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Bright Red Book Bus set to begin summer city tour

The Bright Red Book Bus is a joint project between School District 73, Literacy in Kamloops, the Boys and Girls Club of Kamloops and the Thompson-Nicola Regional Library. It provides children with free, high-quality books to enhance literacy skills and encourage a love of reading.
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Literacy in Kamloops outreach co-ordinator Fiona Clare helps Marlow Bach find the right book during a 2016 visit to Brocklehurst by the Bright Red Book Bus.

The Bright Red Book Bus is hitting the road, with several Kamloops locales on its weekly list of stops.

Beginning July 5, the bus will be parked in two locations every weekday.

Each day of the week, the bus will be open from 10 a.m. to noon and from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

On Mondays, find the bus at Marion Schilling elementary (2200 Park Dr. in Valleyview) in the morning and at Riverside Park downtown in the afternoon.

On Tuesdays, it will be parked at Kay Bingham elementary (950 Southill St. in Brocklehurst) and Westsyde Centennial Park.

On Wednesdays, Arthur Hatton elementary (350 Chestnut Ave.) and Albert McGowan Park in Upper Sahali will host the bus.

On Thursdays, find the bus at South Sa-Hali elementary (1585 Summit Dr. in Sahali) and Pineview Valley Park in Pineview Valley.

On Fridays, it will be parked at A.E. Perry elementary (1380 Sherbrooke Ave. in Brocklehurst) and the John Tod Centre (150 Wood St. in North Kamloops).

The Bright Red Book Bus is a joint project between School District 73, Literacy in Kamloops, the Boys and Girls Club of Kamloops and the Thompson-Nicola Regional Library.

The bus provides children with free, high-quality books to enhance literacy skills and encourage a love of reading.