On the first Saturday of every month, UA BookStores hosts Storytime Character Hour at our SUMC location (with some exceptions). Storytime is an engaging event for children ages two- to five-years-old. It's full of reading, activities, and crafts— complete with the chance for kids to meet and take pictures with their favorite storybook characters! Our most popular events feature kid-favorite characters such as Daniel Tiger, Curious George, and Llama Llama. Best of all, the event is absolutely FREE and open to the public.
2018 Character Schedule & Locations
UA BookStores, Student Union Memorial Center
|Date||Storybook Character||Order Books|
|June 1, 2019||Miguel from Coco||view books »|
|July 6, 2019||Special Guest|
|August 3, 2019||Taco Dragon|
|September 7, 2019||Pete the Cat|
|October 5, 2019||Piggie and Elephant|
|November 2, 2019||Madeline|
|December 7, 2019||Cookie Mouse|
|Start times for all dates:||10:30am & 2:00pm|
|Location Information:||view here »|
Where can I park?
UA BookStores, Student Union Memorial Center: Parking in the Second Street Garage (on Mountain Avenue just south of Speedway Boulevard) is usually available on the weekend for $2 per hour. Visitor parking in Highland Avenue, Main Gate, Park Avenue, Cherry Avenue and Tyndall Avenue garages is free on weekends and holidays pending special event parking restrictions. Alternative free parking on the weekends is generally available behind the Speech and Hearing Sciences Building on East Second and Palm Drive, lot #3039. Also, metered street parking on campus is usually free on the weekends. Signage on the meters will display the times of enforcement. Please be sure to read and abide by posted signs when parking on campus.
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