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Library materials will NOT be due Friday-Monday (25-27) due to road closures and Memorial Day.

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Rochester Public Library’s BookBike & ArtCart will visit parks and area events from June 1st – August 31st bringing Summer Playlist logs, art projects, books, and DVDs.

Mondays: Silver Lake (near Three Links shelter) 10AM – 11AM

Every other Tuesday: Kutzky Park 1PM – 2PM (June 4, 18, July 2, 16, 30, Aug 13, 27)

Every other Thursday: Slatterly Park 1PM – 2PM (June 13, 27, July 11, 25, Aug 8, 22)

Fridays: Soldier’s Field (at the playground off of Soldier’s Field Dr. SW) 10AM – 11AM

Saturdays: Rochester Downtown Farmers Market 7:30 – 12PM

The complete schedule is listed to the right. The BookBike & ArtCart do not operate in wet weather.

For more information about the BookBike & ArtCart, visit these ALSC Blog articles: 

RPL BookBike: A Wheelie Good Season.

RPL ArtCart: Spinning Creativity

If you have questions about the BookBike or ArtCart or would like to schedule a visit to your location or event, please contact Heather.

RPL’s BookBike program was funded, in part, with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund, through a Community Collaboration grant from Southeast Libraries Cooperating (SELCO). RPL’s ArtCart was funded through a grant from the Bush Foundation.

RPL’s BookBike was the 2015 City Category winner for the Local Government Innovation Awards presented by the Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota. This video highlights the program:

 

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