San Mateo County Libraries will be closed Sunday, December 24, 2017 - Monday, December 25, 2017 for Christmas and Sunday, December 31, 2017 - Monday, January 1, 2018 for New Year's.
To offer you better service, we are moving to a new mobile
app. Our current mobile app will not be available after January 3, 2018.
Projected launch for the new mobile app is February 1, 2018. You can still
connect with us on our mobile friendly site, smcl.org. We apologize for any
The Rocket's Red Glare
Celebrating the History of the Star Spangled Banner
Join Francis Scott Key on the choppy waters of the Chesapeake Bay in this stunning iconographic video that will transport you to one of the most important days in U.S. history. This video tells the story of the creation of the American National Anthem. Includes patriotic songs performed by acclaimed singer/songwriter Jo Dee Messina.