Discover & Go Program

Discover & Go provides San Mateo Public Library card holders with FREE passes to local museums and other cultural institutions. Make reservations online by date or by venue and print passes at home or at the library.

Log in and Print a Pass

Frequently Asked Questions

How does it work?

  • You need a valid San Mateo Public Library card to make a reservation. San Mateo Public Library card numbers begin with '29047.'
  • You can have up to 2 reservations at a time.
  • You can cancel a reservation only if you have not already printed the admission pass.
  • The pass is valid for the person named on the date specified. No photocopies are allowed. ID is required.

What if my card is from a different library in the Peninsula Library System?

Below is a list of other libraries in the Peninsula Library System that also participate in the Discover & Go program. If you have a card through one of these libraries, follow the link to log in and print out your passes.

Are you limited to a certain number of museum pass reservations for the year?

Most venues do not have an annual limit per library card number. There are some venues that have placed a restriction on the number of times you can use a pass. You will find details about each pass within the venue information at Discover & Go.

How many Discover & Go passes can I reserve?

You can have 2 active reservations at a time.

What museums are available for reservations through Discover & Go?

You can see which musuems and cultural destinations are available by clicking on "Venues" at Discover & Go.

Who can reserve museum passes on Discover & Go?

Access to museum pass reservations is limited to valid San Mateo Public Library cardholders over 16 years of age.

I want to cancel my pass. What do I do?

You can cancel a pass that has not been printed by logging into Discover & Go and clicking on "Cancel Pass." Once the pass has been printed your reservation cannot be cancelled.

How do I get more information on Discover & Go?

An online tutorial is available or call the San Mateo Public Library at (650) 522-7818.