Build Your Kids’ Love of Art, Books and Nature
Join us for our FREE Books and Benches events this summer around the St. Croix Valley. Gather at the art benches, listen to stories, participate in junior ranger activities with a national park ranger, and take home free books.
This year’s events will be held:
- Mondays (Three), June 11, June 18, and June 25, 10 a.m. in Larry Forrest Memorial Park, Somerset, Wisconsin
- Wednesday, June 13, 2 p.m. at Croixdale, in Bayport, Minnesota
- Wednesday, July 11, 11 a.m. at Picnic Point, Lakefront Park, in Hudson, Wisconsin
- Friday, July 27, 10:30 a.m. at Freedom Park, in Prescott, Wisconsin
Books & Benches is a project of the Somerset Elementary Family Book Drive in partnership with The Phipps, local libraries, and the National Park Service to increase summer reading and expose young readers to community art in the St. Croix River Valley.