My morning started out in a library that was so beautiful, I thought I had been transported to some sort of a fancy museum or courthouse!

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It turns out it was the AWESOME Drake Public Library in Centerville!

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One of the grand prizes for their summer reading initiative is a brand new bike!

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And, the only ways to win the big prizes are to read a lot and to practice Clifford’s Big Ideas!

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It’s a big week for my friends at the Humeston Public Library!

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As soon as my afternoon story time was done, we had to reset the room and make way for another event!

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That important event is, of course, the library book sale!

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Jackie, the librarian, was afraid with everything going on, she might get a few gray hairs. That’s why she has started up a fund to dye her hair back to the original color once all her events are over.

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Dan’s Wise Advice of the Day: If your favorite television newscast is anchored by alligators, you can bet you are going to get up-to-the-minute swamp coverage!