Summer Books on the Bus program underway

Courtesy USD 457

The USD 457 Books on the Bus program, better known as B.O.B., is visiting various sites in Garden City, Monday through Thursday through July 25.  

B.O.B. is a traveling bus that brings books to various locations in Garden City during the summer Mondays through Thursdays in June and July. The goal of B.O.B. is to increase reading skills by getting books into the hands of children.

The Kids Meals on Wheels Bus will be accompanying B.O.B. at a number of sites during the summer.  Sack lunches will be provided for those 18 and younger as part of the Summer Food Service Program. All meals must be eaten on site.  Adults wishing to eat with their child can purchase a lunch for $4.

The sites that the Bookmobile will visit include:

  • 10:30 – 11:00 a.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays at Crazy House, 3502 N. Campus Dr.
  • 10:30 – 11:00 a.m. on Tuesdays at Victor Ornelas Elementary School, 3401 E. Spruce St.
  • 10:30 – 11:00 a.m. on Thursdays at Harold Long Park, 1001 E. Spruce St.
  • 11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Monday – Thursday at Ayala Park, 216 N. Taylor Ave.
  • 12:30 – 1:15 p.m. Monday – Thursday at the Public Swimming Pool, 312 E Finnup Dr.
  • 1:30 – 2:00 p.m. on Wednesdays at Mary Street Apartments, 305 W. Mary St.

The sites that the Kids Meals on Wheels bus will visit Monday – Thursday include:

  • 10:30 – 11:00 a.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays at Crazy House, 3502 N. Campus Dr.
  • 10:30 – 11:00 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays at Harold Long Park, 1001 E. Spruce St.
  • 11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at Ayala Park, 216 N. Taylor Ave.
  • 12:30 – 1:15 p.m. at the Public Swimming Pool, 312 E Finnup Dr.

The Garden City Public Schools website has all the times and locations of where the Bookmobile and Kids Meals on Wheels buses will be scheduled to visit. The schedules are located under the calendar section of the website at www.gckschools.com.

The Bookmobile will not operate between July 1- 5.