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It's Lizards and Legos at the Library for Spring Break!
Submitted by Kathy Ness on Mon, 03/17/2014 - 5:05pm
The Northfield Public Library is celebrating spring break with some fun activities!
At 10 am on Tuesday, March 25th we will be hosting the RAD Zoo from Owatonna. Their program will include between ten and twelve fascinating reptiles and amphibians, including frogs, a salamander, turtles, lizards, snakes, and a small crocodilian. At the conclusion of the presentation they will provide an opportunity for you to come up and take a closer look at the animals, including a chance to touch one or two of the animals in a controlled setting, after which they provide hand sanitizer for everyone. RAD Zoo's Jamie and Melissa Pastika have a combined experience of more than twenty years as professional animal keepers working at some of the finest zoological institutions in the country including the Jacksonville Zoo, Busch Gardens, and Disney’s Animal Kingdom. They both have Bachelor of Science degrees, Jamie in zoo-science and Melissa in biology. This program is made possible by a SELCO Legacy Grant. It will be held in the library's meeting room. No charge!
Our second event is a Library Creative Lego Contest! Children, teens and family groups are invited to use their own LEGO®bricks to build original creations to submit to this contest OR use the library’s Lego collection to create something great! Come to the library's meeting room anytime on Wednesday 3/26 or Thursday 3/27 from 10 to 1.
Contestants can choose ONE of the following building categories:
· A vehicle of the future
· A really cool building of any kind!
No kits allowed!3 catagories:
· Children (ages 6-12) · Teens (ages 13-17) · Groups and Families
THURSDAY, MARCH 27. 1:30 pm bring your Lego creations to the library 2:30 VOTING BEGINS
RESULTS@ 3 pm.
Cash prizes in each catagory thanks to the sponsorship of the Friends & Foundation of the Library!
Northfield Public Library 210 Washington St. 507-645-1804 www.northfieldmn.info