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Investing in the Future
of Your Libraries
Investing in the Future
of Your Libraries
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Gratitude

 “The promise of gratitude is not just to make us happy and healthy but also to motivate us to improve our own lives—and even, one might say, become more productive members of society and better citizens of the world” ―   Smith, Newman, Marsh, and Keltner (Editors),  The Gratitude Project: How the...

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Gratitude Report FY20-21

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Gratitude Report FY 2020-2021 Dear Foundation Supporters, The Foundation for San Mateo County Libraries just completed its third full year of operations. We are excited to share this year we were able to donate over $200,000 to the Libraries to support youth & family programs, community engagement,...

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Support the 5k for $(1)5k Challenge

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 5k for $(1)5k Challenge Money raised will help youth thrive in 2021-2022   This July, the Foundation for San Mateo County Libraries (FMSCL) Board Members are taking on a 5k for $5k Challenge to give youth a place to learn and thrive.  Board Members will be raising funds by completing a total of...

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Join us for April Author Talks

We are thrilled to partner with the Libraries for three author events this month. A portion of the proceeds from any of the titles below (through links) will support the Foundation.   Good and Mad, Rebecca Traister moderated by our own Tanya Beat April 15, 6 pm Join San Mateo County Libraries for...

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Meet the Board: What was Your Favorite Children’s Book? 

Meet the Board: What was Your Favorite Children’s Book?  Do you remember your favorite children’s books? Having a library card is all about exploring new worlds, and stories. Sometimes the most impactful stories we remember from our childhood can inspire us long into our adult lives. Enjoying library...

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