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Posted on: September 5, 2019

It's National Preparedness Month – Are You Ready?

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It's National Preparedness Month – Are You Ready?

September is National Preparedness Month and we want to help make sure our community is ready to respond to a disaster. Please take time this month to make sure you and your family are well-prepar...

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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: 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: September 17, 2019

Find Books at Bargain Prices During Annual Library Sale

Find a Great Deal at the Library's Fall Book Sale

 Mark your calendars for the Friends of the San Mateo Library’s Annual Fall Book Sale Friday Sept. 20 through Sunday, Sept. 21 at the Main Library, 55 W. Third Ave. Books at bargain price...

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Posted on: September 5, 2019

Friday Night Movies Return to San Mateo Parks

Friday Night Movies Return to San Mateo Parks 

Join us for the 2019 Movies in the Park Series every Friday in September! Beginning 6 p.m., we’ll have activities by our Parks team’s Mobile Rec van, crafts by the Library, and con...

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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: September 7, 2019

September is Library Card Sign-Up Month!

Library Card Sign-up month 2019

Apply for a card online and stop by any library, show ID, and pick up your new card.

Take part in the #GetLibraryCarded Challenge!  Snap a picture with your library card and post it to Instagram with the hashtag #GetLibraryCarded to be entered to ...

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Posted on: July 24, 2019

The Main Library's Children's Area Will Be Reopening September 23!

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The San Mateo Public Library's remodeled Chlidren's Area will be reopening on September 23!

This is the first large scale update to the Children’s Area of the Main Library since the library’s grand opening in 2006.

Prior to September 23 ...

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Posted on: July 16, 2019

Friends of the San Mateo Public Library Fall Book Sale

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Shop all 3 days - new books every day at bargain prices!  

Friday, September 20, 2019, 10am - 4:30pm

Saturday, September 21, 2019, 10am - 4:30pm

Sunday, September 22, 2019, 1pm - 4:30pm

Educator's pre-sale, Thursday, September 19, 2019, 3pm - 6pm (pl...

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Posted on: August 29, 2019

NEW! RBdigital - Electronic Magazines

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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: September 10, 2019

NEW! Ebsco Databases

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21 databases are available covering a wide variety of topics!  Try them for your next research project.

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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: June 29, 2019

Follow us on Instagram!

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Find us, follow us, and tag us on Instagram!

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Posted on: September 9, 2019

Council Won't Seek Legal Action on Citizens' Height, Density Ballot Petition

Council Won’t Seek Legal Action Against Ballot Measure 

City Council Will Place Citizens’ Height, Density Limit Initiative on November 2020 Ballot

 

San Mateo, CA — After spending a year carefully considering its options and listen...

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