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Foster City Library


Foster City Library

San Mateo County Libraries

Information services, computer & Internet access, programs and library borrowing materials.


Offers general library services and resources including fiction and nonfiction books, reference services for children, teens and adults; books on cd; e-collections, including e-books, e-audio, e-magazines, e-music; DVDs, children and adult programs and story hours, large-print books and magazines. We also lend Laptops/WiFi Hotspots with unlimited Data Service, and eReaders for Children, Teens and Adults preloaded with high demand titles. Public computer and Internet access is available. Services for the homebound can be arranged. 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 1 block.
1000 East Hillsdale Blvd., Foster City, CA 94404 37.55878 -122.270268 Libraries

Service Options

Languages Spoken:

  • Mandarin
  • Spanish

Accessibility Options:

  • Disabled Parking
  • Disabled Restroom
  • Wheelchair



Resident of California to obtain a library card

How to Apply:

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

Service Wait Estimate:

No wait.

Service Areas:

  • Foster City
  • San Mateo County