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Posted on: January 25, 2020

Now Showing at the Library

Jan - Feb 2020 Art Exhibits

Paintings by Bhavna Misra
First Floor Art Gallery
January 9, 2020 - February 28, 2020

Sculptures by Marina Smelik
Second Floor Display Case
January 4, 2020 - February 9, 2020

Library Art Gallery Library
Posted on: December 16, 2019

Violins of Hope Events

Violins of Hope

The San Mateo Public Library is proud to partner with Music at Kohl Mansion to host several Violins of Hope events in January and February of 2020.  

The Violins of Hope, a collection of more than 60 string instruments rescued from the Holocaust, ...

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Posted on: August 29, 2019

RBdigital - Electronic Magazines

RB Digital Magazines

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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RBdigtial Library
Posted on: October 15, 2019

Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports

Make better purchasing decisions by searching Consumer Reports online through our EBSCO databases.  Find ratings and reviews, recommendations and buying advice for thousands of products and services.

All three of the San Mateo City Libraries also ...

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Consumer Reports Online Library
Posted on: January 5, 2018

Streaming Movies


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 15, 2018

Job Seekers @ Your Library

Job Seekers 2

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: 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.

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Hoopla Library
Posted on: November 28, 2017



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: June 29, 2019

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