Description:Provides general reading materials and reference services to adults, teenagers and children. Special materials available include compact discs, large print books and DVDs. Wheelchair-accessible computer workstations with Kurzweil software for vision-impaired, as well as over-sized mouse and special keyboards are available. Local nonprofit groups may arrange to use the library meeting room (application available on website). . Project Read provides literacy services for adults in North San Mateo County (described separately). Library activities for children include summer and school-year reading programs and weekly story hours. The library is a member of the Peninsula Library System. The Grand Avenue Branch is located at 306 Walnut Avenue (650-877-8530). Its hours are Monday, Tuesday, 10-6; Wednesday, 12-8; Thursday, 10-6. Closed Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The Community Learning Center at 520 Tamarack Lane (650-877-8540) offers tutoring and homework assistance, classes and a computer lab for youth and adults. It is designed to enhance basic reading and writing abilities, English language fluency, work-related skills and parenting resources. It is open Monday-Saturday. Call for hours. Spanish-speaking staff is available.
Public Transit:SAMTRANS stops at the front door.
840 West Orange Avenue, South San Francisco, CA 94080 37.6524928 -122.4364291 Libraries
- Disabled Parking
Fees:Printing charges $.15/page, copier charges $.20/page. Cash and credit cards accepted.
Eligibility:Resident of California to obtain a library card
How to Apply:Walk in. Proof of residency (with current picture ID and address) required to receive a library card. Children 17 and younger must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian when they apply.
Service Wait Estimate:No wait.
- San Mateo County