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Wonderful, wonderful children's book store

The staff here is very helpful. My grandson loves books about trucks, and they have a whole... read more

Reviewed 10 March 2018
Santa Clara, California
Wholesome Entertainment for Children

Their story time with costume's is fantastic. They have an unusual selection books, it is a Great... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2018
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9 Mar 2018
“Wonderful, wonderful children's book store”
18 Feb 2018
“Wholesome Entertainment for Children”
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785 Laurel St, San Carlos, CA 94070-3113
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Reviewed 10 March 2018

The staff here is very helpful. My grandson loves books about trucks, and they have a whole section dedicated to things that move--trucks, trains, boats, planes. Since I am little tired of reading about trucks, they were very helpful in assisting me in picking out...More

1  Thank Kelsey1976
Reviewed 19 February 2018

Their story time with costume's is fantastic. They have an unusual selection books, it is a Great place to open up a Childs imagination.

Thank tatertot65
Reviewed 10 November 2017

This is a place where children and parents are welcome to explore and discover the highest quality books and toys. The sales team is friendly and supportive and the merchandise is well chosen and arranged with age appropriateness in mind. The perfect place to shop...More

Thank Marys S
Reviewed 3 October 2017

The staff is very knowledgeable and the story times are fantastic. The have a great selection of book for children.

Thank SueElleninCa
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Complete children bookstore with story time, model train and everything else children. Easy two hours free parking in downtown San Carlos. A lot of eateries next doors for a bit afterwards

1  Thank sunjoe075
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Take the kids! The atmosphere of this book store is welcoming, the staff is knowledgeable and you will enjoy. As a go to place for gifts, the display tables change and many times are put together by themes. Local books, travel, things to do with...More

1  Thank lindadrew13
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Stopped by the Reading Bug twice this summer to pick up books for grandkids away at summer camp. Great selection. I hear they did a fabulous science "lecture" series for very young kids.

1  Thank Horn2014
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

They have a FANTASTIC selection of kids' books. Right now they are holding a great birthday part for our 4yr old granddaughter. They went all out to make is super special!

1  Thank Donna S
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

As a Grandmom, and a Giftgiver for other family members, I am so glad to have The Reading Bug in my town. Whenever I am looking for a gift, I can count on finding something here. Not just books, but crafts, toys, games, even baby...More

1  Thank Mary Jo S
Reviewed 7 June 2016

I'm a grandma and a great grandma. It's a pleasure to go into this store and have helpful personnel guide me in selecting educational games or great books for little ones. It is such a welcoming store - fun just to look around and enjoy!

1  Thank Lynn G
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