Please following the link below and complete the online form. Librarians responsible for that subject area will review your request and consider it for purchase.
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The Main Library has an underground parking garage for library customers. Parking is free. There is a 2 hour time limit enforced Monday – Thursday from 8:00am - 6:00pm, and Friday-Saturday from 8:00am – 5:00pm. Violators will be ticketed. The parking garage closes when the library closes.
Yes, it is available throughout the building. Simply connect to "San Mateo Public Library."
You can keep most items for 3 weeks (21 days). DVDs can be kept for 7 days. Renewals: Most items may be renewed 5 times except for Quick Pick items which cannot be renewed.
Rental rates depend on your organization's status (nonprofit, resident, non-resident) and the size of the room.
Library cards are FREE. Bring photo identification and proof of current address to the accounts desk. For anyone under the age of 18: A parent's signature and proper identification are required. Students over 14 may use their current San Mateo school ID card as identification.