By including the San Mateo Public Library Foundation as a beneficiary in your will or trust, retirement asset, life insurance, or by making a current gift to the Legacy Fund, you can ensure the library will be there for generations to come.

Become a Legacy Fund Founding Member with a donation of $500 or more by October 15, 2021, and you will be listed on a permanent plaque in the Library. Gifts may be made by check, credit card or online by using the special donate button on this page.  Please send an email to indicating your preference for recognition on the plaque. Is there a special reader, family member or friend that you would like to honor?  Please let us know.

Founding MEMBERS

(as of 8/23/21)
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Joy Addison
Russ Allbery
Ricardo Avila
Medea & Bruce Bern
Tom Blake & Jackie Stahl
Joan Lee Bradley Trust
Tish & Jim Busselle
Bill & Pam Casey
Lester Chen & Renee Cheung
Linda & Daniel Cooperman
Tina & Paul Crisci
Elizabeth & Sean De Winter
John & Alison Draper
Arnold Duncan in Honor of Trudy Duncan
Mark Eliot & Kelly Moran
Donald & Janice Elliott
Frank Elliott & Shelly DeCorte
Jan Epstein
Adella & Jonathan Feinberg Family Trust
Linda Fitzpatrick
Gayle Flanagan
The Follis Family
The Fuchs Family
Ann & Daniel Girard
Richard & Kelly Hatcher
Doug & Carol Henton
The Hulsey Family

Susan Lempert
Levy Family Trust
Robin Lorenz
Zheng Lu
Wallace D. Mersereau
Fred Middleton
Mimi & Sascha Mornell
Michael Nash & Lisa Diaz Nash
Sunil & Laura Pandya
The Papan Latini Family
Margi & Tom Power
Andrew Ryan & Eleanore Chen Dogan
Vince & Jackie Siminitus
Gail Sinquefield
John & Hilary Somorjai
The Taube Family Foundation
The Teoman Family
Jimmy & Eudora Ting
Cynthia Tong
Sophia Tseng & Michael Feng
Yuchang John Wang
Kathleen Wardwell
Grace C. Wehe Charitable Remainder Unitrust
David & Twyla Weinberg
Ira & Eleanor Wong
Susan Li Woo
Rick Wysong & Nancy Schneider


We are grateful to the following individuals and estates who have included the Library Foundation in their planned giving.  Would you like to learn more?  Please contact our office at 650.558.9100 or

Joy Addison
Robert Binn
Ann & daniel girard

Albert Landucci
Georgia McDaniel
Rada Zarandian & Medhi Mohtashemi