Animal Tales Library Programs

When: Monthly
Where: At area public libraries
How Much: Free

Our Park Naturalists come to your local library each month to share a story about a native animal and a related craft or activity with preschool through upper elementary age children. This program is FREE to attend.

***NEW!*** Beginning in September, 2018, we have new schedules for most libraries, AND we’ve added the Monrovia branch of the Morgan County Public Library to our schedule! Be sure to double-check the schedule of your favorite public library in September and beyond so that you don’t miss out on Animal Tales!

***NEW!*** Beginning in September, 2018, advance registration is required for most public libraries. Reserve your spot by calling your favorite public library in advance.

  • Avon-Washington Township Public Library:  (317) 272-4818
  • Brownsburg Public Library:  (317) 852-3167
  • Clayton – Liberty Township Public Library:  No advance registration required.
  • Coatesville – Clay Township Public Library:  (317) 386-2355
  • Danville – Center Township Public Library:  (317) 745-2604
  • Jamestown – Tri-Area Public Library:  (765) 676-6190
  • Monrovia branch of Morgan County Public Library:  (317) 996-4307
  • Plainfield – Guilford Township Public Library:  (317) 839-6602
  • Roachdale – Franklin Township Public Library:  (765) 522-1491

Upcoming Library Programs

December – The Animals’ Winter Sleep

Taking nonfiction into the realm of bedtime read-to-me stories, this rich, melodic text paired with detailed color pencil illustrations describes how 13 North American species — such as black bear, ermine, pileated woodpecker, porcupine, river otter, and ruffed grouse — survive harsh winter snows snug inside their dens, nests, burrows, and lodges.

  • Mon., Dec. 3 at 4:30pm:  Plainfield Public Library
  • Tues., Dec. 4 at 10:30am:  Clayton Public Library
  • Tues., Dec. 4 at 1pm:  Morgan County Public Library, Monrovia
  • Wed., Dec. 5 at 1:30pm:  Coatesville Public Library
  • Wed., Dec. 5 at 4pm:  Brownsburg Public Library
  • Thurs., Dec. 6, 3pm:  Roachdale Public Library
  • Thurs., Dec. 6, 4:30pm:  Tri-Area Public Library, Jamestown
  • Fri., Dec. 7, 2pm:  Avon Public Library
  • Fri., Dec. 7, 4pm:  Danville Public Library