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Who Wants to Hula?

Today, a giant shark attacked story time at the Grimes Public Library!

Luckily, I put out a call for the nearest super heroes to fly in and save us.

As long as we stayed on dry land we would be safe. And the best thing to do on dry land is always to dance the hula!

Wow, who thought a hula dance would draw such a crowd?

The Clive Public Library also had a huge crowd. A firefighter stopped by to make [...]

2010 Reading Road Trip Sites Announced!

It’s official.  Here are the 63 cities I will be visiting during the 2010 Reading Road Trip!


Council Bluffs - June 7 at 9 and 10 a.m
Hamburg - June 8 at 10 a.m.
Essex - June 8 at 1 p.m.
Lenox - June 9 at 10 a.m.
Lamoni - June 9 at 1:30 and 2:30 p.m.
Murray - June 10 at 10 a.m.
Moulton - June 10 at 2 p.m.
Schleswig - June 14 at 10 a.m.
Kimballton - June 14 at 1:30 p.m.
Storm Lake - June 15 [...]

Story Time Brightens My Day!

Story time at the Urbandale Public Library always brightens my day!

Everyone there believes reading makes the world go round!

You never know what kind of adventure you’ll find at the library!


Next, during my afternoon visit at the Grimes Public Library, we completely filled the library.

They made me feel like a STAR!

They made me feel like a KING!

They made me feel like a FLAMINGO?

And now for this week’s Kids Art!  “Elves Love Shoes” by Abby.


“Dancing Dan Wardell” by Anonymous.


“Cassie Finds Flynn’s Blanket” by [...]

Cloning Adventures!

There’s nothing better than people lining upat the library doors before the building even opens!

That’s exactly what happened yesterday during anotherbug-filled story time at the Johnston Public Library!

Hmmm… I started to think… If I could extract some of my DNA strands,then I could clone myself and do story time everywhere all the time!

With my cloning powers I could stay young forever!

I set my top scientists to work on my top secret cloning project!

The first cloning attempts were complete failures!

Later cloning [...]