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Pirate Ship Mishap!

All my friends at the Coralville Public Library are aware that reading gives you superpowers!

Some of my favorite superpowers include the ability to turn invisible!

Being able to transfer into a flying pig is also a very impressive power in my book!

But, my absolute most prized superpower of them all is to share a good laugh with a crowd of rascals!

My second story time of the day was brought to you by the letters A and L. Add a P in [...]

The Sad Bodiless Robot!

Today, I was greeted into the Coralville Public Library by the most patriotic librarian you ever did see.

As usual, the crowds were full of energy and excitement!

I noticed that there was a sad bodiless robot in the crowd, so, afterwards I spent a few minutes to help him create a new exoskeleton.

Somehow, in the process of forging new robot parts, I accidentally altered the gravity in the room!

My next visit of the day was to the brand-new Cedar Rapids Public [...]

The Day it Rained Shovels!

Perhaps I should not have stopped to take a drink from that broken water main on my way to the Coralville Public Library!

The construction workers attempting to fix the underground pipes were not amused.

However, it was easy to mend fences with them when I discovered it was a giant frog that was gumming up the plumbing! I coaxed him out with a friendly smooch and a promise of a fun story time!

And we definitely had a FUN story time!

Later in [...]

And the Final Number is 14,264!

Today marked the final day of the 2012 Reading Road Trip! It was the final day to save five little aliens!

It was the final day of making adults stand up and sing.

It was the final day of performing at libraries, big and small.

With such a packed morning and afternoon, I knew I needed to stay hydrated! I definitely need a bigger straw!

The crowds at the Coralville Public Library helped me kick off the day.

I wish it could have lasted longer, [...]

Underwater Adventure?

I’ve always wondered where the awesome fountain at the Coralville Public Library might lead.

A cool watery portal like that could lead me anywhere on the planet.

I wonder if it would lead me across the world to the Egyptian pyramids?

Too bad I’ll never find out. There was a merman with a pet shark blocking my way. Oh well, next year I’ll bring shark repellant.

I had to take a bike to my next stop at the Hiawatha Public Library. When I got [...]