Posted on: June 30, 2020
Our curbside pickup service offers a contactless and convenient way to obtain books and other materials. Access to our library buildings remain closed to the public.
How does curbside pickup work?
Read More >
- Place holds on the items you want in the library catalog. &a...
Posted on: January 26, 2021
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 -
California...Read More >
Posted on: March 1, 2021
Even though the Main Library is closed, you can enjoy our rotating art exhibits by local artists virtually! The following exhibits will be available online from March 1, 2021 - April 30, 2021.
HenriWatercolors/AcrylicsView the ExhibitRead More >
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...Read More >
Posted on: January 29, 2021
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...Read More >
Posted on: February 23, 2021
Every Wednesday afternoon in March:Wednesday, March 3, 4pmGet to Know USCIS
Wednesday, March 10, 4pmHow to Become a US CitizenWednesday, March 17, 4pmH2A Visas, Temporary Agricultural Workers Presentation
Wednesday, March 24, 4pmUSCIS Online Resources and C...Read More >
Posted on: February 24, 2021
All 6 – 12th grade students who live or go to school in San Mateo County are invited to submit a short story of 500 words maximum based on one of these three themes: mental health, social justice body positivity.1st place prize: Book Bundle and Journal, 2...Read More >
Posted on: December 29, 2020
Can't decide what to watch? Do you miss browsing for DVDs? Just want to binge watch without waiting for a curbside appointment? Sign up for a DVD bundle - we pick 5 DVDs based on your viewing interests. Sig...Read More >
Posted on: December 1, 2020
Sign up to receive a Mixed Bag, bags will contain two books. Bags will be available for pick up at the San Mateo Public Library Main, Marina, and Hillsdale branches. We will contact you when your bag is ready for pick up (approximately 5-10 days...Read More >
Posted on: July 21, 2020
Choose from one of eight different topics:
- ABC’s & 123’s/Colors
- Board Books
- Diverse Voices
- Graphic Novels
- Things That Go
What is a Book Bundle? A Book Bundle is a set of 6 books on the same topic or theme, and may include Fictio...Read More >
Posted on: September 1, 2020
Fill out a questionnaire and library staff will curate 5 books that match your reading interests. For students in the 8th – 12th grade only.Read More >
Posted on: September 3, 2020
Get unlimited, live homework help with your San Mateo Public Library card. Tutors are available 1pm-10pm daily.