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PRESS RELEASE / ANNOUNCEMENTS Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Lompoc’s Charlotte’s Web Bookmobile Embarks on Summer Tour

Charlotte’s Web Children’s Bookmobile Embarks on Summer Tour
Mobile Children’s Library will be making stops across the City of Lompoc all summer long

LOMPOC, CA, June 24, 2016 – The City of Lompoc’s new Charlotte’s Web bookmobile has begun weaving its web of fun, with stops scheduled throughout the City all summer long. The Mobile Children’s Library is available for additional visits by request.

The bookmobile, named for longtime Lompoc civic leader and entrepreneur Charlotte Benton, is a green energy-fueled children’s library on wheels that is available by request for free-of-charge visits.

Benton, Lompoc’s first woman mayor and a lifelong reader, gave her property at 211 South I St. to the City in 1997 for a children’s library project. One of the largest donations ever made to the City of Lompoc, her gift included funds in trust for the operation of the children’s library.

The Mobile Children’s Library was designed, based on Benton’s vision, and opened in March of this year. The bookmobile has stops scheduled at summer camps, festivals and other events this summer. To view the map of scheduled stops, or to request a visit from the Charlotte’s Web bookmobile, visit: http://www.cityoflompoc.com/library/

For more information, please contact Courtney Rogness, youth librarian, Charlotte’s Web Mobile Children’s Library, at: 875-8774 or C_Rogness@ci.lompoc.ca.us.

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The Lompoc Public Library
The Lompoc Public Library System has been serving the Lompoc Valley for more than 100 years. The library is committed to bringing quality programming and educational opportunities to people of all ages. All library programs are free and open to the public. For more information about the Lompoc Public Library System locations, hours and programming, visit us online at cityoflompoc.com/library.

Contact

Samantha Scroggin
Public Information Officer
Community Relations Manager, City of Lompoc
Office: 805-875-8278 Cell: 805-757-3924
s_scroggin@ci.lompoc.ca.us

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