Peninsula Library System
The Peninsula Library System (PLS) is a consortium of public and community college libraries[3] in San Mateo County, California, United States, which serves the part of the San Francisco Bay Area known as "The Peninsula". The system has dozens of branches in local communities and at various area community colleges, a bookmobile, and automated book kiosks called Library-a-Go-Go.[4]
Peninsula Library System
Established1971; 50 years ago
LocationSan Mateo County, California
Access and use
Population served718,451
Other information
DirectorCarol Frost[2]
The Peninsula Library System's mission states that it "strengthens local libraries through cooperation, enabling them to provide better service to their diverse communities."
Member libraries
Peninsula Library System is a consortium of libraries, whose members are the branches of the San Mateo County Libraries, individual city libraries and their branches, and area community college libraries.
There are two branches in Burlingame: One main library, and one at Easton. The PLS includes the libraries at Cañada College, College of San Mateo, and Skyline College. There are four branches in Daly City: The John D. Daly branch on Hillside, the Bayshore branch, the Serramonte branch, and the Westlake branch. Menlo Park has both a main branch and a branch at Belle Haven. The Downtown Library, Schaberg Branch Library, and Redwood Shores Branch Library comprise the three library locations in the community of Redwood City. San Mateo has a main downtown location plus two minor branches, while South San Francisco has two a self-titled branches, both a main branch and one on Grand Avenue. Pacifica has two branches at Sanchez and Sharp Park. The remaining cities—San Bruno, Atherton, Belmont, Brisbane, East Palo Alto, Foster City, Half Moon Bay, Millbrae, San Carlos, Woodside, and Portola Valley—have one location each.
Member systemBranchStreet AddressCityZIPTelephoneImage
Burlingame Public Library[5]Burlingame Main480 Primrose RoadBurlingame94010(650)558‑7400
Easton1800 Easton DriveBurlingame94010(650)340‑6180
Community College LibrariesCañada College[6]4200 Farm Hill BoulevardRedwood City94061(650)306‑3267
College of San Mateo[7]1700 West Hillsdale BoulevardSan Mateo94402(650)574‑6100
Skyline College[8]3300 College DriveSan Bruno94066(650)738‑4311
Daly City Public Library[9]Bayshore460 Martin StreetDaly City94014(650)991‑8074
John Daly134 Hillside BoulevardDaly City94014(650)991‑8073
Serramonte Main40 Wembley DriveDaly City94015(650)991‑8023
Westlake275 Southgate AvenueDaly City94015(650)991‑8071
Menlo Park Library[10]Menlo Park800 Alma StreetMenlo Park94025(650)330‑2500
Belle Haven413 Ivy DriveMenlo Park94025(650)330‑2540
Redwood City Public Library[11]Downtown1044 Middlefield RoadRedwood City94063(650)780‑7018
Redwood Shores399 Marine ParkwayRedwood City94065(650)780‑5740
Schaberg2140 Euclid AvenueRedwood City94061(650)780‑7010
San Bruno Public Library[12]San Bruno701 Angus Avenue WestSan Bruno94066(650)616‑7078
San Mateo City Library[13]Hillsdale205 West Hillsdale BoulevardSan Mateo94403(650)522‑7880
San Mateo Main55 West 3rd AvenueSan Mateo94402(650)522‑7800
Marina1530 Susan CourtSan Mateo94403(650)522‑7890
San Mateo County Libraries[14]Atherton2 Dinkelspiel Station LaneAtherton94027(650)328‑2422
Belmont1110 Alameda de las PulgasBelmont94002(650)591‑8286
Bookmobile620 Correas StreetHalf Moon Bay94019(650)726‑2316
Brisbane250 Visitacion AvenueBrisbane94005(415)467‑2060
East Palo Alto2415 University AvenueEast Palo Alto94303(650)321‑7712
Foster City1000 East Hillsdale BoulevardFoster City94404(650)574‑4842
Half Moon Bay620 Correas StreetHalf Moon Bay94019(650)726‑2316
Millbrae1 Library AvenueMillbrae94030(650)697‑7607
North Fair Oaks2510 Middlefield RoadRedwood City94063650-670-8778
Pacifica – Sanchez1111 Terra Nova BoulevardPacifica94044(650)359-3397
Pacifica – Sharp Park104 Hilton WayPacifica94044(650)355‑5196
Portola Valley765 Portola RoadPortola Valley94028(650)851‑0560
San Carlos610 Elm StreetSan Carlos94070(650)591‑0341
Woodside3140 Woodside RoadWoodside94062(650)851‑0147
South San Francisco Public Library[15]Grand Avenue306 Walnut AvenueSouth San Francisco94080(650)877‑8530
South San Francisco Main840 West Orange AvenueSouth San Francisco94080(650)829‑3860
See also
San Francisco Bay Area portal
  1. ^ "About PLS". Peninsula Library System. Retrieved 13 December 2016.
  2. ^ "About PLS". Peninsula Library System. Retrieved 21 April 2018.
  3. ^ "Peninsula Library System : About PLS". www.plsinfo.org. Retrieved 2018-04-21.
  4. ^ BART (5 May 2011). "Library book lending machine opens at Millbrae BART Station". Bay Area Rapid Transit. Retrieved 13 December 2016.
  5. ^ "City of Burlingame, California: Library". City of Burlingame. Retrieved 13 December 2016.
  6. ^ "Library - Cañada College". Cañada College. Retrieved 13 December 2016.
  7. ^ "College of San Mateo Library". College of San Mateo. Retrieved 13 December 2016.
  8. ^ "Library Skyline College". Skyline College. Retrieved 13 December 2016.
  9. ^ "Library". Daly City. Retrieved 13 December 2016.
  10. ^ "Library City of Menlo Park - Official website". City of Menlo Park. Retrieved 13 December 2016.
  11. ^ "City of Redwood City: Library". City of Redwood City. Retrieved 13 December 2016.
  12. ^ "San Bruno - Library". City of San Bruno. Retrieved 13 December 2016.
  13. ^ "San Mateo, CA - Official Website - Library". City of San Mateo. Retrieved 13 December 2016.
  14. ^ "San Mateo County Libraries". San Mateo County Libraries. Retrieved 13 December 2016.
  15. ^ "Library South San Francisco - Official Website". South San Francisco - Official Website. Retrieved 13 December 2016.
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