January 14, 2020, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM @ Teen Lounge, 3rd Floor
Love anime? Want to hang out, watch and talk about it? Come to the San Mateo Public Library's Anime Club and enjoy games, fun, snacks, and anime! For grades 8-12.
January 14, 2020, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Cedar Room, 1st Floor
Participants will review exam questions and practice for the written portion. Verbal and written English skills are required. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Register at (650) 522-7848. ** Cedar Room, 1st Floor **
January 15, 2020, 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. ** Cedar Room, 1st Floor **
January 15, 2020, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Laurel Room, 1st Floor
Are you interested in knitting but don't know where to start? Are you an advanced knitter and would like to share your skills with beginners? All levels (and crocheters too!) are welcome in this group. Come to knit, chat, learn, and contribute! Bring your knitting project and yarn, and any extra materials to share. For beginners, bring a pair of knitting needles (size 8 or larger) and a ball of skein of sport weight or worsted weight yarn. *** Laurel Room, 1st Floor ***
January 16, 2020, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Join other writers in a supportive and social group for writers of all kinds every Thursday evening. Whether you write for personal, professional or other reasons, come prepared to work. This is not a critique or sharing group, but you are welcome to discuss your work during check-in time between 6:30pm - 7pm Writing is solitary, and this meeting is a chance to connect, and sometimes commiserate with other writers. Come late and leave early if you need to, and bring a charged laptop as outlets are limited. The meeting room varies.
Melanie Shook and Korie Pelka of the California Writers Club-SF Peninsula Branch co-host these weekly meetings. Meeting rooms will vary so please email Cynthia McCarthy at firstname.lastname@example.org for notifications and updates.
January 18, 2020, 10:30 AM - 3:30 PM @ Laurel Room, 1st Floor
Project Read, the adult literacy program of the San Mateo Public Library, is looking for volunteers. Attend this engaging training workshop before being paired with an adult literacy student. The 10-hour training will be held on January 18 (10:30 AM - 3:30 PM), and January 25 (10:30 AM - 3:30 PM). You must attend both sessions. ** Laurel Room, 1st Floor **
January 18, 2020, 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Oak Room, 1st Floor
A conversation with Israeli father and son luthiers and co-founders of Violins of Hope Amnon and Avshalom Weinstein, and James A. Grymes, author of "Violins of Hope: Violins of the Holocaust – Instruments of Hope and Liberation in Mankind’s Darkest Hour." The Violins of Hope documentary will be shown at 1:30 p.m. before the presentation with James Grymes and the Weinsteins. ** Oak Room, 1st Floor **