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Posted on: October 3, 2019

Learn About Our Sustainability Programs

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Along with our partner agencies, we offer a variety of sustainability programs and information. Learn how to get discounts on electric vehicles, recycle, conserve water, and other ways you can help make the San Mateo community more sustainable.

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Posted on: October 3, 2019

Help Shape the Future of San Mateo

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We've embarked on an update of San Mateo's General Plan - a comprehensive policy document that serves as the blueprint for growth in the City through 2040. Community input is vital and we encourage everyone to participate in this multi-year effort.

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Posted on: August 23, 2018

We've Got a Map for That

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The City has an enhanced interactive maps and geographical information system portal. Learn about transportation improvements, private development projects, street repaving and sweeping, crime data, flood zones, homeowners association boundaries and more!

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Posted on: October 21, 2019

New Parking and Transportation Web Pages

We’ve created a one-stop source for everything parking and transportation-related in our City. You can find out about applying for residential or downtown parking permits, locations of garages and bike repair stations, and long-term planning efforts.

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Posted on: October 17, 2019

Free Composting Workshops in San Mateo

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Do you want to start composting at home? Join a no-cost two hour workshop through the County of San Mateo's Sustainability Academy to learn the basics of starting your own backyard and worm composting system!

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Posted on: September 24, 2019

Are You Our Next City Council Member? Apply for Upcoming Vacancy

Are You Our Next City Council Member? Apply for Upcoming Vacancy

The City Council will be appointing a new member and is looking for civic-minded San Mateo residents to apply. The position is to fill a vacancy when current Deputy Mayor Maureen Freschet lea...

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Posted on: October 24, 2018

What's News in San Mateo? Check Out Our Latest eNewsletter

Learn about upcoming activities, events, projects, initiatives and more! Brought to you by the City Manager's Office, it includes the latest information from all of our departments. Visit our email notification page to sign up for future newsletters.

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Posted on: October 15, 2019

Consumer Reports

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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.

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Posted on: August 29, 2019

RBdigital - Electronic Magazines

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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 any holds ...

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Posted on: September 10, 2019

Ebsco Databases

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21 databases are available covering a wide variety of topics!  Try them for your next research project.

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Posted on: January 5, 2018

Streaming Movies

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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

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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

Hoopla

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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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Posted on: November 28, 2017

Pronunciator

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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

Follow us on Instagram!

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Find us, follow us, and tag us on Instagram!

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Posted on: December 11, 2017

Live Online Homework Help

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Tutors are available 1pm-10pm daily.  Receive live homework help, skill building assistance, writing assistance, the answer to a specific question or practice learning a language. Try Brainfuse now!

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