Current requests for proposals/quotations (if any) are listed below. You should visit this site frequently as postings are updated on an as-needed basis. If you have any problems or questions accessing these documents please contact (650) 312-5258.

For your convenience, proposal documents are available in PDF format for your viewing or printing. Adobe Acrobat Reader must already be installed on your computer to view or print these documents online.

If you plan to respond to a proposal, you must notify the point of contact listed in the packet. Failure to notify us may result in your not being notified of any addenda or changes and may subsequently disqualify you from the proposal process.

In all cases, awards are made to the best advantage of SMCL. Price may not always be the determining factor, in particular requests for proposals which may contain other special evaluation factors. Proposal responses must address these factors and will be excluded from consideration if these factors are not addressed.

Request for Proposal — Self-Service Material Access: Equipment, Service, Training for San Mateo County Libraries

San Mateo County Libraries Joint Powers Authority ("Library JPA") seeks proposals from vendors for the fabrication, installation, and support of outdoor self-service material retrieval units. This equipment should be designed to extend library services beyond our physical buildings.

Deadline: Responses must be received by 4:00 PM on February 22, 2021.


Request for Quotation — Blanket Purchase Order (P.O.)

San Mateo County Libraries is soliciting proposals from qualified firms in response to this Request for Quotation (RFQ) for Blanket Purchase Order (P.O.) of the following materials with shelf ready cataloging and processing as well as customized collection development services. The proposed contract length will be for the period 07/01/21 through 06/30/22, and the vendor/proposer will provide the Library with the option for two (2) two-year renewals.

Deadline: Proposals must be received by 5:00 PM on April 9, 2021.


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