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  • Pecos boy helps put preschool on state bookmobile’s route

    Jacob Reta-Perea, 5, a student at Pecos Preschool, listens Wednesday as Charri Richards, manager of the State Library’s Rural Bookmobile, reads a book to his class. Jacob had an question: Why didn’t the Bookmobile stop at his school? He asked Pecos Elementary School Assistant Principal Gerard Flores, and together the duo made it happen. Luis Sánchez Saturno/The New Mexican

Posted: Friday, March 21, 2014 10:00 pm | Updated: 8:41 pm, Sat Mar 22, 2014.

PECOS — Five-year-old Jacob Reta-Perea could hardly contain his excitement Wednesday as he waited for the New Mexico Rural Bookmobile to arrive at his preschool in Pecos. After all, it had been his idea for the mobile library stop there.

“Are you ready?” asked Charri Richards, manager of the Cimarron-based New Mexico Rural Bookmobile Northeast, when the bus rolled in.

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