Posted on: July 6, 2020
Enter in one or more of 12 categories in our San Mateo Public Library Summer Fair! Show off your talents for a chance to earn bragging rights and possibly prizes! New extended deadline - entries due by August 16, 2020!
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Posted on: June 30, 2020
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.
How does curbside pickup work?
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Posted on: July 21, 2020
Choose from one of eight different topics:
- ABC’s & 123’s
- Diverse Voices
- Things That Go
To reserve a book bundle, send an email to: email@example.com or call us at (650) 522-7838. Pi...Read More >
Posted on: July 1, 2020
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.
Richard PradenasPhotographyView the Exhibit
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Posted on: June 9, 2020
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...Read More >
Posted on: August 29, 2019
With RBdigital you can read and download your favorite magazines anytime, anywhere with your library card. Select from over 3,000 titles in 15 languages! Check out as many magazines as you want—there are never any holds or du...Read More >
Posted on: March 20, 2020
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: February 2, 2018
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.Read More >
Posted on: January 5, 2018
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...Read More >