April 19, 2021, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ Virtual Event via Zoom
April 19, 2021, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Virtual via Zoom
Solving puzzles, breaking codes, sharing strategies, and building structures with LEGOs, via Zoom. For children Grades 3-5
April 19, 2021, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM @ Virtual
What ARE viruses? Columbia University professor Dr. Vincent Racaniello explains what viruses are and how they work, followed by a wide-ranging discussion on the COVID-19 pandemic. He will cover the origins of the virus, the disease, how it is diagnosed, and efforts to develop vaccines and antiviral drugs. He will describe a plausible scenario for the end of the pandemic and how future similar outbreaks might be avoided. Presentation will be followed with a Q&A. This program is presented by the library's Biotechnology Learning Center.
April 19, 2021, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Remote: Please see Public Meeting Portal link below for details.
April 20, 2021, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Virtual via Zoom
For kids ages 5-8. Join us for a story, then follow along at home with a special craft inspired by the book! This month we will read Thank You, Earth by April Pulley Sayre and make recycled water bottle bird feeders.
If you would like to attend the program and provide your own materials, please contact Mary Alexander at firstname.lastname@example.org for the Zoom link.
April 20, 2021, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Virtual via Zoom
Reading practice for kids grades K-3. Friendly and encouraging volunteers will listen to your child read during a 15 minute session.
April 20, 2021, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Virtual
April 21, 2021, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Beresford Park
Starting in April, join us for socially distanced storytimes at Central or Beresford park! Masks, social distancing and registration are required!
April 22, 2021, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Virtual via Zoom
Dusti Bowling, author of Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus, will be joining us for an evening of literary chatter. Ms. Bowling will talk about the inspiration for her award-winning elementary and middle grade novels and her path to publication!?
April 22, 2021, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
April 23, 2021, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Virtual via Zoom
Join cartoonist Gale Galligan, illustrator of the Baby-Sitters Club graphic novels, for a talk on graphic novels and an art demonstration!
April 24, 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Virtual
Join local beekeeper Kendal Sager to explore the lives of honey bees! Learn how honey bees live inside the hive, create delicious honey, and how beekeepers care for bees. See videos, photos, and live demonstrations of all of the parts of a real working beehive, how worker bees care for young larvae, and get a glimpse of the queen bee. All ages are invited - and we'll have plenty of time to answer your bee questions! This program is coordinated by the City of San Mateo's Sustainability program, and the Library.