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It varies, depending on how quickly the owning library processes our request and how long it takes for the item to arrive via mail services. Two to three weeks is not unusual.
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Come into the Library during open hours or apply online. A library card will be issued to any California resident upon presentation of a valid picture ID with a current address on it. If your ID does not have a current address on it, please bring in official mail, such as a utility bill or credit card bill, for address verification. The first library card is free! If you are under 18 years of age, you will need to bring in a parent or guardian to get a library card.
The total number of items on any one card at any given time is 50 items for all the libraries. Specific item limits and loan periods vary according to what you are checking out.
San Bruno Public Library is fine free as of September 1, 2021.
However, lost, damaged and billed fees still apply. Items are billed 30 days after the due date. Lost, damaged and billed fees may be paid in person at the library or online by accessing your library account. If you have received a bill for an item still in your possession, in many cases, returning the item in good condition and in a timely manner will mean you do not have to pay the replacement cost. A billing fee may still apply.
You may pay your Library fees in person at the Library or online by logging onto your Library account.
We have opportunities for teens and adults at the San Bruno Library. Contact the Library at 650-616-7078 or by email for more information on volunteering.
Yes. You will need to create a separate library account at one of the Community College libraries. For more information on how to get a community college library account, please visit OneSearch: Get an Account - Formstack. You will then be able to search their holdings and request items to be picked up on their campuses.
Our delivery service picks up and drops off two times each week at the colleges. The Colleges currently estimate that an item should be received by a requesting library in approximately 10 days.
Yes. Please complete our purchase suggestion form. We are not always able to acquire purchase suggestions. We may refer you back to our interlibrary loan service if we do not purchase your suggestion.