It was easy to “Make a Splash” at the Schleswig Public Library this morning.

Reading Road Trip 2010!

That’s because it was raining cats and dogs, and even a few owls.

Reading Road Trip 2010!

I won three trophies for my story time including one for: “Best Performance While Wearing a Bicycle-Horned Hat.”

Reading Road Trip 2010!

The librarian in Schleswig also wears a cool hat and has a cool name. Her name is Dee Lyon, and that’s no lying!

Reading Road Trip 2010!

My second stop today was at the Kimballton Public Library. Their librarian, Rose, is also a fierce lion, protecting good books everywhere.

Reading Road Trip 2010!

I stopped by the city clerk’s office to get the paperwork needed for renting out the town’s gazebo.

Reading Road Trip 2010!

It cost me a pretty penny, but it was all worth it.

Reading Road Trip 2010!

That’s because it made a great spot to take a fabulous picture of all my story time friends.

Reading Road Trip 2010!

Dan’s Wise Advice of the Day: Attaching rocket boosters to a gazebo can only result in one thing: PURE UNREFINED AWESOMENESS!