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Rochester Public Library’s amazing BookBike & ArtCart will visit parks from June 4th to August 25th this season bringing Summer Playlist, art projects, books, and DVDs. We will be at Silver Lake Park every Monday morning 10:30- 11:30AM & Soldier’s Field every Friday from 10:30AM – 11:30AM and several other parks in between! Also look for us at special community events and the Rochester Downtown Farmer’s Market. The complete schedule is listed to the right. The BookBike & ArtCart do not operate in wet weather.

For more information about the BookBike or 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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