Library Explorers Packs Now Available

Discover the great outdoors this summer with our State Parks pass, County Parks pass and new Library Explorers Pack, made for kids. Check out a Library Explorers Pack at our libraries and equip yourself for an amazing adventure. Packs include a magnifying glass, binoculars, a Backpack Explorers Nature Guide, colored pencils and a waterproof notebook to log scientific explorations in nature.

Additionally, adults can make their hiking adventures a little easier with brand-new hiking poles. The poles are adjustable and lightweight, designed to give you more stability on rough terrain. Thanks to partnerships with the San Mateo County Parks, opens a new window, California State Parks, opens a new window and the California State Library, opens a new window, we’re excited to offer these new items to help you enjoy the natural areas of our beautiful county even more. We’ve been enjoying our summer outdoors and want to make it even more fun to get outside and explore!  

For more outdoor inspiration, check out these books! 

60 Hikes Within 60 Miles

Hiking With Kids Northern California

The Kid's Guide to Exploring Nature

Outdoor Science Lab for Kids

Share your favorite spot to explore outdoors in San Mateo County!