Main Library Teen Lounge

Teen Resources

Did you know you can?

  • stream music and movies with your library card
  • get homework help
  • come to teen events
  • volunteer

Teen Winter Learning Challenge

Teen Winter Learning Challenge
December 12, 2021 - January 8, 2022

Read books, write reviews and be entered to win a $50 or $25 gift card to Target.  Submit reviews at the library or online.  Get a free book just for signing up.  Books can be picked up at all San Mateo Public Libraries.  For 8th - 12th graders.

Teen Winter Learning Program 2021

Art Exhibits

Teen Art Exhibit 12.2021

December Teen Programs

Robotics for Teens 12.2021

San Mateo Public Library and Aragon High School Robotics Present: Intro to Robotics
Friday, December 3, 2021, 4:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Saturday, December 4, 2021: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Oak Room, Main Library

Join us for a two day hands-on workshop using the LEGO Mindstorm Robot Inventor Kit. Working in teams of two, participants will learn the basics of engineering and programming and have a chance to drive around the Aragon HS Robotics’ FTC competition bot! For teens in the 8th - 12th grade. Signup and attendance both days are required.

Decorated Cookies

Teen Cookie Decorating
Tuesday, December 7, 2021
Oak Room, Main Library
4:00 PM

Supplies are limited. Masks are required. For students in the 8th - 12th grade. Registration not required.

Anime Club Teens 2021

Anime Club
Tuesday, December 14, 2021

Computer Lab, 3rd Floor Main Library
4:00 PM

Come watch anime, hang out with friends, and play games at Teen Anime Club!

Teen embroidery workshop 12.2021

Teen Embroidery Workshop
Wednesday, December 22 and

Thursday, December 23, 2021
Oak Room, Main Library
10:00 AM

In this two day workshop you will learn basic embroidery techniques and start a project to be finished on your own time. Attendance at both workshops is required. If you are unable to come both days please let us know so we can open the spot for someone else. Registration and mask wearing required. If you have any questions or concerns please contact cavitabile@cityofsanmateo.org.

Shang Chi Movie 12.2021

Teen Movie Screening: Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings
Tuesday, December 28, 2021
Oak Room, Main Library
4:00 PM

Join us for an afternoon screening of Marvel's Shang-Chi and The Legend Of The Ten Rings. Registration not required. For students in the 8th - 12th grade. A mask is required.

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