Millbrae Library

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Thom Ball

Library Manager
650.697.7607 x227



1 Library Avenue
Millbrae, CA 94030


Millbrae Library
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650.697.7607 (v)
650.692.4747 (f)



Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
10 AM - 8 PM 10 AM - 8 PM 10 AM - 8 PM 10 AM - 8 PM 10 AM - 6 PM 9 AM - 5 PM 1 PM - 5 PM
Holiday Closures

Library Features


  • The Friends of the Millbrae Library offer the following items for sale:
    • Headphones - $2.50

Books Sales and Donations

  • The Millbrae Library is pleased to accept the following types of materials in good condition:
    • Hardcover and paperback books
    • CD’s, DVD’s, Cassettes, and Videos
  • However, due to limits in storage and disposal space, and the potential for damage to the library’s collection, the library cannot accept the materials listed below:
    • Materials that have been stored in a garage
    • Books with an accumulation of dust or cobwebs
    • Books with yellow or torn pages or water damage
    • Books that have been highlighted or marked with pen or pencil
    • Musty material smelling of mildew (try the sniff test)
    • Reader’s Digest Condensed books
    • Textbooks and out-of-date computer books
    • Encyclopedias more than 10 years old
    • Magazines
  • Donations which meet the guidelines of acceptability may be brought to the Accounts Desk. Please do not leave books outside of the library or place donations in the book return. If you have a large donation (3 boxes or more), please call ahead to make an appointment (650) 697-7607.
  • The Friends of the Millbrae Library Book Store is located inside the Millbrae Library and is open during regular library hours. The Book Store offers a wide selection of English children’s and adult books and A/V media as well as Chinese and Japanese materials. There are two large book sales each year that take place in the library meeting rooms. Throughout the year there are outdoor bargain book sales, including a $5 Bag of Books sale. For specific dates and times please contact Judi Sullivan at (650) 697-7607.

Computer Services

Copy Machine

Disability Services

  • Handicapped parking spaces
  • Accessible restrooms
  • ADA computer: specialized PC with large monitor, font, keyboard mouse and joystick
  • ADA walkers

Homework Center

  • Open Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays 3 PM to 6 PM and Wednesdays 2 PM to 6 PM.
  • Staff and volunteers are able to assist students with most academic subjects. Four computers and a printer are available for homework research and writing assigned papers.

Meeting/Study Rooms

  • Two study rooms that can be booked for a one hour time period for groups of 2-8 people.
  • The study rooms are available on a first come, first served basis and cannot be reserved in advance.
  • To reserve a room, at least one member of the group must have a current PLS library account and either their library card or a photo ID.

Tax Resources

  • Paper copies of some tax forms and instruction booklets are available January to April each year.