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The Denver Public Library, Colorado Rockies and Volunteers of America Present

"Stealing Some Smarts" with Colorado Rockies' Eric Young, Jr.

Eric Young, Jr.Colorado Rockies' Eric Young, Jr. will be doing public literacy events encouraging young and old alike to read. Mr. Young is passionate about reading. He has done numerous literacy events in the past. By choosing different age groups and going to numerous libraries he hopes to introduce the joys of reading to hundreds over the course of this year's baseball season. Some readings will feature children's books, some young readers, and there will even be some books for adults. Mr. Young is teaming up with the Denver Public Library, Volunteers of America and, of course, the Colorado Rockies to promote reading at all ages. These free events will be held on one Saturday a month for the next 6 months.

The Kickoff:

Saturday, April 20, noon-1 p.m.
Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library
Age group: Pre-K

Upcoming Events:

Saturday, May 18, noon-1 p.m.
Woodbury Branch Library
Age group: Elementary

Saturday, June 29, noon-1 p.m.
Green Valley Ranch Branch Library
Age group: Middle School

Saturday, July 27, noon-1 p.m.
Athmar Park Branch Library
Age group: Young Adult

Saturday, August 31, noon-1 p.m.
Eugene Field Branch Library
Age group: Adult

Saturday, September 21, noon-1 p.m.
Schlessman Family Branch Library
Age group: Adult

For more information contact the Blair-Caldwell Library at 720-865-2401 or email blairstaff@denverlibrary.org.

Volunteers of America

 

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