Join San Mateo County Libraries as we celebrate National Bookmobile Day (NBD) this Wednesday, April 11, 2018. NBD celebrates our nation's bookmobiles and the dedicated library staff who provide an essential service to the community every day. Come show your support for the Bookmobile by saying hi to staff, sharing stories of your first visit on the Bookmobile, or just visit us for the first time. You'll have a blast and get to learn all about the services the San Mateo County Libraries' Bookmobile has to offer.
We will be at the following locations on April 11 and will be offering special programming to help celebrate this festive day.
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Come enjoy selections from some of your favorite bay area food trucks, onsite from 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM.
12:30 PM - 1:30PM
Special event! Swing on by and enjoy a live concert featuring the Swing Fever Quintet, opens a new window, San Francisco swing jazz band with classic big band sound.
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Play large scale Connect 4, large scale Jenga, or borrow a board game. We will also have special crafts for all ages and information about the new Atherton Library building.
Did You Know?
- NBD began in 2010 and is sponsored by the American Library Association, opens a new window.
- NBD is celebrated on the Wednesday of National Library Week, opens a new window.
- San Mateo County Libraries has had a Bookmobile in service for approximately 40 years.
- San Mateo County Libraries' Bookmobile travels approximately 10,000 miles and visits approximately 600 stops/special events each year.
Show your support for the Bookmobile in the comments below. Share your favorite Bookmobile story or send a shout-out to the Bookmobile staff!