Summer Reading Celebration Party

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Reading Takes You Everywhere, the DoD’s Summer Reading Program, began Thursday, June 6, and ended with a party on the library lawn on Saturday, July 28, from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

The Program at the Peterson AFB Library was a resounding success.  A total of 827 people registered. 

Registrants were able to track their reading time online at:  Digital badges were awarded with every login for children and adults, which automatically entered users to win prize drawings throughout the program.    The online site allowed for effortless, efficient, and rewarding participation for all.

The Party was a celebration with a variety of games and activities which engaged the children and their families.  Attendees left with bags loaded with goodies.   Dion’s generously provided their signature delicious pizza  — free to participants.   Our event partner, the USO, brought their friends from Freddy’s Frozen Custard.


Workshops (Parent Involvement for Parents of All Ages) were held at 10, 10:45 and 11:30 a.m. Saturday in the Education Center, Bldg. 1141.   Seating was limited, and each session was full.   Attendance was required to get a ticket(s) for free school supplies given out at the Reading Program’s Celebration Party.  

We appreciate the generous support of our sponsors:  

CB Mortgage, Chick-fil-A, Dion’s Pizza (FREE pizza!), Ent Credit Union, First Command Financial Services – Prize giveaway:   Elitch Gardens tickets for four, GEICO, Richmond American Homes, Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery, Sky SoxSox the Fox was there, Springs Home Team – Keller Williams, Sprint and USAA.

To inquire about events sponsorship opportunities, call (719) 556-4977.

For more information about Library programs, call (719) 556-7462.

*No federal endorsement of sponsors, partners or advertisers intended.




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