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Posted on: April 23, 2021

PG&E Extends Protections for Those Affected by Economic Impacts of Pandemic

In response to the ongoing economic challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, PG&E has extended the existing COVID 19 customer protections through June 30, 2021. The protections include a moratorium on service disconnections for non-payment of rent.

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Posted on: February 1, 2021

Housing is Key - Financial Assistance for Renters & Landlords

Statewide Rental Assistance & Residential Eviction Protections

Visit the State's Housing is Key website for information about rental assistance for tenants and landlords, and eviction protections under SB 91, the COVID-19 Tenant Relief Act of 2021, and...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: January 14, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccination Information

COVID-19 Vaccination Information

Supply of the COVID-19 vaccine remains limited, but everyone will eventually have an opportunity to receive one for free when it’s available. The vaccine roll out has been evolving as statewide distribution unfold...

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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
Posted on: February 1, 2021

Tenant Relief - State Extends COVID-19 Eviction Protections

Statewide Rental Assistance & Residential Eviction Protections

Visit the State's Housing is Key website for information about rental assistance for tenants and landlords, and eviction protections under SB 91, the COVID-19 Tenant Relief Act of ...

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Posted on: April 5, 2021

Picnic Rentals Now Available

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Picnic Rentals Have Returned! 

Visit our picnic rental web page to book a rental in one of our City parks. We are excited to bring back this popular service, especially with the beautiful weather we’ve been having. Please note that COVID-19 protoc...

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Posted on: April 5, 2021

Summer Camps & More - Register Today

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Summer Camps & More - Register Today

Registration for swim lessons, summer camps & more starts today, April 5 for San Mateo Residents!  Our Parks & Recreation team is offering a variety of programs, including in-person programs this su...

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Posted on: March 3, 2021

Spring Activities from Parks & Recreation

Spring Activity Guide 2021

Hop into spring with our Activity Guide! We're offering over 20 new classes and programs this year. Whether you're looking to exercise, learn a new skill, play or just explore, we have a range of in-person and virtual classes for children and adults!

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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

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: 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: May 6, 2021

Downtown Street Closures - Council to Discuss Permanent Options

Downtown Street Closures - Council to Discuss Permanent Options

We closed portions of B Street to support outdoor dining during the pandemic and the City Council is now considering options for keeping them in place! Our Council will host a study session on...

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Posted on: May 6, 2021

County Redistricting - Apply to Serve on Advisory Commission

Do you want to be part of a once-in-a-decade opportunity to help influence voting district boundaries in San Mateo County? Then consider applying to serve on the 2021 Supervisorial District Lines Advisory Commission! Deadline to apply is 5 p.m. June 4.

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Posted on: May 5, 2021

We Want to Know - How do You Think We Should We Plan for Our Future?

It’s Time to Talk About Our Future!

Register today for the upcoming General Plan workshop

We’re returning to the community for feedback on our Strive San Mateo General Plan update. The General Plan will help guide decisions abou...

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Posted on: April 30, 2021

Patrice Olds Receives California's City Clerk of the Year Award

Patrice Olds Receives California's City Clerk of the Year Award

San Mateo’s very own has been named a California Municipal Clerk of the year! City Clerk Patrice Olds was chosen by her peers as a shining example of a civil servant whose p...

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Posted on: April 28, 2021

San Mateo Libraries Reopen

San Mateo Libraries Reopen

Beginning May 3, all three San Mateo Public Library locations will be open to the public for browsing, holds pickup, and limited computer use. Our hours will remain the same.

In-person reference will be available on the 1st, 2nd,...

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Posted on: January 14, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccines & You - Eligibility Expanding

Vaccines & You - Eligibility Expanding

Supply of the COVID-19 vaccine remains limited, but everyone will eventually have an opportunity to receive one for free when it’s available. Everyone 16 years and older is now eligible to receive the va...

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Posted on: February 1, 2021

Housing is Key - Financial Assistance for Renters & Landlords

Statewide Rental Assistance & Residential Eviction Protections

Visit the State's Housing is Key website for information about rental assistance for tenants and landlords, and eviction protections under SB 91, the COVID-19 Tenant Relief Act of 2021, and...

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Posted on: March 22, 2021

Call for Artists

Call for Artists

The Art Exhibit Selection Committee is currently accepting applications from local artists to display in San Mateo City Hall and the Main Library. The Committee is seeking artwork that represents the diversity of our community, varied artistic styles, and...

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Posted on: April 30, 2021

Virtual Art Exhibit

Eric Saint Georges

Enjoy our rotating art exhibits by local artists virtually!  The following exhibits will be available online from May 1, 2021 - June 30, 2021.

Eric Saint GeorgesPaintings - Ink & AcrylicView the Exhibit

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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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Library
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 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: January 26, 2021

Looking for Tax Information?

Tax Forms

Federal Tax Forms -

Federal Form 1040 and 1040-SR instructions and booklets in English and Spanish are available at the Main Library. Federal tax forms may be ordered directly by phone: 1-800-TAX-FORM (1-800-829-3676).

California State Tax Forms -

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Posted on: January 29, 2021

Technology Lending Is Back!

Tech Lending

Hotspots and Chromebooks are now available to check out through our curbside pick-up service at the Main Library!  No appointment is needed.

Call (650) 522-7818 and staff will assist you with reserving a device.  Due to the limited number...

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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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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.

Brainfuse Library

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