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Celebrate Summer Reading with PBS SoCaL


Tuesday, August 7, 2012 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM (PDT)

Los Angeles, CA

Celebrate Summer Reading with PBS SoCaL

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Join PBS SoCaL, PBS KIDS, and Jet Blue at the Los Angeles Central Public Library to celebrate and encourage summer reading on Tuesday, August 7, 2012 at 1 p.m.

This special Soar with Reading Celebration will feature a LIVE concert from Mr. Steve Songs in the Mark Taper Auditorium.  Families will even get to meet PBS KIDS' characters Hooper and Super Why! following the concert. All attendees will receive resources for summer reading and be able to participate in hands-on summer literacy activities.

The event is free to attend but registration is required.

Everyone must have a ticket.

Registration will begin at 1 p.m. and Mr. Steve begins promptly at 1:30 p.m.

Super Why!, Hooper, and literacy activities to follow the concert.

Visit for summer literacy resources for your family or to post your child's favorite book online. For every "favorite book" submitted on the website Jet Blue will donate a book to children in need including  pre-schoolers from Los Angeles Universal Preschool (LAUP). For information on the library visit:

*Important Parking Information*

Parking will not be validated at the Library. All attendees are responsible for their parking. Metro stops within two blocks. Parking at the library is $9.00 for 3 hours with a valid Los Angeles Public Library Card.

Alternative parking within blocks of the library:

Pershing Share Garden on Olive between 5th & 6th ($16 Max/$10 before 11am)

Hill and 4th Street ($10.00 Maximum)

Hope & 5th Street ($14.00 Maximum)

Flower & 6th Street ($16.00 Maximum)

Flower between 7th and 8th ($7.00 Maximim)

Hope & 9th Street ($6.00 - five blocks)

We hope you will join us to Soar with Reading!

For questions or more information contact:

Jamie Myers

PBS SoCaL, Director of Education

Have questions about Celebrate Summer Reading with PBS SoCaL? Contact PBS SoCaL

When & Where

Los Angeles Central Library
630 W. 5th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90071

Tuesday, August 7, 2012 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM (PDT)

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