We are celebrating the expansion of library hours and services! Beginning Monday, August 2, all 13 libraries will provide community members with increased access to library services and spaces by expanding hours. During new library open hours, we invite you to browse and check out items, pick up holds, and make use of meeting rooms…
Meet award-winning author Kelly Yang to learn about her inspirations, her work as a writing teacher, and ask questions at our next virtual author visit on Thursday, April 22 at 5:00 PM. Yang is the author of Front Desk, its sequel Three Keys, and her debut Young Adult novel, Parachutes.
We’re so excited to welcome you back to San Mateo County Libraries and reopen our doors with limited in-library services. Twelve of our libraries will offer Express Service, which includes computer and printing access, browsing materials, and Wi-Fi access, beginning Thursday, April 22.
San Mateo County Libraries reasserts its commitment to stand with communities of color. Over the past year, we have continued to see multiple tragedies that are deeply upsetting and impact our communities. Our dedication to education, lifelong learning and community dialogue are crafted by the amazing diversity of our staff and those we serve.
At San Mateo County Libraries, we're all about igniting growth. And now we are growing literally! Join us in welcoming Fair Oaks Branch Library in Redwood City into our family of libraries. The transfer follows approval of a new cost-sharing agreement between the San Mateo County Library Joint Powers Authority and the City of Redwood City — a move that will increase public service hours of operation and expansion of programs.
Due to construction on Maple Avenue, Curbside Services will be unavailable at Atherton Library during the month of February. We're pleased to offer mail-out services of your holds during this time to ensure you can continue reading and exploring with San Mateo County Libraries.
Black History Month is this February, marking a time to come together to recognize and celebrate the innumerable achievements, contributions, and experiences of African Americans. You're invited to celebrate with us at San Mateo County Libraries!
The new year is a great time to focus on advancing your education and career goals. San Mateo County Libraries offers the Career Online High School program for adults who have not yet completed high school and would like additional job training.