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We are dedicated to raising both private and public funds to help support the dynamic, diverse and educational programs and services our Library has to offer.
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News & Events
Tiffany & Co. Jewelry
This year's raffle features three pieces from Tiffany & Company's Ziegfeld Collection designed for the actors in the film The Great Gatsby. To see jewelry or learn more about how to purchase tickets, click here.
Third Annual Author's Gala
Saturday, May 10
Friends of the Library
Save the Date for Author's Gala 2014
The Foundation's premier event, the Author's Gala, will be held on Saturday, May 10 at the Bayview Dining Room at the College of San Mateo. Hosted by the Literary Society, the event promises to be another wonderful evening with friends and library supporters. Pulitzer prize-winning author A. Scott Berg will be our featured author. His recent book Wilson has met with universal acclaim.
Gala Fundraising Keeps Library Open All Sundays during the Year!
With the success of the Gala fundraising effort, the Foundation is delighted to report that the Main Library will be open every day to discover, enjoy, connect and learn.
San Mateo Public Library partners with golfers to keep 'youth on course' for success.
program is a collaboration with the Peninsula Humane Society and SPCA and wildly popular with children.
get volunteer guidance on job research, resumes and online job applications.
is the gateway to information and staying connected to family, friends and world events.
at the Library celebrate the rich diversity of our community
is one of many joyful programs serving our families and children.