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Investing in the Future
of Your Libraries


The Foundation for San Mateo County Libraries  hosts fundraising events three times a year to support the Libraries.  

Summer- Board Challenge
Spring – Signature Event 
Fall – TBD

We hope you’ll join us for our fun and informative virtual events! Learn about upcoming events below. Sign up for our Newsletter to stay informed.

three teams trying to make the finish line

July 10-31 2022, join the Foundation Board as they compete to raise funds during Read & Raise.   

For our annual summer challenge, the board has changed from 5k for 5k to Read and Raise! Root for your favorite team, theme or board member. 

  • Outsiders: Focusing on reading and sharing books that are/have been banned/censored books.
  • Barrier Breakers: Focusing on reading and sharing books with diverse authors/subjects.
  • #MorethanBooks: Focusing on all the library offers beyond books. 

They can use your help to meet their goal of $18,000 to support the amazing programs and services of San Mateo County Libraries. 

    Donate today!