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PAKRAT Roll & Read Bus Begins June 10

We’re bringing the PAKRAT Roll & Read Book Bus to a neighborhood near you this summer, and it’s completely free to borrow books!

Come and borrow your favorite books from the library. Our book bus is open to all children from birth through grade 8.

Everyone is welcome at any stop! Please visit any location that is convenient for you. 

Mondays: June 10, 17, 24 and July 8, 15, 22, 29

  • Stop 1: 10:15-11:00 YMCA
  • Stop 2: 11:15-11:35 Westwood Elementary School
  • Stop 3: 11:50-12:15 Kennedy Community School
  • Stop 4: 12:15-12:35 Klinefelter Park in St. Joseph
  • Stop 5: 1:00-1:20 Eastside Boys & Girls Club

Tuesdays: June 11, 18, 25 and July 9, 16, 23, 30

  • Stop 1: 10:20-10:50 Bel Claire Acres
  • Stop 2: 11:05-11:25 Park Place Apartment Complex
  • Stop 3: 11:25-11:45 Newbury/Stratford Place Apartment Complex
  • Stop 4: 11:55-12:20 Discovery Community School
  • Stop 5: 12:30-12:50 Lake George in the parking lot by the Municipal Complex
  • Stop 6: Roosevelt Boys & Girls Club - 345 30th Ave N

Wednesdays: June 12, 26 and July 10, 17, 24, 31

  • Stop 1: 10:15-10:50 Oak Hill Community School
  • Stop 2: 11:00-11:30 Madison Elementary School
  • Stop 3: 11:35-12:05 Pantown apartment complex
  • Stop 4: 12:20-12:50 Talahi Community School
  • Stop 5: 1:00-1:20 Southside Boys & Girls Club – 1205 6th Ave S

The bus will not run on Wednesday, June 19 and the week of July 1-5.

Returning books: We do not charge for lost books in the summer! Our goal is to keep every child reading over the summer to prevent the summer slide. You can return your books to any stop, any week during the summer, or to any District 742 school in the fall.