Adventuremobile-Come See Something With Scales

Visit the AdventureMobile next week to learn all about lizards and see one up-close. Make sure you also stock up on all sorts of books and movies featuring fun facts about these scaly critters. There are over 6,000 species of lizards living all over the world (except Antarctica). They can be found living in a […]

Summer Reading Tip #8: Car Time = Book Time

Let’s Go Reading in the Car! For many families, summer means time to take trips, and whether that means a day trip to hike the trails at Clinton Lake (and earn some points for your Take a Hike Badge), a days-long road trip around the country, or anything in between, it’s easy to turn car time into quality […]

Adventuremobile – Attack of the Hermit Crabs!

Okay, maybe that title was a bit dramatic.  But you do have a get a chance to visit with real live hermit crabs on the Adventuremobile from July 7 – 11. Hermit crabs are crustaceans; as such they have jointed limbs, claws, a hard exoskeleton, eyes on stalks, and two sets of antennae. Hermit crabs make great […]

Summer Reading Tip #7: Try Audiobooks!

When I was a kid, I looked forward to visiting the Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library to check out read-alongs, which in those days took the format of a book and a cassette tape in a clear plastic bag with a convenient handle.  As I remember, they were shelved on a wooden dowel in a little […]

Summer Reading Tip #6: Cheep! Moo! Roar!

Does your kid love animals?  If so, then you have an easy way to hook your kids on books.  Fiction and non-fiction books about animals abound; we have plenty to offer to your future veterinarian. The Adventuremobile brings a new animal to show-and-tell to your kids every week.  From crawdads to baby chicks to cool […]