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Longer Library Hours!

ClockGood news!  San Mateo’s libraries are now open longer hours!  The Main Library will open at 10am, Monday thru Saturday; and the Marina and Hillsdale branches will be open earlier on select days of the week. See new schedule below. Special thanks to the San Mateo Public Library Foundation and its auxiliary, The Literary Society, who raised funds this year to help the Library extend library hours for the community! 

Main Library
Mon - Thurs  10-8
Fri - Sat  10-5
Sun  1-5


Marina Branch
Mon  1-8
Tues  10-5
Wed  1-5
Thurs  Closed
Fri  1-5
Sat  10-5
Sun  Closed
Hillsdale Branch
Mon  1-5
Tues  1-8
Wed  10-5
Thurs  1-5
Fri  Closed
Sat  10-5
Sun  Closed

Summer Learning Program 2014Teen Summer Learning Program

Come to the library and sign-up for the summer learning program.  Read 5 books and complete 6 activities this summer to earn a $10 gift card from Books Inc. and a drawing ticket to win a $1,000 scholarship.   As an additional incentive, write 5 reviews of the books you read and you'll get a drawing ticket to win a Kindle Fire and other prizes. 

BrainfuseBrainfuse - Online Tutoring
  Brainfuse is an online tutoring service that allows San Mateo Public Library patrons to connect one-to-one with a tutor and receive live homework help, writing assistance and more! 

Ancestry LibraryAncestry Library Edition
NEW!  Ancestry Library Edition provides unprecedented online, in-library access to family history information via numerous genealogical databases including census records, passenger lists, and more!

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Wireless PrinterWireless Printing at the Library
Wireless printing is now available at all San Mateo Public Libraries with a library card number.  Download and install the wireless print agent to your laptop then pick up your printouts at a print release station.
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Discover and GoDiscover & Go 
Discover & Go provides San Mateo Public Library cardholders with FREE passes to local museums and more!
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