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Reading Rocks at Mormon Station State Historic Park on Wednesday, July 17

By ThisIsReno

DCNR-Web-LogoGENOA, Nev. – Mormon Station State Historic Park has partnered with the Douglas County Library to host a family story time called “Reading Rocks” on Wednesday, July 17. From 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., Youth Services Librarian, Kathy Echavarria, will read stories about magical rocks as part of the summer reading program, “Dig into Reading.” Afterwards, kids can paint a magic rock to take home. The stories will be read outdoors, on the grass, under the shade of a large tree. Bring a blanket and/or lawn chairs and something to drink. The program is free.

WHAT: Reading Rocks

WHEN: Wednesday, July 17, from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

WHERE: Mormon Station State Historic Park, in Genoa, is 20 minutes from Carson City via

U.S. Highway 395, and is 20 minutes from South Lake Tahoe via state Route 207 and Foothill

Road. Genoa is approximately one hour south of Reno via U.S. Highway 395.

WHO: Everyone is welcome. Please leave dogs at home.

COST: This program is free.

CONTACT: For more information, please contact the park at 775-782-2590.

MORE: Be sure to visit the Log Cabin Museum. Admission is $1 for adults; kids 12 and under

are free. The museum is open Wednesday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.