Liveblogging our Summer Reading Kickoff Event
Today I’m going to liveblog our Summer Reading Kickoff Event. Stay tuned for photos and blurbs about the day’s exciting activities as they unfold!
Update circa 8:30 a.m.:
One of the first orders of business: filling balloons with helium!
Update Circa 11:00 a.m.:
The weather could be better for the event, but at least it’s not presently pouring.
Dedicated firefighters explain safety and rescue measures to youths and their parents.
Clifford shows up for work…
…and gets mobbed!
The man in the yellow hat is consoled by his little monkey.
Update Circa 12:02 p.m.:
The pottery wheel in action!
Backup supply of balloon animals…
The Cat in the Hat gets swarmed.
Update Circa 1:00 p.m.:
Secretary of State Al Jaeger reads to a fine gathering of kids.
Story Time with Lt. Governor Drew Wrigley.
A rogues gallery of storybook characters.
Update Circa 3:15 p.m. (final post!):
A big crowd at the sign up table.
Burleigh County and Morton-Mandan Bookmobiles.
Children diligently reassemble a dinosaur at the Heritage Center.
The much beloved Cat in the Hat.
Happy reading everyone!
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