Description:

Join in the family fun with Mister Q. His unique style of family music, song and dance will bring smiles and laughter.


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Melody Of China

Event Type: Music
Date:
Thursday, 09/24/2015 at 6:30 PM
Library: Foster City
Ages: Adults
Description:

Come celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival with the Melody of China, a SF based Chinese music ensemble that performs both traditional and contemporary music as well as new commissioned works. It is what sets them apart from other Chinese music groups.


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Babies & Books Storytime

Event Type: Storytime
Date:
Friday, 09/25/2015 at 9:30 AM
Friday, 10/02/2015 at 9:30 AM
Friday, 10/09/2015 at 9:30 AM
Friday, 10/16/2015 at 9:30 AM
Friday, 10/23/2015 at 9:30 AM
Friday, 10/30/2015 at 9:30 AM
Friday, 11/06/2015 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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Fridays @ Four Cafe

Event Type: Storytime
Date:
Friday, 07/31/2015 at 4:00 PM
Friday, 09/25/2015 at 4:00 PM
Friday, 10/02/2015 at 4:00 PM
Friday, 10/09/2015 at 4:00 PM
Friday, 10/16/2015 at 4:00 PM
Friday, 10/23/2015 at 4:00 PM
Friday, 10/30/2015 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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Eth-Noh-Tec Storytelling

Event Type: Performance
Date:
Saturday, 09/26/2015 at 10:00 AM
Library: San Carlos
Ages: All Ages
Description:

To celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival, Eth-Noh-Tec will bring us the folklore of the celebration and other stories. Eth-Noh-Tec is famous for their kinetic storytelling. They perform throughout the country and abroad. Don’t miss out!


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Far East Dragon Lion Dance

Event Type: Dance
Date:
Saturday, 09/26/2015 at 11:00 AM
Library: Half Moon Bay
Ages: All Ages
Description:

The Far East Dragon Lion Dance Association is a non-profit youth group and lion dance troupe which strives to use the traditional Lion Dance as a vehicle for cultural and community awareness. The team performs the Hok San style of lion dancing.


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Mid-Autumn Festival

Event Type: Performance
Date:
Saturday, 09/26/2015 at 1:00 PM
Library: Millbrae
Ages: All Ages
Description:

Join us for our 4th Annual Mid-Autumn Festival. We will have cultural celebrations and performances, arts & crafts for kids, kinetic storytelling, tea tasting, refreshments, and moon cake tasting.


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Melody Of China

Event Type: Music
Date:
Saturday, 09/26/2015 at 2:00 PM
Library: San Carlos
Ages: All Ages
Description:

Come celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival with the Melody of China, a SF based Chinese music ensemble that performs both traditional and contemporary music as well as new commissioned works. It is what sets them apart from other Chinese music groups.


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Chair Yoga for Everyone

Event Type: Health|Mind|Body
Date:
Saturday, 09/26/2015 at 2:00 PM
Library: Half Moon Bay
Ages: Adults
Description:

Chair Yoga is a safe and effective way to learn yoga at all ages and levels of health and mobility. Just like any yoga class, it can give you more flexibility in body and mind; physical and mental strength to increase your energy; improves memory and clarity, improved concentration; and supports overall health and peace. Chair yoga also is a nice way to meet others in the community as well. No experience necessary.

For more information on Chair Yoga go to www.sunlightyoga.com


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Eth-Noh-Tec Storytelling

Event Type: Performance
Date:
Saturday, 09/26/2015 at 3:20 PM
Library: Millbrae
Ages: All Ages
Description:

To celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival, Eth-Noh-Tec will bring us the folklore of the celebration and other stories. Eth-Noh-Tec is famous for their kinetic storytelling. They perform throughout the country and abroad. Don’t miss out!


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Eth-Noh-Tec Storytelling

Event Type: Performance
Date:
Sunday, 09/27/2015 at 1:30 PM
Library: Foster City
Ages: All Ages
Description:

To celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival, Eth-Noh-Tec will bring us the folklore of the celebration and other stories. Eth-Noh-Tec is famous for their kinetic storytelling. They perform throughout the country and abroad. Don’t miss out!


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An Afternoon With Author Laurie Seidler

Event Type: Author Program
Date:
Sunday, 09/27/2015 at 2:00 PM
Library: San Carlos
Ages: Adults
Description:

Laurie Seidler is a writer, teacher, and editor. Beginning as a reporter with Dow Jones & Co.


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Far East Dragon Lion Dance

Event Type: Performance
Date:
Sunday, 09/27/2015 at 3:00 PM
Library: Belmont
Ages: All Ages
Description:

The Far East Dragon Lion Dance Association is a non-profit youth group and lion dance troupe which strives to use the traditional Lion Dance as a vehicle for cultural and community awareness. The team performs the Hok San style of lion dancing.


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The Cubop Express in Concert

Event Type: Music
Date:
Thursday, 10/01/2015 at 6:30 PM
Library: Millbrae
Ages: Adults
Description:

Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month at the San Mateo County Library with performances by The Cubop Express! The Cubop Express plays a unique blend of Bebop, Mambo, Cha-Cha, and Afro-Cuban Jazz, making for a wonderful celebration of Hispanic culture and music!


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The Art of Tea Drinking in China: Docent Lecture

Event Type: Lecture|Slideshow
Date:
Saturday, 10/03/2015 at 2:00 PM
Library: Brisbane
Ages: Adults
Description:

Docent lecture from the Asian Art Museum will present a program on the development of drinking tea, its preparation and the art objects that it spawned.


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Lawyers In The Library

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Sunday, 08/02/2015 at 11:00 AM
Sunday, 10/04/2015 at 11:00 AM
Sunday, 11/01/2015 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.

Please note: There will not be a session in September due to the Labor Day holiday. 


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Flickr: Online Photo Management & Sharing

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Wednesday, 05/20/2015 at 10:30 AM
Wednesday, 10/07/2015 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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Kat Parra In Concert

Event Type: Music
Date:
Thursday, 10/08/2015 at 6:30 PM
Library: Foster City
Ages: Adults
Description:

Please join us for an evening with jazz singer, Kat Parra. She has developed a style of music that encompasses sounds that transcend and bend the stereotypical definition of Latin jazz.

In the recent past Kat Parra has been named one of the Best Latin Jazz Vocalist by Latin Jazz Corner.


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Charity and the JAMBand

Event Type: Music
Date:
Thursday, 10/15/2015 at 10:30 AM
Library: Foster City
Ages: All Ages
Description:

Charity and the JAMband is a tribe of musicians from the SF Bay Area, who have created an original, rockin' and soulful music-and-dance experience for families.


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The Cubop Express in Concert

Event Type: Music
Date:
Thursday, 10/15/2015 at 6:30 PM
Library: Foster City
Ages: Adults
Description:

Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month at the San Mateo County Library with performances by The Cubop Express! The Cubop Express plays a unique blend of Bebop, Mambo, Cha-Cha, and Afro-Cuban Jazz, making for a wonderful celebration of Hispanic culture and music!


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WordPress

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Saturday, 10/17/2015 at 1:00 PM
Library: Portola Valley
Ages: Adults
Description:

Have your voice heard. Learn how to start your own blog for free using WordPress.


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Jewel City: Art from the Panama-Pacific International Expo

Event Type: Lecture|Slideshow
Date:
Saturday, 10/17/2015 at 2:00 PM
Library: Atherton
Ages: Adults
Description:

2015 marks the centennial of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition (PPIE), the San Francisco world’s fair that celebrated the opening of the Panama Canal and the city’s reconstruction following the great earthquake of 1906. The landmark exhibition from October 17, 2015-January 10, 2016 at the de Young Museum reassembles a representative cross-section from the original display, including approximately 250 works by major American and European artists.


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Jewel City: Art from the Panama-Pacific International Expo

Event Type: Lecture|Slideshow
Date:
Monday, 10/19/2015 at 6:30 PM
Library: Foster City
Ages: Adults
Description:

2015 marks the centennial of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition (PPIE), the San Francisco world’s fair that celebrated the opening of the Panama Canal and the city’s reconstruction following the great earthquake of 1906. The landmark exhibition from October 17, 2015-January 10, 2016 at the de Young Museum reassembles a representative cross-section from the original display, including approximately 250 works by major American and European artists.


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YouTube

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

Learn the basics of searching and viewing videos on YouTube, plus learn how to create your own videos and upload them to the site.


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An Afternoon With Authors Judith Janeway and Ellen Kirschman

Event Type: Author Program
Date:
Wednesday, 10/21/2015 at 12:00 PM
Library: Belmont
Ages: Adults
Description:

Join us as we welcome authors Ellen Kirschman and Judith Janeway to the Belmont Library!

Refreshments will precede the event courtesy of the Friends of the Belmont Library and a book selling and signing will follow courtesy of Books Inc.


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The Fabulous Goldrush Sisters

Event Type: Music
Date:
Friday, 10/23/2015 at 2:00 PM
Library: Foster City
Ages: All Ages
Description:

Playing instruments of the Gold Rush era, including fiddle, banjo, spoons, accordion, and guitar, the Fabulous Goldrush Sisters take you on a fantastic, interactive ride through California’s Gold Rush country in the 1850s with colorful stories and songs.


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Jewel City: Art from the Panama-Pacific International Expo

Event Type: Lecture|Slideshow
Date:
Saturday, 10/24/2015 at 10:00 AM
Library: Portola Valley
Ages: Adults
Description:

2015 marks the centennial of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition (PPIE), the San Francisco world’s fair that celebrated the opening of the Panama Canal and the city’s reconstruction following the great earthquake of 1906. The landmark exhibition from October 17, 2015-January 10, 2016 at the de Young Museum reassembles a representative cross-section from the original display, including approximately 250 works by major American and European artists.


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Skype: Online Video Conferencing

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Saturday, 10/24/2015 at 2:00 PM
Library: San Carlos
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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Jewel City: Art from the Panama-Pacific International Expo

Event Type: Lecture|Slideshow
Date:
Sunday, 10/25/2015 at 2:00 PM
Library: Pacifica Sanchez
Ages: Adults
Description:

2015 marks the centennial of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition (PPIE), the San Francisco world’s fair that celebrated the opening of the Panama Canal and the city’s reconstruction following the great earthquake of 1906. The landmark exhibition from October 17, 2015-January 10, 2016 at the de Young Museum reassembles a representative cross-section from the original display, including approximately 250 works by major American and European artists.


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Free Access To eMagazines

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Wednesday, 10/28/2015 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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Jewel City: Art from the Panama-Pacific International Expo

Event Type: Lecture|Slideshow
Date:
Sunday, 11/01/2015 at 2:00 PM
Library: San Carlos
Ages: Adults
Description:

2015 marks the centennial of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition (PPIE), the San Francisco world’s fair that celebrated the opening of the Panama Canal and the city’s reconstruction following the great earthquake of 1906. The landmark exhibition from October 17, 2015-January 10, 2016 at the de Young Museum reassembles a representative cross-section from the original display, including approximately 250 works by major American and European artists.


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Beginning Microsoft Word

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Wednesday, 11/04/2015 at 10:30 AM
Library: Belmont
Ages: Adults
Description:

Learn the basics of Microsoft's latest word processing program


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Looking East: How Japan Inspired Monet, Van Gogh and Other Western Artists

Event Type: Lecture|Slideshow
Date:
Wednesday, 11/04/2015 at 7:00 PM
Library: San Carlos
Ages: Adults
Description:

On exhibit at Asian Art Museum October 30, 2015 - February 7, 2016, Looking East explores the many movements and artists influenced by Japanese art, including impressionist and post-impressionist painters Vincent van Gogh, Mary Cassatt, Edgar Degas, Henri Matisse and Claude Monet.  Juxtaposing masterpieces of Western art and design with rare works by prominent Japanese artists,


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The Art of Tea Drinking in China: Docent Lecture

Event Type: Lecture|Slideshow
Date:
Saturday, 11/07/2015 at 2:00 PM
Library: Atherton
Ages: Adults
Description:

Docent lecture from the Asian Art Museum will present a program on the development of drinking tea, its preparation and the art objects that it spawned.


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Jewel City: Art from the Panama-Pacific International Expo

Event Type: Lecture|Slideshow
Date:
Sunday, 11/08/2015 at 2:00 PM
Library: Half Moon Bay
Ages: Adults
Description:

2015 marks the centennial of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition (PPIE), the San Francisco world’s fair that celebrated the opening of the Panama Canal and the city’s reconstruction following the great earthquake of 1906. The landmark exhibition from October 17, 2015-January 10, 2016 at the de Young Museum reassembles a representative cross-section from the original display, including approximately 250 works by major American and European artists.


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YouTube

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Saturday, 11/14/2015 at 2:00 PM
Library: San Carlos
Ages: Adults
Description:

Learn the basics of searching and viewing videos on YouTube; plus learn how to create your own videos and upload them to the site. Previous computer basics and word processing or equivalent suggested.


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Looking East: How Japan Inspired Monet, Van Gogh and Other Western Artists

Event Type: Lecture|Slideshow
Date:
Sunday, 11/15/2015 at 2:00 PM
Library: Belmont
Ages: Adults
Description:

On exhibit at Asian Art Museum from October 30, 2015-February 7, 2016, Looking East explores the many movements and artists affected by Japanese art, including the great impressionist and post-impressionist painters Vincent van Gogh, Mary Cassatt, Edgar Degas, Henri Matisse and Claude Monet. Juxtaposing masterpieces of Western art and design with rare works by prominent Japanese artists, this docent lecture reveals the interplay of new styles and themes inspired by Japan.


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Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Wednesday, 11/18/2015 at 10:30 AM
Library: Belmont
Ages: Adults
Description:

Learn to make professional looking slideshows for work and school.


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Peter Fletcher In Concert

Event Type: Music
Date:
Wednesday, 11/18/2015 at 7:00 PM
Library: San Carlos
Ages: Adults
Description:

Back by popular demand, Peter Fletcher returns to the Bay Area for a classical guitar performance, playing music that spans centuries and continents.  Fletcher will perform selections old and new from his vast repertoire.


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Online Language Learning With Mango

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Wednesday, 11/18/2015 at 7:00 PM
Library: Belmont
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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Looking East: How Japan Inspired Monet, Van Gogh and Other Western Artists

Event Type: Lecture|Slideshow
Date:
Wednesday, 11/18/2015 at 7:00 PM
Library: Millbrae
Ages: Adults
Description:

On exhibit at Asian Art Museum from October 30, 2015-February 7, 2016, Looking East explores the many movements and artists affected by Japanese art, including the great impressionist and post-impressionist painters Vincent van Gogh, Mary Cassatt, Edgar Degas, Henri Matisse and Claude Monet. Juxtaposing masterpieces of Western art and design with rare works by prominent Japanese artists, this docent lecture reveals the interplay of new styles and themes inspired by Japan.


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Looking East: How Japan Inspired Monet, Van Gogh and Other Western Artists

Event Type: Lecture|Slideshow
Date:
Saturday, 11/21/2015 at 10:00 AM
Library: Portola Valley
Ages: Adults
Description:

On exhibit at Asian Art Museum from October 30, 2015-February 7, 2016, Looking East explores the many movements and artists affected by Japanese art, including the great impressionist and post-impressionist painters Vincent van Gogh, Mary Cassatt, Edgar Degas, Henri Matisse and Claude Monet. Juxtaposing masterpieces of Western art and design with rare works by prominent Japanese artists, this docent lecture reveals the interplay of new styles and themes inspired by Japan.


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Digital Device Petting Zoo

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Wednesday, 12/02/2015 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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Looking East: How Japan Inspired Monet, Van Gogh and Other Western Artists

Event Type: Lecture|Slideshow
Date:
Saturday, 12/05/2015 at 2:00 PM
Library: Atherton
Ages: Adults
Description:

On exhibit at Asian Art Museum from October 30, 2015-February 7, 2016, Looking East explores the many movements and artists affected by Japanese art, including the great impressionist and post-impressionist painters Vincent van Gogh, Mary Cassatt, Edgar Degas, Henri Matisse and Claude Monet. Juxtaposing masterpieces of Western art and design with rare works by prominent Japanese artists, this docent lecture reveals the interplay of new styles and themes inspired by Japan.


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Flickr: Online Photo Management & Sharing

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Saturday, 12/05/2015 at 2:00 PM
Library: San Carlos
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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Looking East: How Japan Inspired Monet, Van Gogh and Other Western Artists

Event Type: Lecture|Slideshow
Date:
Saturday, 12/12/2015 at 2:00 PM
Library: Brisbane
Ages: Adults
Description:

On exhibit at Asian Art Museum from October 30, 2015-February 7, 2016, Looking East explores the many movements and artists affected by Japanese art, including the great impressionist and post-impressionist painters Vincent van Gogh, Mary Cassatt, Edgar Degas, Henri Matisse and Claude Monet. Juxtaposing masterpieces of Western art and design with rare works by prominent Japanese artists, this docent lecture reveals the interplay of new styles and themes inspired by Japan.


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Beginning Internet

Event Type: Workshop|Class
Date:
Wednesday, 12/16/2015 at 10:30 AM
Library: Belmont
Ages: Adults
Description:

What is the Internet? Learn all about web browsers, search engines, and internet safety.


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