Sign Up for a Limited-Edition Animal Library Card and Receive Free Admission to CuriOdyssey

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contacts: Katie Woods, Communications Manager San Mateo County Libraries (650) 556-5209 SAN MATEO — September is Library Card Sign-up Month and to celebrate, San Mateo County Libraries and CuriOdyssey have teamed up to create limited-edition animal library cards that double as a free ticket to CuriOdyssey on Oct. 5…
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Support Literacy Everyday

750 million: That’s the number of adults in the world who are considered illiterate, according to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The majority of these adults, approximately two-thirds, are women. According to the Literacy Project Foundation, 45 million Americans are functionally illiterate and cannot read above a fifth-grade level. In California…
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Bobcats, Owls, and Otters, Oh My!

Want to visit your favorite animals for free? All you need to do is head to the library. To celebrate Library Card Sign-Up Month, San Mateo County Libraries will be offering limited-edition animal library cards this September. These fun, new library cards will also double as a free ticket to CuriOdyssey, a science playground and…
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Boost Your Research With New Reference Databases

Get ready to unlock even more information with your San Mateo County Libraries card! To better serve our community’s research and reference needs, San Mateo County Libraries along with the Peninsula Libraries, are switching from Gale reference databases to EBSCO databases on July 1, 2019. Gale reference databases, such as General OneFile, Academic OneFile, the…
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Spring Into Financial Well-Being!

Just in time for Money Smart Week (March 30-April 6), San Mateo County Libraries now offers Financial Ratings Series Online by Weiss Ratings and Greyhouse Publishing for our community. Complimenting Morningstar Investment Research Center, Financial Ratings Series Online provides independent information to help consumers make informed decisions about their finances including insurance, Medicare, banking, and…
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Extra! Extra! Read The New York Times Digital Edition Through the Library!

San Mateo County Libraries patrons now have access to the full edition of The New York Times without a subscription. You can find all regular newspaper content, photography, and videos dating back from 1851 to present. You’ll also have access to Mandarin and Spanish versions. Like to only read the Style section or the Opinions…
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