REading on the Rails 2017- Sunday, October 22nd- 2pm-4pm

All aboard with the Austin Steam Train Association, Cedar Park Public Library and the Leander ISD Educational Excellence Foundation (LEEF) at the Reading on the Rails™ early childhood literacy event! Event schedule is coming soon!

Platform activities in the train cars and in the Railyard are designed to attract, inform and entertain elementary-aged children and their families.

2017 activIties

Activities will include:

Book Readings from children authors’ Emma Virjan and Anne Bustard

Children’s entertainer Staci Gray in a historic train car

Special tour of the horse car museum

Coloring activities in a historic train car

LEEF* Book Drive in the courtyard

Day Out with Thomas™ themed train car with storyteller

Train-themed pop-up photo opportunity


Admission is the donation of new or gently used children’s books. All books will be donated to LEEF’s reading initiative to endure that every home in Leander ISD has a selection of age-appropriate books available for the family.

To RSVP, please email by Friday, October 20, 2017.


All activities take place at our Cedar Park Depot at 401 E. Whitestone Blvd., #C-100 and the adjoining Railyard and platform. Our vintage locomotive and train cars will be pulled up to the platform for entertainment and photo opportunities!

Click HERE for directions.


For more information, or for sponsorship opportunities, please contact Lil Serafine at, 512-477-8468 x204.

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