Laurel Room, 1st Floor
Whether you knit, crochet, cross-stitch, or any other stitching come on out and enjoy some dedicated project time, help from other crafters, and lots of fun and friendship! All levels are welcome in this group. Please bring your own supplies.
All San Mateo City Libraries will be closed Monday, January 17, 2022 for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday.
City Hall and respective offices will be closed in observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday.
Join other parents and caregivers for fun songs, stories and bouncing rhymes with your wiggly little one!
Join other parents and caregivers for fun songs, stories and bouncing rhymes with your wiggly little one.
Remote: Please see Public Meeting Portal link below for details.
View the 2022 Spring Activity Guide that features youth and adults classes. Choose from art, fitness, sports, or enrichment class that best fits you!
Get up and get moving at our Toddler Storytime! Full of books, songs and fun actvities designed to help develop your child's language and motor skills.
View the 2022 Spring Activity Guide that features classes, programs and events for both youth and adults. Registration starts Monday, February 14 at 9:00am for residents, and Wednesday, February 16 for non-residents.
Computer Lab, 3rd Floor
Learn how to checkout and download free eBooks from the San Mateo Public Library during a one-on-one 30 minute appointment. Have your library card number and e-device with you. Registration required.
Join us each week to create something exciting after-school. Each week has a different theme! View the registration page for more information. This program is intended for 1st-3rd grade, but 4th and 5th graders can join in on the fun! Registration required.
Virtual event via Zoom
Come join Miss Brenda for some fun with the whole family! We have some rhymes, stories, songs and activities in Spanish and English.
Come join Miss Brenda for some fun with the whole family! We have some rhymes, stories, songs and activities in Spanish and English. Todas las edades: Acompañenos con Miss Brenda un momento de diversión para toda la familia. Tenemos rimas, historias, canciones, músicas y actividades en Español e Inglés.
Virtual via Zoom
Make invisible ink and secret hidden messages with the power of easy chemistry! For kids in grades K-5. Registration required.
Join other writers in a supportive and social group for writers of all kinds every Thursday evening. Whether you write for personal, professional, or other reasons, come prepared to work. This is not a critique or sharing group, but you are welcome to discuss your work during check-in time 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM. Silent writing is from 5:00 PM - 6:45 PM. Come late and leave early if you need to and bring a charged laptop as outlets are limited. Email Cynthia McCarthy at firstname.lastname@example.org for notifications and updates.
A sensory sensitive storytime with visual aids, freedom to move around the room and vocalize in a smaller group size. This is a fully inclusive space, welcoming learners of all kinds.
Ignite imaginations with longer stories, silly songs, motor skills & movement games.
Help us celebrate Winter Reading and the San Mateo-Foster City Education Foundation 2022 Readathon. Stop by to listen to stories, complete a scavenger hunt and win free books! Don't forget to wear your pajamas! All ages welcome, para todas las edades! ¡Vengan a escuchar cuentos, ganar libros gratis, y conocer nuevos amigos! ¡Se recomienda llevar pijamas!