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Posted on: January 14, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccination Information

COVID-19 Vaccination Information

COVID-19 vaccinations are underway in San Mateo County. The vaccine will be provided following the State's prioritization schedule for equitable distribution that will ensure everyone who wants a vaccine will have access at...

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Posted on: January 4, 2021

City Hall Temporarily Closed to Public

City Hall is temporarily closed to the public due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the State's Regional Stay Home Order. We've moved many of our resources and services online to make it easier for you to access us remotely. Visit our Online Applications &...

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Posted on: October 23, 2020

Report or Appeal a Violation of Health Orders at Local Businesses

San Mateo County has created a COVID-19 Compliance Team that will investigate and respond to reports of alleged violations of state and local health orders related to COVID-19. The County's Compliance Team is part of the Business Engagement and C...

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Posted on: January 19, 2021

Help Keep Our Streets Safe

Safe Streets San Mateo

You can help keep San Mateo a safe place to drive, walk, bike and live. Learn about traffic safety initiatives in our City by joining our efforts to be road wise and help others around you to participate too. Check out our Safe Streets San Mateo campaign!

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Posted on: December 3, 2020

Get Active this Winter with Our New Activity Guide

Winter Activity Guide 2021

Get Active this Winter with Our New Activity Guide

Our Parks & Recreation Department's new 2021 Winter Activity Guide is out! Check out a variety of in-person and virtual programs slated  for January through March 2021. Adult classes ...

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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: January 22, 2021

State of the City - Watch Mayor Rodriguez's Presentation

You can watch the recording of our 2021 State of the City, delivered by Mayor Eric Rodriguez to a live audience on Jan. 21. Learn about our response to the pandemic, city finances, infrastructure projects, housing, policing, General Plan and much more.

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Posted on: January 25, 2021

COVID-19 Stay Home Order Ends, San Mateo Returns to Purple Tier

State health officials ended the Stay at Home Order effective Monday, Jan. 25 as ICU capacity increased. San Mateo County is now in the purple tier, allowing more businesses to reopen - including outdoor dining. Find what's allowed on the state's website.

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Posted on: January 11, 2021

San Mateo Library Board - Apply to Serve!

Community involvement in local government plays an important and active role in the City of San Mateo. The City Council seeks participation from its diversely skilled citizens and encourages all who are interested to apply for a position on the San Mateo ...

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Posted on: January 4, 2021

City Hall Temporarily Closed to Public

City Hall is temporarily closed to the public due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the State's Regional Stay Home Order. We've moved many of our resources and services online to make it easier for you to access us remotely. Visit our Online ...

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Posted on: October 29, 2020

San Mateo Bans E-Cig & Flavored Tobacco Sales

San Mateo Bans E-Cig & Flavored Tobacco Sales

There’s a new ban on the sale of electronic cigarettes and flavored tobacco products within the City of San Mateo. The City’s new rules are in line with rules the County of San Mateo ado...

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Posted on: October 1, 2020

Minimum Wage Increase - January 1, 2021

Starting on January 1, 2021, the minimum wage for the City of San Mateo will increase to $15.62 per hour. The current minimum wage is $15.38 per hour. The minimum wage is adjusted annually based on the regional Consumer Price Index.

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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: January 20, 2021

Library Board - Apply to Serve!

Library Board Recruitment 1.2021

Are you looking for a volunteer opportunity to contribute to the Library and your local community? We have an open slot on our Library Board. The deadline to apply is Friday, January 29, 2021 at 5 pm.  

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Posted on: June 30, 2020

Curbside Holds Pickup

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Our curbside pickup service offers a contactless and convenient way to obtain books and other materials. Access to our library buildings remain closed to the public.

How does curbside pickup work?

  1. Place holds on the items you want in the library catalog. &a...
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Posted on: December 18, 2020

Virtual Art Exhibits

Virtual Art Gallery 1.2021

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 January 4, 2021 - February 28, 2021.

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LeAnn McG...

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Posted on: September 23, 2020

Need Job Search Assistance?

JobSeekers

Need job search assistance?  Get help with resumes, interviews, applications, and more!  Sign up for a 30 minute appointment and a trained volunteer will meet with you online via Zoom.  Appointments are available weekdays four d...

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Posted on: December 29, 2020

DVD Bundle

DVD Bundle

Can't decide what to watch?  Do you miss browsing for DVDs?  Just want to binge watch without waiting for a curbside appointment?  Sign up for a DVD bundle - we pick 5 DVDs based on your  viewing interests.  Si...

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Posted on: December 21, 2020

Citizenship Webinars

Citizenship Webinars Jan 2021

USCIS (United States Citizenship and Immigration Services) will be holding free public webinars presented by a local USCIS Representative.  Topics include "How to Become a US Citizen" and "Petitioning for Relatives and Permanent Re...

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Posted on: December 1, 2020

Mixed Bags for Teens

Mixed Bags for Teens

Sign up to receive a Mixed Bag, bags will contain two books. Bags will be available for pick up at the San Mateo Public Library Main, Marina, and Hillsdale branches.  We will contact you when your bag is ready for pick up (approximately 5-10 days...

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Posted on: July 21, 2020

Book Bundles For Kids!

Book Bundles for Kids

Choose from one of eight different topics:

  • ABC’s & 123’s/Colors
  • Animals
  • Board Books
  • Diverse Voices
  • Fantasy
  • Funny
  • Graphic Novels
  • Things That Go

What is a Book Bundle?  A Book Bundle is a set of 6 books on the same topic or theme, and may include Fictio...

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Posted on: September 1, 2020

Blind Book Bundles for Teens

Book Bundle for Teens

Fill out a questionnaire and library staff will curate 3 books that match your reading interests.  For students in the 8th – 12th grade only.

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Posted on: September 3, 2020

Free Online Tutoring

Brainfuse

Get unlimited, live homework help with your San Mateo Public Library card.  Tutors are available 1pm-10pm daily.

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