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Rolls of stickers are ready to be taken by people who have filled out the census.

San Mateo County libraries prepare to assist the community with the U.S. Census

March 18, 2020

Large stands are lined with books, DVD’s, and magazines. The walls are covered in a variety of posters, ranging from advertisements for local shops to signs about book sales. In...

Jordan Kan cuts his

Belmont library says farewell to librarian Jordan Kan

May 26, 2019

All good things must come to an end. With the end of the school year, Carlmont students who visit the Belmont library aren't only going to lose the graduating seniors. Jordan Kan,...

Following the end of the documentary, attendees discuss their thoughts.

Documentary Club welcomes library patrons

April 10, 2019

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...

Belmont Library Hosts the 11th Annual SMCL Teen Film Fest

March 23, 2019

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

The volunteers sent by AARP help locals ensure their taxes are filed correctly.

Belmont Library provides free tax services

February 28, 2019

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...

Jackie Speier and Charles Stone speak about resilience and Speier's experiences. After talking about herself, Speier signed copies of her book for the audience.

Congresswoman and author Jackie Speier visits the Belmont library

February 12, 2019

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 ...

Redwood Shores Library will incorporate the Human library this upcoming fall.

The Human Library is coming to Redwood City

May 29, 2018

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...

Kristi Longoria elaborates on the importance of understanding loan interest rates.

Belmont Library hosts college tuition workshop

May 17, 2018

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...

Children were able to pick out their own books during the half-hour storytime session.

Weekly Pajama Storytime helps children focus

April 11, 2018

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 Sa...

The Green Team used newspaper to mold the pots for the seeds, and then deposited soil into them.

Belmont Library grows its own ‘Green Team’

March 28, 2018

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...

Golden retriever Marianna  listens to Rohan Sainani read her a chapter from his favorite book.

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

March 5, 2018

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 ...

Children gather at a petting zoo on Jan. 28 to meet and pet animals, such as this alpaca.

San Carlos petting zoo invites families to bond

January 29, 2018

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...

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