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Atherton Library


Atherton Library

San Mateo County Libraries

General library resources and reference services.


Offers general library resources including fiction and nonfiction books and reference services. The nonfiction collection features travel, gardening, cooking and home decorating materials. Collection also includes compact discs, books on CD, DVDs, large print books, magazines and newspapers. We also lend Laptops/WiFi Hotspots with unlimited Data Service, eReaders for Children, Teens and Adults, and we'll be offering free 3D Printing in the Fall. Services include children's story hours, adult programming and reference. Internet terminals are available for public use. Wifi access is also available. The county library serves residents of unincorporated areas and those cities without city libraries which are taxed by the county for library services. The county library branches participate in the Peninsula Library System.


Public Transit:

SAMTRANS stops within 3 blocks.
2 Dinkelspiel Station Lane, Atherton, CA 94027 37.4632859 -122.196973 Libraries

Service Options

Languages Spoken:

  • Spanish

Accessibility Options:

  • Disabled Parking
  • Disabled Restroom
  • Ramp
  • Wheelchair



Resident of California to obtain a card

How to Apply:

To receive library card present proof of name and address to verify residency requirement.

Service Wait Estimate:

No wait.

Service Areas:

  • San Mateo County