As part of its summer reading programming, seven live animal acts will inhabit the branches of the Tuscarawas County Public Library System at different times this summer.
“These acts are a continuation of our popular Animal Encounter series,” said Tuscarawas Branch Supervisor Tabitha Johnson. “We will be bringing back some crowd favorites, as well as bringing a new show to town with the help of a Library Services and Technology Act grant.”
Reptiles, amphibians, and other creatures will be at the Bolivar Fire Station (456 West Water Street) on Tuesday, June 12th at 5:30 p.m.
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A sloth and other exotic animals will visit three locations on Thursday, June 28th.
- Bolivar Fire Station at 12:00 p.m.
- Tuscora Park (161 Tuscora Ave. NW) at 3:00 p.m.
- Tuscarawas Branch (209 South Main Street) at 6:00 p.m.
The Tuscarawas County Humane Society will discuss how to care for pets and have a variety of animals to interact with at the Strasburg Branch (356 5th Street) on Tuesday, July 10th at 4:00 p.m.
A mystery guest from the Zoo will visit the Main Library (121 Fair Ave. NW) on Thursday, July 12th at 6:30 p.m.
Lizards from Aunt E’s Animals will crawl around the Sugarcreek Branch (120 South Broadway) on Wednesday, July 18th at 10:30 a.m.
Sponge Bob, a yellow python, and other animal friends will be at the Sugarcreek Village Pavilion (202 Fairview Ave. NW) on Monday, July 23rd at 3:00 p.m.
Discover a marine life touch tank at the Tuscarawas Branch (209 South Main Street) on Tuesday, July 24th at 6:00 p.m.
All programs are free, but space is limited. Register to attend any of these programs online by following the links above. If you have additional questions, call your nearest location: Bolivar 330-874-2720, Main- New Philadelphia 330-364-4474, Strasburg 330-878-5711, Sugarcreek 330-852-2813 or Tuscarawas 740-922-2748.