San Mateo County Libraries
CountryUnited States
TypePublic library
Established1912; 109 years ago (1912)
LocationSan Mateo County
Coordinates37°30′37″N 122°20′07″W / 37.5102159°N 122.3352481°W / 37.5102159; -122.3352481[1]Coordinates: 37°30′37″N 122°20′07″W / 37.5102159°N 122.3352481°W / 37.5102159; -122.3352481[1]
Branches12
Collection
Size1 million
Access and use
Access requirementsCalifornia residency to check out items.
Circulation3,379,055 (2015)
Population served2,281,657 (2015)
Members441,000
Other information
BudgetUS$31,722,128 (2013)
DirectorAnne-Marie Despain
Staff107 FTE
Websitesmcl.org Edit this at Wikidata
Map
References: [2][3][4]

The San Mateo County Libraries (SMCL), formerly San Mateo County Library, is a public library system and Joint Powers Authority headquartered in San Mateo, California.[5] Its motto is "Open for Exploration".

It is a member of the Peninsula Library System.

Locations

The following locations are a part of the system:[6]

Branch Street Address City ZIP Telephone Image
Atherton 2 Dinkelspiel Station Lane Atherton 94027 (650)328‑2422
Belmont 1110 Alameda de las Pulgas Belmont 94002 (650)591‑8286
Bookmobile 620 Correas Street Half Moon Bay 94019 (650)726‑2316
Brisbane 250 Visitacion Avenue Brisbane 94005 (415)467‑2060
East Palo Alto 2415 University Avenue East Palo Alto 94303 (650)321‑7712
Foster City 1000 East Hillsdale Boulevard Foster City 94404 (650)574‑4842
Half Moon Bay 620 Correas Street Half Moon Bay 94019 (650)726‑2316
Millbrae 1 Library Avenue Millbrae 94030 (650)697‑7607
Pacifica Sanchez 1111 Terra Nova Boulevard Pacifica 94044 (650)359-3397
Pacifica Sharp Park 104 Hilton Way Pacifica 94044 (650)355‑5196
Portola Valley 765 Portola Road Portola Valley 94028 (650)851‑0560
San Carlos 610 Elm Street San Carlos 94070 (650)591‑0341
Woodside 3140 Woodside Road Woodside 94062 (650)851‑0147

The bookmobile service travels around the county to various locations like schools, post offices, and even the Hiller Aviation Museum.[7]

References

  1. ^ "San Mateo County Library". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 6 April 1998. Retrieved 2 February 2017.
  2. ^ "2015-2016 Annual Report" (PDF). San Mateo County Libraries. 22 April 2016. Retrieved 16 March 2017.
  3. ^ Bigue, Christa (13 June 2016). "County of San Mateo Releases FY 2016-17 Recommended Budget". County of San Mateo. Retrieved 16 March 2017.
  4. ^ "FY 2013-15 Recommended Budget" (PDF). San Mateo County. 2013. Retrieved 16 March 2017.
  5. ^ "San Mateo County Library Administration." San Mateo County Library. Retrieved on October 6, 2009.
  6. ^ "San Mateo County Library Locations." San Mateo County Library. Retrieved on October 6, 2009.
  7. ^ "Bookmobile San Mateo County Libraries". San Mateo County Libraries. Retrieved 2 March 2017.