Peninsula Library System

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Peninsula Library System
Established 1971
Location San Mateo County, California
Branches 35
Access and use
Population served 718,451
Website http://www.plsinfo.org/
Woodside library

The Peninsula Library System (PLS) is the public library organization serving San Mateo County, California, United States, which forms the bulk of the region within the San Francisco Bay Area known as "The Peninsula". The system has dozens of branches in local communities and at various area community colleges, as well as a bookmobile. The system also participates in the Library-a-go-go program with a book vending machine at the Millbrae BART and Caltrain station.[1]

The Peninsula Library System's mission states that it "strengthens local libraries through cooperation, enabling them to provide better service to their diverse communities."

There are two branches in Burlingame: One main library, and one at Easton. The PLS operates 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. Redwood City, Fair Oaks, Redwood Shores, and Schaberg make up the four branches 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.

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  1. ^ Library book lending machine opens at Millbrae BART Station. Press release. BART. 05-05-2011. Retrieved 07-05-2011.

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