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Documentary Club welcomes library patrons

Documentary Club welcomes library patrons

Nihal Karim, Staff Writer

April 10, 2019


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The Belmont library offers their patrons a wide selection of events. One of these events is the Documentary Club, which meets every second Tuesday of the month to watch and talk about documentaries. “We want to provide access for patrons to opportunities and learning experiences that they may...

Belmont Library Hosts the 11th Annual SMCL Teen Film Fest

Belmont Library Hosts the 11th Annual SMCL Teen Film Fest

CJ Ward, Segment Producer

March 23, 2019


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Teens around the Bay Area submit their films for a chance to win prizes in the SMCL Teen Film Fest.

Belmont Library provides free tax services

Belmont Library provides free tax services

Taisiia Yakovenko, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019


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The beginning of spring brings a sense of anxiety as Tax Day approaches and many individuals become stressed out by their tax reports. In order to aid taxpayers, the Belmont Library provided a free service that allows locals to ensure their taxes are filed correctly. “We partnered with American ...

Congresswoman and author Jackie Speier visits the Belmont library

Congresswoman and author Jackie Speier visits the Belmont library

Ailee Lim, Staff Writer

February 12, 2019


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Jackie Speier. A congresswoman. An author. And a fighter. Speier visited the Belmont library on Feb. 9 to talk about her book and her life. The library estimates there were more than 400 people that attended. In her personal memoir, "Undaunted: Surviving Jonestown, Summoning Courage, and Fight...

The Human Library is coming to Redwood City

The Human Library is coming to Redwood City

Catherine Dahlberg, Staff Writer

May 29, 2018


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A library is typically a place to study, browse, hold meetings, and check out books, periodicals, and videos. Starting in September of this year, Redwood City Library will begin offering a new service to residents — a Human Library, the first of its kind in the Bay Area.    The Human Library, whic...

Belmont Library hosts college tuition workshop

Belmont Library hosts college tuition workshop

Justin Som, Staff Writer

May 17, 2018


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Every year, college tuition prices are rising. According to Make Lemonade, a site that helps with financial aid, there are 44 million borrowers in the United States who have college debt from these large fees. In light of these tuition issues, Kristi Longoria, a Financial Education Administrato...

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...

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