Posted on: June 30, 2020
Our curbside pickup service offers a contactless and convenient way to obtain books and other materials. Access to our library buildings remain closed to the public.
How does curbside pickup work?
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- Place holds on the items you want in the library catalog. &a...
Posted on: October 20, 2020
Tales of HorrorThe entire month of OctoberWatch horror writers reading from their scary works for the Fourth Annual Tales of Horror, a collaboration between San Mateo Public Library and HorrorAddicts.net. View the videos posted on the Virtual Programs pag...Read More >
Posted on: October 1, 2020
The San Mateo Public Library is pleased to share our Impact Report 2019-2020. The annual report highlights some of the exciting programs, diverse resources and services, and community connections at the library during fiscal year 2019-2020.Read More >
San Mateo Public Library Impact Report 2019-2020
Posted on: September 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 September 1 - October 31, 2020.
Jerry McLaughlinPaintingsView the Exhibit
Dan WoodardS...Read More >
Posted on: July 21, 2020
Choose from one of eight different topics:
- ABC’s & 123’s/Colors
- Board Books
- Diverse Voices
- Graphic Novels
- Things That Go
What is a Book Bundle? A Book Bundle is a set of 4 books on the same topic or theme, and may include Fictio...Read More >
Posted on: September 1, 2020
Fill out a questionnaire and library staff will curate 3 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.
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 due dates. O...Read More >
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: 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 >