Foundation Center Cooperating Collection
Cooperating Collections provide local nonprofits, from churches to social service agencies to PTAs, with tools they can use to become successful grantseekers.
The Leon S. Benson Holocaust Studies Collection
This collection is dedicated as a living memorial for Leon S. Benson and all the survivors and victims of the atrocities of the Holocaust. Funds for this collection are provided by the family and friends of Mr. Benson.
English as a Second Language
The English as a Second Language collection serves patrons who are learning to speak, read and write English. The collection includes dictionaries, grammar books, and readers. Tapes and videos in the collection are designed for native Spanish, Japanese, Russian, and Persian speakers.
Franklin Templeton Investments Business Resource Center
The San Mateo Public Library has the largest public library collection of business materials on the Peninsula.
The California Collection
This reference collection includes works of fiction and non-fiction on the history of California and its localities, with an emphasis on San Mateo County.