The Keystone Heights Library, the Melrose Public Library, and Mike Roess Gold Head Branch State Park have joined forces for an afternoon of family literacy fun.Â Read With Trees at the Mike Roess Gold Head Branch State Park continues from 1 to 3:30 p.m., Oct.. Entrance to the park is free when you show your library card or library book, or bring a donation of a new or gently used family-friendly book!
Highlights include â€œcamping in the park,â€ nature stories, crafts, activities and snacks.Â Read with Miss Chris of the Keystone Heights Library and Ranger Earl. Create a camping craft and sâ€™mores in a bag with Miss Sheree of the Melrose Public Library.Â The festivities will begin and end in the recreation building across the parking lot from the playground. Look for theÂ Read With TreesÂ signs.
Gold Head Branch State Park is located six miles north of Keystone Heights at 6239 State Road 21: this program is free and all are invited to attend. For information call the park at 352- 473-4701 or the Keystone Heights Public Library at 352-473-4286, or the Melrose Public Library at 352- 475-1237.Â Read With TreesÂ is sponsored by the Clay County Library System, the Putnam County Library System and Gold Head Branch State Park, Williamsons Food Store, the Chili Cook-Off held at Chiappiniâ€™s Gas Station and Store, and Gator Office Products, Inc. The refreshments are provided by the Melrose Library Association.