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Posted on: November 1, 2018

Help Shape the Future of San Mateo

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Join one of the most important planning efforts by sharing your input during the General Plan update. This citywide policy document covers issues like sustainability, circulation, housing, land use, infrastructure and more. Learn how you can participate!

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Posted on: November 16, 2018

Join the Bicycle Master Plan Update

Bicycle Master Plan Kick Off Meeting

We want to be the best place to bicycle and we need your help. Join us for the first Bicycle Master Plan Community Workshop on Saturday, December 1. Learn how you can get involved and be a part of shaping the future and present of bicycling in San Mateo!

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Posted on: October 9, 2018

Enter Our Adopt-a-Drain Photo Contest

"Me and My Drain" Photo Contest

Are you a volunteer who signed up to help keep storm drains in your neighborhood free of debris? Do you want to help the environment and deter flooding? Join our Adopt-a-Drain program and participate in our photo contest to win prizes by November 30!

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Posted on: August 23, 2018

We've Got a Map for That

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The City has an enhanced interactive maps and geographical information system portal. Learn about transportation improvements, private development projects, street repaving and sweeping, crime data, flood zones, homeowners association boundaries and more!

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Posted on: May 14, 2018

Vehicle Donations for Firefighter Training

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As the cars we drive continue to evolve in terms of technology, they also evolve in how they are built to protect us. Did you know that average vehicle built in 1975 contained only 4% high strength steel? Today this number is as high as 72%. With this add...

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Posted on: May 24, 2017

Clean Water Program

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This multi-year capital improvement program will upgrade our sanitary sewer system and the wastewater treatment plant to improve service, align with the City’s sustainability goals, and comply with regulations to protect the environment and public health.

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Posted on: November 16, 2018

CANCELLED - Central Park Ice Rink Event

Due to the ongoing unhealthy air quality, Sunday's holiday show at the outdoor ice rink is cancelled. It is unsafe for the young performers to be skating in these conditions. The rink will remain open through the remainder of the season.

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Posted on: November 1, 2018

You Can Now Review Plan to Improve Recreation Facilities

The Recreation Facilities Strategic Plan – Vision to Reality is ready for the next step! Following public input, options have been refined and recommendations developed for the future of San Mateo’s facilities. Attend a November meeting to learn more!

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Posted on: October 24, 2018

Check Out the Latest Citywide eNewsletter

Learn about upcoming activities, events, projects, initiatives and more! Brought to you by the City Manager's Office, it includes the latest information from all of our departments. Visit our email notification page to sign up for future newsletters.

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Posted on: November 6, 2018

Food for Fines

Food for Fines 2018

During the months of November and December bring non-perishable food items into one of the participating libraries and fines/fees will be waived.  All food collected will be donated to Second Harvest Food Bank.  Participating libraries: ...

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Posted on: May 15, 2018

Job Seekers @ Your Library

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Searching for work?  Need help writing your resume?  Want assistance applying for a job online?  Volunteers with experience in human resources, coaching, and teaching are available to help you.  Free.  Open on ...

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Posted on: January 5, 2018

Streaming Movies

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Enjoy more than 30,000 independent, international, classic, or documentary films through Kanopy.   Create an account, download the app, and watch them on your smartphone, tablet, PC or smart TV.  You may view 10 movies per month; the loa...

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Posted on: February 2, 2018

Hoopla

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Thousands of movies, TV shows, music albums and audiobooks to borrow for instant streaming or temporary downloading to a smartphone, tablet, or computer with your library card.

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Posted on: May 5, 2018

Library Mobile App

San Mateo Public Library App

Search for San Mateo Public Library in the Apple App store or Google Play on your device then download the free app.

Features include:

  • Search the catalog, renew items, place holds, and manage your account.
  • Use your eCard to check out materials.
  • Locate your ne...
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Posted on: May 31, 2017

3 Bees Cafe in the Library

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Stop by 3 Bees Café on the 3rd Floor of the Main Library and enjoy coffee, sandwiches, snacks, and more!

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Posted on: November 6, 2017

Citizenship Corner

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The Library has set-up a Citizenship Corner to provide information about the naturalization process in English, Spanish, and Chinese. The Library has been in collaboration with the U. S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) agency to establish thi...

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Posted on: November 28, 2017

Pronunciator

Pronunciator

Pronunciator is a fun way to learn a new language with self-directed lessons, live teachers, movies, music and more!  Plus, ESL students can access English language lessons in 50 non-English languages. 

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Posted on: December 11, 2017

Live Online Homework Help

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Tutors are available 1pm-10pm daily.  Receive live homework help, skill building assistance, writing assistance, the answer to a specific question or practice learning a language. Try Brainfuse now!

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Posted on: November 6, 2018

San Mateo On Ice Holiday Skating Rink - November 9th - January 13th

Lace up Your Skates and Meet us in Central Park!

The 4th Annual San Mateo On Ice Holiday Skating Rink Returns Friday, November 9!

Located in Central Park, the outdoor rink features 9,000 square feet of REAL ice. Skaters will be able to skate in the sunshine...

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Posted on: November 15, 2018

Unhealthy Air Quality Alert in Effect Through Tuesday

An unhealthy air quality alert is in effect until Tuesday, November 20 due to the continued heavy smoke moving into the Bay Area from the tragic Camp Fire in Butte County. The Bay Area Air Quality Management District extended the warning and is continuing...

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Posted on: November 1, 2018

Clean Water Program Earns EPA Infrastructure Loan Invite

SAN MATEO – The City of San Mateo, in partnership with Foster City, received a major boost from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as it was invited to apply for a $277 million loan to support the Clean Water Program.

The EPA announced the Peninsula-...

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Posted on: October 1, 2018

Engage in Your Community by Joining Adopt-a-Drain Program

San Mateo, CA — The City of San Mateo is celebrating the first anniversary of a program that encourages volunteers to support the environment and have a sense of neighborhood ownership by keeping storm drains near their homes clean.

Last October, ...

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