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Weekly Pajama Storytime helps children focus

Weekly Pajama Storytime helps children focus

Anna Feng, Staff Writer

April 11, 2018


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Surrounded by various picture books and stuffed animals, volunteer Mickey Wicz begins to read to a small gaggle of children. Each Wednesday evening from 7–7:30 p.m., the San Mateo County Library (SMCL) hosts a Pajama Storytime. The San Carlos Library is one of the libraries that host this event....

Belmont Library grows its own ‘Green Team’

Belmont Library grows its own ‘Green Team’

Justin Som, Staff Writer

March 28, 2018


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Newspaper. Soil. Water. A variety of different vegetable seeds. These are the only things that the Belmont Library's "Green Team" needed to begin its goal of creating organic produce in the gardens of Barrett Park. The organization is the product of the collaboration efforts of Teen Service Librarian...

Dogs and kids form ‘pawsitive’ bond through Paws for Tales

Dogs and kids form ‘pawsitive’ bond through Paws for Tales

Molly Donaldson, Staff Writer

March 5, 2018


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On a rainy day at the Redwood Shores library, Marianna the golden retriever wags her tail happily as a little girl reads “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” to her.   Marianna is part of Paws for Tales, a joint effort by the Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA and the Peninsula Library System that allows children to form bonds with dogs by readin...

San Carlos petting zoo invites families to bond

San Carlos petting zoo invites families to bond

Molly Donaldson, Staff Writer

January 29, 2018


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Why did the chickens cross the road? To get to the petting zoo. A petting zoo was featured at the San Carlos Library on Jan. 28 as one of several events put on for The San Carlos Week of the Family. The San Carlos Week of the Family was founded by Don Eaton, a three-time former mayor of San Car...

San Carlos library hosts their first S.T.E.A.M. fair

San Carlos library hosts their first S.T.E.A.M. fair

Connor Rickson, Staff Writer

January 22, 2018


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On January 20, the San Carlos Library held its first-ever S.T.E.A.M. Fair to give the San Carlos community hands-on experience with science. S.T.E.A.M. is an acronym for science and technology interpreted through engineering and the arts, all based in mathematical elements. The fair consisted of seven dif...

Belmont Library hosts film festival for teens

Belmont Library hosts film festival for teens

Vincent Wai, Staff Writer

December 4, 2017


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Many students gathered to join the Belmont Library in their 72 Hour Movie Making Challenge on Nov. 17, 2017. The original challenge of the competition was to make a movie with only three days to work; all the participants' hard work would be displayed that Friday. Kayla Marie Figard, the teen services librarian for the Belm...

Students receive free summer reading books

Students receive free summer reading books

Aliyah Wachob, Staff Writer

May 12, 2017


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As the school year draws to a close, thoughts turn to lazy days in the pool and late nights with friends. However, with the approach of summer also comes the yearly summer reading book. After a school-wide vote held in February, the book “Every Day” by David Levithan has been chosen for Carlmon...

Belmont Library’s Jobs Fair gives students new opportunities

Belmont Library’s Jobs Fair gives students new opportunities

Nastasja Stahl, Staff Writer

May 5, 2017


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It’s a bright spring day. The air smells of paper, laminated posters, and freshly wiped down tables. People pass through the library entrance and wait for the double doors to open to a new opportunity and experience for every teen in Belmont. As the doors open, a medley of booths await. The Jobs...

Belmont Library offers teen activities

Belmont Library offers teen activities

Juliana Rinaldi, Staff Writer

May 1, 2017


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Whether it is through cooking classes, book clubs, or arts and crafts, the Belmont Library brings the people of Belmont together. Recently, the Belmont Library has held many events for teens to get actively involved within the community. Throughout the library, there are pamphlets with information on t...

Belmont Library welcomes teens with various activities

Belmont Library welcomes teens with various activities

Aliyah Wachob, Staff Writer

March 26, 2017


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It’s 3:15 p.m.   Hundreds of students swarm down Alameda, and a significant number move towards the Belmont Library, which overlooks the busy street from its location. The Belmont Library is the main destination of many students after school. There are working areas, a café, and computers ...

Author Strickland visits Belmont Library to inspire readers

Author Strickland visits Belmont Library to inspire readers

Victor Li, Staff Writer

February 24, 2015


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Engraved in the Temple of Apollo were these words: "know thyself." And that was exactly what 15-year-old Thaleia sought, in the novel, "Night of Pan" by Gail Strickland. Strickland held a workshop at the Belmont Library on Feb. 23, introducing her new novel, the first of the Oracle of Delphi trilogy. She...

Belmont Library hosts teen poetry contest

Belmont Library hosts teen poetry contest

April 18, 2012


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[media-credit name="Flickr: Rubin 110" align="alignnone" width="300"][/media-credit] In honor of National Poetry Month, the Belmont Library will be holding their first poetry contest for high school and middle school students from April 1 to April 30. Teens can submit up to three original poems that are thirty lines or...

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