Bookmobile at County Fair

Spring Into Summer!

The San Mateo County Libraries Bookmobile has tons of fun activities waiting for you at the San Mateo County Fair, opens a new window, June 10th -18th. This is one or our favorite events of the year, and we are pulling out all the stops for our County Fair visitors.

We are working hard to make sure all of our visitors have a fun and rewarding experience, including Summer Learning signups, an opportunity for hands on learning with our interactive Lookmobile and Fog Tricycle, a chance to check out our new Book Bike, getting creative with craft kits, free giveaways, prizes and special programming.

Special Programs

Jungle James, opens a new windowTuesday, June 13 at 2:00 PM
Observe and learn about reptiles from around the world.

Bay Area Discovery Museum: Fairytale Engineering - Wednesday, June 14 at 2:00 PM
Help your favorite fairy tale characters solve problems by working together to engineer solutions!

Nature Connect: Pollination and Bees - Thursday, June 15 at 2:00 PM
Students will identify the anatomical parts of a flower and learn the mechanisms of pollination and why it is important in nature. Students will build their own Bee Box to place in a yard or garden, providing a nesting habitat for native bees.

Rock Steady Juggling: Doug Nolan, opens a new window - Friday, June 16 at 2:00 PM
Learn how to juggle in this hour-long workshop using a variety of props: peacock feathers for balance, scarves/bean bags for juggling, devil sticks, diablos, and even a giant hula hoop.

The Art of Henna: Henna Application - Saturday, June 17 at 12:00 PM
Henna artist Leah Walz will apply henna to those who are interested and will share information on the history of henna and how the paste is made.

Free Admission!

To make the County Fair even better, join us for free admission events, opens a new window throughout the week:

Saturday, June 10
Free admission for the first hour, 10:00 - 11:00 AM.

Monday, June 12 - Kids Day
Free admission all day for ages 12 and younger.

Tuesday, June 13 - Senior Day
Free admission all day for ages 62 and up PLUS $2 admission until 3:00 PM.

Wednesday, June 14
Free admission until 3:00 PM

Friday, June 16
Show your school ID for $5 off admission.

We can't wait to see you at the Fair!