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With the investment of Foundation donors, the San Mateo Public Library has the resources to be a proactive, innovative, community catalyst for knowledge and engagement. Thank you for your support!

Cash, Credit and Online Gifts

  • To make an online donation, click the DONATE button and you will be transferred to our secure donation site.
  • Make a monthly donation! Click the DONATE button, select CUSTOM AMOUNT and then check the box for monthly donations.
  • Donation envelopes and collection boxes are located at all three library branches near the reference and information desks.
  • Checks may be mailed to the Foundationís office or you may call Foundation staff to make a credit card donation by phone. Contact us here.

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Leadership Circle Level Gifts

Gifts of Stock and Planned Giving

Book Donations

  • Friends of the Library welcome book donations for their ongoing book sales. Proceeds from book sales benefit the library. Learn more here.

Support the Author's Gala

  • We invite you to become a sponsor or attend the 2019 Gala. Learn more here.


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Amazon Smile

  • Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to San Mateo Public Library Foundation whenever you shop on AmazonSmile.
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