Family Story Hour Holiday Event – December 16, 2023

Our final Family Story Hour event of 2023 was held on  Saturday, December 16th  outside Barracks 15 at the North Promenade at Liberty Station.

We had several families join us for an outdoor live reading of “Multitask with Jarvis and Dad”, by former NFL player, Jashon Sykes. His book and many other children’s titles were available for sale by our friends at the mobile bookstore, Joyride Bookshop. Dozens of children and their families enjoyed hands-on activities, browsing children’s books, and taking photos with Santa in celebration of the holiday season.

Thank you to all of our volunteers and guests for joining us for Family Story Hour!



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Nicole Vargas

My name is Nicole Vargas. I joined the Reading Legacies team in January 2023. I have a BA in Child Development from Point Loma Nazarene University and 6 years’ experience working with children from ages infancy to adolescence. My role as the Storybook Readers Program Manager is to oversee the programing and implementation of our Youth Readers and Storybook Inspirations programs. As a child development professional, I have firsthand experience seeing the immense impact that reading aloud to children has on their early literacy skills and relationship building within the family and community. One of my favorite children’s books is If You Give A Mouse A Cookie by Laura Numeroff.