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Read on the rails this Sunday on Hawkeye Express

NORTH LIBERTY– All Aboard! Tickets available for the “Reading on the Rails” excursion Sunday, Jan. 15. Ride the rails on The Hawkeye Express and travel between the North Liberty Community Library and the University of Iowa library. Includes a whole lot of fun family activities.
Thanks to the Iowa Northern Railway, children and adults of all ages will have the opportunity to participate in a Reading on the Rails excursion. For the second time in 55 years, organizers have made arrangements to run the Hawkeye Express train on the historic CRANDIC railroad. Bring the entire family aboard this special literary excursion.
Tickets purchased online will only be available for pick-up at the “Reading on the Rails” will-call booth at the Sheraton Iowa City Hotel during the Children’s Book Fair on Saturday, Jan. 14. No exceptions. (A PayPal receipt is not a ticket).
Round trip ticket options: $10 per passenger, children 2 and under free with lap seating. A number of departure times and trip options are available, beginning at noon Sunday.
North Liberty Station is located near the North Liberty Community Library on Cherry Street. You may park at the library. The University of Iowa Main Library Station is located on the west side of the UI Main Library. You may park at the metered lot nearby or at the Capitol Street Garage (Burlington/ Capitol Street).
Visit http://onebooktwobook.org/sunday.php for more information.

DEPARTURES

Loop A - Depart North Liberty at 12 p.m. Arrive at UI Main Library at 12:45 p.m. Depart UI Main Library at 1 p.m. Arrive in North Liberty at 1:45 p.m.
Loop B - Depart UI Main Library at 1 p.m. Arrive in North Liberty at 1:45 p.m. Depart North Liberty at 2 p.m. Arrive at UI Main Library at 2:45 p.m.
Loop C - Depart North Liberty at 2 p.m. Arrive at UI Main Library at 2:45 p.m. Depart UI Main Library at 3 p.m. Arrive in North Liberty at 3:45 p.m.
Loop D - Depart UI Main Library at 3 p.m. Arrive in North Liberty at 3:45 p.m. Depart North Liberty at 4 p.m. Arrive at UI Main Library at 4:45 p.m.
Loop E - Depart North Liberty at 4 p.m. Arrive at UI Main Library at 4:45 p.m. Depart UI Main Library at 5 p.m. Arrive in North Liberty at 5:45 p.m.
A Three Hour Tour A - Depart North Liberty at 12 p.m. Arrive at UI Main Library at 12:45 p.m. Depart UI Main Library at 3 p.m. Arrive in North Liberty at 3:45 p.m.
A Three Hour Tour B - Depart UI Main Library at 1 p.m. Arrive in North Liberty at 1:45 p.m. Depart North Liberty at 4 p.m. Arrive at UI Main Library at 4:45 p.m.
A Three Hour Tour C - Depart North Liberty at 2 p.m. Arrive at UI Main Library at 2:45 p.m. Depart UI Main Library at 5 p.m. Arrive in North Liberty at 5:45 p.m.
Spend the Day in Iowa City- Depart North Liberty at 12 p.m. Arrive at UI Main Library at 12:45 p.m. Depart UI Main Library at 5 p.m. Arrive in North Liberty at 5:45 p.m.