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Dear San Bruno Library Patrons,

In compliance with the San Mateo County Health Officer’s order to shelter-in-place, the Library building is currently closed. However, library staff are here to help! Staff are answering phone calls (650-616-7078) Monday-Friday, 8 AM - 5 PM, to make curbside pick-up appointments, answer informational questions, assist with library accounts, and issue new library cards. Additionally, we are responding to emails ( Monday-Friday. For more information on placing holds and making curbside pick-up appointments, please see The Library offers many online services free to San Bruno Library card holders and links are available on this page. To find out about our virtual programs, please visit our calendar and/or sign up for our online newsletter.

The Library bookdrop is open 24 hours per day, seven days a week and we are accepting returns of materials from all Peninsula Library System libraries. Returned items will be checked in within 24 hours Monday through Thursday, while items returned Friday-Sunday may not be checked in until the following Monday. Most Peninsula Library System libraries have resumed the regular system of due dates and auto-renewals. No fines will be charged for overdue items during the building closure; however, items will be billed if they are kept beyond the maximum renewals.

For more details on other City facility closures and updates, please visit the City’s website related to COVID-19 developments at

Scheduled Library Closures