The five locations of the Tuscarawas County Public Library System will be crawling with animals of all shapes and sizes this spring.
“Our Animal Encounters @ your library series has been a favorite among families at all of our locations,” said Tuscarawas Branch Supervisor Tabitha Johnson. It’s an opportunity to get kids into the library and excited to read about the animals they see at the programs.”
- Tuesday, January 30th at 5:30PM: Marissa Dubina of Relam of Reptiles will bring lizards, turtles, and snakes to the Strasburg Branch at 356 5th Street SW for an event that all ages will enjoy.
- Thursday, February 8th at 6:00PM: Meet and greet seven to ten different cold-blooded animal friends from Marissa Dubina at the Bolivar Fire Station at 456 Water Street SW.
- Tuesday, March 27th at 6:00PM: Join Elizabeth Slater from Aunt E's Animal Farm as she discusses the pros and cons of purchasing chicks or ducks for Easter at the Sugarcreek Branch at 120 South Broadway. Ms. Slater will bring live baby chicks and ducklings.
- Tuesday, April 3rd at 5:30PM: Jungle Terry will bring a wide variety of animals to the Tuscarawas Branch at 209 South Main Street for everyone to meet.
- Tuesday, April 24th at 6:00PM Crystal Wiltrout, a registered veterinary technician, will introduce us to exotic pets such as corn snakes, soft shell turtles, sugar gliders, hedgehogs, and chinchillas. She will be covering and demonstrating basic care, handling and disease prevention.
- Saturday, April 28th from 12:00PM-3:00PM: Free pony rides from Ponyland Ponies will be available during El Día de los Niños at the Main Library.
All programs are free, but registration is required. For more information or to register, visit the library system’s online calendar or call your nearest TCPL location: Bolivar 330-874-2720, Main Library 330-364-4474 ext. 101, Strasburg 330-878-5711, Sugarcreek 330-852-2813 or Tuscarawas 740-922-2748.