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Meet the Critters from the Scovill Zoo

Meet and learn about these animals from the Scovill Zoo at the library! Registration opens May 15

Do you like visiting the Scovill Zoo to see the amazing animals? You'll LOVE the chance to get up close and learn about some of them in these summer programs at the library, all presented by staff from the Scovill Zoo.

Space is limited for some, so advance registration is required. Click on the program date to register.

Thanks to the Friends of the Decatur Public Library for sponsoring these programs!

Scovill Mobile Zoo -- Tuesday, May 31, 10 a.m. - 12 noon

May 31 is the start of our Summer Reading Challenge! Come to sign up, get a reading log, and then meet animals from the Scovill Mobile Zoo! The animals will be available in the Children's Area any time between 10 a.m. and 12 noon. You can learn about them from zoo staff, get up close, and even pet some!

No registration required, just come any time between 10 and 12 noon.

Animal Senses (for Pre-K) -- Tuesday, July 19, 10 - 10:30 a.m. -- Children's Auditorium

Zoo staff will present selected animals one at a time so kids can learn, discuss, and possibly touch, as they learn about how animals sense the world around them. This program is for pre-K kids, 3 to 5 years old. Space is limited, so advance registration is required.

Click to register ---> Tuesday, July 19, 10 a.m. (registration open May 15)

Animal Senses (for Elementary Grades) -- Tuesday, July 26, 2 - 2:45 p.m. -- Children's Auditorium

Zoo staff will present selected animals one at a time so kids can learn, discuss, and possibly touch, as they learn about how animals sense the world around them. This program is for elementary school aged kids, 6 years old and up. Space is limited, so advance registration is required.

Click to register ---> Tuesday, July 26, 2 p.m. (registration open May 15)