Libraries and Archives

Bay Area Archives

Archives of the Diocese of San Francisco
St. Patrick's Seminary, 320 Middlefield Road. Menlo Park, CA  94025
650-328-6502 or email sfarchiv@concentric.net

  • Parish Registers (assorted)
  • Bound Volumes of the "Monitor" from 1862
  • Card index of Monitor items and parish records
  • Church history and official papers

San Mateo County Libraries

Cañada College Library – SMCGS’ Library is housed here.
4200 Farm Hill Boulevard
Redwood City, CA 94061-1099
Phone: 650.306-3267
http://www.canadacollege.edu/library/

Atherton Library
2 Dinkelspiel Station Lane
Atherton, CA 94027
Phone: 650.328.2422
http://www.smcl.org/content/atherton

Belmont Library
1110 Alameda
Belmont, CA 94002
Phone: 650.591.8286
http://www.smcl.org/content/belmont

Brisbane Library
250 Visitacion Avenue
Brisbane, CA 94005
Phone: 415.467.2060
http://www.smcl.org/content/brisbane

Burlingame
480 Primrose Road at Bellevue Avenue
Burlingame, CA 94010-4083
Phone: 650.558-7400
http://www.burlingame.org/index.aspx?page=32

Burlingame, Easton Branch
1800 Easton Drive
Burlingame, CA 94010-4812
Phone: 650.343.1794
http://www.burlingame.org/index.aspx?page=797

Daly City, Bayshore Branch
2960 Geneva Avenue
Daly City, CA 94014
http://www.dalycity.org/City_Hall/Departments/LibraryandRecreationServices/library/02about/02locations/bay.htm

Daly City, John D. Daly Branch
6351 Mission Street
Daly City , CA 94014
Phone: 650.991.8073
http://www.dalycity.org/City_Hall/Departments/LibraryandRecreationServices/library/02about/02locations/jdd.htm

Daly City, Serramonte Main
40 Wembley Drive
Daly City, CA 94015
Phone: 650.991.8025
http://www.dalycity.org/City_Hall/Departments/LibraryandRecreationServices/library/02about/02locations/srm.htm
Email: dcplref@plsinfo.org

Daly City, Westlake Branch
275 Southgate Avenue
Daly City, CA 94015
Phone: 650.991.8071
http://www.dalycity.org/City_Hall/Departments/LibraryandRecreationServices/library/02about/02locations/wst.htm

East Palo Alto Library
2415 University Avenue
East Palo Alto, CA 94303
Phone: 650.321.7712
http://www.smcl.org/content/east-palo-alto

Foster City Library
1000 East Hillsdale Boulevard
Foster City, CA CA
Phone: 650.574.4842
http://www.smcl.org/content/foster-city

Half Moon Bay Library
620 Correas Street
Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
Phone:650.726.2316
http://www.smcl.org/content/half-moon-bay

Menlo Park
800 Alma Street
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Phone: 650.330.2500
http://menlopark.org/389/Library

Menlo Park, Belle Haven Branch
413 Ivy Drive
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Phone: 650.329.0145
http://menlopark.org/389/Library

Menlo Park Family History Center MPFHC
107 Valparaiso Ave  
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Phone: 650.325.9711
http://mpfhc.org

Millbrae Library
801 Magnolia Ave
Millbrae, CA 94030
Phone:650.697.7607
http://www.smcl.org/content/millbrae

Pacifica Library
104 Hilton Way at Palmetto
Pacifica, CA 94044
Phone: 650.355.5196
http://www.smcl.org/content/pacifica-sharp-park

Portola Valley Library
765 Portola Road
Portola Valley, CA 94028
Phone: 650.851.0560
http://www.smcl.org/content/portola-valley

Redwood City - Main
1044 Middlefield Road
Redwood City, CA 94063
Phone: 650.780.7061
http://www.redwoodcity.org/library/

Redwood City, Fair Oaks Branch
2600 Middlefield Road
Redwood City, CA 94063
Phone: 650.780.7261
http://www.redwoodcity.org/library/

Redwood City, Redwood Shores Branch
797 Redwood Shores Parkway
Redwood City, CA 94063
Phone: 650.780.7026
http://www.redwoodcity.org/library/

Redwood City, Schaberg Branch
2140 Euclid Avenue
Redwood City, CA 94061
Phone: 650.780.7010
http://www.redwoodcity.org/library/

San Bruno
701 Angus Avenue West
San Bruno, CA 94066
Phone: 650.616.7078
http://sanbruno.ca.gov/library_main.html

Sanchez Library
1111 Terra Nova Boulevard
Pacifica, CA 94044
Phone:650.359.3397
http://www.smcl.org/en/content/pacifica-sanchez

San Carlos Library
610 Elm Street
San Carlos, CA 94070
Phone: 650.591.0341
http://www.smcl.org/content/san-carlos

San Mateo, Main Branch
55 West 3rd Avenue
San Mateo, CA 94402
Phone: 650.522.7800
http://www.cityofsanmateo.org/index.aspx?nid=507

San Mateo, Hillsdale Branch
205 West Hillsdale Boulevard
San Mateo, CA 94403
Phone: 650.522.7882
http://www.cityofsanmateo.org/index.aspx?nid=507

San Mateo, Marina Branch
1530 Susan Court
San Mateo, CA 94403
Phone: 650.522.7892
http://www.cityofsanmateo.org/index.aspx?nid=507

College of San Mateo Library
1700 West Hillsdale Boulevard
San Mateo, CA 94402
Phone: 650.574.6100
http://www.collegeofsanmateo.edu/library/

South San Francisco, Grand Avenue Branch
306 Walnut Avenue
South San Francisco, CA 94080
Phone: 650-877-8530
http://www.ssf.net/521/Library

South San Francisco
840 West Orange Avenue
South San Francisco, CA 94080-3125
Phone: 650.829.3860
http://www.ssf.net/521/Library

South San Francisco, Community Learning Center
520 Tamarack Lane
South San Francisco, CA 94080-3709
Phone: 650.877.8540
http://www.ssf.net/547/Community-Learning-Center

Skyline College Library
3300 College Drive
San Bruno, CA 94066
Phone: 650.738.4311
http://www.skylinecollege.edu/library/

Woodside Library
3140 Woodside Road
Woodside, CA 94062
Phone: 650.851.0147
http://www.smcl.org/en/content/woodside


Libraries outside of San Mateo County but worth visiting:

California State Genealogical Society Library
2201 Broadway, Suite LL2
Oakland, CA  94612-3031
Tel. (510) 663-1358
http://www.californiaancestors.org/

Sutro Library
(Genealogy and Family History)
J. Paul Leonard Library, Rm. 610
San Francisco State University
1630 Holloway Avenue
San Francisco 94132
(415) 469-6100
Ask Sutro Library a Question
Email: sutro@library.ca.gov
http://www.library.ca.gov/collections/sutro.html

 

San Francisco Main Library
San Francisco History Center – 6th Floor
San Francisco Public Library
100 Larkin Street
San Francisco CA 94102-4733
(415) 557-4400
http://sfpl.org/index.php?pg=0200002501