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Halloween 2014!

Hey there kids! Help celebrate Halloween by having a grown-up EMAIL US a picture of you wearing your favorite Halloween costume. Then, during the week of Halloween, we’ll show our favorites LIVE on Iowa Public Television!

The Curtain Falls!

And so, the 2014 Reading Road Trip came to a close today in a packed conference room at the Iowa City Public Library.

This summer, we taught kids across the state to turn their televisions off, to go outside and play, to use their imaginations, and to read good books!

Of course, we also taught them to eat healthy foods!

My favorite part of the summer? There were robots waiting around every corner!

Dan’s Wise Advice of the Day: Pin the tail on the [...]

Tick Tock Goes The Clock!

As we approach the end of the 2014 Reading Road Trip, it’s time to start thanking everybody who has taken a “leap of faith” by attending story time!

All of the librarians, including the ones from today’s stop at the Robert W. Barlow Memorial Library in Iowa Falls, have been as sweet as honey to me.

With this summer’s “Fizz! Boom! Read!” theme, kids everywhere have developed a new appreciation for science and learning at the library!

Tomorrow, my travels around the state [...]

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 [...]

Bad Cake! Very Bad Cake!

I kicked off my final week of the Reading Road Trip with a visit to the Fort Dodge Public Library. Every week there is a summer reading secret password and I was honored to discover that today it was IPTV!

Coming up with a weekly password is such a difficult task that three of the finest lab rats from Password University are on retainer to help.

After story time, Doctor Sam Schnauzer, renowned canine professor, was available to give a short presentation [...]

College Savings Iowa 529 Plan

Funding for the 2014 Reading Road Trip
has been provided by the
College Savings Iowa 529 Plan.