2017 Library 2 Library Bicycle Loop Tour

Participants from 2016 Library 2 Library Bicycle Loop Tour outside Mountain View Public Library

UPDATE: Check out photos from the 2017 L2L Tour

Join the libraries in your community for the 2017 Library 2 Library Bicycle Loop Tour on Saturday, October 21, 2017, at 8:45 AM.

The following libraries have teamed up to present this community event:

Register

Sign up for the ride at L2LBikeTour2017.eventbrite.com

Ride Details

The tour date is Saturday, October 21, 2017, starting at 8:45 AM, at the San Jose Public Library Calabazas Branch.

The 25-mile route will start and finish at the Calabazas Branch Library.

Check out the route on MapMyRide

Library 2 Library Bicycle Loop Tour staff outside Sunnyvale Public LibraryTentative Schedule

  • Calabazas Branch Library: Meet at 8:45 AM; Depart 9:30 AM
  • Santa Clara City Library: Arrive 10:20 AM; Depart 10:40 AM
  • Sunnyvale Public Library: Arrive 11:35 AM; Depart 11:55 AM
  • Mountain View Public Library: Arrive 12:30 PM; Depart 12:50 PM
  • Woodland Branch Library: Arrive 1:30 PM; Depart 1:50 PM
  • Cupertino Library: Arrive 2:20 PM; Depart 2:40 PM
  • Calabazas Branch Library: Arrive 3:00 PM; End of ride

Library stops will include library tours, snacks and activities.

Social Media

Share the adventure or follow the journey:

  • Twitter: #l2lbikes
  • Instagram: #l2lbikes
  • Flickr

Stuff to BringLibrary 2 Library Bicycle Loop Tour participants waiting at traffic light

In addition to having a bicycle in good working condition, please bring your own following items for a more comfortable and safer ride:

  • Reusable water bottle
  • Lunch
  • Bike helmet
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Layers and/or weather-appropriate clothing

Please note: The bicycle tour will be held rain or shine

Why Bicycle Library Tours?

The Library 2 Library Bicycle Loop Tour is a fun tour for library lovers and bicycle enthusiasts. With the growing momentum of bicycle awareness, advocacy, and infrastructure in the Silicon Valley area, libraries are pursuing innovative bicycle-related services and programming. Hosting library bicycle tours increases the visibility of our libraries and gets librarians out into the community.

Library bicycle tours appeal to a broad demographic including young adults, adults and families. They bring people of all ages together and highlight the importance and significance of the library's role in the community and in bringing people together. Additionally, library bicycle tours get people of all ages out of cars and moving, showing that bicycling is a viable means of transportation to the library and everyday use.

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