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Posted on: July 12, 2021

Need Help Paying Rent? Update on State Financial Assistance & Eviction Protection

Update on Eviction Protections & Rental Assistance for Tenants & Landlords

The State recently extended eviction protections for those who have been unable to pay rent due to COVID-19 until Sept. 30, 2021. But tenants will still be responsible for p...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: February 16, 2021

Help & Resources for Those Affected by COVID-19

Help & Resources for Those Affected by COVID-19

San Mateo County has a wide variety of resources and programs to help all residents get through the pandemic. Find easy access to important and updated information on the County's COVID-19 Resour...

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COVID-19 Updates

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Posted on: July 12, 2021

Bayfront Clean Up

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Bayfront Clean Up - Saturday, Sept. 18

Join us for one of the longest-running shoreline cleanup events in Northern California. On Saturday, Sept. 18, you can help keep our shorelines free of litter, clutter, and recyclables that don’t belong in t...

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Posted on: February 22, 2021

General Plan Update 2040 - Strive San Mateo

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Our General Plan Update process is one of the most influential efforts you can get involved in to help shape the future of San Mateo. Learn about how you can share your input on the future of housing, transportation, public safety, land use and much more.

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Posted on: February 4, 2021

Police Accountability & Transparency

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Police Accountability & Transparency - New Interactive Data Page

The San Mateo Police Department has launched a data transparency web page to include policing data, traffic collision information, and the existing crime map. Users can also request publi...

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Home Spotlight
Posted on: January 19, 2021

Help Keep Our Streets Safe

Safe Streets San Mateo

You can help keep San Mateo a safe place to drive, walk, bike and live. Learn about traffic safety initiatives in our City by joining our efforts to be road wise and help others around you to participate too. Check out our Safe Streets San Mateo campaign!

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Posted on: December 18, 2019

Help Protect the Bay by Adopting a Storm Drain

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Learn more about the Adopt-A-Drain program

Participate in our Adopt-A-Drain program by taking an active role in improving your neighborhood and keeping our bay clean and free of debris.

Why Adopt-A-Drain?

Everyone knows trash is no good for our streets or ou...

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Posted on: July 27, 2021

Senior Citizens Commission Opening - Apply Now

Senior Citizens Commission Opening - Apply Now

Are you interested in supporting seniors in your community? Do you want to help influence city policies? Then consider applying for an opening on the Senior Citizens Commission. The City Council is seeking div...

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Latest News & Announcements
Posted on: July 22, 2021

News: Help Create San Mateo's First District Elections Map

Help Create City of San Mateo’s First District Elections Map


News Release Jul...

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Posted on: July 21, 2021

Peninsula Humane Society Offers Assistance with Pet Food

Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA’s Pet Food Bank

Striving to keep pets and their families together, Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA created a Pet Food Bank to assist pet owners with food and other supplies for their pets. Low-inco...

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Posted on: July 16, 2021

Masks Recommended While Indoors, Regardless of Vaccination Status

Masks Recommended While Indoors, Regardless of Vaccination Status

Due to the spread of the highly-contagious COVID-19 Delta variant in our region, San Mateo County & Bay Area health officials now recommend everyone wear a mask indoors, even if you&...

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Latest News & Announcements
Posted on: July 15, 2021

New Survey on Changing ADU Housing Regulations in San Mateo

New Survey on Changing ADU Housing Regulations in San Mateo

We’re looking to update our local accessory dwelling unit (ADU) regulations and needs your input! Please take our online survey by Aug. 22.

An ADU is a secondary residential housing unit ...

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Posted on: July 12, 2021

City Services Academy - Apply for Class of 2021

Do You Know What We Do?

Join the 2021 City Services Academy to learn about all the work the City of San Mateo is doing in your community. This comprehensive, hands-on learning experience gives participants the opportunity to interact with City staff and le...

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Latest News & Announcements
Posted on: July 12, 2021

Central Park Music Series - Back for Summer 2021

The Central Park Music Series has returned! Our Parks & Recreation team is hosting free, live concerts Thursday evenings through Aug. 5. Check out this year's band lineup and join us near downtown San Mateo for an evening of summer fun.

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Posted on: July 12, 2021

Need Help Paying Rent? Update on State Financial Assistance & Eviction Protection

Update on Eviction Protections & Rental Assistance for Tenants & Landlords

The State recently extended eviction protections for those who have been unable to pay rent due to COVID-19 until Sept. 30, 2021. But tenants will still be responsible for p...

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Posted on: June 29, 2021

Art Exhibits

Art Gallery Exhibits July 2021

The following exhibits will be available at the Main Library in July and August.

Julien SchusterEngravingsMain Library, 1st Floor Art GalleryJune 30, 2021 - August 25, 2021Library Art GalleryView the Virtual ExhibitArtist Reception, July 22, 2021, 3:30 PM ...

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Posted on: June 1, 2021

Summer Learning Challenge

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Are you up for the challenge?  Read and perform activities from June 1 - August 31 and earn prizes!  All ages and abilities welcome! Check out our Summer Learning Challenge page for details.

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Posted on: April 28, 2021

Playaway Launchpads for Kids

Launchpads

Launchpads are tablets that are pre-loaded with content, designed with a simple, easy-to-use interface, and 100% secure. They don't require Wi-Fi and there is nothing to download. Learn more about Launchpads and read how they can help bridge the digital d...

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Posted on: September 23, 2020

Need Job Search Assistance?

JobSeekers

Need job search assistance?  Get help with resumes, interviews, applications, and more!  Sign up for a 30 minute appointment and a trained volunteer will meet with you online via Zoom.  Appointments are available weekdays three ...

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Posted on: March 2, 2021

Dial-A-Story

Dial-A-Story

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

Brainfuse

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

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Posted on: July 21, 2020

Book Bundles For Kids!

Book Bundles for Kids

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 ...

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