Press Release 5/28/2020 – Summer Reading Program: Imagine Your Story

The Alamosa Public Library is pleased to announce that the Summer Reading Program (SRP) begins on June 1. The SRP has been a staple of the library’s children’s programming for many years, and while pandemic modifications have been made, the library staff is committed to continue the tradition of bringing engaging and creative literacy enrichment to our community. SRP performances in Cole Park have been put on hold until further notice, but the Read-for-Beads program will go on with some added hands-on challenges and projects. Online Registration is open and will continue all summer at  Programming runs June 1- July 31.

The theme this summer is “Imagine Your Story” and centers around fables, fairytales, folklore, and legends. While many may be staying close to home this summer, readers can go anywhere using their imagination!

Programming in June and July includes:

  • Read-for-Beads!
  • Find Larry the Library Gnome
  • Weekly Literacy Enrichment Challenges & Project Packs
  • Raffle Prizes
  • Virtual performances from beloved past performers as well as new
  • Imagine Your Puppet Show video submissions
  • Storytime Online
  • Teen challenges and raffles

Full details are available on the library’s website:

The page will be updated weekly regarding the week’s programming, so it is a one-stop-shop for all things SRP! Alternately, please call the library for more details!  (719) 589-6592.

Please Note: The Library’s drop box is unlocked and open for returns. We are offering curbside service Mon – Fri, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. by appointment only. Place holds on items for our library through our online catalog from or call us at 719-589-6592 ext. 0.  We will contact you to schedule an appointment to pick up your materials.


The City of Alamosa is a multicultural community of 9,000+ centrally located in the San Luis Valley of Southern Colorado. The City was incorporated in 1878 and is the gateway to the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve where more than 525,000 visitors enjoy Colorado’s natural beauty each year. For more information, visit us at

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