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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: April 4, 2018

Adopt-A-Drain Volunteer Program

Adaopt a Drain

April showers are here! Join your neighbors and protect the environment, manage stormwater, protect water quality, and minimize flooding. Adopt a storm drain or team up with friends and business owners to protect all the drains on your block.

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Posted on: February 23, 2018

Smooth Streets – Your Tax Dollars at Work!

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The City is committed to fixing failed streets and launched a website to highlight repairs, ongoing progress and where future efforts may be directed. Explore interactive maps and learn more about how Measure S supports the City’s Failed Streets Program.

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Posted on: May 24, 2017

Clean Water Program

WWTP

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: May 9, 2018

Lime Bike Share Program Launching in San Mateo

Lime is launching their bike share program in San Mateo on May 15th. The bright green bikes and electric bikes are available to rent by the hour and will be located across the City. Download the Lime app to sign up to ride!

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Posted on: May 8, 2018

Get Involved, Serve on a City Commission!

Getting involved in local government is an exciting and rewarding way to participate and make lasting changes within your community. If you are passionate about San Mateo and interested in the public process, than consider applying for a seat on one of Sa...

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Posted on: May 1, 2018

Music Series Returns to Central Park

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The City of San Mateo Presents the 2018 Central Park Music Series!

Shows run 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday evenings June 21 - August 16 

The City of San Mateo sponsors this signature summer event event every year to provide you memorable evenings of FR...

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Posted on: May 1, 2018

Learn More About California's Voter's Choice Act

Starting in 2018, all registered voters in San Mateo County will receive their ballot in the mail a few weeks before the election. Most neighborhood polling places will no longer be used for voting. Instead, you will have 3 options for how to vote:

  1. Vote-by...
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Posted on: May 1, 2018

Making Summer Plans? Check out our Activity and Camp Guides!

Swim Lessons

2018 Youth & Family Aquatics: We’ve made a commitment to growing a water safe community!

Learning how to swim and further developing swimming skills when young not only keeps your child active and healthy, but also helps to increase their wate...

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Posted on: May 10, 2017

Do It Yourself (DIY) Neighborhood Volunteering for Teens

Giving back in your neighborhood is a great way to fulfill your high school community service requirement & make a difference in your community. When it's hard to find the right volunteer opportunity for 1-3 hours of service, think: DO IT YOURSELF.

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Posted on: May 19, 2018

Library Outreach Vehicle Nickname Contest Winner

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The winner of the Library’s outreach vehicle “Nickname Contest” is Ymreh Tolentino, a 4th grader at Meadow Heights Elementary School, who submitted the nickname “Mateo.” The nickname was selected by library staff and will be part of the attractive wrap on...

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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: May 5, 2018

NEW! 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: 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

Kanopy

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: May 31, 2017

3 Bees Cafe in the Library

3 Bees Cafe

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

Citizenship Corner

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

Brainfuse

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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