2015-11-14T00:00:00November 14, 2015 - January 10, 2016
@ Fitzgerald Field Central ParkFitzgerald Field Central Park5th & El Camino RealSan Mateo, CA 94403
San Mateo on Ice will open to the public on Saturday, November 14th, and will be open daily (including holidays) through Sunday, January 10th, 2016. Located in San Mateo's Central Park, the outdoor ice rink features 9,000 square feet of REAL ice and is the largest outdoor skating rink in the Bay Area. Skaters will be able to skate in the sunshine during the day, and under the stars at night. The rink is open to all ages, offering daily recreational ice skating, free skate rental included. San Mateo on Ice also offers parties, private ice time, special events, and skating lessons. Tickets are good all day (sorry no in and out privileges)
2015-10-29T00:00:00October 29 - December 10
@ First Floor Art Gallery
Rachel Tirosh is exhibiting her abstract, mixed-media paintings. Her background is in electrical engineering and she finds that her art fills her desire for a balance of free expression and fun. She uses a layering technique for both texture and color, giving them three-dimensional quality. She also uses water with glue and pure pigments to give her work spontaneity. Please join Rachel Tirosh for a reception on Sunday, November 15 from 1:30-3:30pm in the Main Library's Laurel Room.
2015-11-12T00:00:00November 12 - December 21
@ Display Case, 2nd Floor
Lauren Liu, a local resident, lived in the Tokyo area of Japan from 2011-2014. During her stay, she studied and practiced pottery at a local pottery studio. She also traveled to southern Japan and discovered how the masters made pottery. Using this knowledge, Lauren’s pottery incorporates various styles of glazing and texture. Her color sense lends a calm and serene feel to her work.
2015-11-18T00:00:00November 18 - December 31
@ 2nd Floor
Hesitant to send out your leftover holiday cards from last year? Participate in our greeting card exchange at the Main Library by dropping off your cards on the 2nd floor and taking new ones in return. By participating, you will be eligible to win a $10 Books, Inc. gift card. Contest forms are available at the 2nd floor desk. Cards should be unused with envelopes. Please bundle sets. You may take one card for each card you leave. Ends December 31. All ages welcome.
2015-11-29T14:00:00November 29, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
@ Oak Room, 1st Floor
Gordon Chin, nationally recognized community leader and activist, tells the compelling story of the rise of civic and community power in San Francisco’s Chinatown from the 1960s through the election of a Chinese American mayor in 2011. This grass roots community leadership has made San Francisco a model for community development across the country. "Building Community, Chinatown Style" offers an insider’s account of the community development activists and organizations that significantly shaped life in San Francisco and created long-lasting meaningful and positive social change. Book signing and sales follows.