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Home is Where the Heart is 2022 – Listening

This week, explore listening and hearing as a way to relax and reset. Whether you listen to a meditation on the CALM app or enjoy an audiobook, sit back, relax and find ideas below to explore this sense.  





  • Visit San Mateo County Libraries Story Cafe and enjoy local authors and poets sharing stories.
  • Enjoy music, movies, audiobooks or ebooks on hoopla.

Library Resource Highlight

Calm is an online service that provides guided meditations, courses, stories, music, and other helpful tools to manage stress and mental health. Calm is available both via the web and through a mobile app. See below links. Requires a library card number that begins with “29041”. Start here:  Get Calm


  • Do you love listening to books? Find your next audiobook on the SMCL website.

For the Kids 

  • Enjoy one of hundreds of storytimes on SMCL’s Youtube page. You will find storytimes in English, Spanish and Chinese. 


Haven’t registered yet?

Register today 

All registered guests will receive weekly recommendations including books, activities, library resources and something for the kids. It will also include a link for that week’s prize drawing. 

While you wait for the event, please take a look at the silent auction items available to you. These items will support the overall event. The auction is live through February 6.

Thank you to our honorary event committee: 

Hetal Vasavada
Shawn Harris
Joanna Ho

Thank you to our sponsors