Story time in the park at Mormon Station State Historic Park

GENOA, NV. – Discover how reading is “magic” at Mormon Station State Historic Park in Genoa. This family-fun program, presented by the Douglas County Public Library, will inspire a sense of wonder. Youth Services Librarian Kathy E. will retell the myth of “King Midas and the Golden Touch.” Children will be led in performing experiments like turning metal into “gold” and will receive a golden coin to take home. All ages are welcome.  Bring water and a blanket and/or chairs to enjoy listening to stories on the grass, under the shade of the big trees.

WHAT: Story Time at Mormon Station State Historic Park

WHEN: Wednesday, June 25 from 10:30 a.m. to noon.

WHERE: Mormon Station State Historic Park, on the grass, under the shade of large trees. Mormon Station is located 20 minutes south of Carson City via Hwy 395, about one hour south of Reno, and approximately 20 minutes from South Lake Tahoe via Hwy 207.

WHO: This event is open to the public. Please no pets.

COST: The program is free.

CONTACT: For more information, call 775-782-2590 or email at mormonstation@park.nv.gov

MORE: Be sure to visit the log cabin museum and see artifacts used by early pioneers. Kids are free; adults are $1.00