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Posted on: October 19, 2021

Apply to Serve on Library Board

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Love our San Mateo City libraries? Apply to serve on the Library Board!
Two positions are currently open to registered voters who want to help influence how our San Mateo Library serves the community. Learn more & apply by Friday Oct. 29 at 5 p.m.

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Posted on: August 9, 2021

Represent San Mateo and Help Create Our First District Elections Map

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We need your input as we transition to district-based elections for the San Mateo City Council. Share your input online or join an upcoming in-person workshop or virtual public hearing. You can help influence who represents you on City Council!

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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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Posted on: January 19, 2021

Help Keep Our Streets Safe

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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: October 18, 2021

Housing Needs in San Mateo - Survey and Virtual Workshop

What can we do about the high cost of housing? How can we create housing that is more affordable while ensuring San Mateo is a great place to live? Share your feedback on our Housing Element! Take a quick survey or join a virtual workshop on Nov. 2, 2021

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Posted on: October 18, 2021

Final District Elections Map Selected! What District Will You Vote In?

After a robust community outreach initiative, the City Council selected Map 3b as San Mateo's new district elections map. Council will discuss election sequencing and vote on an ordinance adopting the map during a Nov. 1 virtual public hearing.

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Posted on: October 7, 2021

COVID-19 Face Mask Requirements

Bay Area Health Officers & Masking Requirements

The health officers in nine Bay Area counties announced on Oct. 7, 2021 new criteria for when they will lift requirements for vaccinated people to wear face coverings indoors.

The counties of Alameda, Cont...

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Posted on: October 1, 2021

Minimum Wage Increases Starting Jan. 1, 2022

Starting Jan. 1, 2022, the hourly minimum wage will increase to $16.20 for all employees working within the City of San Mateo limits. The City of San Mateo’s hourly minimum wage applies to all businesses within city limits, regardless of size.

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Posted on: August 9, 2021

Represent San Mateo and Help Create Our First District Elections Map

We need your input as we transition to district-based elections for the San Mateo City Council. Share your input online or join an upcoming in-person workshop or virtual public hearing. You can help influence who represents you on City Council!

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Posted on: September 1, 2021

Art Exhibits

Library Art Gallery Exhibits SeptOct 2021

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

Vera FainshteinPaintingsMain Library, 1st Floor Art GallerySeptember 2, 2021 - October 29, 2021Library Art GalleryArtist Reception - Sunday, September 26, 2021, 3pm, Mai...

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Posted on: March 2, 2021

Dial-A-Story

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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: April 28, 2021

Playaway Launchpads for Kids

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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 3, 2020

Free Online Tutoring

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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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