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Posted on: September 27, 2022

San Mateo Public Libraries Closed Monday, October 10

San Mateo Main Library Exterior

All San Mateo Public Library locations will be closed Monday, October 10 for Staff Development Day (in-service training of library employees).

Posted on: August 29, 2022

Art Exhibits

Art Gallery Exhbits 9.2022

The following exhibits will be available at the Main Library in September and October.

Shirley LimWatercolorsMain Library, 1st Floor Art GallerySeptember 2, 2022 - October 30, 2022Library Art GalleryMaria SkyBook ArtsMain Library, 2nd Floor Display CaseSep...

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Posted on: July 28, 2022

Expanded Open Hours on Sundays at the Main Library

Sunday Hours Main August 2022

We heard your requests! Beginning on Sunday, August 7, the Main Library will expand its Sunday schedule. The new hours are 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM. This pilot program provides two additional hours of time to browse materials, read, study, use a computer, reser...

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Posted on: June 30, 2022

California State Parks Pass

State Library Parks Pass

With your library card you can borrow a California State Libraries Park Pass!  Place a hold with your library card through the catalog or drop by any San Mateo Public Library and ask the Accounts Desk if there is a Quick Pick pass available to bo...

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Posted on: May 15, 2018

Job Seekers @ Your Library

Job Seekers 2

Searching for work?  Need help writing or reviewing your resume?  Want assistance applying for a job online?  Volunteers are available to help you.  Open on the 2nd floor of the Main Library on Wednesdays, 11 AM - 1 PM....

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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...

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Posted on: September 3, 2020

Free Online Tutoring


Get unlimited, live homework help with your San Mateo Public Library card.  Tutors are available 1pm-10pm daily.

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