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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!

Spooktacular Halloween Concert!

We’re so excited to partner with our friends from the Des Moines Community Orchestra for this FREE HALLOWEEN CONCERT on November 1 at 2 p.m. in Sheslow Auditorium at Drake University! Please join us for all the fun!

Prescription Safety!

Taking pills without a grownup’s help can make you very sick! Dan Wardell shares prescription safety advice!


Today, I performed my swan song at the Des Moines Public Library! Yes, that’s right, the 2015 Reading Road Trip is now over!

15,192 people attended my 71 story times this summer!

Thanks to all the kids, moms, dads, aunts, uncles, grandpas, grandmas, and babysitters who showed up for the fun. Oh, and I can’t forget all the day cares and summer camps that also attended!

Most of all, though, I’m thankful for all the librarians who let me stand tall next to [...]

Robot Karaoke!

Even after 70 stops, the excitement and energy at the last few story times are feeling as fresh as ever.

Today, the librarians at the Iowa City Public Library were there in full force to support superhero reading!

After story time I enjoyed a spot of tea with Iowa’s biggest Wild Kratts fan.

I also was able to spend a little time singing Karaoke with a couple of my favorite robots!

Dan’s Wise Advice of the Day: 50-gallon barrels of lard are generally a [...]