Today, my first stop was at the Spencer Public Library. It’s a famous library because it used to be the home of Dewey the Cat!


Reportedly, the library has been having some mice problems now that Dewey is gone. Perhaps there wouldn’t be so many rodents if the librarians didn’t leave out big blocks of cheese!


Reviews for my story time were mixed. Some people were surprised at how entertaining it was! Others were completely confused by my antics!


A spooky pirate captain offered to let me stowaway on his ship as a way to help get me to my next story time!


During our journey, the ship’s first mate told me the story of how he earned his peg leg! I promised to never repeat his tale, but I will say it involved a rhinoceros, a jet fighter, and a bowl of soup.


Also, some of the friendly crew members taught me how to dance a few pirate jigs!


When we pulled into port at the Estherville Public Library, I discovered there were pirates everywhere!


However, I wasn’t too afraid because they all seemed pretty friendly!


Dan’s Wise Advice of the Day: Superglue and clown noses make an unwise combination!