The Mississippi River Museum will be visiting Bertolet Memorial Library! Their traveling touch tank brings live ocean animals to you! Breakdown some of the common misconceptions about sharks and sting rays. The Mississippi River Museum will highlight adaptations these critters have to survive, their importance to the ecosystem and discover how you can help with conservation efforts. Participants will have the opportunity to get their hands wet and touch one of these amazing animals.
Join Miss Melinda from Ag In The Classroom as she takes us through Miranda Paul’s book, “Water Is Water.” Participants will travel the water cycle. They will conduct a science experiment, make a water cycle bracelet, and create their own water cycle in a bag. Participants will discover the importance of water to agriculture. And, of course, we will have a yummy snack demonstrating the water cycle.
Mei Lee is a 13-year-old girl who is torn between being her mother’s obedient daughter and the chaos of her youth. As if that were not enough, when she gets too excited, she turns into a big red panda. Don’t miss it or you’ll Turn Red with envy!
Bring your dancing shoes and best air guitar moves.. it’s time to go ROCKIN’and READING with LEONARDO. He is a Parents’ Choice Award winning family musician from Chicago strumming into town with a humorous high energy musical program that inspires little rockers to become big readers! This highly interactive performance has plenty of sing-a-longs and dance moves to inspire imagination, creativity and a love of reading in audiences of all ages and abilities.
Bertolet Memorial Library welcomes presenters and animals from “Hoo” Haven Wildlife Rehabilitation and Education Center in Durand. Children and adults alike will learn about some of the animals that are rescued and how they are nursed back to health and prepared to return to their natural habitats. The presenters will be bringing an owl, a red-tailed hawk, and a tortoise to see and learn about.
In conjunction with this event, the library is collecting supplies for “Hoo” Haven through May 14th. Because the organization is not government funded, they rely entirely on donations and volunteers to rehabilitate the animals. Donations may be brought to the library in advance of the program or on May 14th. Check out their wish list on their website or pick up a copy at the library. Monetary donations are also appreciated and are used for special food, medicine, and other items for the animals.
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