Posted on: March 22, 2021
You’re invited to the San Mateo Public Library Foundation's 10th Annual Authors Gala and this year it is virtual! Registration is free!
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- Bestselling authors C Pam Zhang & Anna North in conversation with Wendy Voorsanger
Posted on: April 13, 2021
"'Eureka'" is the California State Motto and means "I found it!" Students in the 4th-8th grades were asked to share an original poem that describes their California discovery story.
Read the winning poems from the Eure...Read on...
Posted on: March 22, 2021
The Art Exhibit Selection Committee is currently accepting applications from local artists to display in San Mateo City Hall and the Main Library. The Committee is seeking artwork that represents the diversity of our community, varied artistic styles, and...Read More >
Posted on: March 24, 2021
You no longer need an appointment to pick up your holds at the three San Mateo Public Library locations - Main Library, Hillsdale branch and Marina branch. An additional time slot of 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM on Mondays at the Main Library has been added.&nb...Read More >
Posted on: January 26, 2021
Federal Tax Forms -
Federal Form 1040 and 1040-SR instructions and booklets in English and Spanish are available at the Main Library. Federal tax forms may be ordered directly by phone: 1-800-TAX-FORM (1-800-829-3676).
California State Tax Forms -
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Tax Information Flyer
Posted on: March 2, 2021
Hear library staff & community readers read stories and poems! Available 24/7 by calling (650) 844-8844. Escuche cuentos, historias y poemas grabados por el personal de la biblioteca y los lectores de la comunidad desde su teléfono...Read More >
Posted on: March 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 March 1, 2021 - April 30, 2021.
HenriWatercolors/AcrylicsView the ExhibitRead More >
Posted on: January 29, 2021
Hotspots and Chromebooks are now available to check out through our curbside pick-up service at the Main Library! No appointment is needed.
Call (650) 522-7818 and staff will assist you with reserving a device. Due to the limited number...Read More >
Posted on: July 21, 2020
What is a Book Bundle? A Book Bundle is a set of 6 books on the same topic or theme, and may include Fiction and Nonfiction titles. We can create Book Bundles for pre-readers, Preschool, Elementary, and Middle School ages.
You can reserve a Book ...Read More >
Posted on: September 1, 2020
Fill out a questionnaire and library staff will curate 5 books that match your reading interests. For students in the 8th – 12th grade only.Read More >
Posted on: September 3, 2020
Get unlimited, live homework help with your San Mateo Public Library card. Tutors are available 1pm-10pm daily.