Check us out! We are introducing new Bookmobile stops that will expand our reach, support discovery, enrich lives, and create inspiring experiences throughout San Mateo County. Our mobile services allow us to engage with patrons beyond our buildings and deliver services, materials, and programs in new ways. Our goal is to promote equitable access to […]Read More from New Bookmobile Stops! Is one near you?
San Mateo County Libraries is excited to announce that ABCmouse, our online educational resource, is now available for use at home! ABCmouse is an interactive and engaging resource for children ages 2 to 8, with educational concepts and activities that are designed to provide a stronger learning foundation for school. Created by nationally recognized early […]Read More from Explore ABCMouse at Home!
Eclipse Across America For the first time in 99 years, a solar eclipse will be visible throughout all of North America. Anyone within the path of totality - a term which describes the phenomenon where the moon blocks out the sun completely, and only the sun's corona can be seen - will see a rare total eclipse of the sun. […]Read More from Total Eclipse of the Sun
San Mateo County Libraries has successfully graduated three CO.STARTERS cohorts of inspiring entrepreneurs as of June 2017, and is now recruiting for the Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 cohorts that will be held at the San Carlos Library. CO.STARTERS is a nationally renowned platform that helps communities grow local business. The nine-week program equips aspiring entrepreneurs […]Read More from Now Recruiting for the Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 Cohorts for CO.STARTERS
Liberty, Equality, and French Argot for All! Je n’en crois pas mes yeux! (I can’t believe my eyes!) Word on the street is there’s a new Mango Languages course in town! Did You Know? Today commemorates the storming of the notorious fortress-prison, La Bastille, by the French masses in 1789, sparking the beginning of the French […]Read More from It’s Bastille Day!
San Mateo County Libraries are happy to announce that we are now offering 65 ukuleles for checkout throughout our 12 locations! Every ukulele comes with a tuner and travel bag. Visit your local library to borrow one. Why Learn to Play the Ukulele? They're fun to play and easy to learn. You'll be able to […]Read More from Pick up a Ukulele at Your Local Library!
County library users can borrow a “Check It Out!” Energy and Water Savings Toolkit from any community public library in San Mateo County. Outfitted with tools, supplies, measuring devices and a user-friendly guide, the toolkits can help residents conserve water, use less electricity and save money by taking a few simple actions. The toolkits contain […]Read More from “Check It Out!” Energy and Water Saving Toolkits
PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Amanda Kim, Communications Manager San Mateo County Libraries (650) 312-5274 San Mateo, Calif.—Beginning April 25, county library users can borrow a “Check It Out!” Energy and Water Savings Toolkit from any community public library in San Mateo County. Outfitted with tools, supplies, measuring devices and a user-friendly guide, the […]Read More from Local Libraries Offer Free “Check It Out!” Energy and Water Saving Toolkits
Lynda.com allows you take classes for free on photography and a variety of other subjects. Learn about such topics as cameras and gear, techniques, Photoshop, iPhoto, or mobile photography. There is something for everyone, from beginners to more advanced users. Visit our online resources where you can get access to Lynda.com (requires "29041" library card) as well […]Read More from Have You Ever Wanted to Learn More About Photography?
Visit our Lookmobile, an interactive mobile library designed to activate outdoor spaces and increase hands-on learning opportunities in San Mateo County communities. The Lookmobile offers visitors the opportunity to explore new ways of seeing their surroundings through interactive exhibits, fun experiments, and reflective activities. We invite the public to step inside and take a first […]Read More from Visit Our Lookmobile!