SD 163 Announces, “It’s Time To Read”

Park Forest, IL—(ENEWSPF)— Park Forest-Chicago Heights School District 163’s Summer Baggie Book Mobile will begin its third season of bringing library books to the District’s neighborhoods on Monday, June 18. The white van will travel throughout the District 163 area loaning books to District 163 pre-kindergarten through eighth grade students and their parents Monday through Thursday, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., until August 2. The Book Mobile will not be in operation during the week of July 2.

When students visit the van to check out books with their Baggie Book Mobile library card, they also will be treated to a story read by Miss BERTHA (We Believe That Reading Everyday Teaches Us to Achieve Success). The students’ library cards also will be punched. At the conclusion of the Book Mobile’s season, students whose library cards indicate have checked out books each week and returned them will receive a treat.

The Baggie Book Mobile’s schedule:

Monday
Beacon, Eastgate and Dogwood Areas

 
Park on Beacon Blvd. 10:00
Beacon Hill School parking lot  10:20
North Boston & Ashland 10:40
Algonquin School 11:00
30 Apache 11:45
Old Dogwood School parking lot 12:10
Tuesday
Park Forest “W” Area
 
87 Winslow 10:00
Baptist Church parking lot 10:20
Forest Trail parking lot 10:40
Central Park 11:30
Wednesday
Park Forest M & S Streets
 
Mohawk School parking lot 10:00
Hope Lutheran Church 10:45
Corner of Indianwood and Blackhawk 11:20
Grace Church parking lot 11:40
Sassabee Street (end of street) 12:05
South of Sauk Trail O and N Area  
Blackhawk School parking lot 12:25
Thursday
Cooperatives and North of Sauk Trail
 
21st Century Preparatory Center parking lot 10:00
Post Office large parking lot 10:25
Juniper at Veterans Memorial Park 10:50
Sterk’s parking lot 11:10

Source: School District 163 Press Release