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Posted on: July 1, 2020

We Want You to Celebrate Fourth of July Safely

We Want You to Celebrate Fourth of July Safely

Our Police Department, in partnership with the Parks and Recreation Department and San Mateo Consolidated Fire Department, would like to wish you and your family a safe Independence Day! COVID-19 is still a re...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: June 22, 2020

Parks & Recreation Amenities Reopening

Parks & Recreation Amenities Reopening

We’re happy to announce additional Parks and Recreation amenities are reopening! REMEMBER – there are state and county face covering requirements, and they must be worn if you can’t m...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: June 17, 2020

Health Order Updated to Allow for Many Businesses to Reopen

New San Mateo County Health Order Aligns with State

June 17, 2020 — With the completion of the variance process with the State of California, San Mateo County Health Officer Dr. Scott Morrow has issued a new order to align the county with Gov. Ga...

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Posted on: April 2, 2020

Tenants Who Cannot Afford Rent Due to COVID-19 Are Protected from Eviction

City & County Ban Evictions for Non-Payment of Rent Due to COVID-19

In response to the hardships many in our community are facing due to the economic impacts of the COVID-19 outbreak and the Shelter in Place Order, moratoriums have been adopted to ban ...

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Let's Recreate from Home! Virtual Storytimes, Activities & More

It’s a virtual world these days and although our doors are closed, we’re here for you virtually! We’re creating fresh content and our staff are sharing some of their favorite resources to keep you occupied while we stay home ...

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Posted on: June 2, 2020

View our 2020 Summer Activity Guide now!

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Summer is here! Check out our 2020 Summer Activity Guide and see all we have to offer: Summer Camps, enrichment programs, dance & fitness classes, and more! Registration is available NOW, so register at www.SanMateoRec.org!

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Posted on: October 3, 2019

Help Shape the Future of San Mateo

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We've embarked on an update of San Mateo's General Plan - a comprehensive policy document that serves as the blueprint for growth in the City through 2040. Community input is vital and we encourage everyone to participate in this multi-year effort.

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Posted on: December 18, 2019

Help Protect the Bay by Adopting a Storm Drain

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Learn more about the Adopt-A-Drain program

Participate in our Adopt-A-Drain program by taking an active role in improving your neighborhood and keeping our bay clean and free of debris.

Why Adopt-A-Drain?

Everyone knows trash is no good for our streets or ou...

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Posted on: October 3, 2019

Learn About Our Sustainability Programs

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Along with our partner agencies, we offer a variety of sustainability programs and information. Learn how to get discounts on electric vehicles, recycle, conserve water, and other ways you can help make the San Mateo community more sustainable.

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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: July 1, 2020

Standing Strong for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Standing Strong for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

The City of San Mateo celebrates the rich diversity among our community and stands firmly against all forms of racism, anti-immigrant sentiment, xenophobia and implicit bias. As we all reflect on recent...

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Posted on: July 1, 2020

Affordable Housing Applications Now Open for New Development

Affordable Housing Applications Now Open for New Development

We’re pleased to announce the upcoming opening of Montara, a new affordable housing development in the Bay Meadows neighborhood of San Mateo. The property is nearing completion and appl...

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Posted on: June 15, 2020

New Fees for Using Credit or Debit Cards to Pay for City Services

New Fees for Using Credit or Debit Cards to Pay for City Services

Starting July 1, customers who use a credit or debit card to make payments with the City of San Mateo will be subject to service fees. Companies that process credit or debit card transaction...

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Posted on: June 17, 2020

San Mateo City Council Adopts Fiscal Year Budget

San Mateo City Council Adopts Fiscal Year Budget

Fiscal Sustainability Plan Aims to Address Effects of COVID-19 Pandemic and Deficit 

June 17, 2020 — The City Council adopted a $262.3 million budget for the coming Fiscal Year 202...

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Posted on: June 12, 2020

Pile Driving Begins on Wastewater Treatment Plant Expansion

Pile Driving Begins on Wastewater Treatment Plant Expansion

Our Clean Water Program is progressing to Phase 2 of the upgrade and expansion of its wastewater treatment plant on Detroit Drive. This marks a significant milestone in the five-year-long improvem...

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Posted on: May 14, 2020

The Results are in! Check Out Our 2020 Community Survey

The Results are in! Check Out Our 2020 Community Survey 

In the our ongoing efforts to engage the public and be responsive to the community’s interests, we partnered with the independent firm True North Research to conduct a survey about...

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Posted on: May 14, 2020

Hillsdale Caltrain Station Temporarily Closes

Hillsdale Caltrain Station Temporary Closure 

Beginning Saturday May 16, Caltrain’s Hillsdale Station will temporarily close for up to six months as part of the 25th Avenue Grade Separation Project.

During the closure, trains will not ser...

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Posted on: October 24, 2018

What's News in San Mateo? Check Out Our Latest 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: June 30, 2020

Curbside Holds Pickup

Curbside Holds Pickup

We are excited to launch our curbside pickup service to offer a contactless and convenient way to access books and other materials. During this time, access to our library buildings remains closed to the public.

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Posted on: June 9, 2020

Racial Equity & Social Justice Resources

Were All In This Together

The San Mateo Public Library stands against racism and injustice.   We are committed to providing educational and informative materials on issues that affect our community.  Below is a list of resources addressing the important issues of...

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Posted on: July 1, 2020

Virtual Art Exhibits

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Even though the Main Library is closed, you can enjoy our rotating art exhibits by local artists virtually!  The following exhibits will be available online from July 1 - August 31, 2020.

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Yurie NakamuraJa...

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

Summer Learning Challenge

Summer Learning 2020

Are you up for the challenge?  Read and perform activities from June 1 - August 31 and earn prizes!  All ages and abilities welcome! Check out our Summer Learning Challenge page for details.

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Our Digital Doors are Open 24/7

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With your library card, you can access digital books, music, movies, magazines, newspapers, homework help, and more.  Below are a few of our digital resources.  For a full list of all of our resources, view our eLibrary resources page.

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Posted on: August 29, 2019

RBdigital - Electronic Magazines

RB Digital Magazines

With RBdigital you can read and download your favorite magazines anytime, anywhere with your library card.  Select from over 120 titles in English, Chinese, and Spanish.  Check out as many magazines as you want—there are never ...

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Posted on: February 2, 2018

Hoopla

Hoopla

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: 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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