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Books in the Park (Summer)

Program Hours:
Ray Aguilera Park
Mon-Wed 11a.m.-1p.m.
Tues Family Storytime 11 a.m.
Fairmount Park
Thur-Fri 11a.m.-1a.m.
Thurs Family Storytime 11a.m.
Fri Family Performer 11a.m.

Books in the Park

Books in the Park began in 2004 as a pilot project at the suggestion of Councilman Ray Aguilera who wanted to bring library services to children who might not otherwise have the opportunity to visit the library.

This innovative program using withdrawn and donated books allows any child to complete the Summer Reading Club gameboards even if they don't have a library card. The steady growth of attendance and participation demonstrates the community's overwhelming acceptance of Books in the Park as a summertime favorite.

Weekly storytimes (presented by community volunteers); crafts (provided by Pueblo Parks & Recreation staff); and free lunches for children (provided by District 60 School Lunch Program) round out the Books in the Park experience.