Denver Public Library’s Summer of Reading Book Drive

Denver Public Library’s ‘Summer of Reading’ Book Drive
at Elitch Gardens Theme & Water Park

Guests Receive $12 Off Main Gate Price with Book Donation

Denver, CO (June 26, 2013) — On Friday, June 28, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., theDenver Public Library and Elitch Gardens Theme & Water Park are celebrating Summer of Reading with a book drive and special discounted park admission. Guests who bring a donation of a new children’s book to the Reading Rocket Bookmobile to the entrance of Elitch Gardens will receive $12 off Main Gate admission – Elitch Gardens best discount offered – to enjoy a full day of rides and entertainment on June 28. Families will also be able to sign-up for the Summer of Reading program at the Bookmobile parked near Elitch Gardens’ Front Gate, as well as on Main Street by the Big Wheel.

Elitch Gardens Theme and Water Park has proudly partnered with the Denver Public Library for over 20 years. Each year, Elitch Gardens generously donates more than 20,000 free admission tickets, which are given as one of the many prizes families can earn throughout the Summer of Reading program.


What:             Denver Public Library’s Summer of Reading Book Drive

Where:            Elitch Gardens Theme & Water Park – 2000 Elitch Circle, Denver, CO 80204

When:             Friday, June 28, 2012

Event Time:   10 a.m. – 3 p.m. (Park is open until 8 p.m.)

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About Summer of Reading

Denver Public Library’s Summer of Reading Program provides free summer activities, suggestions for summer reading, and cool incentives for all ages.  It’s a fun and easy way to incorporate reading and related activities into summer family time. Visit us at summerofreading.orgor any of our 25 locations to learn more.

About Elitch Gardens

Elitch Gardens is America’s only Downtown Theme and Water Park. Since 1890, visitors have been creating memories worth repeating right in the heart of Denver. The park is open May 4 through October 27 with 53 rides, live entertainment, thrilling roller coasters, and an entire water park. Guests can enjoy all the rides, slides and shows at Elitch Gardens, all season long, with an Economy Season Pass now available for $79.99 or a Premium Season Pass for just $89.99 including added perks like free Season Parking and three free tickets for friends. Visit for more info and to purchase tickets.



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