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The Return of the Babysitter!

I can’t believe it took seven weeks, but today I finally had the opportunity to sign my first cast of the summer.

I wasn’t too surprised it happened, though. I had a hunch that, after doing enough story times, my lucky number would finally come up!

The Waterloo Public Library does a fantastic job turning their building into a summer reading paradise, complete with giant vine pillars.

And, if you are lucky, you can even help decorate by drawing on the walls. Just [...]

The Carnival is in Town!

The final day of this week’s Reading Road Trip adventure started at the Waterloo Public Library.

I was honored to have an official IPTV Kids Clubhouse member attend the show!

After the performance, I hopped aboard an alien spaceship to fly to my next destination!

On the way, I flew a little too close to a cow jumping over the moon and my ship was damaged!

I was forced to crash the spacehip into the Jesup Public Library and, because of the damage, we [...]

After-Hours Tubing!

This morning, at the Waterloo Public Library, we prepared for the masses by providing special stroller parking.

There was a small army in attendance for story time, and you know what that means! I had the pleasure of giving out countless high-fives!

I was surprised that a giant space tuna popped in to watch for a little bit.

It turns out he wasn’t actually there for story time. Instead, he was hunting for some bugs for lunch!

In the afternoon, I discovered that the [...]

What Goes Around…

I always try to do at least one good deed every single day. This morning at a packed Waterloo Public Library I had plenty of opportunities!

I saved some kids from the mighty kraken.

I saved some librarians from a giant hovering jellyfish.

I even helped a lost sea turtle make his way out to sea.

Later, because of all my good deeds, a camera crew from Wartburg College caught up with me at the Denver Public Library.

Denver had heard what I had [...]

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 [...]

College Savings Iowa 529 Plan

Funding for the 2013 Reading Road Trip
has been provided by the
College Savings Iowa 529 Plan.