May 1, 2018 - June 29, 2018 @ Display Case, 2nd Floor
Reiko F. Nojima is an award-winning visual artist who creates glass jewelry and sculptures as her primary media. Her art opens up and reinforces one’s inner desire to connect with nature. She believes her ability to perceive subtle signals in nature comes from her Japanese heritage. She is an elected member of the Guild of Glass Engravers, U.K., and her digital portfolio is at http://reiko.littlewing.jp
May 1, 2018 - June 28, 2018 @ Art Gallery, 1st Floor
EricA Art was born in Budapest, Hungary, surrounded by a blend of culture and style unique to the crossroads of Europe. She says, “Painting is essential to my soul. Being able to express the wonders of emotion by using my brush is a blessing to me. I mostly work figuratively due to my fondness for the human face and demeanor.” Her paintings represent the artist's inner world and were born out of a deep appreciation and love towards Mother Earth.
June 18, 2018, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Oak Room Patio, 1st Floor
Make your own fizzy bath bombs. Supplies and instruction provided. Participants will get to make up to 3 bath bombs and should be prepared to help with clean up. Event will be held on patio outside - please dress accordingly. For 7th - 12th graders. Please sign up - space is limited.
June 18, 2018, 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM @ Laurel Room
Note: CLASS IS FULL.
4 week workshop (June 18, 25 and July 2,9) for Babies ages 4 months to 18 months, with an adult. Through activities and songs, learn how to use and integrate sign language as a way to communicate with your baby.
June 18, 2018, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Oak Room, 1st Floor
Documentary about James Baldwin's social criticism work that connect his commentary from the 1960's to current events. 2017, rated PG-13, 1 hour and 33 minutes.
June 18, 2018, 7:00 PM
June 19, 2018, 10:15 AM - 10:35 AM @ Children's Area -- Book Bubble
Infants under 12 months sit on their adult's lap. Both adult and child share in rhymes, songs, bouncing activities and stories.
June 19, 2018, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Teen Lounge, 3rd Floor
Work together on a library project while earning an hour of community service credit. Come hang out with your friends, eat snacks, and contribute to the library! For ages 13-18.
June 19, 2018, 7:00 PM @ City Hall, Conference Room C
June 20, 2018, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Cedar Room, 1st Floor
Practice your conversation skills at this drop-in conversation group that is designed to give adult English language learners an opportunity to speak in an informal, relaxed atmosphere.
June 20, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Hillsdale Branch Library
Make an LED Plushie! Materials and instructions provided. For 7th - 12th graders. Sign-up and permission form required.
June 20, 2018, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Computer Lab, 3rd Floor
Learn how to checkout and download free eBooks from the San Mateo Public Library. A one-on-one 30 minute session by appointment will be scheduled between 2:00pm-4:00pm in the Main Library's Computer Lab. Bring your library card number and e-device with you. Registration required.
June 20, 2018, 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM @ Children's Area - Book Bubble
For children ages 5 years and older. Interactive stories followed by a craft.
June 21, 2018, 10:15 AM - 10:40 AM @ Children’s Area - Book Bubble
For children ages 1 and 2 Year’s old, accompanied by an adult. Age appropriate rhymes, songs and stories.
June 21, 2018, 11:15 AM - 11:40 AM @ Children’s Area - Book Bubble
June 21, 2018, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Computer Lab, 3rd Floor
Join us for an open computer lab for teens! Use Tinkercad* to create then print** 3D files. Explore Makey Makey and Arduino kits. We aren't experts but we can support your exploration into the creation of 3D files and micro controllers. For 7th - 12th graders. Sign up recommended as space is limited but walkups welcome pending availability.
June 21, 2018, 3:30 PM - 5:05 PM @ Oak Room -- First Floor
Join us for the movie "Peter Rabbit." The movie is for all ages and children ages 5 and younger must be accompanied by an adult.
June 21, 2018, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Central Park
June 21, 2018, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Oak Room, 1st Floor
When to take Social Security is a common dilemma for retirees. Should one take it at age 62, 66 or 70? During this informative workshop discover how Social Security began, how it has changed and how you can maximize it for your retirement future. Registration required.
June 23, 2018, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM @ San Mateo Library - Oak Room
Join the City of San Mateo for a two-part Greywater Workshop with Laura Allen.
Part 1: Greywater 101:
Learn how to save water while keeping your landscape green.
This presentation will teach you about popular greywater systems, their costs, capabilities, water saving potential, what plant friendly products to use, and code requirements.
Part 2: Design your Own Laundry-to-landscape System
Laundry-to-landscape system redirect water from your washing machine into the landscape- Properly designed systems don't change your plumbing nor require a permit. Learn how to design your own system and build a mock-up one using real parts.
Bring photographs of your laundry room and your landscape to get design help!
Sign up here: https://tinyurl.com/greywatersanmateo
About Laura Allen:
June 23, 2018, 10:30 AM - 10:55 AM @ Children's Area -- Book Bubble
Rhymes, songs and short books for children under 3 years of age.
June 23, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM @ Main Library, 3rd floor Computer Lab
Learn to code with Scratch! Scratch is a free, intuitive, visual computer programming language developed by the MIT Media Lab. You can code in Scratch even if you've never programmed before! Learn how to make games, tell stories with special effects and sound, and create computer art. This class is for kids 8-13.
June 23, 2018, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
John Weaver will entertain and inspire your imagination to fly. Come and be mesmerized.